Media advisory - Minister McKenna to officially open Qausuittuq National Park

RESOLUTE, NU, Aug. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, accompanied by P.J. Akeeagok, President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, will take part in a special ceremony to celebrate the official opening of Qausuittuq National Park.

The official opening will happen on the beach if weather permits and will be moved inside the Community Hall of Resolute in case of inclement weather. If you plan on covering this event in-person, please contact Marie-Andrée Vaillancourt at 867-975-4680 or by email at

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:


August 10, 2017


2:00 p.m.


Resolute, Nunavut


SOURCE Parks Canada

For further information: Information and RSVP: Marie-Pascale Des Rosiers, Office of the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, 613-462-5473,; Marie-Andrée Vaillancourt, A / External Relations Manager, Nunavut Field Unit, Parks Canada Agency, 867-975-4680,; Media Relations, Parks Canada Agency, 855-862-1812,


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