Monday, May 14, 2012


The Canadian Volkssport Federation continues to celebrates the annual national day/weekend of walking.

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the CVF and during this time the Annual General Meeting and Convention will be held in Ottawa ON 18-21 May, 2012.

Some of our CBIH members including the club president Elsie Buck and our past president Joe MacKinnon will be at the convention and AGM. Elsie and Joe will be available to represent our club at the general meeting/workshops and promoting Cape Breton as a place to enjoy walking and hiking.

While The presidents away we will continue with our walking program here on the island.

The CBIH will have one walk event this coming weekend on Monday!!!

Our next scheduled guided walk event:

National Walking Weekend -NWW-

For most members collecting Distance and Event awards your stamps will be annotated with NWW for this occasion only.

Location: Albert Bridge, 439 Brickyard Road, Mira Provincial Park


Registration begins: 1:30pm

Start Time: 2:00pm

Walk Leader: Shirley Pettigrew - 737-1006

or for further information you may contact the club at

Walk Distance(s) 5/10k and is Rated as 1B (easy trails, wheel chairs and strollers could be used on most of the trail with some minor adjustments, very little hills, no steps) "its a calk walk in the park!"