Toronto Links

Toronto flag What would locals like others know about Toronto? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]/explore-enjoy/parks-gardens-beaches Berczy Parkberczy.wordpress.comfacebook.com/BerczyPark Dieppe Parkfacebook.com/Friends-of-Dieppe-Park Regent Parkfacebook.com/FriendsOfRegentPark Rouge Parkrougepark.com – @RougePark Smythe Parkfacebook.com/smythepark St Jameshttps://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/408/index.htmlFriends of St James Park Torontofriendsofstjamesparkto.comFacebook Toronto Island ParkFacebook Waterfront Torontowaterfrontoronto.caFacebookYoutube green-gateway-to-the-waterfront October 19 WebinarRegister The Making of the New Don River.Creating a …

Toronto

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Skyline Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. A highway along the lake has been transformed into more pedestrian-friendly spaces. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/LfJAc7h2hmq1pesK8 HeadlinesToronto Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone – NPR Planeta.com

Edmonton

Photo: ICRT Canada Located in the heart of the western Canadian prairies, the capital of Alberta and surrounding area is home to 1.3 million people. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/bjdzB814GV3EGDyk7 Key Linksedmonton.com GovernmentCity of Edmonton – [email protected] Tourism Portalsexploreedmonton.com @ExploreEdmonton Hockeynhl.com/oilersrogersplace.com – @RogersPlace Nearby: Elk Island National Parkhttps://goo.gl/maps/D7ryb7ziSdThDHNM8 Jasperado: Elk Island National Park is located east of Edmonton, …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July)http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.phphttp://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlineshttps://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easyhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBChttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF)Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial campsitesStorytime app livens up summer road trips through Alberta and …

Banff National Park

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Little Copper Mountain via Gibbon Pass and Redearth Creek Trail Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the nation’s park system. The park encompasses more than 6,000 square kilometers of mountain wilderness and is part of the larger Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. More …

Alberta Links

Alberta Flag What would locals like others know about Alberta? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesAlberta failing aboriginals in the oilsands area: unreleased report – Fort McMurray [email protected]@SPhillipsAB Elsewhere on the WebFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Aboriginal TourismMedicine Hat CollegeJasper National Park JournalAboriginal Tourism – Alberta Tourism, Parks and RecreationShifting Sands – Globe …

Canada USA Borderlands

Photo: Denisbin, Rainbow Bridge Launching our new resource page documenting the borderlands of Canada and the USA. Wikipedia: The Canada–United States border (French: frontière Canada–États-Unis), is the longest international border in the world between two countries. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick), and thirteen U.S. …

Pimachiowin Aki

Lingo Cards The nomination of Pimachiowin Aki as a World Heritage site is being discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC. UNESCO: Known as Pimachiowin Aki (“the Land that Gives Life”), this 29,040 km2, internationally recognized network of protected areas is situated in the North American Boreal Shield. For millennia, the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), …

Nunavut

Photo: Anders Sandberg, Lake Effect Nunavut is the newest, largest, and most northerly territory of Canada. It was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999, via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, though the boundaries had been drawn in 1993. The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first …

Canada Links

Canada flag What would locals like others know about Canada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesR. Murray Schafer, composer, writer and acoustic ecologist, has died at 88Canada’s Residential Schools Were a HorrorCanada’s new travel rules are set to take offWhat happened to Tim Hortons? The downfall of Canada’s brand https://twitter.com/i/moments/912044185720586241Canada’s record on …