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History of Parks Canada Electronic Library & Archive

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library and Archive 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, 1,001 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 et archive 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, 1,001 lieux historiques nationaux (dont 172 sont administrés par Parcs Canada, y compris neuf canaux du patrimoine), quatre aires marines de conservation nationales, 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.


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New eLibrary Additions

Canadian National Parks (J.B. Harkin, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917)

Trademarks on base-metal tableware: Late 18th century to circa 1900 (including marks on Britannia metal, iron, steel, copper alloys, and silver-plated (Eileen Woodhead, Parks Canada, 1991)

The Nez Perce Indians in Canada, 1877 and After (Jerome A. Greene, National Park Service, December 2007)

Evaluation of the Visitor Safety Program / Évaluation du Programme de sécurité des visiteurs (Parks Canada, February 2022)

Fees Report: Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Parks Canada Agency / Rapport sur les frais: Exercice 2020-2021, Agence Parcs Canada (Parks Canada, 2021)

Annual Report: 2021, Jasper National Park of Canada / Rapport annuel : 2021, Parc national du Canada Jasper (Parks Canada, 2022)


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Management Statement, Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada / Éconcé de gestion, Lieu historique national du Canada de Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (Parks Canada, 2018)

Management Statement, St. Andrew's Rectory National Historic Site of Canada / Éconcé de gestion, Lieu historique national du Canada du Presbytère-St. Andrew's (Parks Canada, 2021)

Management Plan, Banff National Park of Canada / Plan directeur, Parc national du Canada Banff (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan, Jasper National Park of Canada / Plan directeur, Parc national du Canada Jasper (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan, Kootenay National Park of Canada / Plan directeur, Parc national du Canada Kootenay (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks of Canada, Rogers Pass National Historic Site of Canada / Plan directeur, Parcs nationalaux du Canada Mont-Revelstoke et des Glacier, Lieu historique national du Canada du Col-Rogers (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan, Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada / Plan directeur, Parc national du Canada Lacs-Waterton (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan, Yoho National Park of Canada / Plan directeur, Parc national du Canada Yoho (Parks Canada, 2022)




National Parks Traveler News

The Quiet, Complex Beauty Of Beaubears Island (Jennifer Bain, August 29, 2022)

Forillon Gets Funding Boost For Beaver Pond Area (NPT Staff, August 28, 2022)

The Traveler Wins Two Canadian Travel Awards (NPT Staff, August 26, 2022)

Kejimkujik Becomes Parks Canada's First Net-Zero Campground (Jennifer Bain, August 25, 2022)

UNESCO Probes Whether Wood Buffalo National Park Is In Danger (NPT Staff, August 23, 2022)

Railing Project Causes Partial Trail Closure in Banff (NPT Staff, August 18, 2022)

Seasonal Dog Ban Working To Protect Migrating B.C. Shorebirds (NPT Staff, August 15, 2022)

Parks Canada Announces Historic Land Transfer To Métis Nation (NPT Staff, August 10, 2022)

Firing A Rifled Musket On Signal Hill (Jennifer Bain, August 9, 2022)

How Evangeline Tells The Acadian Deportation Story (Jennifer Bain, August 8, 2022)

Waterton Lakes Gets Belated Ceremonial Opening (NPT Staff, August 3, 2022)

Waiting For Whales At Cape Spear Lighthouse (Jennifer Bain, August 2, 2022)

If Keji's Ancient Rocks Could Talk (Jennifer Bain, August 1, 2022)

Anthrax Outbreak Strikes Wood Buffalo National Park (NPT Staff, August 1, 2022)


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