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Canada Is Gorgeous And These 20 National Parks Prove It

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Living

Oh, Canada, you're so beautiful.

Parks Canada Insults All Indigenous Actors With Film's Rejection

Emma Prestwich | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada Living
Emma Prestwich

Apparently the government agency had major concerns about seasoned Métis actor Tom Jackson's character when they found out he was indigenous. The agency said it has the right to refuse applications that don't fit its mandate. But what the heck is wrong with Jackson playing a mafia boss?

5 Ways To Celebrate Canada's 150th In The Great Outdoors

Marissa Schroder | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Living
Marissa Schroder

If ever there was a time to take a Canadian stay-cation and explore the Great White North, 2017 is it. From coast-to-coast Canadians will be celebrating Canada's sesquicentennial -- a grand party for our nation's 150th. And what better place to mark the celebration than in the great outdoors?

Conservationists Worried About Free Entry To Canada's Parks In 2017

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.02.2017 | Canada

There are concerns about how more tourists may affect the ecological integrity of some of the more popular parks.

Canadians Got Way Too Excited About Free National Parks Passes

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.04.2016 | Canada

Park passes will be free in 2017.

2nd Wolf Killed In Banff National Park

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

The three remaining wolves in the pack are doing well.

Missing Calgary Boy's Body Found In Yoho National Park

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Alberta

A search team recovered his body downstream from where he fell in.

Calgary Boy Who Fell Into B.C. River Is Now Missing Persons Case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Parks Canada is scaling back the recovery operation for the 11-year-old.

Secret Picturesque Locations In Toronto

Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living

There’s nothing better than hopping in your car and going for a joy ride to uncover the unexpected gems of your city. From the shores at Ashbridges Bay to the wildlife at Humber Bay Park, Toronto is full of hidden havens.

Calgary Boy Missing After Falling Into B.C. River

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Two boys fell into the river, but the group was only quick enough to rescue one.

Parks Canada Endangering Very Ecosystems It Must Protect: Report

CBC | Susan Lunn, CBC News | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Politics

Parks Canada is breaking its own legislation and endangering the very ecosystems it is supposed to protect, according to a report from the Canadian Pa...

The Trudeaus Take Up A Paddle For Rouge River Fundraiser

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada

The federal government recently announced changes that would give Rouge Park more ecosystems protections.

Canada Rocked April Fools 2016

David Leonhardt | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

We Canadians love our April Fools pranks. By "we Canadians", I don't mean just my daughters. The best Canadian prank I saw was Huffington Post Canada's. And I am not saying that only as a suck-up to get this article approved faster by the editors.

P.E.I. Park Honours Man Who Wanted Aboriginals Killed: Mi'kmaq Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada

John Joe Sark has sent a letter to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, asking for the park's name to be changed.

Federal Government Pulls Support For Mother Canada Monument

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2017 | Canada

The 24-metre statue depicts a doleful woman with her arms outstretched toward Europe.

Canada's National Parks Hit By Record Number Of Wildfires In 2015

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada

Most of the damage in 2015 occurred in a single park.

Canada To Waive National Park Entry Fees In 2017

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

Outdoor lovers, rejoice.

The Beauty Of Fall In Canada's Most Gorgeous Parks

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Living

OH, Canada!

Searchers Scour B.C. Park For Missing Calgary Teen

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Mounties say a 19-year-old was hiking at the 100-metre Twin Falls near the head of the Yoho River.

Parks Canada Wants Public To Report Tourists Who Feed Wildlife

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Alberta

Parks Canada is encouraging people to use their smart phones to record license plate numbers and images of people feeding wildlife.

Jasper Wildfire Now Under Control: Official

CP | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

Crews continue to look for and extinguish hot spots.

Canada Protecting Environment At Rate Below Global Average: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Politics

"We have one of the best opportunities left in the world to protect large natural areas."

Former Officials Protest Proposed Lake Louise Developments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2016 | 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 06.16.2016 | 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!