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World Heritage Sites represent exceptional natural and cultural areas recognized internationally by the World Heritage Convention of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This map locates the World Heritage sites in Canada.
This map shows both designated and nominated Heritage Rivers. The Canadian Heritage Rivers System protects the best examples of Canada’s river heritage, giving the rivers national recognition and encouraging the public to enjoy and appreciate them. The goal is to establish a system that reflects the diversity of Canada’s rivers and to ensure that they continue to flow for future generations.
This map locates the National Historic Sites administered by Parks Canada and the five UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites located in Canada. National Historic Sites are maintained to commemorate significant historic places, people and events.
Outstanding rivers of natural, cultural historical, and recreational values are insured long-term management and conservation by the Canada Heritage Rivers System (CHRS). Three of Canada’s 28 Heritage Rivers flow in Nunavut: the Thelon, Kazan, and Soper rivers. These rivers reflect the physical and cultural heritage of Nunavut.
National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas form a countrywide network of areas set aside by Canada for their great natural interest. They are protected for public understanding, enjoyment and appreciation.
UNESCO Biosphere Reserves are representative terrestrial or coastal ecosystems of the Earth. They are established by UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB) to promote biodiversity conservation and are viewed as model areas of sustainable development. Tourism is an important activity in many biosphere reserves. This map locates the Canadian Biosphere Reserves.
National Wildlife Areas consist of land or water areas set aside to protect essential wildlife habitats. The Canadian Wildlife Service of Environment Canada establishes and manages these areas to conserve essential wildlife habitats.
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries are areas set aside by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) of Environment Canada to protect migratory birds. The sanctuaries include a range of habitat types, such as terrestrial, wetland and marine.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps of the locations where one or more art galleries, museums or libraries of 10 000 volumes and over existed circa the 1958 publication date of this atlas. Accompanying these maps is a pie chart showing the percentage distribution of volumes in public libraries by province and a bar graph showing the volumes per capita in libraries by province circa 1951.
This table contains 290 series, with data for years 1993/1994 - 2002/2003 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Type of heritage institution and nature parks (10 items: Total heritage institutions;All types of museums;Community museums;Art museums; ...), Characteristics and financial profile (29 items: Number of heritage institutions or nature parks;Attendance;Number of full-time employees;Number of part-time employees; ...).