Parks Canada

Parks Canada

June 18, 2010 06:30 ET

What's Your Vision for Sable Island?

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) - The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recently announced they would take the necessary steps to explore how Sable Island could be designated as a national park under the Canada National Parks Act for the benefit of future generations.

Sable Island is a unique treasure with a long and fascinating history. All Canadians have a role to play in ensuring the future of this iconic place for the benefit of present and future generations.

Parks Canada is inviting you to learn more about Sable Island and to share your ideas about how Sable Island can be protected and appreciated as a national park.

Comments may be provided by attending one of the open houses in Halifax, by visiting the Parks Canada website, by email or by mail or by calling, until August 15, 2010.

Attend an open house:
 
  Tuesday June 22, 2010 and
  Thursday June 24, 2010
  3pm – 8pm (presentations at 4:30 pm and 7pm)
  Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax
 
 
  Saturday June 26, 2010
  9am to 1pm, (presentation at 10:30am)
  Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax
 
 
Visit our website: www.pc.gc.ca/sable
 
 
Send us an email or write to us by August 15, 2010:
  Sable Island National Park Proposal Project Office
  Parks Canada, Historic Properties
  1869 Upper Water Street
  Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9
 
  sable@pc.gc.ca
 
Call: 1-888-773-8888

Parks Canada is the federal agency responsible for managing national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas, and this year is proudly celebrating 125 years of natural heritage conservation, education and visitor experience in Canada. Parks Canada protects and presents these treasures on behalf of Canadians because they are unique and authentic, and because of the story they tell, the experience they offer, and the contribution they make to help us understand the essence of Canada.

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Media Relations
    819-994-3023