After a long canoe trip, with stomachs having shrunk on the outdoor diet, everyone longed for that first post trip meal. Depending on where these trips ended, and who was organizing them, some of the post trip meals could be quite elaborate. Legend has it that after one northern trip years ago the brigade leader organized an all-you-could-eat meal in Edmonton at the old King Edward Hotel. We’re told the chefs didn’t know what hit them… (Were you there?)

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