Here is an interview on the CBC Game Show Front Page Challenge :http://archives.cbc.ca/programs/264-13659/page/1/
• MacInnis and Beedell began their journey among ice floes in the summer of 1986.
• It took them a total of 100 days, over the course of three summers, to complete. They spent the winters in between in Southern Ontario.
• They achieved their goal in August 1988.
• This clip mentions that MacInnis's father had previously been a guest on Front Page Challenge. Jeffrey's father, Dr. Joseph MacInnis, is a renowned physician/scientist, ocean explorer and author. He is well known for his underwater investigations of the Titanic wreckage.
Front Page Challenge was an institution on CBC TV that ran for nearly fourty years. The show featured notable journalists attempting to guess the recent or old news story with which a hidden guest challenger was linked by asking him or her questions. After the guest was identified and/or the news story determined, the journalists then interviewed the guest about the story or about achievements or experiences for which he or she was known.
Gotta love the Maple Leaf on the 18 Yellow Sail....EH!?