Nova Scotia Provincial Parks to Close Ahead of Hurricane Fiona’s Landfall

Ahead of hurricane Fiona’s landfall, all Nova Scotia (Canada) provincial campgrounds, beaches, and day-use parks, as well as provincial hiking and ATV trails, will close at noon today, Friday. According to the Nova Scotia Provincial Parks website, campers who have made campsite reservations will be notified by the parks reservation agency to arrange a full […]

New, Modernized Tourism Offerings Coming to Eastern Nova Scotia

The pandemic significantly impacted Canada’s tourism industry, this is the reason why the Canadian government continuously helps tourism businesses recover and position the industry for strong future growth.  Earlier this week, Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso, announced total […]

Gov’t of Canada Invests Over CA$471K to Stimulate Local Economies in Central P.E.I

According to a press release, the Government of Canada is investing CA$471,677 in seven community-shared spaces in Prince Edward Island to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians. Public spaces that promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities are crucial to the […]

New Brunswick’s Campbellton Receives CA$180K Funding To Improve Tourism

René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska Restigouche, announced last Tuesday that the City of Campbellton in New Brunswick will receive a CA$180,000 investment fund through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF). The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities […]

Creekside RNR Glamping Resort Opens Zen Center, to Add Spa and Mirror Cabins

If you’re from New Brunswick and the high gas prices have pushed you to cancel your cruise or international vacation, you can still travel and seize the summer right in the province. Escape the stresses of life and glamp away at Creekside RNR for a well-deserved “me time” in the Zen Center and soon the […]

Nova Scotia Commits to Protect More Nature, Stop Biodiversity Loss

Conserving and restoring nature is crucial in the fight against climate change, protecting biodiversity and species at risk and ensuring a robust and sustainable economy. On Thursday, August 18, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, together with the Nova Scotia Minister of Environment and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Parks Canada, Epekwitnewaq Mi’kmaq Negotiate to Co-Manage P.E.I. National Park

Parks Canada and the Epekwitnewaq Mi’kmaq are in the process of negotiating an agreement for co-management of P.E.I. National Park. As per a report, in a joint statement, the parties stated that the negotiations referred to as Rights Reconciliation Agreements, recognize and respect Indigenous rights and interests under the Peace and Friendship Treaties in Parks […]