World Heritage: Canada

Sites considered

Alberta

  • Áísínai’pi (Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park)
  • Fort Augustus and Fort Edmonton National Historic Site of Canada
  • Hay-Zama Lakes Wilderness Provincial Park
  • Kleskun Hill Natural Area
  • Lethbridge Viaduct
  • Little Fish Lake Ecological Reserve
  • McIntyre Ranch
  • Medicine Wheels (also in Saskatchewan)
  • Plateau Mountain Ecological Reserve
  • Rumsey Natural Area and Ecological Reserve
  • Slave River
  • Whaleback Region Protected Area

British Columbia

  • Aboriginal settlement routes in North America
  • Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park
  • Canadian Pacific Railway main line legacy and spiral tunnels
  • Gold rushes in British Columbia (Barkerville/Cariboo Gold Fields)
  • Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, and Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve (proposed)
  • Hecate Strait sponge reefs
  • The Klondike (with Yukon)
  • Lillooet
  • Mount Edziza/Spatsizi/Stikine Provincial Parks
  • Mount Terry Fox Provincial Park
  • Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
  • Namu
  • North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site of Canada
  • Scott Islands Marine Wildlife Area (proposed)
  • Slocan Valley pictographs
  • Top of the World Provincial Park
  • Victoria’s Chinatown National Historic Site of Canada
  • Victoria Old Town
  • Xa:ytem/Hatzic Rock National Historic Site of Canada
  • Yuquot National Historic Site of Canada

Manitoba

  • Atikaki/Woodland Caribou/Accord First Nations (with Ontario)
  • Churchill West Peninsula
  • Exchange District National Historic Site of Canada, Winnipeg
  • International Peace Garden cultural route (with North Dakota, USA)
  • Wapusk National Park of Canada

New Brunswick

  • Bay of Fundy
  • Beaubears Island shipbuilding
  • Campbellton-Atholville fossil sites
  • Central peninsula of Saint John
  • Miscou Island dunes
  • Oxbow National Historic Site of Canada and Augustine Mound National Historic Site of Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Atlantic Charter (Placentia Bay)
  • Battle Harbour Historic District National Historic Site of Canada
  • Bonavista
  • Fleur de Lys Soapstone Quarries National Historic Site of Canada
  • Funk Island Ecological Reserve
  • Grand Banks
  • Mealy Mountains National Park of Canada (proposed)
  • Mistaken Point and its Extension Ecological Reserves
  • Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada and surrounding area
  • Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada
  • St. John’s waterfront
  • Table Point Ecological Reserve
  • Trinity
  • Twillingate

Northwest Territories

  • Aulavik National Park of Canada (including Thomsen River)
  • Northwest Passage (with Yukon and Nunavut)
  • Pingo Canadian Landmark
  • Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (with Nunavut)
  • Tuktut Nogait National Park of Canada

Nova Scotia

  • Annapolis Royal Historic District National Historic Site of Canada
  • Bras d’Or Lake
  • Dartmouth Common
  • Debert National Historic Site of Canada
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada
  • Grand-Pré National Historic Site of Canada and Grand-Pré Rural Historic District National Historic Site of Canada
  • Halifax Public Gardens National Historic Site of Canada
  • Joggins fossil cliffs
  • Liscomb River Wilderness Area
  • Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
  • Sable Island

Nunavut

  • Auyuittuq National Park of Canada
  • Fossil forest on Axel Heiberg Island
  • North Magnetic Pole
  • Northern Bathurst Island National Park of Canada (proposed)
  • Northwest Passage (with Yukon and Northwest Territories)
  • Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • Quttinirpaaq National Park of Canada
  • Sirmilik National Park of Canada
  • Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (with Northwest Territories)

Ontario

  • Atikaki/Woodland Caribou/Accord First Nations (with Manitoba)
  • Bruce Mines
  • Chiefswood National Historic Site of Canada
  • Don Valley brick works and quarry
  • Fathom Five National Marine Park of Canada
  • First Parliament Buildings of Ontario
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada
  • Gooderham and Worts Distillery National Historic Site of Canada
  • Hamilton and Scourge National Historic Site of Canada
  • Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung National Historic Site of Canada (Manitou Mounds)
  • Kingston historic district
  • Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area of Canada (proposed)
  • Niagara Falls
  • Oil Springs (First Oil Wells in Canada National Historic Site of Canada)
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake National Historic Site of Canada
  • Peterborough Petroglyphs National Historic Site of Canada
  • Point Pelee National Park of Canada
  • Polar Bear Provincial Park
  • Pukaskwa National Park of Canada
  • Quetico Provincial Park
  • Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada
  • Underground Railroad slave route

Prince Edward Island

  • Province House National Historic Site of Canada

Quebec

  • Habitat 67, Montréal
  • Î les de la Madeleine
  • Î le d’Orléans
  • Lachine Canal National Historic Site of Canada
  • Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada
  • Montréal (Old Montréal; old port; railway stations; from Mount Royal to St. Lawrence River; etc.)
  • Parc national d’Anticosti (Quebec)
  • Parc national de l’Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé (Quebec)
  • Pictographs near cap Trinité and cap Éternité in fjord du Saguenay
  • Rapides de Lachine
  • Région de Charlevoix and Saguenay-
  • St. Lawrence Marine Park
  • Québec Bridge National Historic Site of Canada

Saskatchewan

  • Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park
  • Churchill River system
  • Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site of Canada
  • Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary
  • Grasslands National Park of Canada
  • La Petite Ville
  • Lac La Ronge Provincial Park
  • Roan Mare Coulee
  • Wanuskewin National Historic Site of Canada

Yukon

  • Beringia
  • Ivvavik National Park of Canada and Vuntut National Park of Canada and Herschel Island Territorial Park (Qikiqtaruk)
  • The Klondike (with British Columbia)
  • Northwest Passage (with Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

Proposed Extensions of Existing World Heritage Sites

  • Extension of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site (British Columbia and Alberta)
  • Extension of the Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site (Alberta and Northwest Territories)
  • Extension of the Nahanni National Park Reserve World Heritage Site (Northwest Territories)