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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

New eLibrary Additions

Evaluation of National Historic Site Visitor Experience / Évaluation de l'expérience du visiteur dans les lieux historiques nationaux (Parks Canada, January 14, 2020)

Business Stakeholder Meeting #2, Fathom Five National Marine Park / Réunion de la communauté des affaires #2, Parc marin national du Canada Fathom Five (Parks Canada, February 14, 2020)

What We Heard — Summary of Public and Indigenous Community Comments on the Management Plan Review, Waterton Lakes National Park / Ce que nous avons entendu : résumé des commentaires des communauté autochtones et du public en vue du plan directeur 2020, Parcs national des lacs-Waterton (Parks Canada, August 2019)

Management Statement, Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site / Énoncé de gestion, Lieu historique national du Canada du Phare-de-Pointe-au-Père (Parks Canada, 2019)

Design Standards for the Promotion of Parks Canada Places and Products / Normes graphiques pour la promotion des endroits et des produits de Parcs Canada Version 5 (Parks Canada, September 2014)

Parks Canada Agency Sustainable Development Strategy 2001-2004: Sustaining Ecological and Commemorative Integrity / Agence Parcs Canada Stratégie de développement durable 2001-2004: Maintien de l'intégrité écologique et commémorative (Parks Canada, 2000)

National Parks: A Brief Guide (Parks Canada, 1982)

Atlantic: National Parks and National Historic Parks in the Atlantic Provinces (Parks Canada, 1981)

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