Manitoba NaturistI belong to a naturist group that is located in Saskatchewan.

Like most other western Canadian clubs, the Green Haven Sun Club is affiliated with AANR – the American Association for Nude Recreation. Before I experienced my first club experience in late May 2013, I had taken out membership with the FCN, the Federation of Canadian Naturists. Thankfully, that membership card allowed me to participate without having to pay higher rates that non-naturist federation people had to pay. Of course, I wondered why a Canadian club had affiliated themselves with an American organization rather than a Canadian organization. To be a club member, an AANR membership is required. 

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Top Freedom Day

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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


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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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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