A Walk With Kirk at The Canadian Canoe Museum

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Kirk Wipper was born in Manitoba and lived quite an adventurous life as detailed by the new exhibit at the Canadian Canoe MuseumA Walk With Kirk opened last night to a large crowd who was curious to learn more about the man who helped launch the museum itself.

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A complete timeline of Kirk's life (1923- 2011) spanned the new exhibit covering his birth, the years growing up, time spent serving with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War, his Kanawa International Museum of Canoes and Kayaks and the creation and opening of The Canadian Canoe Museum.

 Kirk's trademark wardrobe, worn as a salute to voyageurs of all ethnicities

Kirk's trademark wardrobe, worn as a salute to voyageurs of all ethnicities

 The new exhibit is fully interactive and you can paddle in a 'Camp Kandalore' canoe

The new exhibit is fully interactive and you can paddle in a 'Camp Kandalore' canoe

Visit the Canadian Canoe Museum to learn about the life and times of Kirk Wipper, a true lover of the canoe!