The Journey 

May 19, 2011 - August 3, 2011

From Sea to Sea for AAC

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Willy Waterton, The Sun Times
 
From May 19 to August 3, 2011,  Skye cycled 8,382 kilometres for AAC, and Kerr accompanied him in a bike trailer for part of the journey.  Gail drove the support vehicle (an RV)  and Burns drove the accessible van while Kerr was along. There were more than 25 events, and Kilometres for Communication was raising awareness about the importance of augmentative and alternative communication on television, radio, in newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and social media nationally and internationally. Thank you to everyone who organized, volunteered and participated in events, took photographs and made videos, sponsored and donated, and to those who cycled with us to raise awareness and funds for Cool Communicators  across Canada. 
 
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Day 1: Thursday, May 19, 2011 – Port Renfrew to Victoria, BC – 109 km
 
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Day 2: Friday, May 20, 2011 – Victoria to Nanaimo, BC – 110 km; ferry from Nanaimo, BC to Horseshoe Bay, BC
 
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Day 3: Saturday, May 21, 2011 –  Horseshoe Bay, BC to Vancouver City Hall – 36 km including detour
Day 4: Sunday, May 22, 2011 –  Vancouver to Mission, BC – 83 km
Day 5:  Monday, May 23, 2011– Mission to Sunshine Valley, BC – 105 km 
Day 6:Tuesday, May 24, 2011 –Sunshine Valley to Penticton, BC – 222 km
 
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Day 7: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 –  Penticton, BC to Oyama, BC – 95 km
Day 8:  Thursday, May 26, 2011 – Oyama, BC to Vernon, BC – 25 km
 
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Day 9:  Friday, May 27, 2011 –  Event day in Vernon, BC
Day 10:  Saturday, May 28, 2011 – Vernon, BC to Sicamous, BC – 75 km 
Day 11:  Sunday, May 29, 2011 –  Sicamous, BC to Canyon Hot Springs, BC – 105 km
Day 12:  Monday, May 30, 2011 –  Canyon Hot Springs, BC to Golden, BC – 116 km
  
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Day 13:  Tuesday, May 31, 2011Golden, BC to Lake Louise, AB – 88 km
  
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Day 14:  Wednesday, June 1, 2011 –  Lake Louise to Banff, AB – 60 km
Day 15:  Thursday, June 2, 2011 –  Banff to Calgary, AB – 142 km
 
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Day 16:  Friday, June 3, 2011 –  Event day in Calgary, AB
Day 17:  Saturday, June 4, 2011 –  Calgary to Drumheller, AB – 147 km
Day 18:  Sunday, June 5, 2011 –  Drumheller to Youngstown, AB – 128 km
Day 19: Monday, June 6, 2011 Youngstown, AB to Kindersley, SK – 151 km
Day 20:  Tuesday, June 7, 2011 –Kindersley to Rosetown, SK – 84 km
Day 21:  Wednesday, June 8, 2011 –  Rosetown to Chaplin, SK – 242 km
Day 22:  Thursday, June 9, 2011 – Chaplin to Moose Jaw, SK – 86 km
Day 23:  Friday, June 10, 2011 – Moose Jaw to White City, SK – 91 km
Day 24:  Saturday, June 11, 2011 – White City to Grenfell, SK – 110 km
Day 25:  Sunday, June 12, 2011 –  Grenfell, SK to Elkhorn, MB – 136 km
 
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Day 26:  Monday, June 13, 2011 –  Elkhorn to Portage la Prairie, MB – 222 km
  
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Day 27:  Tuesday, June 14, 2011 –  Portage la Praire to Winnipeg, MB – 80 km
Day 28:  Wednesday, June 15, 2011 –  Portage la Prairie to the side of the highway in rural MB – 80 km
Day 29: Thursday, June 16, 2011 –  Highway shoulder in MB to Kenora, ON – 159 km
Day 30:  Friday, June 17, 2011 – Rest day in Kenora, ON
Day 31:  Saturday, June 18, 2011 –  Kenora, ON to Dinorwic, ON – 165 km
Day 32:  Sunday, June 19, 2011 –  Dinorwic to east of Upsala, ON – 180 km
 
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Day 33: Monday, June 20, 2011 – east of Upsala to Thunder Bay, ON – 147 km
Day 34: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 – Thunder Bay, ON to side of the road camping spot – 154 km
Day 35:  Wednesday, June 22, 2011 –  Cavers to Hemlo, ON – 157 km
Day 36:  Thursday, June 23, 2011 –  Hemlo to Wawa, ON – 152 km
 
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Day 37:  Friday, June 24, 2011 –  Wawa to Pancake Bay, ON – 153 km
Day 38:  Saturday, June 25, 2011 – Pancake Bay to Sault Ste. Marie, ON – 75 km
 
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Day 39:  Sunday, June 26, 2011 – Sault Ste. Marie to Thessalon, ON – 85 km
Day 40:  Monday, June 27, 2011 –  Thessalon to Espanola, ON – 163 km
Day 41:  Tuesday, June 28, 2011 –  Espanola to South Baymouth, ON – 110 km
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Thank you to Owen Sound Transportation Company for sponsoring Kilometres for Communication.
 
