Saanich could learn as early as next month whether it will host Rowing Canada Aviron’s national training centre.
Jennifer Walinga, chair of the committee tasked with choosing the national training site, said in an October update that it will make a recommendation to the association’s board of directors by the end of November with the board rendering a final decision in December. Rowing Canada has scheduled a formal announcement for January 2019.
Walinga outlined this timeline after her committee reviewed all five submissions and conducted site visits.
Rowing Canada plans to establish a primary national training centre by October 2020, and Saanich is one of five communities…