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National Park Projects

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National park projects in Nunavik

On April 9, 2002, the Makivik Corporation, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and the Government of Québec signed a partnership agreement on community and economic development in Nunavik. This agreement provided for the creation of the parc national des Pingualuit, the parc national Kuururjuaq and the parc national Tursujuq, and tow other parks whose purpose is to protect samples of the natural heritage of this region of Québec’s and support the growth of tourism in Nunavik:

Although not yet scheduled for studies involving knowledge acquisition, another Nunavik national park project has been planned and its territory designated as reserved for the parc national du Cap-Wolstenholme project.

National park projects (between the 50th and 55th parallel)

The creation of national parks between the 50th and 55th parallels is also being planned. One of the projects under consideration is located in the Côte-Nord region:

And two other projects are underway in the Nord-du-Québec region in partnership with the Cree Nation. The national park projects are:

Territories reserved for park creation

A number of other sites have been reserved by the government for the purpose of creating parks. These areas have been withdrawn from mineral staking, by decrees 91-192 and 92-170. The Ministère will begin work on these sites in the coming years.

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