How a Dramatic Boat Rescue led to a Career on the Nahanni River

Sometimes there is a turning-point in life that changes everything in an instant.

This short interview was part of the CBC Radio’s Disruptor Series. Neil Hartling, founder of Nahanni River Adventures tells of a fateful day in 1984 when a rescue of a family changed his life forever and more.

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Great story Neil. It is always interesting to realize what events go on to shape our lives. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Cheers,

Paul

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