Public engagement

Yoho National Park

Trans-Canada Highway Twinning

Consultation on a draft Detailed Impact Assessment (DIA) for twinning the remaining 40 km of highway through Yoho National Park is complete. There are currently no funds for construction. For more information:

Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin Remembrance

Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin National Historic Site (also known as Abbot Hut) was dismantled in 2022. Despite significant efforts to save the structure, melting permafrost caused the slope to erode underneath the foundation of the hut. Parks Canada made the difficult decision to dismantle this beloved place for safety. 

Parks Canada will work with the Alpine Club of Canada, stakeholders, Indigenous groups and interested parties to identify options for commemorating the story of the hut and its importance to mountaineering in Canada. 

 

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