Nova Scotia Enforces Forest Activity Ban as Wildfires Ravage Thousands of Hectares and Threaten Communities

Nova Scotia (Canada) Premier Tim Houston has announced a ban on all forest activities including hiking, camping, fishing, use of off-highway vehicles, forestry, hunting, and more as wildfires continue to cause extensive damage across the province.  As of Tuesday, the wildfires have affected more than 10,300 hectares in size, prompting concerns among officials.  Preliminary estimates […]

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Open for Victoria Day Weekend

As the Victoria Day weekend approaches, several camping and day-use parks in Nova Scotia (Canada) will open today, Friday, May 19.  As per a report, these provincial parks provide visitors with an opportunity to experience stunning views, tranquil surroundings, and pristine beaches. Tory Rushton, minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, highlighted the importance of parks, […]

Nova Scotia Sees Growth in Registered Tourist Accommodations Amid New Regulations

The province of Nova Scotia has seen a significant increase in registered tourist accommodations, including short-term rentals, since last year.  The growing numbers raise questions about the impact on the outdoor hospitality industry and the experiences of tourists and campers visiting the region, according to a report by CBC News. The Tourist Accommodations Registration Act […]

Nova Scotia Launches “Your Ocean Playground” Campaign to Attract Tourists from Ontario and New England

Tourism Nova Scotia has introduced a new marketing campaign, “Your Ocean Playground,” aiming to captivate tourists from Ontario and New England, showcasing the province’s expansive coastline and diverse attractions.  As per a report, the initiative highlights the 13,000 kilometers of Nova Scotia’s picturesque coastline, inviting visitors to experience its beautiful beaches, camping sites, cave exploration, […]

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 […]