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Find out what the SHLF has up to in recent weeks, or search the archives that date back to 2007 to learn more.
Thursday, October 18, 2012

On October 13, exactly 5 months after beginning the adventure of a lifetime, Michael arrived back to Vancouver after paddling over 5000 km across 6 provinces. Fundraising to date has reached $35,000.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

 6th Annual Strachan Hartley Legacy Run most successful yet!

Thank you to everyone for making the 2012 Run the most successful yet - raising $26,000 for youth despite torrential rains!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A first-hand look at Streetfront's positive effects on at-risk youth demonstrates your SHLF donations making an immediate, meaningful difference.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

This year, CTV Weathercaster Marke Driesschen will be the celebrity emcee for the Run. CTV has been involved with SHLF in the past, but this is the first year that the network will take on the role of exclusive television sponsor for the Run.

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

CBC features the Canadian Odyssey on The National! 

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The Canadian Odyssey is now through the Great Lakes and has the finish line in sight! Read about the toughest mental challenge of Michael's life.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Canadian Odyssey is more than halfway done and onto Canada's biggest lake - Lake Superior.  Read here for updates through Thunder Bay, ON

Sunday, July 08, 2012

After 48 days (43 active paddling), the Canadian Odyssey is now in its 4th Province! Resuming from Kenora, ON, on July 8 after the 3rd pit stop and over 1600 km paddled. Spirits are exceptionally high as it is now headed into the Canadian Shield in the summer months - the “best part of the trip”.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

One month after launching, the Canadian Odyssey has travelled 1250 km across 3 provinces. The rest stop in The Pas included an incredible surprise for Michael!

Thursday, June 07, 2012

After a 're-start' following a flip on Day 1, 17 days non-stop and roughly 800 km, Michael arrived at his first pit-stop in Prince Albert, SK on Monday. Tired but happy, Michael spent 2 nights and 2 days re-stocking supplies, meeting press, planning the next steps and rejuvenating.