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May 20, 2016, 08:16 ET This Summer, Parks Canada Offers THE Perfect Getaway Just North of the Champlain Valley

 Parks Canada is proud to welcome visitors and boaters for a new exciting season at the historic sites and canals of the Richelieu Valley....


Jun 24, 2015, 10:30 ET Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area Receives Highest Level of Federal Protection

National Marine Conservation Area Legislation receives Royal Assent OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the...


Jun 24, 2015, 10:00 ET High-Arctic National Park Created on Bathurst Island

Legislation to create Qausuittuq National Park receives Royal Assent OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the...


Jun 19, 2015, 14:30 ET Harper Government announces major new investments on the Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario

QUINTE WEST, ON, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today...


Jun 19, 2015, 14:00 ET Statement from Minister Aglukkaq on Qausuittuq National Park

OTTAWA, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today issued...


Jun 16, 2015, 09:30 ET Harper Government Introduces Legislation to Protect High-Arctic Treasure on Bathurst Island

Qausuittuq National Park to be Canada's 45th National Park OTTAWA, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment...


Jun 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Harper Government Celebrates Canada Day with Free Admission at Parks Canada Sites

OTTAWA, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today invited...


Jun 09, 2015, 10:00 ET Parks and play - Let's get more kids outside and active!

Canadian Parks Council supports Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play released today OTTAWA, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Parks Council...


Jun 04, 2015, 09:30 ET National Conservation Plan in Action in Banff National Park

Parks Canada demonstrating world leadership in conservation and connecting Canadians BANFF NATIONAL PARK, AB, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Blake...


Jun 03, 2015, 09:00 ET 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay to shine bright at iconic Parks Canada sites

National Park and five National Historic Sites set to host the flame OTTAWA, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the...


Jun 02, 2015, 12:07 ET Harper Government introducing Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area Act

OTTAWA, June 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced...


Jun 01, 2015, 10:30 ET Harper Government announces significant new investments in Rideau Canal National Historic Site

SMITHS FALLS, ON, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, joined...


May 29, 2015, 11:29 ET Harper Government Announces Protection for Lighthouses

OTTAWA, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced...


May 15, 2015, 11:00 ET Harper Government Announces Parks Canada's 2015 Youth Ambassadors

Enabling a stronger connection to nature and history with Canadian youth OTTAWA, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of...


May 13, 2015, 15:30 ET Harper Government Unveils Pieces of History from HMS Erebus

Artefacts to be displayed at the Canadian Museum of History over Victoria Day Weekend OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of...


Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET Canada's Breathtaking Northern National Parks Unveiled on Google Maps

Some of Canada's most remote landscapes now featured on popular Google Street View OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq,...


Apr 17, 2015, 13:05 ET Harper-Regierung nutzt bahnbrechende kanadische Technik für erstmaliges Live-Video und eine Tour der HMS Erebus

Seine Exzellenz Tony Clement, Präsident der Schatzkammer, und Dr. Colin Carrie, Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär im Umweltministerium,...


Apr 17, 2015, 05:50 ET El Gobierno de Harper usa tecnología para proporcionar la primera emisión de video y un tour por el HMS Erebus

- El Gobierno de Harper usa una revolucionaria tecnología canadiense para proporcionar la primera emisión de video y un tour por el HMS...


Apr 16, 2015, 15:12 ET Le gouvernement Harper diffuse en direct des images vidéo et fait visiter le HMS Erebus grâce à la technologie de pointe canadienne

L'honorable Tony Clement, président du Conseil du Trésor et M. Colin Carrie, secrétaire parlementaire de la ministre de...


Apr 16, 2015, 14:04 ET Harper Government Uses Cutting Edge Canadian Technology to Provide First-Ever Live Video Feed and Tour of HMS Erebus

TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, and Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary...


Apr 09, 2015, 10:35 ET Harper Government Announces Winners of Canada's Coolest School Trip Contest!

Students will spend five unforgettable days exploring La Mauricie National Park and the historic sites of Québec City as VIPs HILLSBOROUGH,...


Mar 31, 2015, 16:42 ET Harper Government Announces Transfer of First Lands to Future Rouge National Urban Park in Toronto

Canada's first national urban park one step closer to becoming reality TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister...


Mar 17, 2015, 15:00 ET Harper Government Designates Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House as a National Historic Site of Canada

Rustic log buildings evoke the early days of tourism in Jasper National Park OTTAWA, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for...


Mar 13, 2015, 13:05 ET Harper Government announces new investments to Parks Canada sites across New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, joined...


Feb 24, 2015, 10:00 ET Harper Government Recognizes the National Historic Significance of Whitney Pier

Development of diverse ethnic community a defining Canadian moment OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - With more than 15 different ethnic and religious...