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Closure of a Section of Trail 10 at Shirleys Bay - December 10 to 24

A section of Trail 10 (in the Shirleys Bay sector of the Greenbelt) is closed, from December 10 to 24, 2018, between Davidson’s Side Road and the trailhead at the P2 parking lot on Carling Avenue.

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8 activities for your winter bucket list in the Capital

Canada’s Capital is really beautiful after a snowfall, and there’s so much to do in the great outdoors during the winter months. Here are a few activities to try on NCC lands during this wonderful time of the year.

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Survey Says: Canada’s Capital Region a Source of Pride for Canadians

Canadians see their capital as symbolic of their country, a source of pride and a reflection of our distinct identity in the world. These are among the results of the 2018 National Survey on NCC Awareness and Impressions of Canada’s Capital Region, conducted by Nanos Research and presented to the Board of Directors of the NCC on November 22, 2018.

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The Making of Gees Bees Honey Company

Let me take you back to 10 years ago. In the winter of 2009, my husband and I bought our first home in Dunrobin. When move-in day came that spring, we discovered a colony of honeybees living in the walls of the house. At the time, we didn’t know anything about bees. We tried calling pest control companies to remove them, and the only option seemed to be extermination, which we didn’t want to do.

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Temporary pathway closures in the Shirley’s Bay area - December 3 to 14

There will be temporary pathway closures in the western Greenbelt between Riverdown Drive and Carling Avenue in the Shirleys Bay sector, from December 3 to 14, 2018, between 7 am and 5 pm, to allow the removal of 985 ash trees affected by the emerald ash borer. Dead trees of other species may also be removed to improve access and allow for a safe work environment for the crew undertaking the work.

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Temporary closures on the Voyageurs Pathway - November 29 to December 21

There will be temporary closures on the Voyageurs Pathway beside Fournier Boulevard, from November 29 to December 21, 2018, between 7 am and 5 pm, to allow the removal of invasive species. A few trees will also be removed.

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Exclusive offers: A special program for outdoor enthusiasts

A large number of merchants are taking part in loyalty programs, which are continuing to grow in popularity. In the past, a certain number of businesses frequented by Gatineau Park skiers already offered discounts for customers with season passes.

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Invasive species removal in a section of the SJAM Winter Trail and of the Remic Rapids parking area - November 26 to December 14

The work will be undertaken on the SJAM Winter Trail in the Remic Rapids parking area, from November 26 to December 14, 2018, between 7 am and 5 pm, to allow the removal of invasive species, dead trees and trees that pose a safety risk to the public. The parking lot will be closed to the public, but will reopen once the work is completed.

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