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Long Island Locks and early lockmasters

Long Island Locks and early lockmasters

On page 377 of “Invisible Army”, I noted that Lt. Col. By had not named a lockmaster for Long Island in 1832. 242 more words

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2012 Lock Staff List

It’s that time again – the usual shuffles of staff among lock stations. Some   changes of note – Amy Roach is the Acting Lockmaster at Chaffey’s Lock, ably supported by Julie Lalonde-Savard. 47 more words

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Squeaky Wheels and the 2012 Canal Season

Mirabile dictu!!!! The Minister of the Environment (aka the big boss of Parks Canada) has just announced that the 2012 Canal season will not be shortened. 294 more words

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"Reversing the Rideau Canal"

The following article appeared in the Westport Review-Mirror of Thursday, April 19, 2012. I am reprinting it here for the benefit of those who do not have access to this fine Rideau Corridor weekly newspaper. 579 more words

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Here we go again!

Well, the start of a new season on the Rideau-so what’s new?

For those who may have heard of the short season being imposed this year, be philosophical. 125 more words

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More Updates to the staff list

Well, I was at the Boat Show in the new CE Centre out by the Ottawa airport – quite a building and it was jam-packed with BIG boats – of course. 169 more words

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Updates - Invisible Army

Himself !!!

   I’ve been looking through old newspapers for a project related to Lower Town – as Col. By called it when he was laying out the streets around the Rideau Canal. 626 more words

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