Kejimkujik National Park Management Plan presented in Canada’s Parliament

Parks Canada, the national agency responsible for preserving and promoting Canada’s national parks, has recently tabled a new management plan for Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site in Nova Scotia, according to a news release. The management plan, which is reviewed every ten years, is a requirement under the Canada National Parks Act and […]

Canada Parliament To Review New Cape Breton Highlands National Park Management Plan

National parks provide a way of exploring, learning, and connecting to nature.  Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and has taken actions to safeguard national parks and national marine conservation areas and help preserve threatened species. A management strategy to oversee Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia) was last week introduced in […]

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks to Hold Public Info Session for Carters Beach

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks (Canada) is inviting the public to learn about the province’s future plans for Carters Beach.  In a public event posted on Facebook, Nova Scotia Provincial Parks said that the province intends to designate Carters Beach as a provincial park.  “While the designation process continues, a management plan for the park is […]

Two Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Set To Reopen After Hurricane Fiona

Two provincial parks in Nova Scotia that suffered damage and closed due to Hurricane Fiona are set to reopen soon. Department of Natural Resources and Renewables (DNRR) Communications Spokesperson Erin Lynch said that Oakfield Provincial Park was recently reopened. Meanwhile, Laurie Provincial Park in Grand Lake is set to partially reopen tomorrow, October 5. “The […]

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks to Close Ahead of Hurricane Fiona’s Landfall

Ahead of hurricane Fiona’s landfall, all Nova Scotia (Canada) provincial campgrounds, beaches, and day-use parks, as well as provincial hiking and ATV trails, will close at noon today, Friday. According to the Nova Scotia Provincial Parks website, campers who have made campsite reservations will be notified by the parks reservation agency to arrange a full […]

New, Modernized Tourism Offerings Coming to Eastern Nova Scotia

The pandemic significantly impacted Canada’s tourism industry, this is the reason why the Canadian government continuously helps tourism businesses recover and position the industry for strong future growth.  Earlier this week, Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso, announced total […]

Nova Scotia Commits to Protect More Nature, Stop Biodiversity Loss

Conserving and restoring nature is crucial in the fight against climate change, protecting biodiversity and species at risk and ensuring a robust and sustainable economy. On Thursday, August 18, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, together with the Nova Scotia Minister of Environment and […]

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Visitor Numbers Bouncing Back

Summer isn’t quite over yet. However, early data suggest that visitor numbers are returning to normal at Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia). As per Parks Canada, around 133,000 people visited the park between May and July. That’s just 11,000  people shy of the numbers from 2019 for the same time. Kelly Deveaux, superintendent […]

Kejimkujik National Park New Solar Installation to Save CA$30K in Power Costs

Announced by Parks Canada in 2021, an impressive solar array installation in Kejimkujik National Park (Nova Scotia, Canada) has now been completed. According to a report, it is anticipated that the solar panel will be able to produce enough power to meet the electrical needs of campground visitors. Jennifer Eaton, a volunteer coordinator from Kejimkujik […]

After Two Years of Hiatus, Canada Parks Day Returns

Following a two-year hiatus, Canada Parks Day is returning this Saturday, July 16.  According to Nova Scotia’s website, Canada Parks Day activities at federal, provincial, and municipal parks provide opportunities for families to have fun and learn new things about parks and historical sites, the value of ecosystems, and protecting habitat. Events at provincial parks […]