A snowmobiler dies in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

A snowmobiler died Saturday morning in the Saint-Alexis-des-Monts sector in Mauricie after going off the trail and hitting trees. According to information from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the 62-year-old…

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ADVICE FROM AVALANCHE CANADA AND THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA

This winter, many people are expecting the backcountry’s wide-open spaces to be more popular than ever – but they’ll also be a little different due to COVID-19. To help you…

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MEC, sold to an American fund, will no longer be a coop

Late last year, the Vancouver-based retailer also announced that it had taken shelter from its creditors in order to “facilitate the transaction”. The new owner is Kingswood Capital Management, a…

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No Camping At Ontario Provincial Parks During Stay At Home Order

Well it was bound to happen. As of today, (Thursday Jan 21 (2021) roofed accommodations and campsites at Ontario Parks will be closed during the duration of the provincial stay…

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Winter Camper Rescued From Algonquin Park

A winter camping trip in Algonquin Park ended with the help of rescuers. A 424 Squadron Griffon helicopter was called into action on Thursday night, responding to a missing persons…

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La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve: the Algonquins of Kitigan Zibi forced to raise their dams

Judge Marie-Josée Bédard, of the Superior Court, favorably received the request for a provisional injunction filed by the Association de chasse et pêche de la région de Mont-Laurier, which manages…

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Group calls for action to regulate wild camping near Calgary

An environmental nonprofit group is calling on Alberta to better protect the Ghost River watershed after problematic camper behavior in the area this summer. The Ghost Watershed Alliance Society says…

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Some Ontario Provincial parks open longer this year

The camping season is extended in some provincial parks in Northern Ontario. Parks that would have closed on Labor Day remain open for a few more weeks. This is the…

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Tourism industry claims one-third of BC economic stimulus fund

British Columbia’s hospitality and tourism sector, particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, is demanding more than a third of the $ 1.5 billion provincial stimulus fund being used to help…

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BC Parks reservation site crashes amid COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of British Columbians rushed to the BC Parks website to reserve a campsite for this summer on Monday, but the traffic caused a computer outage, which caused much dissatisfaction…

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