Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your visit to Sirmilik National Park
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The latest information that may affect your visit
Pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the National Park General Regulations and 12(1) of the National Historic Parks General Regulations, the following sites are hereby temporarily closed for all persons not exercising harvesting rights under the Nunavut Agreement by Order of Superintendent, Nunavut Field Unit.
Where: Sirmilik, Qausuittuq and Ukkusiksalik National Parks, and the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site, including all terrestrial and marine areas. See map below.
When: March 18, 2022 until further notice.
Why: In the interest of protecting the health and safety of visitors, Nunavummiut and employees as the country responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parks Canada will focus on basic critical operations.
Persons contravening this closure may be subject to prosecution under the Canada National Parks Act; maximum fine $100,000.