A rousing way to start the day

Video from last winter’s walk led by Dr. Stanley Vollant, from Manawan, Que., to Rapid Lake, Que. Who isn’t ready to face the day after a send-off like this? The next Innu Meshkenu (Innu Road) walk starts in a few days.

Never idle

Last winter, I joined a two and a half week snowshoe trek in Quebec led by an inspiring Innu surgeon named Stanley Vollant, as part of his multi-year walking project. My feature about that trip — and the myriad health benefits of walking — will appear in the October 2013 issue of The Walrus. In…