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End of the Portage: a Canoe Memoir Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters Choose your adventure. Share both the outer journey and inner journey of the paddler as you come along on these true and memorable Canadian river canoe … Continue reading

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MEC-Mountain Equipment Co-op, Ottawa. BACKCOUNTRY 101: ‘End of the Portage’ Algonquin Park Experiences with Special Guest Phil Weir – Jun 21 6:30-7:30 pm

On Thursday evening, June 21st MEC Backcountry 101 will host special guest Phil Weir author of ‘End of the Portage’ where he will share his Algonquin Park experiences. His presentation will include topics such as backcountry preparedness, trip planning and flexibility, … Continue reading

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Canoeing/Kayaking/Camping/Cottage Season Now Wide Open

Whether you are a paddler, used to paddle, would like to paddle, or simply enjoy reading about the beautiful Canadian natural wild, these true-story “campfire tale” books will take you out there and bring you along on the journey.   … Continue reading

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2 Book-signing Days on Nov 4 and 5 at Books on Beechwood and at Chapters Gloucester. Come and meet the author – Phil Weir

At Books on Beechwood, Saturday afternoon, Nov 4th, Noon to 2:00 pm.  Books on Beechwood is located at 35 Beechwood Avenue, near the Metro in Vanier. At Chapters, Sunday afternoon, November 5th, Noon to 4:00 pm.  This Chapters is located … Continue reading

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To get a copy of “End of the Portage: a Canoe Memoir” or “Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters” simply contact Phil Weir directly at Each is only $19.95 and shipping is free. They make great Christmas or birthday gifts for people who love nature and the outdoors. Also available in Ottawa at Books On Beechwood, in Picton at Books & Company, and on-line via

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Print copies of “End of the Portage” are now available. Contact the author at $19.95 free shipping E-books coming soon

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