Parks Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce plans to begin a phased-in opening of federal parks and historic sites, in a May 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Gradual reopening of national parks, historic sites to be announced

None are expected be open for the long weekend


A collection of new artifacts from the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus, is seen at Parks Canada Conservation Laboratories in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Artifacts include a hairbrush, handle of a stamp for a seal, clothes brush, comb, piece of sealing wax, chain, toothbrush and paintbrush. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror