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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...


Mar 05, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada Appoints Two Outstanding Canadians to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

OTTAWA, March 5, 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...


Feb 18, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Join Minister McKenna at Winterlude for a Family Day public skate on the Rideau Canal/

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, will...


Feb 15, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Join Minister McKenna at Winterlude for a Family Day public skate on the Rideau Canal

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, will...


Feb 11, 2019, 10:15 ET Government of Canada increases protection for Sable Island National Park Reserve

Funding will help protect and restore the island's sensitive ecosystems HALIFAX, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's national parks play a critical role in shaping our national identity, protecting nature ...


Feb 11, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding funding for Sable Island National Park Reserve/

HALIFAX, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make a funding announcement for...


Feb 08, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding funding for Sable Island National Park Reserve

HALIFAX, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make a funding announcement for...


Feb 01, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada, Indigenous Groups and Partners Finalize Action Plan to protect Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

Action Plan to protect Wood Buffalo submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working with Canadians to ensure the ongoing protection of...


Jan 30, 2019, 13:00 ET Canadians invited to help shape the future of national parks in the Rocky Mountain region

Public input will help guide Parks Canada priorities CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada places belong to all Canadians. They represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell the...


Jan 25, 2019, 11:15 ET Government of Canada invests in Waterton Lakes National Park Post-Kenow Wildfire Recovery

Funding will assist recovery from wildfire damages and ensure continued high-quality visitor experiences CALGARY, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada places represent the very best that Canada has to...


Jan 25, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding funding for Waterton Lakes National Park/

CALGARY, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will make a funding announcement for Waterton Lakes National Park. He will make the announcement on...


Jan 24, 2019, 15:49 ET Update - Media advisory - The Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding funding for Waterton Lakes National Park

Please note that the location of the event has changed CALGARY, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will make a funding announcement for Waterton...


Jan 24, 2019, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding funding for Waterton Lakes National Park

CALGARY, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will make a funding announcement for Waterton Lakes National Park. He will make the announcement on...


Jan 23, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada to reallocate funds identified for Icefields Trail project in Jasper National Park

CALGARY, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and restoring our national parks. Canada's national parks play a critical role in shaping our national identity,...


Jan 17, 2019, 11:59 ET Rouge National Urban Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

First ever management plan for the Rouge prioritizes conservation and connects Canadians to nature, heritage and agriculture in the GTA TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Rouge National Urban Park...


Jan 15, 2019, 10:49 ET Parks Canada announces fee adjustments for 2020

Agency also launches public consultation on fees for optional value-added programs and services OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love to spend time in the outdoors, exploring nature and...


Dec 11, 2018, 13:00 ET Working together for a national park reserve in South Okanagan-Similkameen

PENTICTON, KELOWNA and OSOYOOS, BC, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The South Okanagan-Similkameen region teems with an amazing diversity of species-- from prickly pear cactus, badgers, bighorn sheep, to...


Dec 11, 2018, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media availability on launch of public consultation on the proposed national park reserve in the South

SYILX NATION, BC, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the governments of Canada, British Columbia and the Syilx/Okanagan Nation launched a public consultation on the proposed national park reserve in the...


Dec 10, 2018, 17:59 ET Media Advisory - Media availability on launch of public consultation on the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

SYILX NATION, BC, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the governments of Canada, British Columbia and the Syilx/Okanagan Nation launched a public consultation on the proposed national park reserve in the...


Dec 10, 2018, 17:37 ET Public consultation launches on proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

Partners seeking input on final boundary of national park reserve and management of land SYILX NATION, BC, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Nature inspires Canadians. The wonders of our diverse landscapes,...


Dec 04, 2018, 16:12 ET Statement - Important milestone reached for Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area

Agreement in Principle outlines key elements of future Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement IQALUIT, NU, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians know that protecting our natural heritage is essential to our...


Nov 19, 2018, 16:01 ET Haida Nation and Government of Canada announce Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management Plan

Innovative plan will protect Gwaii Haanas for future generations HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE, HAIDA GWAII, BC, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Gina 'Waadluxan KilGuhlGa Land-Sea-People Management Plan for Gwaii...


Oct 31, 2018, 10:00 ET Government of Canada and China renew joint commitment to protecting nature

Minister McKenna visits Giant Panda National Park to announce twinning agreement with Jasper and Elk National Parks, as part of renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the two nations CHENGDU,...


Oct 26, 2018, 09:39 ET "Let's Talk Sable Island!" - Public consultations will help shape Sable Island National Park Reserve's first management plan

HALIFAX, Oct. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Parks Canada brings Canadians closer to nature and lets them discover our country's natural beauty. By preserving our country's iconic natural landscapes we can...