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History of Parks Canada Electronic Library

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the cultural and natural history of the Canadian National Parks System, which includes 47 national parks/reserves, one national urban park, 996 national historic sites (172 of which are administered by Parks Canada, including nine heritage canals), four national marine conservation areas/reserves, and one national landmark, along with documents from the history of the agency that has been entrusted to manage this System: Parks Canada.

This Website is an independent effort and is not affiliated with the Government of Canada/Parks Canada. The information contained in this Website is historical in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official Parks Canada Website for current information.

Bienvenue! La Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada est un portail de publications électroniques sur l’histoire culturelle et naturelle du réseau des parcs nationaux du Canada, qui inclut comprend 47 parcs nationaux / réserves, un parc urbain national, 996 lieux historiques nationaux (dont 172 sont administrés par Parcs Canada, y compris neuf canaux du patrimoine), quatre aires marines de conservation nationales et un point de repère national, ainsi que des documents de l'histoire de l'agence chargée de gérer ce système: Parcs Canada.

Ce site Web est un effort indépendant et n'est pas affilié au gouvernement du Canada / Parcs Canada. Les informations contenues sur ce site Web ont une portée historique et ne constituent pas une aide à la planification de voyages; veuillez consulter le site Web officiel de Parcs Canada pour obtenir des renseignements à jour.

Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada

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Canada's Bison Conservation Story

Hometown Hero — Qapik Attagutsiak, Arctic Bay, Nunavut / L’héroïne de chez-nous : Qapik Attagutsiak, d’Arctic Bay, au Nunavut / ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Inuktitut (Parks Canada, January 27, 2020)

Grey Owl / Grey Owl (Parks Canada, 1985)

Bricks at York Factory Research Bulletin No. 237 (Jennifer F.A. Hamilton, Parks Canada, March 1985)

Historic Places and Aboriginal People: A Discussion Document (Parks Canada, 2002)

Parks Canada Departmental Results Report 2018-2019 / Rapport ministériel sur les résultats de Parcs Canada 2018-2019 (Parks Canada, 2019)

Parks Canada Departmental Plan 2020-21 / Plan ministériel de Parcs Canada 2020-2021 (Parks Canada, 2019)

Business Stakeholder Meeting, Fathom Five National Marine Park / Réunion de la communauté des affaires, Parc marin national du Canada Fathom Five (Parks Canada, December 13, 2019)

Caribou Conservation Program: Monitoring Report 2017-2018 / Programme de conservation du caribou: Rapport de surveillance 2017-2018 (Parks Canada, 2018)

Preliminary Study: The Jones Falls Site & Lock Station (Rideau Canal Project Team, August 7, 1973)

The Rideau Canal: Yesterday and Today (David Sadler, Parks Canada, June 1977)

Thomas Burrowes and the Rideau Corridor (Brian S. Osborne, Parks Canada, October 1982)

"Dividing the Waters": A Preliminary Overview of Water Management on the Rideau, 1832-1972 Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 179 (Brian S. Osborne, Donald Swainson and Susan Code, Parks Canada, April 1985)

Recreational Boating on the Rideau Waterway, 1890-1930 Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 253 (Larry Turner, Parks Canada, 1986; digital edition courtesy of Friends of the Rideau, 2009)

Supplying the Rideau: Workers, Provisions and Health Care During the Construction of the Rideau Canal, 1826-32 Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 249 (Jaime Valentine, Parks Canada, 1985)

The Military Establishment at Bytown, 1826-1856 Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 109 (James A. De Jonge, Parks Canada, 1983)

The Construction Camp at Newboro: Land Use Study of Lot 1, Concession 5, North Crosby Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 293 (Karen Carter-Edwards, Parks Canada, 1987)

Archaeological Excavations at the Newboro Lock Station, Rideau Canal, Ontario, 1986-87 Microfiche Report Number/Rapport(s) sur microfiches 459 (Stephen F. Mills, Parks Canada, 1990)

Defensible Lockmaster's House, Davis Lock, Rideau Canal: A Comparative Structural History (Margaret Carter, Parks Canada, 1989)

The Cultural Landscapes of the Rideau Canal Corridor: Phase II Study (Herb Stovel, Nick Adams, Barbara Humphreys, David Jacques, Jim Mountain, Meryl Oliver and Rob Snetzinger, The Institute for Heritage Education, March 1998)

Guide de description de l'architecture extérieure (R. Bray, S. Dale, W. Grainger and R. Harrold, Parks Canada, 1980)

Year in Review, Rouge National Urban Park / Bilan de l'année, Parc urbain national de la Rouge (Parks Canada, 2019)

Management Plan, Laurier House National Historic Site / Plan Directeur, Lieu historique national du Canada de la Maison-Laurierx (Parks Canada, 2020)

Plan directeur du Parc national Banff / Plan directeur du Parc national Banff: Résumé (Avril 1997)

Management Plan, Aulavik National Park (Parks Canada, 2002)

Management Plan, Waterton Lakes National Park / Plan Directeur, Parc national du Canada des Lacs-Waterton (Parks Canada, 2004)

Management Plan, Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site / Plan Directeur, Lieu historique national du Canada Rocky Mountain House (Parks Canada, 2020)

Management Plan, Banff Park Museum National Historic Site / Plan directeur, Musée-du-Parc Banff (Parks Canada, 2019)

Management Statement, Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House National Historic Site / Énoncé de gestion, Chalet-et Maison-d'Invités-du-Lac Maligne (Parks Canada, 2020)

Reduce the Spread of Covid-19/Évitez la propagation de la Covid-19

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