Every year, we issue an Accountability Report that captures how we did against our sustainable business targets, which address every area of our business: product design, sourcing and manufacturing, operations, employees, members, financials, and governance.
On a recent hike to BC’s Flathead Valley a group of teens and I saw the raw power of nature in action. Our trip was part of Wildsight’s Go Wild! Program, which aims to connect teens to wilderness areas and to get them to understand conservation issues. The MEC/ACMG Adventure Access Program helps makes this program possible. – Story by Jenny Meens
Since 1970, people around the world celebrate April 22 as Earth Day – 24 hours set aside to revel in the greatness that is nature. This year, as part of their “A billion acts of green” campaign, the Earth Day Network is asking you to commit to an action to help improve your community. Our very own Poonghi Huliyappa has made a big commitment towards lightening MEC’s load on the planet.
Lindsay Telfer from the Canadian Freshwater Alliance shares how her family’s experiences outdoors have shaped her passion for keeping Canada’s waters swimmable, drinkable and fishable, and why she’s so excited about a new partnership with MEC.
So you’re out backcountry skiing and spot recent avalanche debris. What do you do? Well, now you can snap a photo from a safe location and send it in to the Canadian Avalanche Centre, along with the location and a quick description. We asked the CAC to fill us in on their new Mobile Observer Network, and what this means for you.Read more…
When your entire identity is wrapped up in being a pair, being single can be tough. That’s why in 2010, Jerome Perreault, a former Inventory Team Leader at our Vancouver store, formalized an online singles party, billed as “your shoe’s last best hope at finding its ‘sole’-mate.” Basically the Plenty of Fish of the shoe world. Read more…
The Snow Pentathlon interests you, but you’ve never done one; you’re not sure what to expect, and you wonder how to manage it? Understand that race management begins long before the day of the event. Read more…
You voted. We tallied. And the results are now in. We’re pumped to announce the winners of the MEC Dirt Search. Each winning organization receives $10,000 for trail improvement, and they have some big things planned.
Éric with his nieces Sofie and Katalina, who he is trying to introduce to nature.
We read a Salon article not long ago that reported “people don’t want to be associated with environmentalists” due to preconceptions that all environmentalists are out there chaining themselves to trees and staging protest rallies.