The Pontiac and the river that marks its western boundary are steeped in history. Before paved roads and cars, the water was the quickest way to transport goods. Rivers and lakes were vital trade routes and transportation arteries.
This summer, one young man with local ties got a first-hand lesson in traversing these ancient highways the way his ancestors did it, by canoe.
Will McLean is a burly lad of 20 years that hails from Toronto but grew up coming to Norway Bay in the summers. He is currently studying at psychology and philosophy at the University of Ottawa.
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