The Watershed Council of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region (COBAVER) and Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges (DEV) invite the population to come and celebrate Mois de l’eau (Water Month) on the Soulanges Canal with their small boat.
The project stakeholders want the population to explore the Soulanges Canal in a different way. As a matter of fact, with nearly 130 years of history, the Soulanges Canal is a regional museum on the water that has played an important role in the development of navigation in Canada.
DEV says that Mois de l’eau is a great opportunity to reclaim waterways by navigating them. Whether by kayak, canoe or paddle board, the descent of the Soulanges Canal allows, those who want, to discover it differently while reflecting on the importance of water, its challenges and the ecological services that this resource provides us.
People interested in exploring the canal are expected on Saturday, July 10th at Pointe-des-Cascades for the departure of the land shuttle. The activity is free, but participants must own and transport their boat. The route is of intermediate level and stretches for 7.5 kilometers, starting from chemin Saint-Féréol and ending in the heart of the village of Pointe-des-Cascades. The organizers of this activity explains that places are limited and that registration is required. For all the details and registration, the public can visit the canal de Soulanges website.