Parks Canada strikes 1st agreement with Indigenous group to run national historic site

Credit: Published on July 14, 2019
A new partnership has been forged between Parks Canada and Algonquin people in northwestern Quebec to co-manage a national historic site together.

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Published on July 15, 2019 -  03:31
Summer Fun at Playland Park
The theme park opened in 1928 and while it isn't the country's oldest continually running amusement park, Lake Compounce in Connecticut opened in 1846, Playland is the country's first totally planned amusement park.Park managers credit Playland as having served as an early model for some of the country's largest theme parks today."You have a place in your backyard that is family friendly," said Westchester County Executive George Latimer. "I think it brings back a nostalgia which sometimes people look for."The park was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987 and many of the parks 50 rides have been named landmarks as well. Those historic rides include the Dragon Coaster, Derby Racer, Grand Carou...

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