Locals celebrate Mealy Mountain becoming national park – CBC

Locals celebrate Mealy Mountain becoming national park – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015441 Views

Aug 05, 2015

Aboriginal groups and tour operators alike are celebrating the recent announcement that Labrador’s Mealy Mountains is now officially a national park.

There have been talks of making the area national property since the mid 1970s, and many have been waiting years for progress.

​When Pete Barrett started her tour company Experience Labrador in 1999, she thought the creation of the park was just around the corner.

Barrett and her husband have been certified in necessary courses to work with Parks Canada since 2003.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/locals-celebrate-mealy-mountain-becoming-national-park-1.3179724

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