Parks Canada is reviewing the management plan for Bethune Memorial House and we would like to hear your views, opinions and suggestions on the future of this treasured place. A management plan is a forward-looking document that provides a vision for a national park or national historic site at its future best and the strategies for getting there. The new management plan for Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site will guide decisions and actions in protecting, presenting and operating the site. 

We Want to Hear From You!

We are planning for the future at Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site and we want to hear from you! 

What types of programs, facilities and services would you like to see offered at Bethune Memorial House? Where do you think Parks Canada is doing well and where can we improve? What is your vision for Bethune Memorial House?  The management plan public consultations are an opportunity for everyone to shape the future of Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site. 

Public Consultation Newsletter (PDF, 1.13 MB, Chinese PDF 1.29 MB).

Share your thoughts and ideas about the future management of Bethune Memorial House by:

  • By participating in person at the public meeting on June 3rd, 2019. 
    Drop in anytime between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.- 7 p.m., at the Bethune Memorial House Visitor Centre, 235 John Street North, Gravenhurst  or
  • By emailing your comments to: or
  • By mail:
    Management Plan – Bethune Memorial House NHS
    235 John Street North
    Gravenhurst, Ontario
    P1P 1G4

You have until June 30, 2019 to share your opinions, comments and ideas.  If you have any questions or if you would like more information or a full copy of the draft Management Plan, please contact us.