Canoe festival at Cates Park in North Vancouver
Canoe racing goes back generations in Coast Salish tradition.
This weekend (July 7-8) you can get a glimpse of the competitive paddle races at the Whey-Ah-Wichen Canoe Festival at Cates Park hosted by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
Along with the canoe races, the festival will include displays, Aboriginal arts and crafts booths, and cash-only food concession that will feature barbecued salmon.
The festival takes place Saturday (July 7) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday (July 8) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.