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Author: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Task Force on the Importance of Nature to Canadians.; Canada. Environment Canada.
Publisher: Ottawa : Environment Canada, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The results of Statistics Canada's 1996 Survey on the Importance of Nature to Canadians are the focus of a new publication from Environment Canada. This publication covers such topics as: spending on nature-related activities, including camping, canoeing, sightseeing, fishing and wildlife viewing; the economic impacts of this spending in terms of contribution to gross domestic product; tax revenues generated and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Task Force on the Importance of Nature to Canadians.; Canada. Environment Canada.
ISBN: 0662284003 9780662284000
OCLC Number: 44545978
Notes: Issued also in French under title: L'importance de la nature pour les Canadiens : les avantages économicques des activités reliées à la nature.
Distributed by the Government of Canada Depository Services Program.
Description: iv, 49 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: prepared by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Task Force on the Importance of Nature to Canadians.

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The results of Statistics Canada's 1996 Survey on the Importance of Nature to Canadians are the focus of a new publication from Environment Canada. This publication covers such topics as: spending on nature-related activities, including camping, canoeing, sightseeing, fishing and wildlife viewing; the economic impacts of this spending in terms of contribution to gross domestic product; tax revenues generated and jobs supported; and the economic value placed by participants on these activities. The survey was conducted in 1997 on behalf of 15 federal, provincial and territorial agencies. Insights based on the report will contribute to the management of Canada's wildlife, water, forests and protected areas that are essential for the public's enjoyment of nature-related activities.

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