Canada 150 Information for Tourism Stakeholders

Parks Canada 150 information for frontline staff and tourism organizations

Throughout 2017, Parks Canada is inviting Canadians and visitors from around the world to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. To mark this special year, free admission is being offered to all Parks Canada sites. Information available to the public needs to be very clear around which places are in fact parks and historic sites managed by Parks Canada.

To ensure visitors are well-informed, please consider printing the documents below and making them available to your frontline staff:

Parks Canada 150 – Saskatchewan Information

Canada 150 Q&As for partners – Parks Canada

Some Parks Canada sites may experience more significant increased visitation than others. Feel free to encourage visitors to consider the travel tips at the following link to make the most of their visit:

Free Discovery Passes are available online at

If you have any questions, please contact Parks Canada representative Stephanie Sirois, Manager of Tourism Industry Relations at 819-420-9622 or by email at

Passport 2017 app - Canadian Heritage

To kick off Canada's sesquicentennial celebrations, Canadian Heritage has launched the Passport 2017 app. The app delivers thousands of Canada 150 events from across the country straight to a mobile device or computer. If you have a Canada 150 event you want the world to know about, submit your event online.