Here are some important links used to prepare for The Wabakimi Project canoe trips that will also be of value to paddlers planning to visit Northwestern Ontario on their own. Suggestions for the inclusion of links to other sites would be welcome.

The Wabakimi Project

Canoeing, Camping & Fishing

Ontario Parks -
Crown Land Camping -
Crown Land Camping Regulations -
Fishing Regulations -
Hunting Regulations -

On-line Maps

MNRF Crown Land Use Policy Atlas -
MNRF Forest Plans -
Ministry of Northern Development & Mines (MNDM) -
Natural Resources Canada -
Google Maps (Canada) -
MapQuest -
Yahoo Maps! (Canada) -
ACME Mapper 2.0 -
Global Forest Change -

Equipment Suppliers

Souris River Canoes -
Grey Owl Paddles -
Eureka Tents -

Freeze-dried Food Suppliers

Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. (Mountain House) -

Thunder Bay Retail Suppliers

Chaltrek Geological Supplies Inc. -
Wilderness Supply Company Ltd. -
Gear Up for Outdoors Ltd. -
Take A Hike -

Paddling Events

Wilderness Canoe Symposium (WC) -
Canoecopia -
Quiet Water Symposium (QWS) -
Adventure Guide Armchair Series -
Nova Craft Guest Speaker Series -
Far North Symposium -
Outdoor Adventure Expo -
Toronto Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show -
Ottawa Outdoor Adventure Show -

Paddling Forums

Canadian Canoe Routes (CCR) -
Song of the Paddle - - -
Outdoor Adventure Canada - - -
Quiet Journey -

Paddling Blogs

Reflections on the Outdoors Naturally -
Wabakimi 2010: Journey to the Centre of the Universe -
Charlotte and John's Travels -
The Wabakimi Project -

Conservancy Efforts & Events

The Great Wilderness Cleanup -
The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup -
Earth Day Canada -
National Wildlife Week -
Leave No Trace Canada -
National Canoe Day -
World Environment Day -

Visiting Northwestern Ontario


Ontario Ministry of Tourism -
Ontario Canada Travel Information -
North of Superior Tourist Association (NOSTA) -
Sunset Country -
City of Thunder Bay -
City of Thunder Bay Tourism -
Thunder Bay Guest -
Armstrong Resources & Development Corporation (ARDC) -

Commercial Passenger Service

Air Canada (Jazz) -
WestJet -
Porter -
VIA Rail -

Highway Directions, Road Conditions & Road Maps

NWO Road Map -
NWO Road Construction Reports -
Google Maps (Canada) -
MapQuest -
Yahoo Maps! (Canada) -

Weather Information

Environment Canada -
The Weather Network -
Ontario Weather -
Northern Lights -
Lunar Phases -
Weather Radar - Superior West -

Water Levels

Environment Canada Real-Time Hydrometric Data -
OPG Nipigon River Water Levels -

Forest Fire Information

Current Forest Fire Situation -
Current Forest Fire Situation Map -
Restricted Fire Zones -
Restricted Fire Zones Map -

Crossing the Canada - U.S.A. International Border

Canada Border Services Agency -
U.S. Customs & Border Protection -

Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

Bank of Canada -

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