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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.

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Wager Bay Oral History Project
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Ukkusiksalik: The People's Story

Wager Bay Oral History Project Interview Transcripts (David F. Pelly, for Parks Canada, March 1992)

Wager Bay Oral History Project 1996: Final Report (The History of Ukkusiksalik / Interview Transcripts & Field Notes) (David F. Pelly, for Parks Canada, March 1997/December 1996)

Inuit Knowledge of Ukkusiksalik National Park (Gary Mouland and Micheline Manseau, Parks Canada and Naujaat Inuit Knowledge Working Group, March 2012)

HBC Managers and Clerks at the Tasiujaq Post (David F. Pelly, undated)

Ukkusiksalik: Life at the Old HBC Post, Tasiujaq (David F. Pelly, Parks Canada, 2010-2011)

Ukkusiksalik: The HBC Arrives, 1925 (©David F. Pelly, originally published in above & beyond: Canada's Arctic Journal, March/April 2011)

Ukkusiksalik: An HBC Post with an Inuk as Manager, 1933-45 (©David F. Pelly, originally published in above & beyond: Canada's Arctic Journal, May/June 2011)

Going Home to Tasiujaq: The end of the HBC Post era (©David F. Pelly, originally published in above & beyond: Canada's Arctic Journal, May/June 2012)

Tuinnaq Kanayuk Bruce, 1925-2012 (©David F. Pelly, originally published in above & beyond: Canada's Arctic Journal, November/December 2012)

Fact Sheet, Ukkusiksalik National Park / Fiche d'information, Parc national Ukkusiksalik (Parks Canada, undated)

Hunting Caribou, Managing Caribou (David Neufeld, extract from Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference, Orality, Paris, 2006, 2009)

An overview of the Hudson Bay marine ecosystem Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2586 (D.B. Stewart and W.L. Lockhart, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2005)

From Competition to Cooperation: A History of Canada-US National Park Relations (Terence Young, Alan MacEachern and Lary Dilsaver, extract from Environment and History, Vol. 25 No. 4, November 2019, ©White Horse Press)

Development Concept, Grosse Île National Historic Site (Parks Canada, March 1992)

Development Concept Supplement, Grosse Île National Historic Site (Parks Canada, 1992)

Development Concept Information Pamphlet, Grosse Île National Historic Site (Parks Canada, 1992)

Le plan-relief de Québec Cahiers des Fortifications de Québec, no 1 (André Charbonneau, Parcs Canada, 1981)

Report on Bow River Power and Storage Investigations, Seasons 1911-12-13 Water Resources Paper No. 2 (M.C. Hendry, Water Power Branch, 1914)

Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the Year 1888 (Department of the Interior, 1889)

Welcome Package / Cahier d'information (Parks Canada, August 2019)

Key Messages, Stakeholders and Media Links / Messages clés, intervenants et liens vers les médias (Parks Canada, August 2019)

Year in Review/Rétrospective 2019: Forillon National Park (Parks Canada, 2019)

Let's Talk Parks, Canada! Minister's Round Table on Parks Canada 2017 Progress Report / Parlons de Parcs, Canada! Table ronde de la ministre sur Parcs Canada (Parks Canada, 2019)

What We Heard — National Planning Permit Process (Public Consultations Summer and Fall 2018) / Ce que nous avons entendu — Procédure nationale de délivrance des permits d'aménagement (Consultations publiques Été et automne 2018) (Parks Canada, 2019)

What We Heard — Mountain National Parks (Executive Summary) / Ce que nous avons entendu — Parcs nationaux des montagnes (Résumé) (Parks Canada, August 2019)

What We Heard — Jasper Zoning Regulations and Housing (Public Consultations Spring 2019) / Ce que nous avons entendu — Logement et Règlement sur le zonage du périmètre urbain de Jasper (Consultations publiques Printemps 2019)> (Parks Canada, 2019)

Management Plan (Draft), Thousand Islands National Park / Plan Directeur (Ébauche), Parc national des Mille-Îles (Parks Canada, 2019)

Management Statement, Pingo Canadian Landmark / Énoncé de gestion, Site canadien des Pingos (Parks Canada, 2018)

Camas Meadow Restoration at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site: Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Progress Report (David S. Tanner for Parks Canada, April 2011)

Summary of Archaeological Excavations 1994, Slaughter House, Operation 27, Bar U Ranch National Historic Site (Rodd J. Heitzmann, March 1995)

Historic Sites of Alberta (Hugh A. Dempsey, Alberta Government Travel Bureau, 1963)

Historic Artillery in British Columbia (Dale Mumford, Parks Canada, October 2006)

Parks Canada Departmental Evaluation Plan 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 / Plan d'évaluation ministériel de Parcs Canada de 2019-2020 à 2023-2024 (October 18, 2019)

Parks Canada Agency Fees Reports Fiscal year 2018 to 2019 / Agence Parcs Canada Rapport sur les frais Exercice 2018 à 2019 (Parks Canada, 2019)

Parks Canada National Best Management Practices: Roadway, Highway, Parkway and Related Infrastructure / Pratiques exemplaires nationales de gestion de Parcs Canada: Routes, autoroutes, promenades et infrastructure connexe (Parks Canada, May 2015)

Request for Information: Accommodation in Frontcountry and Backcountry Campgrounds within Parks Canada's National Parks and Historic Sites / Demande d'information: Hébergement dans les terrains de camping de l'avant-pays et de l'arrière-pays dans les parcs nationaux et les lieux historiques nationaux de Parcs Canada (Parks Canada, April 2019)

Trail Classification System (Parks Canada, undated)

Measurement and Description of Fuels and Fire Behavior on Prescribed Burns: A Handbook Report O-X-287 (Douglas J. McRae, Martin E. Alexander and Brian J. Stocks, Canadian Forestry Service, April 1979)

State of the Mountains Report / Rapport sur l'état des montagnes (Lael Parrott, Zac Robinson and David Hik, eds., ©The Alpine Club of Canada, Vol. 2, May 2019)

Brochures: Fortifications of Québec/Les Fortifications de Québec (1982)Fort Wellington/Fort-Wellington (1987)Massasauga Rattlesnake/Le serpent à sonnette Massasauga (1977) • Trent-Severn Waterway/Voie navigable Trent-Severn (1991, 1992, 1994, 1995)

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