Canada Parks

The Secret Behind Nature Conservation in Canada

Dan Kraus | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Impact
Dan Kraus

There are many reasons why nature conservation is important. We live in a vast and diverse country with habitats and rare species that need our help if they are going to survive. Nature and nature conservation are an important part of our Canadian heritage and our identity.

Canada's Best Botanical Gardens, Arboretums, and Parks

Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living

Canada is a country of wide open spaces. That means a lot of green space (and ice, but we digress) for gardens, arboretums, and straight up dazzling n...

Is B.C. Actually Alberta With A Better PR Campaign?

Raphael Lopoukhine | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Raphael Lopoukhine

As the British Columbia government rides the wave of opposition to the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, the province gets to burnish its green credentials, but is B.C. actually Alberta with a better public relations campaign?

Tips To Stay Safe While Camping This Long Weekend

CP | Sarah Ratchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living

Mark Mosher loves going camping and hiking, but he never sets off on a journey without proper planning."The obvious thing is to let someone know where...

Nature Is the New Xanax

David Suzuki | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Over the past decade, researchers from diverse fields have realized what most of us know intuitively: Nature is good for our health and wellbeing. They have discovered countless links between time spent outdoors and cognitive, physical and emotional development.

Bet You Haven't Been Here!

Huffington Post Canada | Candice Walsh | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Travel

Most of us know the big names already, like Banff, Jasper, and Fundy. But did you know that Canada has 42 National Parks designated by Parks Canada? S...

National Park Plan Scrapped

CBC | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada

Parks Canada has abandoned its feasibility assessment, and is stepping away from plans to create a national park in the South Okanagan-Si...

Balancing Toronto's Books, But at What Cost?

Sen. Art Eggleton | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada
Sen. Art Eggleton

Making programs and services more efficient and effective is welcome, and that should help in reducing costs and better serving public needs, but it would be naïve to assume that efficiency alone could solve the deficit. Therefore cuts, and maybe tax or user fee increases, will have to be made.