Outdoor recreation facing its own reckoning with diversity and inclusion, advocate says – CBC

British Columbia is renowned for its lush green forests and sparkling blue lakes, but there’s something else Judith Kasiama has noticed while exploring its trails: a whole lot of white. 

From advertising to trail names, the business of outdoor recreation has been criticized for falling short when it comes to representation and diversity and for a culture that has alienated women and people of colour.

Kasiama has been working to change that for the past three years after founding Colour the Trails, a group with a mission to inspire Black, Indigenous and people of colour to get out and enjoy the outdoors.

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