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Enough politics and bickering already..

May 20, 2021, 8:33 a.m.
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Had to cancel plans for a trip to Haida Gwai in 2020.  Those shots of Namu are as close as I’ll get anytime soon it seems

May 21, 2021, 4:50 a.m.
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One day I am going to go travel to Haida Gwaii. It is definitely on my list.

Sept. 28, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
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I got to do some Icebreaking this summer, It was an incredible experience.

Ha Ha! Made you look.

Sept. 28, 2021, 6:52 p.m.
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That second pic would make a great halloween mask. Did you use a camera for those or a phone?

Sept. 28, 2021, 6:53 p.m.
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ps - can I "borrow" those 4th/5th pics to use elsewhere?

Sept. 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
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I took them all with my phone, it's easy to carry around while on the clock, and yeah man you can do what you want with em.

Sept. 28, 2021, 7:42 p.m.
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cool. 

do you have an instagram account? if not you should as your work lets you share a lot of unique pics that would be hard to get/find for the avg person

Sept. 29, 2021, 11:44 a.m.
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What's the story on the boat?

Sept. 29, 2021, 12:45 p.m.
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Apparently an old HBC ship. Don't have much more info than that, it was close to where they found the Terror from the Franklin expedition. 

Saw a lot of the DEW line sites they were cool.

Sept. 29, 2021, 7:33 p.m.
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I spoke to a guy years ago whose company (forget the name) was doing environmental clean up of all the old DEW line stations. He said it was a real mess & a really big job. Any idea if they are finished doing that?

Sept. 29, 2021, 8:05 p.m.
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Didn't get a close look at them but saw it was a big clean up job. Basically test everything down and ship it back south.. we saw the sites from far and all looked functional. Can definitely see what you friend was talking about.

Sept. 29, 2021, 11:13 p.m.
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Posted by: Adam-West

.. we saw the sites from far and all looked functional.

Functional sites would be the NWS replacements to DEW that my dad project managed for DND as his sunset career. He spent three summers up Baffin Island - Iqaluit, Hall Beach, Rowley Island. Bray Island.

I hope you went fishing for arctic char. Anything smaller than two boots got thrown back before the bears came around. He’s still terrified of bears, even little Lynn Valley ones.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Warning_System


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Sept. 29, 2021, 11:17 p.m.
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Sadly, he didn’t have an @IG, let alone a camera.   I can’t say I remember any photos, but the location names are burned into memory.

Sept. 29, 2021, 11:27 p.m.
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Posted by: heckler

Sadly, he didn’t have an @IG, let alone a camera.   I can’t say I remember any photos, but the location names are burned into memory.

You should make a list and go, before you can’t.

Sept. 30, 2021, 7:49 p.m.
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This article says the clean up is finished.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/dnd-announces-dew-line-clean-up-completed-1.2564735

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