Many international travelers feel Canada is one large outdoors park and for many Canadians the appreciation of access to Canada Parks is often overwhelming in the amount of choice. Within reach of most urban environments are variations of quick access to a variety of parks from Canada National Parks to designated conservation areas, Provincial Parks, Municipal Parks, Lakefront parks, beach parks and ski parks. Parks, Parks, Parks.
Canada in celebrating the 100 year Centennial of National Parks in 2011 with most celebrations taking place in rural areas across Canada from Newfoundland to British Columbia and Ontario to the Arctic. Many Canadian family vacations evolve around a park setting, be it a private RV park, or staying in a luxury hotel in a National or Provincial Park, or youth hostel on the edge of a Park. Parks in Canada cater to all age groups and provide a long list of superb outdoor recreation activities including trails, lakes, ski hills, cycling routes, canoe routes, beaches, campgrounds, wildlife viewing, fishing, and adventure.
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National Parks Day Free Admission July 16, 2011
One hundred activities – “100 for the Centennial” – will mark Parks Day in Parks Canada locations across the country.
Parks’ Day, Doors Open in all national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas managed by Parks Canada, featuring free entry, special events and fun for the whole family all across Canada. Also on Parks Day don't miss Parks Canada Celebrations in Montreal , Toronto and Vancouver, featuring free outdoor concerts and Parks Canada activities! Georgian Bay Islands National Park Pick
April - Global Significance Month at Parks Canada
Parks Canada has been a world leader in natural and cultural protection and presentation for the last 100 years. This month, we present you a number of areas where our work has shown to improve the global well-being of our planet.
Did you know that some of Parks Canada’s achievements have recently been recognized by the international community?
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Grisly facts (photo Banff National Park
Even without a hunt, iconic grizzly bear is in peril
Calgary Herald - A female grizzly uses a wildlife overpass to cross the Trans-Canada Highway near Banff in this photograph taken by parks staff using a remote sensor. ...The Alberta government has wisely suspended its grizzly hunt for another year. It needs to do much more, including limiting recreational motorized access to grizzly habitat on forestry and oil industry service roads. Book Alberta hotel
Welcome to adventure country - hiking, biking, rafting and riding ...
Daily Mail - UK
Canada's West offers less frenetic activities. Alberta is a land of saddles and spurs, where you can sample the cowboy life. Based in Banff National Park, ...With its staggering variety of terrain – sky-scraping mountains, jagged shoreline, rolling prairies, crystal lakes, rushing rivers – Canada's West is a natural playground. Its appeal to skiers – as home to over ten world-class resorts. See complete story.
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Parks Canada Supports Georgian Bay Water Festival
Georgian Bay festival for Ontario family fun "Just Add Water" May 27-29 in Honey Harbour Port Severn and Beausoleil Island part of Georgian Bay Island National Park. The celebration is for the centennial of Canada's National Park system Parks Canada. See more info on Honey Harbour-Port Severn
Beaches, Island, Forests Purchased
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All land purchases are consistent with the Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement. In instances where land is being purchased from a company that produces ...More on Nova Scotia Canada Book Nova Scotia Hotels
Vancouver Island First Nation to open ancient capital to public
Montreal Gazette - Judith Lavoie -
The band is working with Parks Canada to see how to best develop Kiixin as an ... The possibility of building a replica village on the beach to the north of ...More on British Columbia, Book British Columbia Hotels
Our national parks are the envy of the world - The Globe and Mail
18 Mar 2011 ... An appreciation of our underappreciated great outdoors to celebrate Parks Canada's May centenary....Today, Parks Canada protects 167 national historic sites, 42 national parks and four national marine conservation areas. It's one of the most extensive networks of protected sites in the world............
High Park Toronto Spring awakening at Grenadier Pond
Toronto Star - Jennifer Wells at Toronto's Famous Urban Park
The Star's Jennifer Wells has watched winter melt away from High Park's Grenadier Pond for more than a quarter century....
There is no sign of the British Grenadiers who would march from Fort York in exercise formation. Legend has it that troops fell through the ice one wintry day,
their bodies laid to rest in this watery grave............. Stay in Toronto and explore the High Park Neigborhood. Book Toronto Hotels
Canada’s National Parks New Book Celebrates Centennial
Parks Canada and Canopy are proud to announce a beautiful new commemorative book, Canada’s National Parks: A Celebration, to mark the 125th anniversary of national parks in Canada and the upcoming 2011 centennial of Parks Canada as the world’s first national parks service. Featuring more than 200 pages of colour photographs, this impressive hardcover captures the essence of each of Canada’s national parks – all 42 of them – bringing together in one volume the work of some of the country’s most respected contemporary landscape photographers, accompanied by locator maps, concise descriptions of each park, and some memorable historic images of park visitors over the last century.
Ministry of Natural Resources | Toronto Sportsmen's Show
Ontario Parks at Toronto Sportsman Show
The Toronto Sportsmen's Show welcomes back the Ontario government. ... Rabies Research and Development and Fish Culture), Ontario Parks, and the Ministry of ...
Q&A: Joel McConvey of the National Parks Project
National Post (blog) -
Joel McConvey, 31, is one of three producers behind the National Parks Project, a 13-part documentary series that pairs Canadian filmmakers and artists ...Joel McConvey, 31, is one of three producers behind the National Parks Project, a 13-part documentary series that pairs Canadian filmmakers and artists together across the country to improvise in each province’s most beautiful parks.
ROYAL CANADIAN MINT | PARKS CANADA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IS A ...
4 Jan 2011 ... PARKS CANADA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IS A NATURAL CHOICE FOR ROYAL . The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that its first collector coin of the year, the 2011 Silver Dollar, is dedicated to celebrating the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada. This flagship of the Mint's annual collector coin program honours Canada's "grandparents of green" who, a century ago, made it their mission to preserve Canada's natural beauty for the enjoyment of future generations. By creating the world's first national parks system, Nature conservation is a prized Canadian value and inspired countries around the world to protect their unique wilderness regions. This exciting new Silver Dollar is available in a Proof and.......