the Rural Municipalities of Franklin, Ritchot and De Salaberry, the Town of Emerson and the Village of St-Pierre-Jolys held a joint press conference in Emerson to announce that the Trans Canada Trail had officially accepted the registration of the Crow Wing Trail as the route of the Trans Canada Trail from Winnipeg to Emerson. The new route is to follow the historical Crow Wing Trail used in the late 1800’s.
May 14th, 1999,
the Crow Wing Trail Association chemin Saint-Paul Inc. was officially incorporated. It later received charitable status. The Town of Niverville and the Roseau River First Nation joined the Association a few years later.