Famed author Dr James Raffan joins the podcast this week to talk to Bill and Ben about outdoor education.

They focus mostly on James’ novel “Deep Waters” which tells the story of the Timiskaming canoe tragedy. 12 students and 1 young adult leader lost their lives on a school trip in 1978. James also discusses his latest trip around the northern pole of the world that inspired his novel “Ice Walker”.

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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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