Sponsors and Supporters

original-logo-revised-for-website-ovalThe Four Winds Brigade acknowledges the support of the following organizations:

Canadian Heritage Rivers System

Parks Canada

National Capital Commission

Canada 150

Canadian Voyageur Brigade Society  voyageurbrigade.org

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter 

Ottawa Riverkeeper

Paddle Canada 

Rideau Roundtable  

Ottawa 2017

 The South Wind Brigade respectfully acknowledges and thanks:

 Federal, County and Municipal Government Supporters

Canadian Heritage

Drummond / North Elmsley Township

Town of Kemptville

City of Kingston

Lanark County

Town of Merrickville

National Capital Commission

Parks Canada, Canadian Heritage Rivers System

Parks Canada, Rideau Canal  (thank you, Annie Laurie and the canal staff!)

Town of Perth

Town of Smiths Falls

Tay Valley Township

 

Indigenous Partners

Kitigàn-zìbì Anishinabeg First Nation

Paul Carl, Algonquin Traditional Knowledge Keeper

Dionne Nolan, Algonquin storyteller and drummer

Celine Whiteduck, teacher and youth leader Kitigàn-zìbì Anishinabeg First Nation

 

Partner Organizations

Rideau Roundtable: The South Wind Brigade is being organized under the auspices of the not-for-profit organization, Rideau Roundtable.

Canadian Voyageur Brigade Society

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter

Friends of the Tay River Watershed

Barrie Canoe and Kayak Club

Rideau Canoe Club 

Ottawa Riverkeeper

Paddle Canada

RA Canoe and Camping Club

Saugeen Paddlers Club, Paisley

Sea Cadets and Navy League Cadets, Kemptville Branch

North Grenville Times

Expedition Rabasca (for supplying canoes)

Grahames Bakery, Kemptville  “Thanks for the cinnamon buns!”

Volunteers The South, as well as the East, West and North, Winds Voyageur Canoe Brigades are being planned with the help of many volunteers. In particular, David Zimmerley deserve a big Shout-out as volunteer photographer of the brigade.

East Wind Brigade

RA Canoe and Camping Club 

Cascades Canoe Club

West Wind Brigade

Canadian Voyageur Adventures

North Wind Brigade

Canada Canoe Foundation

Kitigàn-zìbì Algonquin First Nation

Celine Whiteduck, teacher and youth leader Kitigàn-zìbì Algonquin First Nation