Sept 13, 2017

Dena HamidI am very pleased to announce that Dena Hamid has joined the National Office staff as our Bookkeeper.    Dena came on board with us on August 14th and we were very fortunate that she was able to work with Alice Hinton for almost three weeks prior to Alice’s retirement on August 31st.

Dena comes to our organization with many years of bookkeeping and accounting experience.   She has worked in several industries including health care, financial services, small business enterprises and has been involved in the not for profit and charitable sectors.   As well, Dena is an excellent communicator and has a superior customer service approach to her work.   I am positive that her wealth of knowledge, experience and her professional approach will serve CPS-ECP, its districts, squadrons, the CPS Foundation and our members very well.  

If you require bookkeeping or financial information, you may contact Dena at the National Office by e-mail:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone at extension 2720.

Walter Kowalchuk

National Executive Director


KillarneyStory and Photos by: Jennifer Harker

We’re aboard Attigouatan, a Pursuit 2260 that normally lives life as a friend’s cottage boat, running back and forth from dock to dock. This will be her longest run in four years, travelling the approximately 120 kilometres (80 miles) northwest from Parry Sound to Killarney, threading our way through the northern reaches of the stunning 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay’s eastern shoreline.

Her name evokes an early indigenous name for Lake Huron – Spirit Lake. 

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440By Zuzana Prochazka

There are few things more satisfying than watching someone thumb their nose at tradition and introduce something revolutionary that kicks convention to the curb. French designer, Philippe Briand, has done just that for Jenneau’s new line of Sun Odyssey family cruisers. By starting with a clean sheet, Briand re-thought how we move about on deck and below, and the results on the Jeanneau 440 are game changing.

Jeanneau unveiled the first hull of their 440 in Annapolis with dramatic flair. On command, the plastic that sheathed half the boat...

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