Canoe and Paddle Maker

About Peterborough, Ontario

One of the most well-known symbols of Canada, maybe second only to the maple leaf on its flag, must be the canoe. The transportation of the First Nations of the country, then adopted by trappers and subsequent generations of Canadians, the canoe and paddling are fundamental to Canada's outdoor, active lifestyle. visits the Canadian Canoe Museum where a volunteer artisan woodworker preserves and shares canoe building and paddle making with visitors.