Day 42: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 – Ferry from South Baymouth to Tobermory, ON; cycle from Tobermory to south of Wiarton, ON – 85 km
  
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Day 43:  Thursday, June 30, 2011 –  South of Wiarton to Owen Sound, ON  – 19 km; Event day in Owen Sound
 
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Day 44:  Friday, July 1, 2011 – Owen Sound to Toronto, ON – 198 km
 
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Thank you to Cyclepath at Yonge & Eglinton, Toronto, for sponsoring Kilometres for Communication
 
Day 45:  Saturday, July 2, 2011 –  Rest day in Toronto, ON
 
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Day 46:  Sunday, July 3, 2011 – Event day in Toronto, ON
 
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Day 47: Monday, July 4, 2011 –  Toronto to Peterborough, ON – 146 km; Event day in Toronto and in Peterborough, ON
 
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Day 48: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – Peterborough to Sharbot Lake, ON – 147 km
Day 49: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 –  Sharbot Lake to Ottawa, ON – 131 km
 
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Day 50: Thursday, July 7, 2011 –  Ottawa, ON to Oka, PQ180 km
 
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Day 51: Friday, July 8, 2011 –  Oka to Montreal, PQ – 53 km;  Event day in Montreal
Day 52: Saturday, July 9, 2011 –  Montreal to Trois Rivières, PQ – 140 km
 
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Day 53: Sunday, July 10, 2011 –  Trois Rivières to Quebec City, PQ – 135 km
 
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Day 54: Monday, July 11, 2011 –  Quebec City to Saint André, PQ – 175 km
Day 55: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – Saint André to Saint Marc-du-Lac-Long, PQ – 95 km
Day 56: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 –  Saint Marc-du-Lac-Long, PQ to Woodstock, NB – 236 km
Day 57: Thursday, July 14, 2011 –  Woodstock to Oromocto, NB – 122 km
Day 58: Friday, July 15, 2011 –   Oromocto to Shediac, NB – 188 km
Day 59: Saturday, July 16, 2011 –  Shediac, NB to Confederation Bridge – 60 km; drive to West Point, PEI
 
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Day 60: Sunday, July 17, 2011 –  West Point to East Point, PEI – 235 km
 
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Day 61: Monday, July 18, 2011 – Rest day; meet with Brett, Jade and Lynn Robinson
Day 62: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 –  Rest day in PEI
Day 63: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 – Augustine Cove, PEI to Truro, NS – 180 km
  
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Day 64: Thursday, July 21, 2011 – Truro to Halifax, NS – 100 km
 
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Day 65: Friday, July 22, 2011 –  Event day in Halifax, NS
Day 66: Saturday, July 23, 2011 – Drive from Halifax to Truro, NS; Cycle from Truro to Linwood, NS – 161 km
Day 67: Sunday, July 24, 2011 – Linwood to North Sydney, NS – 152 km
Day 68: Monday, July 25, 2011 – Blog and rest day in North Sydney, NS
 
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Day 69: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 – Ferry from North Sydney, NS to Channel-Port aux Basques, NL
Day 70: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 –  Channel-Port aux Basques to Barachois Pond Provincial Park, NL – 155 km 
Day 71: Thursday, July 28, 2011 – Barachois Pond Provincial Park to Sandy Lake, NL – 144 km
 
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Day 72: Friday, July 29, 2011 –  Rest day and detour to Gros Morne National Park, NL
Day 73: Saturday, July 30, 2011 –  Rest day in Gros Morne National Park, NL
Day 74: Sunday, July 31, 2011 – Sandy Lake to Grand Falls-Windsor, NL – 185 km
Day 75: Monday, August 1, 2011 –  Grand Falls - Windsor to Terra Nova National Park, NL – 175 km
Day 76: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 –  Terra Nova National Park to Chapel Arm, NL – 158 km
 
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Day 77: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 –  Chapel Arm to Cape Spear, NL – 114 km
 
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