Author Archives: Katrina Clarke

About Katrina Clarke

Katrina Clarke is a Toronto- and Vancouver-based freelance reporter. Her work appears in the National Post, the Toronto Star, CBC Life and J-Source. Reach her at katrina.clarke24@gmail.com or on Twitter at @KatrinaAClarke.

Guided mountain bike trips in B.C. break ground in adventure travel

Katrina Clarke| August 25, 2017 | Toronto Star SQUAMISH, B.C.—I’m flying down a loopy, “bermy” trail and putting my complete concentration on the path in front of me. My brain’s fear switch turns off, and I finally feel it — … Continue reading

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Forest bathing: A practice with roots in Japan gains a foothold in Canada

Katrina Clarke | August 9, 2017 | CBC Life When you enter a forest with Ronda Murdock, you introduce yourself to plants, you imagine your feet planting roots and you just might make friends with a tree. This is forest … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about August’s eclipse of a lifetime

Katrina Clarke | July 28, 2017 | CBC Life On the morning of August 21, a dark shadow will cross over North America. The temperature will drop, people will see stars and a fiery halo will appear in the sky. … Continue reading

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We’ve got your summer adventure fix right here

Katrina Clarke | July 14 | CBC Life Camping…  in the snow… gave me a whole new appreciation for Canada’s beauty, and as you can imagine, for Mother Nature’s extremes. After a few beers on a warm Vancouver evening, I … Continue reading

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Women’s orgasms are even more fascinating than we fathomed

Katrina Clarke | July 6 |CBC Life Some women tense up, others moan and some… sneeze? The female orgasm is a complex physiological process that involves everything from muscle contractions to flushed skin to hormone release. And while most women’s … Continue reading

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Divorce selfies, conscious uncoupling and the rise of the amicable divorce

Katrina Clarke | July 5, 2017 | CBC Life Corinne Krepel-Bernatt and her then-husband, Adam, were in their 40s, together for half their lives, parents to two young kids, when they realized they were great friends but not in love. … Continue reading

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More millennial couples are opting to elope

Katrina Clarke | July 3, 2017 | CBC Life Kyle and Sara Locke said “I do” 16,000 kilometres from home on a beach in Bali, surrounded by zero family or friends. It was exactly what they wanted. As millennial brides … Continue reading

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Could these trends in period products mark the demise of tampons and pads?

Katrina Clarke | June 29, 2017 | CBC Life You know the scene: You’re going about your day, oblivious to what’s going on inside your uterus, and – bam. You got your period. Easing the woes of women on their … Continue reading

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Refugee causes face marketing challenges here in Canada, too, say experts

Katrina Clarke | June 20, 2017 | CBC Life Refugee crises are unfolding across the world, but chances are good that you’re not donating to help victims anywhere. The question is… why? The answer is a complex one; it involves … Continue reading

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Bike raves: BC’s phenomenal dance parties that take place on neon-lit wheels

Katrina Clarke | June 13, 2017 | CBC Life It’s late at night in a sleepy Vancouver neighbourhood when, in the distance, I see neon lights rolling toward me. “Bike rave!” someone shouts out as he cycles past, music blaring … Continue reading

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