Celebrations on The Great Trail

The Trans Canada Trail with support from Canadian Heritage has a goal to connect The Great Trail and the country for a grand celebration on August 26, 2017. Communities across Canada will be celebrating the full connection of The Great Trail and Canada’s 150th on the same date. For more information about all the events happening across Canada: https://thegreattrail.ca/celebrate/ Moose Jaw Event Details: When: Saturday August 26 from 11:00am to 3:00pm Where: Paashkwow Park, Wakamow Valley A day to celebrate is coming for trail-lovers in Moose Jaw.  In honour of Canada’s 150th year, Wakamow Valley in partnership with Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association (WACA) will be hosting a celebration to commemorate the 100% completion of The Great Trail across Canada, also known as the Trans Canada Trail.  The Great Trail connects communities and people and provides users with a way to connect with nature. The trails in Wakamow Valley are well used and with the construction of the Saulteaux Suspension Bridge last year in the newly named Paashkwow Park, a connection was created to allow patrons to explore more parts of the beautiful valley. Paul Spriggs, chair of Wakamow Valley’s Board of Directors stated, “We are proud of the trails we have in Wakamow Valley and we’re excited to invite all of Moose Jaw to celebrate The Great Trail with the rest of Canada”. Margaret Moran, CEO of Wakamow Valley said, “The Celebration will begin with a special commemoration to rededicate the Trans Canada Trail Suspension Bridge to the “Saulteaux Pedestrian Bridge” in keeping with the other bridges in Wakamow Valley that honour First Nations”. Lori Deets, Vice Chair of...