It began in the heart of the Rockies
125 years ago
“a public park...
“...for the benefit, advantage and enjoyment of the people of Canada.” ~ Sir John A. Macdonald
The names of all the national parks and national marine conservation areas in Canada appear on the screen in rapid succession, leading into scenes of different national parks and national marine conservation areas including shots of wildlife and people enjoying outdoor activities.
“...a source of untold pleasure and pride to our people...
...in which the beauty of the landscape is protected...
...the natural wild animals, plants and forests preserved...
...and the peace and solitude of primeval nature retained.”
~ J.B. Harkin
Scenes of newly-established, expanded and proposed national parks and national marine conservation areas appear.
building for the future
a network of special places
that is relevant
“...a landscape full of possibilities” ~ Jim Prentice
125 years of national parks in Canada
Canadian Tourism Commission