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The Canadian Shield: Why People Visit Student Centre

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Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.



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Parks Canada     

Canada's national parks protect the natural environment. Many national parks are scattered across the Canadian Shield. This Web site from Parks Canada takes you to these parks. This particular link takes you to La Mauricie National Park in Quebec. It protects the natural forests of the Canadian Shield. If you would like to visit other national parks in the region, click on the links to Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and the Northwest Territories.

Northern Wilderness

What kinds of things can tourists do in the Canadian Shield? If you would like to find out, this Web site from Ontario Tourism is a good place to start. You can learn about travel destinations and vacation ideas. You can view stunning photographs and read interesting travel guides. Just about everything you need to know about visiting northern Ontario can be found at this site. Remember, though, that the Canadian Shield is a huge region!