Parks Canada

Former Officials Protest Proposed Lake Louise Developments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Several former Parks Canada officials want the federal government to put the brakes on proposed new development guidelines for a ski resort in one of Canada's best-loved parks.

Plans For Banff Ski Hill A Cause For Concern

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

Parks Canada is rushing through new guidelines that would allow too much development at a ski hill in Banff National Park, an environmental group said...

'Scat Seekers' Wanted To Collect Bear Poop In Jasper

The Huffington Post Alberta | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Don't all jump at once!

Wolves Attack Dogs On Vancouver Island

CBC | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Two dogs are injured and another is missing after a series of wolf attacks near Ucluelet, B.C. On Tuesday morning, a pair of wolves attacked two dog...

Canadian Military Continues Longest Mission -- Against Avalanches

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It's a never-ending war that the Canadian Forces has no hope of winning.

Aglukkaq Says Parks Canada's Budget Has Grown. But Has It Really?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Politics

A 26 per cent increase? Not quite.

Volunteers Help Keep National Parks In Shipshape Amid Budget Cuts

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - When Stephen Harper drove a snowmobile last week near Quebec City to highlight millions in equipment grants given to private clubs, a differe...

Um.. What Is Going On In This Parks Canada Video?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Parks Canada does a great job producing YouTube video to educate the world about the wildlife found in Alberta's national parks. But its latest vi...

First Signs Of Human Life In Canada May Be Here

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers using a robotic underwater vehicle off British Columbia's northern coast believe they may have found the earliest evidence of ...

The Problem With High Turnover in Canada's Dept. of the Environment

John McKay | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada Politics
John McKay

Frequent turnover at the head of a Department in the Public Service, sometimes referred to as Canada's Permanent Government, is almost never a good sign. It is often indicative of some serious friction at the highest level which almost inevitably reverberates throughout the department. It is therefore concerning but not surprising that Michael Martin is just the latest Deputy Minister at the Department of the Environment.

LOOK: Bear Selfie And Other Photos Alberta Animals Took Themselves

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

A trip to one of Alberta's national parks is often an opportunity to see wildlife, but it's never a guarantee. The animals can be elusive, and are...


The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's unlikely that you'll ever think of "dancing bears" the same way again. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (...

Parks Canada Launches Clothing Line

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Style

"This land is your brand." That's Parks Canada's slogan for a new clothing line that was officially launched on Wednesday. With it, the federal ...

Dark Days For Canada's Parks: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An environmental group says its annual review of the state of Canada's parks has left it worried.The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society sa...

LOOK: Un-bear-ably Adorable Triplets

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Triplet black bear cubs were spotted with their mom recently in Waterton Lakes National Park, and the photos are some of the cutest we've seen. Ac...

LOOK: Elusive Wildlife Moments Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

A trip to one of Alberta's national parks is often an opportunity to see wildlife, but it's never a guarantee. The animals can be elusive, and are...

Parks Canada Makes Disconnecting Even Tougher

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Travel

If a tree falls down in one of Canada's national parks and no one's around to hear it, does it make a sound? Probably not. But now imagine if i...

Canadians Care About Protected Parklands

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Travel
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Tourism in Canada is highly dependent on our parks and conservation areas. We would even go as far to say that our protected parks and conservation areas in Canada are the foundation of a successful future in tourism for Canada.

How Google Wants You To See Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Travel

If you're searching for a way to see Canada without leaving your desk, Google has the answer. The search engine giant has partnered with Parks Cana...

Second Strike For Island Rats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

GWAII HAANAS, B.C. - Parks Canada has completed a second air drop of rat poison on two islands in Gwaii Haanas national park, in an effort to restore ...

Parks Canada's New Free Service

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

BANFF, Alta. - Parks Canada is trying to ease traffic congestion in the Alberta Rockies this fall.It’s offering a new, free shuttle bus service for ...

Avalanche Fears Spark Warning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Parks Canada has issued a moderate avalanche warning for Banff, Kootenay and Yoho national parks.Experts say below-normal tempera...

Harper's Communications Unit Bigfoots Parks Canada

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - You might say Parks Canada got mauled by Bigfoot.Internal documents show the prime minister's department micro-managed a media event staged b...

WATCH: Impossibly Cute Banff Lynx Mom And Kitten

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

A Banff lynx and her kitten drew the attention of guests and Parks Canada staff after the mother became fascinated with her own reflection in a window...

Do Parks Canada Cuts Make Sense?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal NDP says cuts to winter services at national parks are out of step with the mandate of Parks Canada to increase exposure to the c...