Our Sponsors



The Kwantlen Nation is a proud sponsor of the Spirit of the Coast Canoe Journey and Spirit Dancer Canoe Journeys. The Kwantlen People are located along the shores of the Mighty Fraser River, with it's main settlement on McMillan Island in Fort Langley BC. The Kwantlen are a Hun'ke'me'num speaking people with proud artistic and cultural legacies and are an intrinsic part of the social fabric of their traditional territories which extend to present day New Westminster, Surrey, Maple Ridge, Mission, and Langley B.C.

Kwantlen First Nation, PO Box 108, Fort Langley BC, Canada, V1M 2R4. ph: 604-888-2488 Email: sherry.antone@kwantlenfn.ca


The Seyem' Qwantlen Business Group is a proud sponsor of the Spirit of the Coast Canoe Journey and Spirit Dancer Canoe Journeys. The Seyem' Qwantlen Business Group was formed in 2009 as a business subsidiary of the Kwantlen Nation, and is headquartered in Fort Langley BC. The SQBG believes and values sustainable resource development and management, as well as economic collaboration with the world at large. The SQBG has managed marketing, communications, event planning, and human resource management on behalf of the Spirit of the Coast Canoe Journey.


Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Times

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows local newspaper.


Delta Kayaks


Jelly Marketing

Jelly Marketing Digital marketing that produces results - our specialties are PR, SEO, and Social Media. With offices in Yaletown & Abbotsford, let Jelly Marketing help make the internet work for you.


Tofino Premier Website, Tofino Info, Photos, Maps, Events, Accommodations, Shops.

Tofino's Premier Website

Tofino is a visitor and community website for Tofino, BC, Canada - a rugged and pristine area home to whales, bears, eagles and other wildlife on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. GoTofino is proud to have been the official web designer for the Spirit Dancer Canoe Journey.


BCIT, British Columbia Institue of Technology

British Columbia Institute of Technology

A polytechnic institution located in British Columbia, Canada. BCIT builds pathways for career success. Technological innovation demands higher levels of applied knowledge. BCIT is developing applied master's degrees for several disciplines.


UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest

UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest

The UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest was established by a Crown Grant to the University of British Columbia in 1949, as a facility for research, demonstration, and education in the field of forestry and allied sciences.


Bellville Rodair website

Bellville Rodair

Bellville Rodair is focused on delivering specialised services within the fast paced world of international freight forwarding and logistics. BRI’s global reach spans all continents through a network of our own offices and strategic partners.

Bellville Rodair is sponsoring the shipment of the Spirit Dancer canoe to the UK.


Mountain Equipment Co-op, MEC

Mountain Equipment Co-op

As a co-operative, MEC exists to serve the needs of our members. Our products are built with purpose, people and the planet in mind.


Friends of Orkney Boat Museum

Friends of Orkney Boat Museum

A venue for the storage, collection, conservation, research and display of boats and associated boat building artefacts relating to Orkney, United Kingdom. The Museum will act as an introduction to the subject of Orkney and its important maritime story.


Scotish Canoe Association, SCA, Scotland

Orkney Island Council

Orkney Islands Council is the local authority responsible for the Orkney Islands area. The Council promotes principles of good governance and acts for the good of all Orkney: its people, communities, culture, environment and economy.


Foto Source

Photo Express foto source

A full-service photofinishing, camera, portraiture and scrapbooking store located in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. Serving Maple Ridge since 1983.


Red Lobster Graphics

Red Lobster Graphics

Red Lobster Graphics will be helping with the updating of the web site and the production of video footage of the British Isles Journey. The Red Lobsters have hiked, climbed, cycled, and skied together for many years. Our adventures are chronicled in the Red Lobster Journals.


Scotish Canoe Association, SCA, Scotland

Scottish Canoe Association

The Scottish Canoe Association website provides information about all aspects of canoeing and kayaking, details of local clubs, events across Scotland.


Rivers Access Campaign, British Canoe Union

Rivers Access Campaign of The British Canoe Union

In England and Wales, unlike Scotland and elsewhere in the world, the public cannot assume there is an automatic right to have access to rivers. The campaign is to secure this right as a matter of public interest. Keep rivers for all – not just the select few.


