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Canada's Most Northerly Known Shipwreck

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The Canadian Armed Forces and Parks Canada teamed up to capture stunning new underwater images of Canada's most northerly shipwreck, which dates back to the mid-19th century.


X-Ray Magazine article |  
Trekking Canada’s Sub-Arctic Region in Manitoba
36 - May 2010 | Churchill

Jill Heinerth awarded the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for Exploration

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The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has established a medal this year (2013) to recognise the singular achievements and the pursuit of excellence by an outstanding Canadian explorer, or a non-Canadian for exploratory achievements within Canada.

Diver caught smuggling pot into the US

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A Canadian scuba diver has been arrested after attempting to smuggle pot into the United States

Shipwreck conferences coming up in the UK and Canada

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2013 will see conferences on shipwrecks in Plymouth UK and outside Toronto, Canada

Diving the Arrow

X-Ray Magazine article |  
It’s an unsettled kind of morning on Chedabucto Bay of Canada’s east coast. The sun is shining—it’s really quite pleasant—but there’s a brisk wind blowing from the southwest. What that translates into here in the waters between Cape Breton Island and Nova Scotia is heavy seas. We’re pounding through four to six foot swells in a 25-foot rigid hull inflatable boat. The ride out to the dive site is turning out to be a wild, you might say bone-jarring, experience. All this for a dive that I’m still not certain I want to do at all.
50 - Sep 2012 | Diving the Arrow

Canadians search for Franklin's lost ships

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The Canadian government launches its largest search yet for the lost ships of Sir John Franklin's doomed 1845 quest for the Northwest Passage.

Shipwrecks 2012 conference

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It may not be the sort of place you associate with a major symposium on shipwrecks. Welland, is a small town in the heart of southern Ontario that’s seen better days. But there’s still one marquis event that takes place here every year: the Symposium on Shipwrecks put on by the Niagara Divers Association.

Bell Island Wrecks

X-Ray Magazine article |  
Just knowing that Vikings started a settlement here a thousand years ago and that the first fishermen from Europe began arriving in the 1500’s adds to a sense of history that cloaks the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It’s a sense that I’m acutely aware of on this sunny day in June on board the vessel, Ocean Quest, as the skipper, Bill Flaherty, navigates across Conception Bay towards Bell Island.

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2012

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society is celebrating their 26th year at the annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival, March 17-25th, 2012!

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