Travel

  1. Parks Canada announces the inauguration of the upstream wharf at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site
  2. Nahanni National Park Reserve Management Plan Tabled in Parliament
  3. The Canada Border Services Agency reminds foreign national boaters and anglers that travel restrictions are still in place.
  4. Sault Ste. Marie Canal and Fort St. Joseph National Historic Sites officially kick off 2021 visitor seasons
  5. Pukaskwa National Park officially kicks off the 2021 visitor season
  6. The Government of Canada is investing in the sector to help Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators develop new products and fresh approaches to delivering world-class tourism experiences.
  7. New fund will help businesses create tourism products
  8. The Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site officially kicks off 2021 navigation season, commemorating 101 years of through navigation.
  9. Construction of additional houseboats will help meet demand for popular vacation experience
  10. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for B.C. today.
  11. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for B.C. today.
  12. Federal funding to support marketing series featuring NL’s unique geology, culture and communities
  13. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for the Prairies today.
  14. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for the Prairies today.
  15. Brief Panellist Bios
  16. Expert Advisory Panel on Moving People Sustainably in the Bow Valley in Banff National Park.
  17. Waterton Lakes National Park officially kicks off 2021 summer season.
  18. Parks Canada announces members of the expert panel on visitor movement in Banff National Park.
  19. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, will make an important virtual announcement in Peterborough.
  20. Government of Canada to announce support for Bluenose Centennial Celebrations
  21. Bar U Ranch National Historic Site has kicked off its 2021 visitor season and there’s room to roam.
  22. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, made the following statement marking Tourism Week in Canada:
  23. Parks Canada sites in western Newfoundland and southern Labrador ready to officially kick off the 2021 visitor season.
  24. Parks Canada sites in Eastern Newfoundland officially kick off 2021 summer visitor season beginning on May 21 with the opening of Terra Nova National Park
  25. Fundy National Park officially kicks off its 2021 summer season on May 21st.
  26. Riding Mountain National Park officially kicks off 2021 summer visitor season on May 21, 2021.
  27. Parks Canada’s 2021 visitor season begins this weekend
  28. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, joined her international counterparts for the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting, hosted by Italy. Recognizing a pressing need, ministers from the world’s largest economies, which also include the largest source markets for international tourism, met virtually to discuss the tourism sector’s transition to a sustainable and resilient recovery.
  29. The governments of Canada and Quebec have finalized an agreement with Formula One World Championship (FOWC) to ensure the return of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada and its extension into 2031, two years beyond the current agreement. Due to the health measures in place to fight COVID-19, the Grand Prix du Canada is being cancelled for a second year in a row. The event will nonetheless return next year and will be held as outlined in the contract among the partners and the FOWC.
  30. Budget 2021 is the Government of Canada’s plan to finish the fight against COVID-19 and ensure a robust economic recovery that is inclusive of all Canadians. Today, the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, engaged with Yves Lalumière, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tourisme Montréal, Louise Beaudoin, Board President for Regroupement des événements majeurs internationaux, Paul Arseneault of the Université du Québec à Montréal and Martin Lessard of MT Lab on recovery for Montréal’s tourism industry. The discussion, organized by Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) at MT Lab, centred on opportunities for this recovery outlined in the recent Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.
  31. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced an investment of over $375,000 to support a two-year project to renovate Yellowknife’s soon-to-be relocated Visitor Centre.
  32. A one-year extension to the BC Bus North service was announced today, meaning people who live and work in northern British Columbia can continue to rely on inter-city bus service. This service has become a crucial lifeline in the region as other transportation options have been limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.