Government Creates Another National Park

Posted on Tuesday, April 08 at 16:46 by N Say

Government of Canada Announces the Protection of More Precious Land in Canada's North

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 7, 2008--Canada's Environment Minister John Baird and Parliamentary Secretary Rod Bruinooge, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, today announced that another National Park Reserve will be created in Canada's north. The Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve will be situated in the Sahtú Settlement Area of the Northwest Territories in the upper South Nahanni watershed, and is one and a half times the size of Prince Edward Island.

The announcement was made together with First Nations, the Government of the Northwest Territories, and environmental groups at Canada's Museum of Nature.

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  1. Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:09 pm
    it's just north east of Yellowknife - a beautiful part of the country!

  2. Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:53 am
    We need more of these being created and less of the environmentally destructive industries.

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