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 […]

Parks Canada Opens New Coastal Campground Along Cabot Trail

Mkwesaqtuk/Cap-Rouge Campground (Nova Scotia, Canada), Cape Breton Highlands National Park’s newest campground and the first Mi’kmaw-French facility name in the park will officially start operating this July! According to a press release, Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria,  will celebrate the official opening ceremony.  Battiste […]

Nova Scotia To Have Owls Head As Next Provincial Park

Nova Scotia announced last Tuesday designating Owls Head as the province’s next provincial park, giving the area’s supporters, who fought to protect it, a major victory, according to a report. Natural Resources and Renewables Minister Tory Rushton put out a news release saying that the move last Tuesday was meant to protect 266 hectares of […]

RV Industry Kicks Off 7th Annual Canadian RV And Camping Week May 24th-29th, 2022

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, May 24, 2022 / —Canadian Campgrounds and RV Dealers coast to coast are inviting their Campers and RV’ers to join together and celebrate the importance of the RV and Camping Industry during the seventh annual Canadian RVing and Camping Week scheduled for May 24 – 29, 2022. The special occasion is organized and sponsored by the Canadian Camping […]

Canadian Gov’t Unveils Name of New Cape Breton Highlands National Park Campground

The Canadian government unveiled the name of a new campground in Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia). In this photo, from left to right: Kelly Deveaux, A/Superintendent, Cape Breton Highlands National Park; Blair Pardy, Field Unit Superintendent, Parks Canada’s Cape Breton Field Unit; Chief Wilbert Marshall, Lead, Culture, Heritage & Archaeology Portfolios for the […]