On one hand, I am glad these areas are conserved for nature and visitor experience. On the other hand, the fact that some parks failed to include consultations with Indigenous people was terribly unjust.
Ottawa — Earlier today, Parks Canada announced an amendment to the Riding Mountain National Park management plan allowing potential redevelopment of the long-closed Mount Agassiz Ski area. CPAWS is deeply concerned that this decision is yet another sign that the Agency is moving away from protecting ecological integrity as their first priority for park management. Today’s announcement reverses Parks Canada’s previous commitment to remove the aging infrastructure from the bankrupt ski hill and restore the area’s ecosystem. – Cpaws.org News Release