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National Parks of Canada Electronic Library

Welcome / Bienvenue! The National Parks of Canada Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the cultural and natural history of the Canadian park system, which includes 46 national parks/reserves, 169 historic sites (including 9 heritage canals), 4 marine conservation areas/reserves, 1 urban park and 1 landmark, along with documents from the history of the agency that has been entrusted to manage this system: Parks Canada/Parcs Canada.
This Website is not affiliated with the Government of Canada/Parks Canada, but is an independent effort to showcase the history of the Parks Canada Agency and the Canadian National Park and Historic Site System.
The information contained in this Website is historic in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official Parks Canada/Parcs Canada Websites for current information.


New eLibrary Additions

The Land That Never Melts: Auyuittuq National Park / Au pays de glaces éternelles: Ile de Baffin Park National Auyuittuq (Gifford Miller, Raymond Bradley, Peter Schledermann and Patrick Baird, Parks Canada, 1976-77)

The Climate of Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Northwest Territories (J.M. Masterton and B.F. Findlay, ©Environment Canada, 1976)

Wood Buffalo National Park: An Historical Overview and Source Study Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 345 (Barry Potyondi, Parks Canada, 1979)

Mount Edith Cavell: in the heart of the subalpine (John Pitcher, Parks Canada, 1982)

Parks Canada Archaeological Activities 1992 (Parks Canada, 1994)

The Land Speaks: Organizing and Running an Interpretation System (Yorke Edwards, The National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada, 1979)

The Walk to Gibbett Hill / La promenade vers la Colline du Gibet Signal Hill NHS (Parks Canada)

The Walk to Ladies Lookout / La promenade au Belvédère des Dames Signal Hill NHS (Parks Canada)

The Walk to Queen's Battery / La promenade à la Batterie de la Reine Signal Hill NHS (Parks Canada)

Program of the Ceremony at Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Park Quebec, (P.Q.), October 24, 1969 / Programme de la cérémoine au parc historique national Cartier-Brébeuf ville de Québec, (P.Q.), le 24, Octobre 1969 (Parks Canada)


National Historic Parks News — 1: 1969?, 4: Autumn, 1970 (Parks Canada)

Parcs historiques nationaux Nouvelles — 1: 1969?, 2: Février, 1970, 4: Automne, 1970, 5: L'hiver, 1971, 6: Printemps/Été, 1971, 7: Automne, 1971, 8: L'hiver, 1972, 9: Le printemps/L'été, 1972, 10: L'automne, 1972, 11: L'hiver, 1973 (Parks Canada)


Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 18 (Parks Canada, 1978)
Contributions from the Fortress of Louisbourg — No. 3
A Campaign of Amateurs: The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745 (Raymond F. Baker)
The Construction and Occupation of the Baracks of the King's Bastion at Louisbourg (Blaine Adams)

Lieux historiques canadiens: cahiers d'archéologie et d'histoire no 18 (Parcs Canada, 1978)
Contributions de la forteresse de Louisbourg — no 3
Une campagne d'amateurs: le siège de Louisbourg en 1745 (Raymond F. Baker)
Construction et occupation des casernes du bastion du Roi (Blaine Adams)


Wildlife Management Papers Delivered at the Twenty-First to Twenty-Fourth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conferences Held in Ottawa — 1957, St. John's — 1958, Ottawa — 1959, Regina — 1960 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1961)

1961 Wildlife Management Papers Delivered in Ottawa at the Twenty-Fifth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1962)

Summary notes and papers of the Thirtieth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Quebec, P.Q., July 12 to 14, 1966 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1966)

Transactions of the Thirty-first Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario July 11 to 13, 1967 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1967)

Transactions of the Thirty-second Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Whitehorse, Y.T. July 9 to 11, 1968 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1968)

Transactions of the Thirty-third Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Edmonton, Alberta July 8-10, 1969 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1970)

Transactions of the Thirty-fourth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories July 14-16, 1970 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, c1971)

Transactions of the Thirty-fifth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Toronto, Ontario July 6 to 8, 1971 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1972)

Transactions of the Thirty-sixth Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia July 11 to 14, 1972 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1972)

Transactions of the Thirty-seventh Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario July 9 to 12, 1973 (Canadian Wildlife Service, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment, 1974)

Friends of Canada's National Parks
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Network in Canadian History and Environment George Wright Society Canadian Parks Council

NPS History For information about the (U.S.) National Park Service (1916-2016), please visit the Centennial Edition our companion Website:
NPSHistory.com

Please note: Publications produced by Parks Canada, Environment Canada, and Natural Resources Canada are not in the public domain but are copyrighted by the Government of Canada (Crown). The electronic editions of these publications are for non-commercial purposes and do not permit re-use; please respect these copyright-holders by merely linking to this content and not re-posting. Please consult with the appropriate Government of Canada agencies for additional copyright clearance information. Due diligence has been employed in scanning these documents in an attempt to ensure the accuracy of the materials reproduced; however, these should not be viewed as official versions of the original nor having been made in affiliation with or endorsed by Parks Canada, Environment Canada, or Natural Resources Canada. Most of the electronic documents were scanned from the English-language edition of these publications, though we endeavour to provide either dual-language or French-language editions when possible.