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Welcome to the Canadian Parks Council

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Who We Are.

CPC represents the interests of 14 governments, over 2,700 parks, and a shared mandate to enhance the environmental, social and economic values of national, provincial and territorial parks throughout Canada.


How We Work.

CPC is grounded in mutual respect for each other and our Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners and colleagues who contribute to a vision where the health and well-being benefits of conservation and peoples’ place in Nature are realized.

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What We Do.

CPC serves to advance the shared priorities of federal, provincial and territorial government park systems.

Featured Projects

Canadian Parks Collective
for Innovation & Leadership

Parks for All

The Nature Playbook

Connecting Canadians With Nature

CPC Climate Change Report

More about the

Canadian Parks Council

The Canadian Parks Council exists to connect and coordinate action among Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial park agencies. 

Since 1962, park agency leaders have served the Canadian Parks Council as board members to convene and advance collective action for the purpose of making each park agency more effective at achieving their respective goals. 


Member Portal

Collaborative space for Canadian Parks Council Members (login required)



Let’s be better together

Collaborative space for Canadian Parks Council Member Agencies.