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Pathway Bridge over Leamy Creek renamed “Mâwandòseg”

The new bridge on the Voyageurs Pathway over Leamy Creek, in Gatineau, was officially inaugurated today and renamed Mâwandòseg Bridge.

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Canadians dig their history

It is my view that archeology begins and ends with the public. My work at the NCC involves sharing my passion and expertise in archeology with Canadians. It’s truly a pleasure to have the opportunity to help them experience the region’s history.

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Sir George-Étienne Cartier closure for Night Race

The Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway will be closed in both directions for the Night Race on Saturday, August 12, 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm.

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7 Greenbelt activities to add to your bucket list

Every time I visit Canada’s Capital Greenbelt, I create new memories. It’s a place where people are able to connect with nature, their loved ones and our nation’s capital. One of my goals at the NCC is to make the Greenbelt a place where shared stories and experiences create lasting memories.

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Section closures of #10 trail in Shirleys Bay

2 sections of the #10 trail in Shirleys Bay (Greenbelt West side), located between Davidson’s Side Road and the Trailhead at the P2 parking lot on Carling Avenue, are closed.

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Five tips to enjoy Gatineau Park and respect Park wildlife

Gatineau Park is the Capital’s conservation park, and we are proud to welcome 2.6 million visits per year. Regardless of the activity that you enjoy in the Park, it is important that you always be aware that the area is first and foremost a wildlife habitat. Here are five tips for Gatineau Park users to help respect the Park’s wildlife.

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This summer, visit the Authors Pavilion and celebrate Outaouais literature

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Why Capital Cities are Best Positioned to Become Smart Cities

Earlier this year I spoke at a Library and Archives Canada conference on the topic of smart cities. This conference was timely for the NCC as we recently launched the Plan for Canada’s Capital 2017-2067 which for the first time seeks to address the future of Canada’s Capital region as a smart city.

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