Pimachiowin Aki

Lingo Cards The nomination of Pimachiowin Aki as a World Heritage site is being discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC. UNESCO: Known as Pimachiowin Aki (“the Land that Gives Life”), this 29,040 km2, internationally recognized network of protected areas is situated in the North American Boreal Shield. For millennia, the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), …

Winnipeg

Photo: Ben Rodgers, Skyline Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. It is located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Key Links winnipeg.ca parkmaps.winnipeg.ca tourismwinnipeg.com Hockey nhl.com/jets @NHLJets Bell MTS Place is an indoor sports arena and entertainment venue in downtown Winnipeg. The arena is …

Guelph

Guelph is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Known as “The Royal City”, Guelph is roughly 28 kilometers (17 miles) east of Kitchener and 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Toronto.   Embedded Tweets #Guelph. A place to live, raise a family & start a business | @TheTorontoSun | Great reference to the #Ward IMICO …

World Environment Day 2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Moraine Lake June 5 is World Environment Day, the largest, most globally celebrated day for positive environmental action. Mark your calendar! Hashtags:#WorldEnvironmentDay, #WithNature Curiously, this is a little known big celebration, simply off the radar for those not in the know until it’s already over. Internationally the event engages people across the globe in 70+ countries. …

Sparking Change

New Publication: Sparking Change Sparking Change tells the story of communities that have taken action to become more engaged in their local parks through spearheading improvements, engaging diverse community members, and organizing events and activities that draw people into the park—a process referred to as “park engagement.” The report explores the social impacts of communities …

Quebec

Spotlight on Quebec Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/SK5arymQqqYUiMR89 Parks http://www.sepaq.com/home/index.dot?language_id=1 Tourism Businesses http://inuitadventures.ca – https://twitter.com/InuitAdventures Elsewhere on the Web http://ahki.co/4th-international-aboriginal-tourism-conference-rendez-vous-quebec/ Discover the enchanting site of Skating Through the Forest next to the vast Gatineau Park, at 45 minutes from Ottawa. Savour the pristine experience of ice skating on a natural 3km open air ice path in an …

Creating Fan Clubs for #WorldHeritage #40whc

I started watching live webcasts of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meetings just a couple of years ago. Here is the diplomatic process at work on the ground andlivestreaming around the globe. What’s not to like?! I am a fan of world heritage. (Soy un fanatico del patrimonio mundial.) This week UNESCO is holding its current meeting …