From Six Nations to Halifax, Styres’ Canoe Trip is Complete

Halifax Thunderbirds owner/GM Curt Styres shows his excitement on October 1st. after accomplishing a 1,870 kilometer three month canoe trip to Halifax. Styres and others from the team were welcomed by Indigenous singers, drummers and dancers. (Submitted Photo)

Styres Completes Canoe Trip In 3 months By Justin Lethbridge Writer On July 11th Curt Styres stepped into a canoe on the Six Nations, just under three months later he stepped out of a canoe in Halifax. The owner and general manager of the Halifax Thunderbirds of the National Lacrosse League said that he wanted to make the journey to Halifax special. “When we had the opportunity to come here, we thought about how to make it special for us. We knew we could fly here or drive but then we thought if we took a canoe, the people of Halifax, who we know are hard workers and don’t take anything for granted, would (appreciate us) coming in that way.” He said that traveling 1,870 kilometres by canoe gave the…

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