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03/2017: We are thrilled to announce that The Slaight Family Foundation will be donating $1 million to expand Outward Bound Canada's program offerings for Indigenous youth and adults. Read the release >

03/2017: Governor General David Johnston becomes Outward Bound Canada's Honorary Patron. Read the release >

09/2016: $379,000 OTF grant helps launch Outward Bound Canada's Mobile Urban Program. Read the release >


03/2017: The Slaight Family Foundation has pledged more than $12 million over five years to 15 not-for-profit organizations working to improve the physical, mental and social lives of Canada’s Indigenous populations from childhood through adulthood. Read the article >

03/2017: The Slaight Family Foundation announced their donation of $12-million over five years to 15 non-profit organizations that are engaged with Indigenous communities in Canada. Read the article >

01/2017: Students in the West Vancouver school district will soon be heading out of the classroom and into the outdoors in partnership with Outward Bound Canada. Read the article >

01/2017: Stuart Horne Bursary recipient and Ark Boulton student, Anna Khan, talks about her experience on her Outward Bound Canada expedition in British Columbia. Read the article >

12/2016: Our Executive Director, Sarah Wiley discusses how Outward Bound Canada is helping participants learn about themselves and connect with the great outdoors. Listen to the podcast >

11/2016: Outward Bound’s Veterans programs are profiled in the Globe and Mail’s list of services that exist outside the military to aid ill and wounded veterans. Read the article >

10/2016: Judy Lynne was honoured at this year's Kurt Hahn Award Dinner in Vancouver as a Community Champion. The Coast Reporter shared Judy's story and how she came to found the Neil Falkner Legacy. Read the article >

09/2016: Ottawa resident Leah Nord discusses her preparation to summit Mount Kilimanjaro and the motivation behind taking this journey with Outward Bound Canada’s Reach Beyond program. Read the article >

09/2016: Outdoor challenges including the Loran Scholars trip with Outward Bound Canada provide participants with the self-confidence, educators say, will come from conquering the elements while making new friends. Read the article >

08/2016: The impacts of our scholarships & bursaries program on students from Britannia Secondary in Vancouver are highlighted in this Vancouver Sun article (also included on

08/2016: New York Daily News looks at how summer programs empower youth from Success Academy by offering new ways to learn, including taking on the Rockies with Outward Bound Canada. Read the article >

05/2016: Elena Kataluk joined Outward Bound Canada on March's Reach Beyond expedition to Everest Base Camp, and is the first known Nunavummiut to reach the base camp. Read the article >

03/2016: The Coast Reporter shared information on this year's Neil Falkner Outward Bound legacy, and spoke with Neil's mother, Judy Lynne. Read the article >

02/2016: She Does The City chatted with Outward Bound Canada and Canadian Wildlife Federation's Toronto Region Coordinator Shannon Lyon in advance of her Winter Camping Workshop at Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works. Read the article >

02/2016: Our Reach Beyond Expeditions Coordinator Angus Murray spoke to the Orangeville Banner about his experience being the 50th Canadian to reach the top of Mount Everest. Read the article >