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Remembering Rick Brooks-Hill

Remembering Rick Brooks-Hill

Dr. Rick Brooks-Hill, and his wife, PriscillaThe following is a guest post by Ken Powell, Director and Past Chair of The Canadian Canoe Museum The Canoe Museum recently lost one of it’s National Council members, Dr. Rick Brooks-Hill. Rick battled cancer for three...
So Long Bruce Hodgins

So Long Bruce Hodgins

Photo: Bruce HodginsThe following is a guest post by James Raffan, Director of External Relations.This is a second goodbye to my friend and mentor Bruce Hodgins but, sadly, this one is for keeps. I’m having a hard time imagining a world without his passion, his...
Remembering Ned Franks

Remembering Ned Franks

On September 11th, the Canadian Canoe Museum lost a dedicated paddler, canoephile and friend in Ned Franks. He was 81 years old.  Ned—aka C.E.S. Franks—came onto our radar when he published The Canoe and Whitewater: From Essential to Sport back in 1977; a book which...