(Redirected from Canadian Online Explorer) is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.[3] The phrase Canadian Online Explorer[2] appears in the header; the name is also evidently a play on words on canoe (or canoë in French).
Canoe logo.svg
French version logo
Type of site
Web portal
Available inEnglish, French
OwnerPostmedia Network and Quebecor Media
LaunchedFebruary 4, 1996; 26 years ago (1996-02-04)[1][2]

Canoe's head office is in Toronto at 333 King Street East.[2]

At launch, Canoe was a joint venture between Sun Media (Toronto Sun Publishing Corp.) and Rogers Communications (Rogers Multi-Media Inc.) though Rogers sold its shares of Canoe to BCE Inc. within its first year.[4]

At the height of its popularity, Canoe had both English and French language version and owned a significant number of websites, including JAM! and the Sun Media newspaper sites.


  1. ^ " WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info - DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  2. ^ a b c "Canoe | Celebs - Trends - Travel - News - Tech | Videos | Autos". Archived from the original on 2015-04-26.
  3. ^ "Sale of Sun Media Corporation's English-language Operations to Postmedia Closes". 2015-04-13. Retrieved 2021-07-28.
  4. ^ "Welcome to CANOE!". (via The Wayback Machine. 1996-10-19. Archived from the original on 19 October 1996. Retrieved 2022-06-18.