About us

Mission

Located at the heart of downtown Montreal, Evasions Canadiana’s mission is to keep you out of the hectic urban life for a few moments.

Through guided expeditions in the heart of nature, Evasions Canadiana offers you an extraordinary immersive experience. Our guides have over 15 years of experience, and will take you on an all-inclusive outdoor trip. You will discover how the Estrie and Lanaudière regions will enchant you with their magical landscapes.

Team

CEO & Adventure Guide


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Jessica Racine-Lehoux

A lawyer by training, Jessica quickly realized that her fuel was the undulations of the mountains coupled with the songs of the loons as opposed to the mountains of paper and the songs of the judges.

With more than 15 years of experience in Scouting, both as a young person and as a leader, trekking, canoeing, camping, snowshoeing and survival are her comfort zones.

She is also doing her MBA at Université Laval.

On an expedition with her, be assured of her leadership, her contagious good humour, and her energy for the whole group.

Head of Marketing


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Laurène Kimes

Frenchwoman, Laurène has always had passion for travel and pushing her boundaries. At only 19 years old, she travelled trough Asia and lived in Japan for 2 years.

This experience blossomed her passion for tourism, and started her studies in this field. This new life orientation brought her in Montréal, for an internship. Shel felt in love with this beautiful city and decided to move in.

She is doing her Master Thesis at ESG UQÀM in marketing.

Highly sensitive to the environment cause, she is committed to make a difference in ecotourism industry.

Adventure Guides


Nicolas Hamel

Nicolas dreams of sharing his passion for the outdoors and action with you.

More than 13 years of experience in Scouting, accompanied by expertise in first aid, trekking, winter camping, light and nomadic summer camping, as well as inventiveness are his favourite fields.

He is also doing his studies at Police School.

His calm to all tests, his well mastered techniques, as well as his solutions always at the rendezvous are the guarantee of a successful expedition.

Frédéric Laberge

Frédéric has always had passion for the outdoors, from his very young age until today.

He has more than 12 years of experience within the Scouts combined with an international practice of outdooring activities. His precedents jobs as a campground animator for children, teens and adults prepared him well to master the art of group activities organisation.

He is studying Mechanical Engineering at Université de Sherbrooke.

With is exuberant energy, be assured to have an absolutely thrilling trip !

Samuel Deschênes

Samuel is fan of Quebec’s outdoors sports.

He is an alumni of UQAC in Wilderness Expedition Leadership. His travels brought him to visit all the hidden wild gems places in Quebec, by himself or leading a group.

His calm, discipline and welcoming attitude forge him to be an excellent passionated guide.

Charles Kelly

Passionné de plein air depuis son tout jeune âge, il affectionne particulièrement la randonnée pédestre, le canot et le kayak. Amoureux du Québec, il lui fera plaisir de vous faire découvrir quelques-uns des merveilleux paysages dont cette province regorge.

C’est ainsi qu’il entame une formation de guide en tourisme d’aventure au Cégep de Saint-Laurent qu’il terminera en juin 2019.

Débrouillard et engagé, Charles saura vous faire vivre une expérience hors du commun!