I have lived and worked in some incredible cities around the world, but am grateful to be able to call Vancouver home.
In an effort to give back to this amazing city, I regularly support the following organisations in addition to volunteering time to amateur sport and grade-school education.
Supporting an environmental charity was particularly important to me given that Vancouver's renowned parks and green spaces are something that all residents here can enjoy – whether up close and personal or from afar. I know that my son and I most certainly do.
And speaking of my son, the Terry Fox Foundation run is an event he has participated in for 5 years now with the most recent event occurring while he was combating cancer himself. To date he has raised over $40,000 to help fund cancer research in Vancouver and across Canada.
"Healthy parks = healthy people + strong communities.
Our regional parks enrich our quality of life and play an important role in defining our region. The pristine wild spaces that we have chosen to protect make Metro Vancouver the envy of the world.
The Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Foundation works to make our park system the best that it can be, for now and for future generations."