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Closure of trails no. 3 and 32 in Gatineau Park

Due to recent heavy rainfalls, trails no. 3 and 32 in Gatineau Park are closed until further notice.

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Report on Activities

On June 29, the NCC Board of Directors met to discuss recent and upcoming projects. Here are some of the highlights presented in my Report on Activities.

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The Geography and Exploration Pavilion: A Place for Canadians to explore Canada and being Canadian

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Summer in Gatineau Park

My love affair with Gatineau Park began in the summer of 1982. I was a student, and had just landed my first real job as a nature interpreter. That means I’ve been exploring the Park and enjoying various recreational activities in every season for 35 years now. With the summer solstice just a few days away, I thought I would give you a brief overview of the main summertime activities awaiting your enjoyment, and let you in on five of my favourite things.

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Our Capital Identity at Night

If you watched any of the Senators’ games during the recent NHL playoffs, you may have seen the helicopter flyby over the Capital at night. It was hard to tell from those views what the current lighting approach prioritizes. Changing the way our capital is lit will greatly impact our identity, and serve as a nighttime guide for visitors.

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Repairs to pathways and shoreline damaged by flooding

Last update: July 26, 2017 - The NCC will begin major work on its multi-use recreational pathways and shoreline assets that were significantly damaged by the recent flooding.

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Section of Voyageurs Pathway converted into a footpath

The section of the Voyageurs Pathway at Jacques Cartier park from the Marina to la maison Charron, will be converted into a footpath.

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Recent rising water levels caused flooding on pathways

We wish to advise pedestrians and cyclists to exercise caution along some sections of the Capital Pathway network as the recent rising water levels caused flooding and closed many sections of pathways.

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