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Jennifer Haddow on how reconnecting with nature saved her life 

Episode 5

The owner of Wild Women Expeditions talks about the power of nature and the company of other women

  • May 15, 2024
Jennifer Haddow, owner of Wild Women Expeditions in Japan. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Haddow)
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On this episode of Here & There, we delve into the extraordinary journey of Jennifer Haddow. From the bustling streets of downtown Toronto to the serene shores of Georgian Bay and finally, to the top of the world, Haddow’s life has been a testament to the transformative power of nature and the strength of female companionship. 

Haddow’s story almost defies belief. Today, the owner of Wild Women Expeditions runs trips guided by women, for women, both in Canada and around the world — and along the way, her company has won accolades globally for her vanguard role in sustainable, transformative travel. Haddow wants women to reconnect with nature, and not just because it’s a pleasant thing to do on holiday. For Haddow, finding her way back to the natural world was quite literally the difference between life and death. Award-winning producer and confirmed “city-girl,” Lia Grainger takes us to the shores of Georgian Bay, Ont., to test Jennifer’s assumptions and learn more about her dramatic story.

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