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Photo: Boating on the Ottawa


Ottawa River Heritage Designation Committee

Elder William Commanda
Honorary Chair
Kitigan Zibi, Maniwaki QC

Executive Committee

Larry Graham

Chief Kirby Whiteduck
Algonquins of Pikwakanagan
Golden Lake ON

Chief Harry St Denis
Wolf Lake First Nation
Temiscaming QC

Administrative Support

Brian Grimsey
Canadian Heritage Rivers System
Parks Canada, Gatineau QC

Jim Fraser
Ministry of Resources, Ontario Parks Pembroke ON

Charles Langlais
Deep River ON


Ontario Steering Committee

Lake Temiscaming Region:
Chris Oslund, Haileybury ON

Mattawa Region:
Garry Thibert, Mattawa ON

North Renfrew County Region:
Lyall Smith, Deep River ON
Doug Champ, Deep River ON

South Renfrew County Region:
Fred Blackstein, Laurentian Valley ON

Arnprior Region:
Alastair Baird, Arnprior ON

National Capital Region:
Cam McNeil, Ottawa ON

Prescott/Russell Region:
Dr. Paule Doucet, L’Orignal ON
Louise Bissonnette, L’Orignal ON

Information Support:
Ray Metcalf, Technical Writing Review, Deep River ON



in memory of len hopkins