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Jun 21, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Government of Canada commemorates Rear-Admiral Walter Hose, of Windsor, among its Hometown Heroes/

WINDSOR, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, will participate in a commemorative ceremony to pay tribute to First World War veteran and former...


Jun 20, 2019, 11:34 ET Canada Announces New National Historic Designations

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's national historic people, places, and events reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:18 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada commemorates Rear-Admiral Walter Hose, of Windsor, among its Hometown Heroes

WINDSOR, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, will participate in a commemorative ceremony to pay tribute to First World War veteran and former...


Jun 19, 2019, 13:18 ET Parks Canada announces new Framework for History and Commemoration

Framework will lead to more diverse and inclusive stories at Parks Canada's places and a broader array of national historic designations OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada places reflect the...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McKenna and the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin mark 100 years of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. To highlight this milestone, a national symposium will be held in Ottawa to...


Jun 18, 2019, 17:07 ET Media Advisory - Minister McKenna and the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin mark 100 years of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. To highlight this milestone, a national symposium will be held in Ottawa to...


Jun 15, 2019, 14:21 ET Rouge National Urban Park, nearly 95% complete, becomes North America's largest urban park

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority transfers 18.5 km2 of land to Parks Canada for Rouge National Urban Park TORONTO, June 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Nature is central to our identity as Canadians. Even...


Jun 14, 2019, 18:32 ET Parks Canada responds to draft decision on the state of conservation of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Parks Canada issued the following statement on the release of the draft decision for the World Heritage Committee on the state of conservation of Wood Buffalo...


Jun 13, 2019, 10:37 ET Government of Canada Announces New Heritage Lighthouse Designations

Lighthouses on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia protected under the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of...


May 27, 2019, 13:02 ET Canada installs world's largest Avalanche Detection Network

Federal infrastructure advances avalanche safety in Glacier National Park ROGERS PASS, BC, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's national parks and national historic sites belong to all Canadians and tell...


May 24, 2019, 08:29 ET Government of Canada invests $4.2 million in Gros Morne National Park

Federal investments restore biodiversity, upgrade visitor facilities, and support local economy ROCKY HARBOUR, NL, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Gros Morne's towering cliffs, dramatic fjord valleys, glacial...


May 21, 2019, 16:00 ET Government of Canada commemorates Reader Rock Garden as National Historic Site

Garden was built by former Calgary Parks Superintendent William Roland Reader in 1913 CALGARY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Admired for its beauty and botanical diversity, Reader Rock Garden was considered...


May 21, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Recognize Reader Rock Garden as Place of Historical Significance/

CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate Reader Rock ...


May 20, 2019, 16:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Recognize Reader Rock Garden as Place of Historical Significance/

CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate Reader Rock ...


May 17, 2019, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Recognize Reader Rock Garden as Place of Historical Significance

CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate Reader Rock ...


May 17, 2019, 10:45 ET Ministers McKenna and Duclos kick-off Parks Canada's 2019 visitor season by announcing zero-emission vehicle charging stations at Parks Canada places

QUÉBEC, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Whether you're looking for adventure, fun science activities for the whole family, a chance to explore history, or a break from the everyday, Parks Canada has 450 000 km² ...


May 17, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McKenna and Minister Duclos will make an announcement regarding zero-emission vehicle charging and

QUÉBEC CITY, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos,...


May 16, 2019, 17:09 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada Celebrates Hometown Heroes at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

VICTORIA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Accessibility and Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and...


May 16, 2019, 15:34 ET Media Advisory - Minister McKenna and Minister Duclos will make an announcement regarding zero-emission vehicle charging and refuelling stations at

QUÉBEC CITY, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos,...


May 14, 2019, 12:01 ET Government of Canada Appoints Outstanding Canadian to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is connecting Canadians to the significant people, places, and events that have shaped our country. Today, the Minister of Environment and...


May 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada Signs New Twinning Arrangement with Government of Ireland

Terra Nova National Park and Signal Hill National Historic Site will be Twinned with Connemara National Park and the Marconi Station in Ireland GATINEAU, QC, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - On the eastern...


Apr 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada and Inuit Heritage Trust Sign Franklin Artifact Memorandum of Understanding

Jointly-owned artifacts from HMS Erebus and HMS Terror will be protected and shared for the benefit of Inuit and all Canadians OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - In 2018, the United Kingdom gifted Canada ...


Apr 10, 2019, 14:45 ET Grade 5, 6 and 7 class from Khàtìnas.àxh Community School wins Canada's Coolest School Trip

Students from Teslin, Yukon win opportunity of a lifetime to discover Parks Canada's places in Manitoba this summer OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada Agency - Today, Parks Canada's...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:00 ET Opportunity for Canadians to help shape the way history is shared at Parks Canada places

Public input will help ensure broader, more inclusive stories at Canada's heritage places OTTAWA, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada places belong to all Canadians and tell the stories of who we...


Mar 07, 2019, 14:54 ET Government of Canada Commemorates Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas as a Person of National Historic Significance

A much-admired political figure, Tommy Douglas laid the foundations for a national medicare program REGINA, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas is an icon associated with the...