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Parks Day 2017 - Rescheduled

19 July 2017 

Public Service Announcement

Parks Day 2017 - Rescheduled

Step away from your computer, television and smart phone to spend a day exploring and enjoying all that Nunavut’s outstanding parks have to offer! Celebrate Parks Day in Iqaluit at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park on Saturday July 22, 2017.

The celebrations start at 11 a.m., and include music, learning activities and a barbecue. Free shuttle buses are available between Iqaluit and the park. Event and bus schedules can be found on the Department of Environment’s website at, or on the Nunavut Parks website at

Across Canada, Canadians celebrate their federal, provincial and territorial parks during the third week of July. For more information about Parks Day, and other events in the park, please contact Annette Bouchard at 867-975-7753 or, or Leesee Papatsie at 867-975-7727 or .


Media Contact:
Hayward Harris
Manager of Communications, Education and Outreach
Department of Environment