General News


Vancouver Parks Board Thinking of Closing Byng

I first went to Lord Byng 35 years ago for introduction to kayaking by Brian Creer who started teaching Kayaking there 50 years ago. Literally 1000’s of kayakers have traipsed through that pool trying to learn wet exits, braces and rolls . Byng pool is ... More

Widgeon Creek Trip report for Sunday October 15th, 2017

By Suzanna H. Sunshine and Widgeon Creek don’t seem to be best friends. The trip is run as the first and last BCC trip every year and seems to attract rainy cold weather almost every time. But not this Fall! It was a gorgeous day that offered up some ... More

Capt.Back’s Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Terror 1836.7; First Edition, 1838

A Beaver Exclusive for 2017 only. Used, first edition, first issue 1838. 456pp. + 12pp. (publisher's catalogue of New Books dated July, 1838)pp. Uncut Octavo in original blind stamped blue cloth. 12 plates (including frontispiece) and folding map ... More

Beaver 2017 Photo Contest!

Photo Contest Rules: Photos MUST be taken on a club trip (Except Scenic photos). Categories: Humour People Action AND Scenic Photo filenames MUST be labeled as follows: Your Name-Lake or River-Category.jpg Ryan George - Allouette ... More

It’s a Waste Land! The Lack of Latrines on BC Rivers

Our club has made it clear we want our rivers and campsites clean! More

Beaver Canoe Club 2017 Slideshow Submissions Needed!

The Year End Awards Dinner on December 2nd is coming up quickly, so it's time to get the Beaver Canoe Slideshow organized. Submission Deadline November 11th! Please send your photos to Anne Gingras at anne.a.gingras@gmail.com and she will integrate ... More

Trip Report – Harrison River Sept 2017

The trip was billed as an easy paddle through the valley farmlands with some moving water in the middle. There was casual interest until Friday afternoon when this quiet country paddle stirred the interest of the masses and suddenly people began emailing ... More

BCC 2017 Year End Awards Dinner – December 2nd

Sorry — No more tickets. No Tickets at door. Saturday December 2, 2017 Ukrainian Cultural Centre 13512 – 108 Ave. Surrey BC 6:00 PM; Doors - 7:00 PM; Dinner - 9:00 PM Dance Want a vegetarian option?  Send an email to:  aprilwatson@telus.ne... More

Cheakamus – Saturday September 9, 2017

Per usual I dumped, unusually it was below Fergies (Sea Wolf ). So ipso facto I write the report ill stop the Latin. Carey send out a last minute call for the Cheakamus. Alain and Anne answered the call as did I and Beranrd who wanted to bring Jen! ... More

Club Presentation: 23 days on the Colorado River by Ken Murray

At our next General Club Meeting on Wednesday, September 13th at 7:45pm, Ken Murray will talk about his trip down the Colorado River in the spring of 2015: 23 days to go from Lees Ferry to Pierce Ferry through the Grand Canyon. Although there's some ... More