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We are excited to announce that Canoe for Cancer is happening this year on August 26th! Everyone is welcome to join as we paddle (by canoe, kayak, paddle board, etc) from Big Chute to Port Severn and raise funds to help Cure Cancer! 

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Please join us as we paddle Gloucester Pool and Little Lake starting from the Big Chute Marine Railway to Port Severn Park, Port Severn. There will be a stop along the way to pick up snacks and water. Safety boats will be along the route to help provide assistance as needed by paddlers. 

Let's have fun and help cure cancer!

Date:  August 26th, 2021 

Time: 8:30am 

Start location: Big Chute Marine Railway, 7001 Upper Big Chute Rd, Coldwater, ON L0K 1E0

End Location: Port Severn Park, 39 Minten's Ln, Port Severn, ON L0K 1S0

Registration Time: 8:30 am, Big Chute Marine Railway, Upper side

Paddle Commences: 9:30 am 

Approximate Paddle Distance:  13 km (Paddlers are not required to complete the entire distance) We have included a route map for anyone interested in the exact route along with photos of channel markers which you will need to follow during the route. 

Equipment: Please bring your own Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, etc., paddle(s), life jacket, and safety kit

The stop location is at the GPCA Clubhouse where you will be able to pick up a snack and water. Please refer to the route map for the approximate location and the photos for one which the picture of our clubhouse. If you reach a marker S55-1 you have passed the clubhouse. 

If you have any questions please email

Please donate today and help reach our fundraising goal! The money raised will help Canada’s brightest researchers make groundbreaking discoveries, provide cancer patients with much-needed support services and ensure that other life-changing work is possible.

Your generosity will help the Canadian Cancer Society continue to make the most impact, against the most cancers, in the most communities across the country.Make your donation online – it’s fast, secure and will reduce administrative costs so more of your support goes towards the fight against cancer.

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