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Gatineau Park winter season kicks off December 16

Get out your toques and mitts! Winter is here! With the recent snowfall, the cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking season will officially open on Saturday, December 16, 2017, in Gatineau Park, the Capital’s conservation park.

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Closure of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway, December 16

The Queen Elizabeth Driveway, from Laurier Avenue to Preston Street, will be closed for a special event.

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Do not venture onto the Rideau Canal ice surface

The public is asked to remain off the Rideau Canal surface, as the ice is dangerously thin.

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Watts Creek Pathway closed from Corkstown to the Greenbelt Pathway West, December 11 to 22

The Watts Creek pathway from Corkstown to the Greenbelt Pathway West will be closed effective December 11 to December 22.

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Nepean Point winning design concept chosen

The winning concept for the Nepean Point redevelopment, entitled Big River Landscape, submitted by Janet Rosenberg & Studio Inc. with Patkau Architects, Blackwell Structural Engineers, and ERA Architects Inc., was approved by the NCC Board of Directors.

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Multiple closures in Gatineau Park following the recent heavy rainfall

Last update: November 17, 2017 - The rehabilitation of Gatineau Park's trail system and infrastructure is almost complete. The following sites, however, remain closed:

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Gatineau Park parkway network to close to motorists

The NCC's Gatineau Park parkway network (Gatineau, Champlain, and Fortune Lake parkways) will close gradually to motorists for the season on Sunday, October 22, 2017, as of 5 pm. We ask cyclists, roller skaters and pedestrians to exercise caution.

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