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Qiniqtiryuaq (barge) above the Erebus site, wreck and divers visible.(Courtesy of Parks Canada)

The Franklin Expedition’s sunken artifacts slowly unlock the mysteries of the voyage

A wool mitten that survived in the frigid Arctic water and a hair brush with errant strands are two of the hundreds of artifacts unearthed by Parks Canada archaeologists—each of them a clue in a search for answers stretching back to 1845
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Why is Ottawa trying to move Atlantic Canada’s artifacts to Quebec?

A cost-saving move by Parks Canada has everyone from mayors to archeologists fighting to keep their treasures out East
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Donald Trump’s ancestral brothel gets a new lease on life

There wasn’t much left of the flesh-pot that Friedrich Trump built on the road to the Klondike. Parks Canada and a Yukon First Nation are changing that.
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HMS Terror: How the final Franklin ship was found

From 2016: How one man’s efforts to build inroads with northern communities helped uncover the second of Sir John Franklin’s doomed ships
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Unlocking the key to the Franklin mystery

As divers work their way down the wreck of HMS Erebus, they’ve found part of the ship’s wheel and a sword hilt among dozens of artifacts
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Canada ranks last in marine protection

Infographic: How does the country compare when it comes to marine protected areas?
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What exactly did Parks Canada secretly pay the CBC $65,000 for?

Jesse Brown on the broadcaster’s deal with the government agency
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The state of government communications in three acts

Behold the new era of open government