Associated Labels

Associated Labels

Associated Labels provides advanced label printing services for a wide variety of companies throughout North America. We focus on providing our customers ongoing value through our commitment to our core values of people, ethics and quality.


Hemlock Printers

Hemlock Printers

Hemlock Printers Ltd. Hemlock and its staff were awarded the honour of Most Environmentally Progressive Printer in Canada for 2006 and 2007, a recognition we share with our clients and suppliers.


InfoSat Communications

InfoSat Communications

Canadian company founded in 1986 which designs and integrates wireless global communication systems where satellite facilities are a key component in remote and demanding locations.


Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

11th annual film festival running this year from February 22 - March 1, 2008.


Barrett Marketing Group Ltd.

Barrett Marketing Group Ltd.

At Barrett Marketing Group our team of dedicated professionals will always be there to literally take the pain out of the distribution process for you


EZ Loader Boat Trailers

EZ Loader Boat Trailers

EZ Loader Boat Trailers is the world’s leading boat trailer manufacturer. EZ Loader has been building and distributing boat trailers worldwide since 1953.


Interfor Cedar Group

Interfor Cedar Group

Hammond Cedar Division


Rotary International

Rotary International

Rotarians provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.


Canadian Overseas Log & Lumber

Canadian Overseas Log & Lumber Ltd

Canadian Overseas is an international marketing company of forest products.  Through their involvement with the Stanley Park clean-up initiative they are proud to help the Spirit Dancer journey to the
British Isles.


Ecomarine Kayak Specialists

EcoMarine Ocean Kayak Centre

Ecomarine began in 1980 with the goal of making a positive difference in peoples' lives through ocean kayaking. We are proud to offer the best products available for ocean kayaking at our Granville Island store.


Brooks Wetsuits

Brooks Wetsuits Ltd.

Brooks is a family owned and operated Canadian business which has proudly been creating innovative paddling gear and wear for over 30 years. With Brooks between you and the water, you can enjoy your paddling and forget about your gear!


Mark's Work Wearhouse

Mark's Work Wearhouse

Imagewear by Mark’s Work Wearhouse offers quality clothing and promotional items from trusted brand names, designed specifically for the work you do. Our custom logo treatments make it uniquely yours.


City of Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada

City of Pitt Meadows

City of Pitt Meadows - The Natural Place.


Clipper Canoes

Clipper Canoes

Clipper Canoes are proud to be a sponsor of the Spirit Dancer Canoe Journey. Clipper has been building canoes in British Columbia, Canada for 33 years.  We build canoes for general use but our specialty is a series of large canoes like the one used by the Spirit Dancer Journey.


Visit Canada Centre

Visit Canada Centre

Canada - keep exploring.


Visit Canada Centre

Ministry of Tourism, Sport and the Arts

BC 150 Years - the best place on earth.


School District 42 - Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows

School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows) is proud to have contributed to this project through its Aboriginal Education program; Aboriginal students involved in a residential framing program produced one hundred beautiful paddles that helped propel the spirit canoe on its epic journey.


Flit Self Drive Van, Car & Bike Hire - Oban Scotland

Flit Self Drive have a wide selection of hire vehicles for every occasion. Whether you are on holiday in the area and want the freedom to explore the spectacular scenery; or if you are a local and need a car while yours is off the road; or a van to move house, or collect new furniture from Ikea; or a minibus to transport a group of people to a function or just a trip out, we can help.

All our vehicles comply with the low emissions standard.

We offer competitive, all inclusive rates and a friendly local service. Phone us on 01631 566553 for further information.


NorthLink Ferries Ltd,

Ferry Terminal, Ferry Road, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3BH
Tel. 01856 885500 Fax. 01856 851795

print and web development.

Severin Designs

  • Print design
  • Web design
  • And more




If your organization would like to become a sponsor of the British Isles Canoe Journey
please contact Chris Cooper. Phone: 604-465-9320 or email c.coopersadventures@shaw.ca