Edmonton Sun - - LIFE - — rita de­mon­tis

“canada is home to plenty of nudist and na­tur­ist re­sorts, where you can be free from the con­straints of so­ci­ety, and of course, your clothes.

We’ve rounded up the five best nudist re­sorts in canada, from fam­ily-friendly des­ti­na­tions where you can em­brace the au na­turel lifestyle, through to ad­ven­tures for cou­ples and swingers,” notes allthe­, a va­ca­tion rental search en­gine. Th­ese clothin­gop­tional com­mu­ni­ties and nud­ists re­sorts span the length and breadth of the coun­try. ac­cord­ing to the Na­tur­ist­di­rec­tory. com/canada, “Nud­ism (or Na­tur­ism) was per­haps started in canada by a re­li­gious sect called the doukhobors.

They had mi­grated from rus­sia to west­ern canada and prac­tised oc­ca­sional nu­dity, such as while work­ing in the farm fields. One group of doukhobors, known as the Free­domites, used to strip pub­licly in the 1900s in mass pub­lic demon­stra­tions to protest against gov­ern­ment poli­cies which were meant to as­sim­i­late them.

The first na­tur­ist club to open in canada was the Van Tan club in 1939 and con­tin­ues to­day in North Van­cou­ver, bc.

One of the best blogs to read re­gard­ing nud­ism in canada is Naked­wan­der­ings. com — writ­ten by a bel­gian na­tur­ist cou­ple in their early 30s who travel the world in search of the best places to get naked.

Their cov­er­age of canada is amaz­ing. Their blog is de­tailed with plenty of in­for­ma­tion and in­sight. as in — how did we miss the Naked cruise on Lake On­tario last year?

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