2020 Vice President



By Benoît Pinsonneault

1. I was in charge in 2019 of one Walk Box and several Walk Events as follows: PT # 277 – Champagne Bath – Tribute to the Canadian Forces Walk as well as Discover Western Québec – La Pêche, QC, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, the Fall Rhapsody Festival in Gatineau Park, QC, from Étienne Brûlé Lookout, on Saturday, October 5, 2019 and the Remembrance Day Walk from Champagne Fitness Centre, 321 King Edward, Ottawa, ON, on Monday, November 11, 2019.

2. I was still the Chair of the Joint Committee of the OVO and the Nomads for the 2019, known as More Days Walk and Bike Event, held in Eastern Ontario on a Linear trail, the Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail, starting from Bourget, ON, up to St-Eugène, ON, with accommodation at the Quality Inn & Suites, 1575 Tupper St., Hawkesbury, ON, and a group dinner on Saturday night at Le Vieux Château, 797 McGill St., Hawkesbury, ON.

3. I was a member of the Organizing Committee for our 2019 OVO Bus Trip, which took place in Southwestern Ontario on May 8-10, 2019 with 24 participants.

4. I am, temporarily, holding, since October 1, 2019, the position of CVF Ontario Director and President of the Walking and Volkssporting Association of Ontario, until a new volunteer offers to undertake such functions.

5. Finally, I have already done some preliminaries for the 2020 Discover Eastern Ontario, which will discover the Glengarry Trails in North Glengarry Township , near Alexandria, ON, on Saturday, May 30, 2020 as well as for the 2020 More Days Walk & Bike Event, which once again will take place on Le P’tit Train du Nord Linear Park in the Laurentians, starting, both days, in Val-David, QC, for approximately a total distance of 52 km for the walkers and 96 km for the cyclists to be held on August 22-23, 2020, with accommodation at the Auberge du Vieux Foyer in Val-David, QC, with a group dinner à la carte, included in the individual price negotiated, on Saturday night at the Auberge’s Dining Room.