Volunteers Needed for Wild Winter Canoe Race

Volunteers Needed for Wild Winter Canoe Race

Wild Winter Canoe Race
The Wild Winter Canoe Race is February 19 at The Forks. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A wintry race at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers is calling out volunteers to assist.

The Wild Winter Canoe Race on February 19 is a friendly competition on groomed snow tracks where teams of five race with one leg in and one leg out of a canoe.

The event is an addition to the Festival du Voyageur‘s festivities at The Forks next month.

Money raised will support Inclusion Winnipeg’s Emergency Card Project for the design of a critical communication tool for people who have challenges interacting when in distress.

Volunteers can sign up online or email volunteer@wildwintercanoerace.com.

— Staff


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