Parks Canada

Canada Rocked April Fools 2016

David Leonhardt | Posted 04.04.2016 | 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 02.08.2016 | 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 02.05.2016 | 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 01.11.2016 | 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 01.07.2016 | 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 09.14.2015 | 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 07.23.2015 | 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 07.21.2015 | 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 06.19.2015 | 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...

Bear-Chicka-BOW-WOW!

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. Post by Jasper National Park. Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On ...

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...