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Prince Township Ontario 150 Time Capsule

No one can say for sure what Prince Township will look like in 25 years, but judging from the August turnout at Gros Cap Marina Park to celebrate Canada 150 along The Great Trail, Joanie McGuffin expects it to be a magnet for visitors craving some ecotherapy. “What you have uniquely in this township is … Continue reading Prince Township Ontario 150 Time Capsule

How might Trails Affect the Use of my Traditional Lands?

Trails are generally considered low impact. Sacred sites, harvesting areas, or other special areas that are important to First Nations and Métis should be addressed in trail planning. No trails are built with the intent to bring people to sacred sites or to disturb sensitive habitat. First Nations may choose to bring trail users on guided tours … Continue reading How might Trails Affect the Use of my Traditional Lands?

Who owns, builds and maintains the Trail?

Trails are operated and maintained by local trail partners (organizations and governments). Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and Trans Canada Trail Ontario (TCTO) support local trail partners, but do not directly build or maintain any trails. TCTO and local trail partners work with Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources when trail goes through Provincial Parks, crown lands or when work permits … Continue reading Who owns, builds and maintains the Trail?