Highlights/river

International, Society

Paddlers from 14 countries join northern river race

About 240 paddlers have gathered for the 18th annual Yukon River Quest which runs 715 km from Whitehorse to Dawson in the northern territory of Yukon. It is said to be the longest race in the world involving canoes, kayaks» 

Economy, Environment, Internet, Science and Technology

Arctic river carbon levels: significant increase

It is truly the “mighty Mackenzie”. The Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories together with its tributaries runs over 4,000 kilometres long. The Mackenzie basin drains an area of over 1,800,000 sq.km., about the same as the area of Spain,» 

Society

Despite the cold, river surfing is popular

It took $25,000 to move boulders and create a permanent wave for surfing on the Kananaskis River in western Canada, and even though it’s cold, surfers are flocking to it. “Right now, it’s the best wave that’s working in the world, the best»