Lachine Canal National Historic Site
Things are happening on the Lachine Canal! Its banks, trail and locks have invigorated many Montreal neighbourhoods since it opened in 1825. Learn more about activities near the Lachine Canal and about its heritage and the Parks Canada employees who look after this national historic site.
Our team will share with you its favourite places, unpublished stories, and the efforts made to ensure the sustainability of this historic canal.
Parks Canada is proud to welcome its very first Seabin to the Lachine Canal National Historic Site, a cutting-edge technology that will help reduce the amount of garbage floating on the surface of the canal...
This year, Lachine Canal National Historic Site is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its reopening to recreational boating...
The year 2022 is the 20th anniversary of the reopening of the Lachine Canal. Parks Canada team members share with you their stories as employees...
On June 3, the "Team Up and Clean Up the Shoreline!" program was launched, an initiative to keep the nation's shorelines clean...
You are in demand from all sides and wondering why you should choose to work in the canals this summer? There are 5 reasons why you should choose Parks Canada as your employer...
The Lachine Canal National Historic Site is a unique and wonderful place that welcomes millions of visitors each year. Here are 10 reasons to establish your business at the Lachine Canal...
New for the 2022 winter season: the Parks Canada team grooms a 13-km section of the Lachine Canal path for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy!
Parks Canada has long been committed to providing tangible solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when you visit our national parks, national historic sites and marine conservation areas.
Parks Canada is offering a free introduction to paddling at Lachine Canal National Historic Site’s Hangar 1825 throughout summer 2021.
As they approach Hangar 1825, located east of des Seigneurs Street, canal regulars and enthusiasts will notice strange sounds as they pass by on foot or by bicycle between May 27 and July 27, 2021.
Many major projects have been carried out and completed on Quebec’s historic canals in the past year. The year 2021 will see the remaining ongoing projects completed.
Réjean Desgagnés was surprised to recognize his father's ship, the Havre Aubert, in an archival photo of a vessel moored to a wharf in the Old Port of Montréal.
Urban art lovers and Lachine Canal enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that a mural has been created during the month of September 2020.
Algae and aquatic plants are frequently observed in Parks Canada’s historic canals in Quebec, including the Chambly and Lachine canals.
Since July 2020, cyclists and pedestrians have been able to use the first roundabout specially designed for cyclists and pedestrians.
Hundreds of trees, shrubs and plants will be planted near the Lachine Canal National Historic Site. Learn more about this riverbank vegetation.
For the International Women’s Day, on March 8th, some of Parks Canada Quebec Waterways employees answered questions about their background and accomplishments of which they are proud.
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