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.
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The activities scheduled to take place at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park to celebrate Parks Day on July 15 are postponed due to bad weather.
Parks Days is an annual celebration that takes place across Canada to promote healthy outdoor living.
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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 15, 2017.
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Do you want to learn something new? Join us at the weekly “Learn to…” events being offered again this summer at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park in Iqaluit! Different activities are planned every Tuesday afternoon, from 1:15 p.m. to 3…Read More »
Call for nominations: Community Joint Planning and Management Committee for the Sylvia Grinnell and Qaummaarviit Territorial Parks
The Government of Nunavut (GN) and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) are now accepting nominations for six appointments to the Community Joint Planning…Read More »
About UsThe Parks & Special Places division of the Government of Nunavut is working with Nunavummiut to identify and protect significant areas as territorial parks and special places, understanding that they mean many things to many people: they are places of escape, places for reflection, places of power, and places that celebrate our cultural and natural heritage.
Katjaqnaaq, as much a feeling as an expression, reveals a depth of emotion and connection to a place of incredible beauty and significance. Uttered as a sigh, it can mean "ah - I am happy here, I am part of something." As a joyful exclamation, it can mean "oh, what a beautiful place!" However it is used, it evokes connectedness to one's surroundings and a sense of peace and meaning.