Bill shares the story of the 1975 Oba Lake Drug Bust that saw almost close to $100 million of today’s money worth of drugs seized and how it was tied to a canoe factory in Wawa

Bill tells us about how he had conversations with Alan Templain who was a Satan’s Choice Motorcycle Club President and also the creator of the Wolverine heritage canoe.

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Production Credits:
Host: Backroads Bill Steer
Producer: Ben Sargent
Produced by Clark Communications

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It’s time to hit the backroads of Northern Ontario and beyond with Backroads Bill! Tune in every Wednesday to explore the history and beauty of Northern Ontario. Alongside host and producer Ben, Bill (who is the founder and the GM of the Canadian Ecology Centre) goes more in depth to the stories he has been […]

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