Gros Morne National Park

Happy Canada Day! Now Go Explore!

Celebrate Canada's birthday by becoming a researcher yourself! Here's an in-depth look at 10 of our nation's finest national parks.


Canada is famous for its wild spaces, so what better way to celebrate this great country on its birthday than to get out and enjoy nature? We are continually featuring Canada’s top researchers, but today, you be the researcher. Go out, explore and observe Canada in all of its glory. For those of you who aren’t in Canada or are stuck indoors this Canada Day, we’ve compiled a list of videos so you can visit some of our National Parks from the comfort of your home.

Newfoundland – Gros Morne National Park

Prince Edward Island – PEI National Park

Nova Scotia – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

New Brunswick – Fundy National Park

Quebec – Forillon National Park

Ontario – Point Pelee National Park

Manitoba – Riding Mountain National Park

Saskatchewan – Grasslands National Park

Alberta – Banff National Park

British Columbia – Glacier National Park

Photo by Emmanuel Milou; available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 License

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Allison Guy is a freelance science writer who is passionate about increasing scientific literacy and enhancing scientific discourse among the public. She holds a MSc in neuroscience from the University of Toronto and has been working as a drug development consultant for the pharmaceutical industry both domestically and abroad for the last 5 years. She is also a lecturer at Ryerson University in the Department of Chemistry and Biology and at the G. Raymond Chang School where she teaches pharmaceutical development and regulation.