Naturist news and information from across Canada


Bob Campbell

It is with an incredible sense of disbelief and sorrow that we inform you that AANR Western Canada Member Trustee and AANR Finance Chair Bob Campbell has passed away. Bob was in a car accident while coming home from a fundraiser where he served on the board for Big Hill Haven’s Women’s Shelter in Cochrane, Alberta.

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Global News

 Stone Mills Township council on Monday denied a rezoning application that would have allowed a Tamworth naturist ranch to become legally-run nudist campground.


This decision comes on the heels of last week’s decision to deny the same ranch, Freedom Fields Naturist Ranch, an event permit to the second annual Hyperborea festival. The clothing-optional event, which is put on by an organization out of Toronto, is meant to mimic the Burning Man festival.

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By Jessica Wynne Lockhart

Cottage Life


swimsuits down 1200x800There are reportedly some 35,000 naturists in Canada. Yet, despite a population numbering in the thousands, the lifestyle is rarely seen and often misunderstood.


Wondering what life is like for nudists? Is your birthday suit your favourite outfit? Here’s what you need to know.

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By Toronto Star


hockeymom breastfeedingAlberta mother’s photo of herself feeding her baby daughter in a locker room prompts many social media users to praise her for normalizing breastfeeding..


Between periods in her hockey game, an Alberta mom went to the locker room to rehydrate — and to breastfeed her eight-week-old baby.

A photo of Serah Small breastfeeding half clothed in her hockey gear is attracting hundreds of online comments and is being shared widely by social media users, who are praising the hockey mom.

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Calgary Police Newsroom

Calgary, AB, 07 March 2018


The Calgary Police Service has charged a woman in connection with a threat on a naturist swim event.

On Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, police received a report of a threat to the Southland Leisure Centre in relation to a naturist swim event planned for the following weekend. Following a risk assessment that took into consideration the threat, a decision was made by Calgary Recreation to cancel the event.

Police initiated an investigation into the threat and issued warrants for the woman. Read More