Cape Breton Highlands National Park Visitor Numbers Bouncing Back

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 […]

Quebec Campground Sees Expansion

Quebec Campground Sees Expansion

Camping des Chutes de la Rouge (Quebec) is growing. According to a report, earlier this month, Grenville-sur-la-Rouge Council approved a significant CA$1,940,000 expansion to the campground, located along the Ottawa River and Riviere Rouge, where the two rivers meet. Based on the council’s approved regulation, 50 to 60 new campsites and 20 sites with ready-to-camp […]

Grenville-sur-la-Rouge Campground to Improve with Over CA$1.9M Expansion

Grenville-sur-la-Rouge Campground to Improve with Over CA$1.9M Expansion

Camping des Chutes de la Rouge, a campground in Quebec’s Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, is set to expand as the Grenville-sur-la-Rouge Council on August 9 approved a significant CA$1,940,000 expansion to the campground located along the Ottawa River and Rivière Rouge. While a CA$640,000 subsidy from the Québec government will help cover the expansion cost, the municipality is […]

Princeton Receives CA$750K to Revitalize Community Space, Enhance RV Campground

Princeton Receives CA$750K to Revitalize Community Space, Enhance RV Campground

Earlier this week, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced an investment of CA$750,000 through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) for the Town of Princeton. As per a press release, the funding will enable the town of Princeton (British […]

Canadian Gov’t Investing Over CA$87K to Renovate, Expand Yukon Motorcycle Park

Canadian Gov’t Investing Over CA$87K to Renovate, Expand Yukon Motorcycle Park

On Thursday, August 11, while in Whitehorse (Yukon, Canada), the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, announced, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan, and Minister for CanNor, that the Canadian government is investing over CA$87,000 towards a one-year project by Yukon Motorcycle […]

New Brunswick Tourism Yet To Return To 2019 Levels, Despite High Traffic

New Brunswick Tourism Yet To Return To 2019 Levels, Despite High Traffic

Tourism activity in New Brunswick has not returned to 2019 levels, despite some businesses in the province seeing higher-than-usual traffic. Tourism operators in remote rural areas are being hit the hardest, while the labor shortage and inflation are making it hard for other businesses to operate, according to a report. “In terms of the return […]

New Regional Park Coming to Bowen Island

New Regional Park Coming to Bowen Island

Metro Vancouver (Canada) has big plans to protect a forested waterfront property at Cape Roger Curtis on Bowen Island. According to a report, the regional district announced Wednesday that it plans to create a new regional park with managed camping areas.  “I am really pleased, this land is really special from an ecological perspective, it […]

First-Level Algae Advisory Issued For Lake Minnewasta

First-Level Algae Advisory Issued For Lake Minnewasta

Water testing in Lake Minnewasta (Manitoba, Canada) is done daily as per the Morden’s Lake Minnewasta Campground Manager, Brian Thiessen. The recent discovery of algae bloom has put the lake under an Algae Advisory notice. As per a report, Thiessen explained that this isn’t unusual.  “An Algae Advisory has been posted for Lake Minnewasta. We […]

Kejimkujik National Park New Solar Installation to Save CA$30K in Power Costs

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 […]

Banff National Park Issues Fire Ban

Banff National Park Issues Fire Ban

Due to elevated fire risk, a fire ban has been issued for Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada) Friday, August 5. According to a report, the ban applies to the entire national park, including all backcountry campgrounds and day use areas. It prohibits all open fires, including barbecues, campfires (charcoal, wood, or briquette), and wood-burning stoves, […]