Predictions for 2008

Last updated Fri 25 Apr 2008 at 2:00 PM

Multiple people on the same date are listed in the order in which their choices were received here at the worldwide headquarters of Canoe Lake Ice-Out.

This year's ice out date is highlighted in yellow, and the previous year's is marked with a ♦.

Current prediction count: 155

Apr 13 (Sun) Gregory McKay
Apr 14 (Mon)  
Apr 15 (Tue) Harlan Schwartz
Apr 16 (Wed) Libby von Neumann, Ali Hamza
Apr 17 (Thu) Dorothy Gray, Jeffrey McKay
Apr 18 (Fri) Arline Mann, Paula Van Cure
Apr 19 (Sat) Kris Schattmann
Apr 20 (Sun) Jeffrey McMurtrie
Apr 21 (Mon) Christopher White, Helen Waters, Robert & Jackie Woods, Larkin Ridpath
Apr 22 (Tue) ♦ Chuck Gray, Kyle Schinnour, Jim & Catherine Brackley, Janine Gilbert & Eddie Main
Apr 23 (Wed) Jan Richmond, Derrick Cann, Sue Kingsley, Larkyn Statten, Tobias March
Apr 24 (Thu) Scott Murray, Joel Arthurs, Don Lloyd, Rob Waywell, Mark Rubino, The Clemsons (Kris, Tay & Gaye), Kim & Steve Lavelle, Patti Thom, Luc Cleroux
Apr 25 (Fri) Jason Stark, Joan Cossette, Steve Bunn, Sarah Temelini, Serge Beaudoin, Al LeBlanc, Tim Krafchick, Mark Steele, Vince Patrielli, Thom McGowan, Brooke Manjuris, Henry Brown
Apr 26 (Sat) Gwen Lloyd, Dennis Pike, Andre Gulabsingh, Scott Rowe, Simon Nelson, Doug Payne, Lynda & Jerry Wilson, Jim McFarland, The Ottawa Grays, Dean Manjuris
Apr 27 (Sun) Alison George, Case Ridpath, Dawn-Marie & Paul Hicks, Rob Lourie, Harry Teitelbaum, Marshall Leslie, Bob Rowe, Sandy Statten-Manjuris
Apr 28 (Mon) Ray VanKleef, Amy Chen, Clark Matthews, Peter Matthews, Jill Matthews, Glenn Strudwick, Doug Gardner, Nick Bartok, Cynthia Percival, Jenn Day, Bill Robinson
Apr 29 (Tue) John Ridpath, Sue Calverley, Esther Bronson, Duane McPhail, Walter Korynkiewicz, Doug Pole, Andy Rowe, Andrew Foxcroft, Brittany Venables
Apr 30 (Wed) Ruth Ohi, David Cairncross, Phil Wylie, Missy Sharp, Willi Powell, The Campbells of Wabeek Pointe, Ken Born, Finn Yule, Russ Matthews, Ron Moxam, Brian Parkinson, Hugh Statten, Nick Boland, Sean Murray, James Miglin, Mark Oatway, Gordon Baker
May 1 (Thu) Ginny Ridpath, Randy Born, Dave & Nancy Bartok, Holly Stewart, David Sullivan, Dean Purcell, Kevin Worsley, Dan Gibson, Donna Frenette
May 2 (Fri) Harry Binswanger, Kaarel Truuvert, Bob Clappison, Clark Wierda, The Rogers Clan (Mac, Alex, Melissa and Phil), Tracy Telford, David DeMara
May 3 (Sat) Jefferson Ridpath, Iain Bradbury, Robin Golloher, John Manson, The Sandilands
May 4 (Sun) Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Sandy & Katheryn Churchill, Laurie March
May 5 (Mon) Sarah Matthews, Karen Yule, Ellie Springer, Dave Nodwell, Bruce Nesbitt, Dave Drennan, Janie Statten
May 6 (Tue) Colleen Cairncross, Andrew McGuey
May 7 (Wed) Steve Hetherington
May 8 (Thu) Rick Smith
May 9 (Fri)  
May 10 (Sat) Rick McKay, Bryan March
May 11 (Sun)  
May 12 (Mon)  
May 13 (Tue)  
May 14 (Wed)  
May 15 (Thu) Chantal Dupuis
Jun 14 (Sat) Craig White (hahaha!)
Jul 1 (Mon) Jim Conklin (hahaha!)

Here's the current distribution of votes for each date...

Graph of Votes


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