Nature Canada launches new Youth Leadership Grant

Above: 📷 Aislinn Cottell By News Editor Aislinn Cottell In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Nature Canada is launching the Young Nature Leadership Grant. The 1K bursary will be given to a young Canadian under 30 years old who is looking to develop and implement a project inspired by the Canadian Parks Council’s The Nature Playbook, a … Continued

Nanaimo volunteer fair

By News Editor Aislinn Cottell Want to help improve your community? Looking for some experience to bolster your resume?  On April 8, Volunteer Nanaimo (VN) is hosting the Nanaimo Volunteer Fair for 10 am – 5 pm at Woodgrove Centre. The Fair is a networking event aimed at raising awareness for local not-for-profit organizations, as … Continued

Creating condoms for Canada

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, ONE condoms is holding a contest for Canadians to design condom wrappers that best represent Canadian life, culture, and values. 10 winning designs will be chosen. Five will be chosen by popular vote, there will also be five regional winners: Northern Canada, … Continued

Everyday Earth: Parks as Canadian Identity

Above: Prince Albert National Park 📷 By contributor Chantelle Spicer Every Canadian city, no matter how small, has parks. Parks are where we find peace, quiet, recreation, play, reflection. These bits of land, saved from encroaching development, can appear as windows into how the city and residents see themselves. Take Bowen Park for example—a jewel of … Continued

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