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Snowforest Campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park starting July 15, 2020. (Submitted)
Snowforest Campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park starting July 15, 2020. (Submitted)
Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)

National parks to open campgrounds for existing reservations next week

All national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas were closed at the end of March

Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)
Hiking in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Supplied by Parks Canada)

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park to partially reopen June 1

The Meadows in the Sky Parkway is expected to open

Hiking in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Supplied by Parks Canada)
Smoke haze from forest fires burning in Alberta and British Columbia hangs over Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1

All national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas have been closed for weeks

Smoke haze from forest fires burning in Alberta and British Columbia hangs over Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Construction work at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park in 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

2020 construction projects planned for Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park

Parks Canada said they are continuing to improve Highway 1 over Rogers Pass

Construction work at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park in 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The winter permit system separates skiers from artillery fire for Highway 1 avalanche control and the resulting avalanches. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)

Winter permit system still in effect for Glacier National Park

Parks Canada said daily winter permits no longer be provided. Users must already have annual pass

The winter permit system separates skiers from artillery fire for Highway 1 avalanche control and the resulting avalanches. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)
Some areas in Glacier National Park are permanently closed in the winter as they are used for snow study, explosive testing or are at risk of triggering avalanches directly onto the highway. (File photo/Avalanche Canada)
Some areas in Glacier National Park are permanently closed in the winter as they are used for snow study, explosive testing or are at risk of triggering avalanches directly onto the highway. (File photo/Avalanche Canada)
A collection of new artifacts from the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus, is seen at Parks Canada Conservation Laboratories in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Artifacts include a hairbrush, handle of a stamp for a seal, clothes brush, comb, piece of sealing wax, chain, toothbrush and paintbrush. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror

A collection of new artifacts from the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus, is seen at Parks Canada Conservation Laboratories in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Artifacts include a hairbrush, handle of a stamp for a seal, clothes brush, comb, piece of sealing wax, chain, toothbrush and paintbrush. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)

Dog owner fined $1,000 after dog chases bear in Mt. Revelstoke National Park

The incident resulted in the summit being closed to dogs indefinitely

The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)
A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Warning issued as forecast calls for 20-foot waves in Tofino

Dangerous waves, strong currents and upper-shoreline flooding expected for Tofino-Ucluelet area

A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Research vessel RV David Thompson will make its maiden voyage to Alaska from Victoria. (Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS)

Canadian research vessel to explore 19th Century shipwrecks

Commissioned this week in Victoria, the RV David Thompson is Parks Canada’s newest vessel

Research vessel RV David Thompson will make its maiden voyage to Alaska from Victoria. (Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS)