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1950 – 1980 (2)

Children playing in waterChildren Boating

Under Kirk’s guidance, Kandalore became known as one of the world’s premier canoeing and canoe tripping facilities.

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Kirk also founded the Canadian Canoe Museum on the Kandalore site in what we now refer to as “The Museum”. In 1997 the museum, which had become a world-class collection, moved to Peterborough. Kirk was awarded the Order of Canada in 2002 for his work in camping and canoeing.