“We’ve been named the seventh-happiest country in the world, and we couldn’t be happier,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Canada’s healthcare system, while built on diversity, has a ways to go in terms of reconciliation with its Indigenous communities in order to be seen as a global leader.
Fortunately, you don’t need to be an expert on the North to be a member of Parks Canada's Northern Engagement Team or to go on an expedition with Students on Ice. You only need to love learning, and be willing to share what you’ve learned.
Being an ally to the LGBTQ+ community extends beyond taking just the first few steps. It requires active engagement with the people you have chosen to stand behind, and ensuring that their needs are put before your own.
This summer the Canadian government is offering free national park passes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. So lace up your boots, pack some sunscreen, and forget your phone, because this summer you can see the Great White North like you never have before.