Hope in the Darkness 2018 began in Cape Spear, St.John’s, Newfoundland the easternmost point of Canada on April 1. The eastern route travelled through Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. The western route of the walk began at the westernmost point of Canada Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia on May 15, 2018. The western route travelled through British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The western route and the eastern teams merged in Winnipeg for a final ceremony and celebration on Friday, August 3, 2018.