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CPAWS Ottawa Valley Annual Soirée
Wednesday 14 November 2018, 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Contact Jane Maxwell - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join the CPAWS Ottawa Valley board and staff on Wednesday, Nov. 14th – 7 pm. at the new and lovely Ottawa Art Gallery for our annual Soirée – an Evening of Art and Conversation.  Our guests are James Raffan, outdoor adventurer, author, speaker and musician and Chuck Commanda, master canoe-builder and grandson of William Commanda,  Algonquin Elder, former Chief, Kitigan Zibi.  Both guests will take the stage together for a conversation about the canoe and its role in shapingCanada and reconciliation.

In addition, we will be featuring the art work of the 17 artists who attended the CPAWS O.V. Art Camp on the Dumoine River over the August Civic weekend.  Each artist has donated a piece of art to our Silent Auction which will take place throughout the evening.


Tickets are $50 and can be purchased below through Eventbrite -

Doors open at 7 pm. but come early to enjoy the new gallery and its exhibits!


This is a “must attend” event for all those who love paddling and the outdoors. Thank you in advance for your support to conservation of our rivers and biodiversity.  And please pass this message along to your paddling friends.


Jane Maxwell – Board Member, CPAWS O.V. and member - RACCC