Permastoked with Derik Hyatt

Michelle McShane - Paddle Canada 50th Anniversary Party

July 5, 2021

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In this episode, Derik Hyatt chats the Executive Director of Paddle Canada, Michelle McShane.  However, unaware at the time that only 4 months later, she would be his boss, as Derik is now also the Executive Administrator of Paddle Canada.  They discuss 50 years of Paddle Canada history, the organization’s role in the national paddling scene, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, safety, Michelle's love for all things paddling and the sea, along with the what’s down the river for Paddle Canada.

This episode was recorded on February 16, 2021 and is family friendly.

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We acknowledge that this podcast is recorded on the unceded, ancestral and occupied traditional territory of the Haudensaunee (Iroquois), and  the Anishinabek; including Ojibway (Ojibwe) First Nations: Chippewas of Nawash and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation forming the Chippewas of Saugeen Ojibway Territory who we recognize as the traditional keepers of this land.  As we live, work, surf and play, we say Mahalo to the Métis, Inuit and Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island and from around the world, who have stewarded these lands and sacred surf spots for thousands of years.

Mark Malibu & The Wasagas for providing our intro music “Hey Chiwawa” off their 2009 album Crash Monster Beach and our outro music “End of Summer” off their 2017 album Return of the Wasagas.  For more information, visit and listen to them on Spotify or iTunes.

Mahalo to The Planet Smashers and Stomp Records for allowing us to play “Surfin’ In Tofino” off their 1999 album Life of the Party.  Visit them at and listen to them on Spotify or iTunes.

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