Canadian Camping Week Planned For May

The Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC) will officially launch the 2015 camping season in Canada by hosting the inaugural Canadian Camping Week from May 19-24, 2015. The Canadian Camping Week will feature special events and participation from CCRVC member campgrounds across the country. Campground associations from British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick, representing about […]

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Camping Without a Car or RV

A non-profit group is making camping without a car possible with a regular bus service between Toronto and key national and provincial parks in Ontario. Starting June 29 (2012), the Ontario Parkbus Initiative will be running buses between Toronto and popular campgrounds, canoe access points, and backpacking trailheads in Algonquin, Killarney, and Grundy Lake provincial […]

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Parks Canada Honored as World’s First National Park Service

The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Friday (January 27) commemorated the importance of the Creation of the Dominion Parks Branch and the birth of Parks Canada as an event of national historic significance, according to a news release. “Since it was established a century ago as the Dominion […]

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The World’s First National Parks Turn 100

What was the first country in the world to establish a national parks system? If you guessed the United States or a European country such as Austria, Switzerland, Norway, or Sweden you would be wrong. This year, Parks Canada, the first national parks service in the world, celebrates its 100th anniversary. Banff was discovered accidentally […]

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