Dedicated to getting people outside. Through community events, partnerships, granting opportunities and a bustling online community, Outdoor Nation connects like-minded people, supports innovative projects and inspires young Canadians of all backgrounds to try new things outside. Outdoor Nation is funded through MEC’s commitment to 1% for the planet.
Parkbus is your ride to the great outdoors, connecting the city to campgrounds, canoe access points, lodges and hiking trails.
Surf Dreams Canada was born solely to serve our surfing community and people around all the Great lakes, with all the help and info need it to surf these beautiful lakes, also providing with high-quality performance custom shaped surfboards, SUP, wetsuits and accessories. Organizing beach clean ups, community service, helping new and old surfers getting back in the water, creating awareness for beach and water safety.
LondonSUP offers Stand Up Paddleboarding fitness, lessons, rentals, tours, and sales in London Ontario.
Life of Leisure is a boutique clothing company and creative agency that operates at the intersection of purpose and pleasure.
Sophomore is a partnership between two non-trepreneurs. With backgrounds in filmmaking and journalism, we create videos driven by narrative and refined by aesthetic. We work lean with a roster of killer young talent to make branded content that doesn’t feel branded.
Red Tent Media is a multidisciplinary video and design production house specializing in visual media for the Canadian outdoor community. We combine our passion for visual communication with getting outdoors and exploring.
abitibi & co is a a Canadian canoe & kayak company that believes in life beyond the bend - igniting a sense of adventure in everyone. As advocates for the great outdoors, we’re driven to leave no trace. We work to minimize our impact on nature and protect our waterways for generations to come. We use the environmentally-friendliest products out there and are always looking to improve. We believe in using business to leverage the positive effects we can have on both our community and the planet.
BESIDE is a publication about dedicated to fostering the new and flourishing community of outdoor enthusiasts across North America.The new outdoor movement is no longer defined by sport, but by a broader desire to reconnect with nature in an environmentally conscious way. No matter how they differ from one another, outdoor enthusiasts, be they surfers, canoers, fishermen, wildlife photographers, conservationists, entrepreneurs or farmers, are all empowered and driven by nature, adventure and sustainability. BESIDE aims to unite this disparate community of outdoor enthusiasts, offering them a stage to showcase their innovative curiosity, responsible resourcefulness and adventurous triumphs.
OuiSurf's mission is to get off the beaten track, whether in Montreal or on the other side of the world, in order to share the best stories: those that clears the way between the heart and the head; Mark and, above all, inspire.
The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a national joint conservation initiative of the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF-Canada which empowers volunteers to remove shoreline litter to create healthy waters for everyone, including the wildlife and communities that depend on them.