Canadian National Parks

Eighteenth-Century Graves in Canada Threatened by Erosion

CAPE BRETON ISLAND, NOVA SCOTIA—<i>The Cape Breton Post</i> reports that a team of excavators led by Amy Scott of the University of New Brunswick and David …

Archaeology

Jasper mountain biker survives close call with a charging grizzly bear

<i>Warning: one instance of fairly understandable NSFW language.</i><p>While most wild animals are more afraid of us than we are of them, a major exception to …

Grizzly Bear

August 22 Letters: Where the buffalo roam, they get shot

BISON RUNRe: Bison bull euthanized after wandering away from Banff National Park. The headline should have read, “Bison bull killed because he was …

Canada

Education key to avoiding rip currents in P.E.I. waters: Parks Canada

Islanders and visitors alike should educate themselves about water safety before heading to the beach, said a spokeswoman for Parks Canada.<p>Arja …

Prince Edward Island

Calgary breaks record of total number of smoky hours

While the smoke Monday wasn’t enough to warrant another air quality advisory, Calgary did make history in breaking its all time record number of …

Canadian News

Engine failure appears to have caused Nahanni Butte plane crash, says investigator

The Transportation and Safety Board believes a plane crash last week in Nahanni Butte, Northwest Territories was caused by an engine failure.<p>"It …

Northwest Territories

Parks Canada moves second bison bull that wandered out of Banff National Park | The Star

BANFF, ALTA.—Parks Canada says a second bison bull that wandered out of Banff National Park has been captured and relocated to a paddock in southern …

National Parks

Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s legacy of golf in Canada

The Canadian Pacific Railway Co. has helped define the country’s golf landscape for well over a century. Since its founding in 1881, the firm has …

Golf

Plane was landing when fatal crash occurred, says aircraft owner

The Cessna 206 airplane involved in Thursday’s fatal accident that claimed the lives of three tourists was landing when it crashed near Nahanni …

Airplanes

Crypt Lake - Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta | Handstands Around the World handstandsaroundtheworld.blog | The Wordy Explorers

Another Canadian location that I am now totally intrigued by - so intrigued that I might even try to build up my hiking skills! #WordyExplorers …

National Parks

Quebec man drowns off P.E.I. beach

A 43-year-man from Quebec died Friday while swimming off Cavendish Beach on P.E.I.'s North Shore.<p>RCMP say the man had been swimming alone. The report …

National Parks

Rosedale rustic cabin

Rustic cabin reservations for 2018 begin on January 18 at 8am (Eastern time)<p><b>Reserve your rustic cabin!</b><br>1-877-RESERVE (737- 3783)<p>The rustic cabin is …

Travel (Canada)

BC Wildfire Update Monday: Concern grows near Burns Lake over use of firefighters

The residents of the south side of Francois Lake are asking for more help to fight the ongoing fire in their community.<p>Pam Herman has gone to her …

National Parks

Edmonton weather: Happily, nothing crazy to report

A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada.Monday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 9.5 C with a 3 km/h …

Weather

Parks Canada - Archives

For the Week of Monday, August 20, 2018<p>On August 20, 1869, trailblazing entrepreneur and police officer Katherine Ryan was born in Johnville, New …

Travel (Canada)

With more droughts predicted, province creates real-time tracker for well water

As the provincial government prepares for more droughts due to climate change, scientists are developing a real-time monitoring network for well …

Water

Family travel: From indoor kid-friendly themes to active, outdoor pursuits

Go hiking in Newfoundland or spend an American Girl weekend in Washington, D.C. -- vacation ideals for all kinds of families.

Family Travel

Body found near train tracks in Cochrane

Police are hoping the public might have information after the body of a man was found near the train tracks in Cochrane, Alta., on Monday …

Canada

History project reuniting Inuvialuit with artifacts of their ancestors

From a braided sealskin dog whip to a historic ulu, Inuvialuit across the Western Arctic have been reuniting with the artifacts of their ancestors.<p>As …

Aboriginal Canadians

Cessna in deadly N.W.T. crash was coming in for landing

The Cessna 206 that crashed Aug. 16 and killed three people was coming in for a landing on Little Doctor Lake, according to the Transportation Safety …

Northern Canada

This Famous Canadian Trail Is So Popular That It’s Actually Causing Major Issues That Could Cost Visitors

<b>While getting out in the fresh air is normally a good thing,</b> the popularity of one British Columbia trail is actually causing some issues for the …

British Columbia

Dreaded invasive fish makes its way into Kejimkujik Park

An invasive species of fish has been sighted for the first time at Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia, and officials are doing everything in …

Travel (Canada)

11 of the best places in the world to star gaze

The thing about living in London is there's rarely an opportunity to see the stars.<p>With light pollution and regular pollution, there is a permanent …

Lifestyle (UK)

PHOTOS: Photography Club Camp

The St. Albert Photography Club held their 6th annual camping trip to Elk Island National Park on the weekend. The club, which has approximately …

National Parks

What We’re Watching: How the “Albertan from Quebec” will be received in Halifax

<b>Tories descend on Halifax to talk policy, party politics at final pre-campaign convention</b><p>As trumpeted by the exclamation mark-festooned countdown …

Canada

Your park after dark!

Experience the night like never before<p>Seeing in the Dark<p><b>A magical night hike in a place where it truly gets dark</b><p>Explore the night in a place where it …

Hiking

8 amazing places to surf in Canada

When you think of Canada you think of ice skating, maple syrup and our obsession with apologizing. But what you may not expect of this amazing …

Lake Superior

Beautiful B.C. national and provincial parks

British Columbia is blessed with some of the most diverse and beautiful national and provincial parks in Canada. Here’s a look at a few</b> …

Hiking

Corbella: Parks Canada casts shadow on Sunshine Village resort

Every couple has quirky little traditions they share, and my husband and I are no exception. One includes the butchering of the Katrina & the Waves’ …

Parks Canada

Exploring the Top Attractions of Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park extends over part of the Rocky Mountains, adjoining both Banff and Kootenay National Parks. It encompasses some magnificent and …

National Parks