After years of isolation and social distancing, the pandemic has caused us to reimagine ways of being together in community safely. In order to reconnect with one another, the Calgary Chapter of the Council of Canadians will be holding a series of nature walks to allow us to reconnect outdoors. In stressful and uncertain times, the most basic thing we can do is get to know our communities and the values we hold in common, and to share our concerns and hopes for the future. That’s why we chose this theme: Walk for Community. We plan to walk in small groups to facilitate more intimate conversations, then gather as a larger group and discuss what came up for us.
The first Walk for Community meets at North Glenmore Park on October 15th, from 1:00 to 3:00. People from all areas of Calgary are invited. Dress for the weather and bring a travel mug of your favourite hot beverage. We hope to see you out there!
Being together in nature helps us get to know one another and the environment we share, and we plan to hold more nature walks in the future. If you have an idea for the location of our next walk, let us know.