We have a winner!

Congratulations to Doug and Susan of Westport (ticket #0441) on winning the 2019 Friends of Murphys Point Park canoe raffle! They are the lucky winners of the beautiful birch-bark canoe made by Chuck Commanda, Algonquin First Nation.

The draw was held today at noon at the Park Store. In the photos, Friends President Stephanie Gray is flanked by Treasurer Don Goodfellow (left) and Director Ken Barr.

Thanks to everyone who supported the raffle and who came out to see the draw. Also a huge thank you to our volunteers and Park staff, who worked so hard to make the raffle a great success. Stay tuned for the final tally!

And Happy Thanksgiving!

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win!

Do you have your 2019 canoe raffle ticket yet? If not, there’s still time – and you don’t want to miss out on a chance to win this beautiful prize. This “functional work of art” was built during a two-week public program at the park under the guidance of Chuck Commanda, Algonquin First Nation. Proceeds from ticket sales will support future Indigenous programming at the park. Your chance to win (and help the Friends reach their goal) is Oct. 14. Tickets available at the park store or by calling the park (Courtney) at 613-267-5060 x 222.

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Fall Hikes to the Silver Queen!

You can still enjoy the Silver Queen Mine at Murphys Point this fall!

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