Historic voyage: Island students to paddle voyageur canoes on PEI’s St. John River

Some P.E.I. students will be taking a trip back in time starting this weekend on the St. John River.

They will be paddling two 20-foot wooden voyageur canoes they’ve built as part of the Canada 150 celebrations.

“They’re large canoes that hold ten paddlers,” explained Philip Pierlot, one of the teachers leading the project. READ MORE.