Director of Canoe Instruction
Owner of Adventure & Safety Atlantic, Blair has an extensive outdoor and wilderness background having hiked, biked, climbed, parachuted, kayaked, and canoed most of Atlantic Canada. He holds several certifications in paddling, in guiding, and as a PADI Divemaster; he has been diving the Maritimes since 1985.
Currently, he is a Sea Kayak, River Kayak, and Canoe Instructor Trainer with the Paddle Canada program. Active with the paddling associations, he is Retired Past President of Paddle Canada, having been on the BOD for 10 years and had been on the board of Canoe Kayak NS for 12 years as President, Past-president and Canoe Director. As a First Aid/CPR, Wilderness and Advanced Emergency Care Instructor Trainer with the Canadian Red Cross he has been responsible for implementation of the Wilderness Medical Program in eastern Canada. He has been involved in Ground Search and Rescue since 1988 and has held differing leadership roles with Halifax Regional SAR, currently Search Director since 2008.