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The Salish Sea Marine Trail needs the public’s help

The Salish Sea Marine Trail needs the public’s help

Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and BC Marine Trails Network Association have come up with the perfect recipe for connecting Vancouver Island and the rest of Canada by trail: the Salish Sea Maine Trail. The Salish Sea Marine Trail will be a blueway – a saltwater route designed for paddlecraft and small beachable boats – that will connect The Great Trail (the new name for the…
The impact of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline on the Salish Sea and Ocean River

The impact of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline on the Salish Sea and Ocean River

Ocean River’s ownership and staff value our amazing environment and waterways and wish to keep them beautiful and wild. After the announcement the other day, that Trudeau’s Liberal government has approved the Kinder Morgan expansion project, tempers are flaring and the opposition is fighting back against the approval and apparent lack of precaution taken. We at Ocean River would like to voice our opinion on…
Build Your Own Kayak with a Kayak Kit

Build Your Own Kayak with a Kayak Kit

Building Your Own Kayak has suddenly become easy with Kayak Kits from ‘Made Kayaks’ What is included and what are they? The Kayak Kits from Made Kayaks allow you to build your own high-quality kayak without hassle or guesswork. All the wooden Frame parts are included and pre-cut from high-end sustainable Baltic Birch plywood. Ballistic Nylon Skin and Polyurethane coating from the Skin Boat Store, the…
Tourism Industry Association of Canada Awards

Tourism Industry Association of Canada Awards

Ocean River goes to Quebec to attend the Tourism Industry Association of Canada Awards as a finalist November 30, 2016 – Ocean River’s owner Brian Henry attended the annual Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) awards night on Wednesday. Ocean River was a finalist towards the Hilton Worldwide Small or Medium Business of the Year award, along with two other Canadian based tourism business’. The winner…
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Planning a Kayaking Trip to Discovery Island

Paddling to Discovery Island is on the top of a lot of paddlers lists. It is a beautiful escape from ...