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Aug 12, 2014, 13:00 ET

Harper Government Formally Protects Ukkusiksalik National Park

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, today announced...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:00 ET

Parks Canada and Google continue their trek to capture stunning panoramic images in Canada's North

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - This summer, Parks Canada and Google are continuing their adventure to...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada Commemorates the Deportation of the Inhabitants of Île Saint-Jean as an Event of National Historic Significance

Commemoration ceremony remembers the Acadian people who helped shape the culture of the Island ROCKY POINT, PE, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf...

Jul 23, 2014, 16:08 ET

Residents Celebrate Red Bay's World Heritage Site Designation During Town's Come-Home-Year

RED BAY, NL, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Residents of Red Bay, Labrador and the surrounding Labrador Straits region watched on today during a formal...

Jul 19, 2014, 06:00 ET

Join in the Parks Day Celebrations - Come celebrate with Parks Canada on July 19!

OTTAWA, July 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, is inviting...

Jul 18, 2014, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Opportunity - Parks Canada's Youth Ambassadors help you discover our country's treasures on Canada Parks Day/

OTTAWA, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - With Canada Parks Day coming, Saturday July 19, we offer you a special opportunity to interview Parks...

Jul 17, 2014, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Opportunity - Parks Canada's Youth Ambassadors help you discover our country's treasures on Canada Parks Day/

OTTAWA, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - With Canada Parks Day coming, Saturday July 19, we offer you a special opportunity to interview Parks...

Jul 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Media Opportunity - Parks Canada's Youth Ambassadors help you discover our country's treasures on Canada Parks Day

OTTAWA, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - With Canada Parks Day coming, Saturday July 19, we offer you a special opportunity to interview Parks...

Jul 02, 2014, 09:49 ET

Minister Aglukkaq Announces Parks Canada Participants in Students on Ice

Unique partnership helping to connect Canadians to nature OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the...

Jul 01, 2014, 14:30 ET

Charlotte Small Celebrated as a National Historic Person

Acclaimed wife, mother, explorer and Métis daughter of the fur trade honoured with commemorative plaque at special ceremony Rocky...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:01 ET

Harper Government Celebrates Canada Day with Free Admission at Parks Canada Sites

Connect with nature and rediscover history at national parks and national historic sites across the country OTTAWA, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Today,...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Parks Canada Sites in the North Coming to Google Maps

Parks Canada's own team members to collect Northern and remote images for Street View Project OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona...

Jun 21, 2014, 13:30 ET

The Government of Canada Begins Public Consultations on Rouge National Urban Park's draft Management Plan

Official launch of public consultations immediately follows tabling of historic legislation creating Canada's first national urban park TORONTO,...

Jun 20, 2014, 14:08 ET

Minister Aglukkaq Announces 2014 Search for Franklin Expedition

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW...

Jun 16, 2014, 15:30 ET

Harper Government Celebrates Historic Rouge National Urban Park Act

Canada's first national urban park, the Rouge National Urban Park in the Greater Toronto Area to offer unprecedented opportunities for Canadians...

Jun 13, 2014, 14:40 ET

Harper Government Introduces Historic Rouge National Urban Park Act

Canada's first urban national park, the Rouge National Urban Park in the Greater Toronto Area to offer unprecedented opportunities for Canadians...

Jan 17, 2014, 13:00 ET

Brian L. MacDonald Appointed to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

Specialist in Aboriginal issues will represent the Yukon OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of...

Jan 13, 2014, 13:00 ET

Another Two Important Heritage Lighthouses Protected in British Columbia

Active Pass and Estevan Point Lighthouses Designated under Heritage Lighthouse Legislation OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister...

Jan 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

Lighthouse at Heart of a Bloody Battle Protected - Windmill Point Lighthouse Designated under Heritage Lighthouse Legislation

PRESCOTT, ON, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today...

Dec 27, 2013, 11:00 ET

Province House Ready to Shine For 2014

CHARLOTTETOWN, Dec. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Parks Canada is ready to ring in 2014 and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference at...