One of the 19 thirteen-person canoes fromThe Pulling Together journey makes their way down to the water July 3, 2011 as the canoeist prepare to leave Ahousat on their second day of their voyage. The Pulling Together canoe journeys began in 2001 to build relationships between police and first nations. This year, 19 thirteen-person canoes are making the eight-day journey, visiting remote native villages between Tofino and Port Alberni.(John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)