The Canadian Press

2015-09-10 | FedElxn Parks

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Environmentalists hope to make increased commercial development in Canada's national parks a federal election issue. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society fears recent projects approved for Banff and Jasper national parks represent the thin edge of a wedge that would see more development in other locations. The society's Alison Woodley says parks need to be protected from private interests. (The group cites the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Columbia Icefields and increased summer use of Mount Norquay ski hill near Banff as examples of what they are concerned about.)

Date: 2015-09-10
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it seems that once every generation private commercial developers gain a foothold in our national parks and the Canadians need to stand up to defend these special places the public good but our national parks represent to stop them from from being degraded by private interests >>