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Naturist news and information from across Canada

 

CENTREVILLE -- The couple seeking to expand their nudist campground near Tamworth had their first opportunity to speak to the council that has been blocking their application.

 

Last year, Yvonne Gibson and her husband, Hector Gravelle, started the process to have their 40-hectare property on Carroll Road rezoned to allow them to expand the small campground -- Freedom Fields Naturist Ranch -- they have operated since 2012.

 

In April of this year, Stone Mills Township council voted 4-3 against the rezoning application, a decision that went against recommendations from township staff and consultants report.

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It’s was a hot and sunny Sunday in Vancouver, but a full moon — or rather, hundreds of them — were on display at Wreck Beach.

 

Nude bodies are nothing new at Vancouver’s world-famous clothing optional beach, but this weekend the numbers were higher than usual.

That’s because the Wreck Beach Preservation Society, a non-profit group that advocates for the preservation of the beach in its natural state, was hoping to set a world record for most buns in the water. Read More

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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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.

What’s the appeal of becoming a naturist? Read More