Miramichi, New Brunswick
Tim began paddling (badly, by his own admission) in 1972 on the Miramichi. Since then he has established and outdoor retail business, Eddy Out Depot. Tim is a qualified Flatwater Water, Moving Water, Solo Canoe Poling, and Sea Kayak 1 Instructor. He's also a Big Canoe Leader Advanced. Tim has co-lead canoe courses for The Department of Natural Resources, NBCC, Department of Fisheries & Oceans, and Girl Guides. Since his retirement from social work in 2005, he has taken an active role in promoting safe recreational paddling through schools and clubs.
Tim has served several executive roles with CKNB (including president). Presently, he is co-chair of the CKNB Heritage Committee that is focused restoration of some Ancient Portage Trails in New Brunswick.
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