For now, Parks Canada will outfit 15-20 of its sites, in a sort of trial phase, to see how it goes. The goal is to bring 75 of its sites online with Wi-Fi in the next three years, says Francois Duclos from Parks Canada.
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“It is a very big country, and it has become very urban. And for young people from cities, things are different,” says Duclos. He noted that some people were also required to stay in constant contact with their workplaces, even while whale-watching or on a break from hiking.