This is the second in a series of articles that is responding directly to what the tourism industry in Canada has identified as their top priorities when it comes to being green. If you’d like to share with us what’s important... Read More >
August 17 is World Honey Bee Day, a day to raise awareness about our dependence on the work honey bees do to ensure a healthy and sustainable food system. It is estimated that bees are responsible for about one in... Read More >
Teaching your kids to respect the environment can be simple and fun, but it is also essential to their development. Our children have a key role to play in protecting the future of our planet. As we teach our children... Read More >
The calm serenity of nature, the distant chirping of sea birds, the anxiety of waiting for something exciting to happen… and then you see it. A black fin rising out of the water, mist sprays high into the air, water... Read More >
You may be gearing up for a new adventure and wondering about all of the things you can do and the places you can explore at your next travel destination. You may have looked up all the recommended restaurants, gardens,... Read More >
When thinking about sustainability, we often look for ways to improve our relationship with the earth and reduce our environmental impact. But… in our quest to find go green ideas we don’t always consider our relationship with local Aboriginal communities... Read More >
The best part about summer is taking a vacation away from your every day life to explore new places, experience new cultures and to relax and unwind. No matter where you go, or which activities or accommodations you choose, it’s... Read More >
There is a new movement in the BC wine industry… sustainable business. Whether it’s the market demand for sustainably produced wines, tourism support for green business or leadership from tourism associations, wineries throughout the province are making business decisions with... Read More >
Vancouver Island is an outdoor playground, attracting adventure seekers, extreme athletes and wilderness lovers from around the world. Vancouver Island is the largest island in North America, and continues to retain the prestigious and long-time status as the Best Island... Read More >
Whether by bus, car, plane or train, people are always gearing up for their next travelling adventure. Where will they go? What will they see? What informs their travelling decisions? Reports and surveys show that people are taking the greener... Read More >
Have you seen a hotel for bees? This innovative idea is one of several ways the sustainable tourism industry is helping to boost pollination in Canada.
As spring blooms around the country, beekeepers and biologists aren’t the only ones preparing... Read More >
West Coast Expeditions offers unique wilderness retreat and sea kayaking tours on Spring Island, off the west coast of Vancouver Island. They have always operated as a sustainable business with a minimal environmental footprint, and have built a strong connection... Read More >
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