Pacific Spirit: Heeding the call of nature

B.C. residents gain spiritual benefits from being outdoors. There are a few reasons why British Columbians are the least religiously affiliated people in Canada, and among the least affiliated in the world. My theory is that a lot of people come here to escape their past — their roots, their relatives and their religion. There’s […]

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Get Wild About Vancouver and EAT!

From watching eagles soar to identifying edible spring plants to kayaking by Jericho Beach, the first annual Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival has a little bit of everything to draw and engage families of all age and sizes.

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Wild About Vancouver festival highlights benefits of outdoor education

Fresh Air Learning and Environmental Youth Alliance among groups hosting free events Growing up in industrial Hamilton, Ontario, Cara Agro didn’t have much in the way of green space close to home. Years later, the early childhood educator is more than making up for her past nature deficit as a facilitator for Fresh Air Learning, […]

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