Prohibited activity: Pender Canal, North Pender Island
Issued: May 19, 2017
Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Park General Regulations, other than for park management purposes or by written authorization from the Superintendent, the following area is closed to public access.
Where: The parcel of Gulf Islands National Parks Reserve land on the west (North Pender) side of the canal bridge, on the south side (Bedwell Harbour) of the Canal Road (refer to the attached map).
When: From May 16th, 2017 until further notice
Why: The purpose of this order is to protect and restore an ecologically and culturally sensitive area. Your respect of this closure will contribute to the long term protection of the site.
Contravention of this order may result in fines or prosecution under regulations pursuant to the Canada National Parks Act.
Marcia Morash, Superintendent, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada
Date: May 12, 2017