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We might be a young country, but as a destination, we have many offerings for tourists.
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As most adventurers are already aware, Parks Canada is offering free admission to all Canadian national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas to celebrate the Great White North's 150th anniversary. These four often overlooked national parks fall under most people's travel radar, making them ideal places to adventure, discover wildlife and experience Canada's unrivaled natural beauty this summer.
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Admission to Canada's national parks is free in 2017, and it's time to start taking advantage. Parks Canada is offering free 2017 Discover Passes to commemorate the Great White North's 150th anniversary, and that means you gain admission-free access to all of the country's historic sites, marine conservation areas and national parks.
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Oh, Canada, you're so beautiful.
There are concerns about how more tourists may affect the ecological integrity of some of the more popular parks.
Park passes will be free in 2017.
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The Great White North is home to some of the world's most dramatic mountain peaks, tranquil lakes, soothing waterfalls and iconic national parks. The following five destinations will send you into some of our country's most picture-perfect scenery while you enjoy one of Canada's favourite pastimes -- camping.
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August 25 marks 100 years of America's National Park Service. With this auspicious centennial upon us, it's the summer to celebrate outdoor adventure. What better way to usher in the second century of America's National Parks than by getting fit with your pet at your side?
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We all know many reasons not to eat meat: because of cruelty to animals, particularly within the industrial farming production system, or human health reasons due to chemicals, growth stimulants, herb...
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From the rocky mountains of British Columbia to the sandy shores of Prince Edward Island, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners have conserved 2.8 million Canadian acres (more than 1.1 million hectares) for the benefit of our children and grandchildren. So why not visit some of them this summer?
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The Rouge River and Valley ecosystem is surrounded by more than 100 square kilometres of publicly owned Greenbelt lands in an unusual location -- next to one of Canada's most-urbanized areas. The Rouge is home to sensitive forest and wetland areas, and more than 1,700 species of plants and animals.
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Canada is famous for its national parks. The following four Canadian national parks will wow you with picture-perfect swimming holes, rare wildlife sightings, freshwater fjords, glaciers and wide open vistas without another soul in sight.
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Ideal hiking weather, warmer water temperatures, and longer days make summer the best time of year to visit Canada's favourite national parks. However, the Great White North is home to more than 40 national parks, which makes it seem impossible to choose just a handful for your summer adventures.
Canada's greatest contribution to sustaining our planet's biodiversity and ecological services may very well be our abundance. From some of the world's largest intact forests and wetlands, to wild northern rivers, to spectacles of bird and mammal migrations, Canada is one of only a handful of countries with true wilderness and wild spaces remaining.