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Sunday, June 22, 2014

WiFi in Algonquin Park

WiFi in Algonquin Park

Cedar Lake, Algonquin Park. Photo (c) Erich Angermayr

Experts and outdoor sports enthusiasts alike are currently discussing how much sens it makes to install WiFi hot-spots in some of Canada's Parks.

Both sides have valid arguments. Here's some articles, videos etc. to learn more:



To Connect or Disconnect? - A Walk In Algonquin Park

http://www.algonquinblog.com Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:40:56 GMT
Parks Canada announced that it is looking for bids for contractors to install WiFi Hotspots in up to 50 of it's parks this year. Now just so you know…that doesn't necessarily mean campgrounds as Parks Canada has 44 National ...
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Parks Canada wants to offer free WiFi with your portage trip ...

http://mobilesyrup.com Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:17:47 GMT
On the other hand, it isn't difficult to enable Airplane Mode for the duration of one's trip, and WiFi access will undoubtedly be limited to more heavily-visited areas of the parks. What do you think? .... The whole point of camping, going relatively deep into the wilderness, portaging in Algonquin Park, etc. is to get away from everything. J-Ro. Stupidest thing I have ever read. Soon our national parks will look like one giant starbucks. Blair Collins. I'd love to have wifi in parks.
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Is a Digital Detox on the New Year's Resolution list of anyone you ...

http://www.algonquin-park.org Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:27:38 GMT
One Algonquin Park nature retreat doesn't provide guests with wifi, so they can enjoy the bliss of being unplugged. No cell phone service, no internet, no text messaging….. instead, snow shoeing, dog sledding and lakefront ...
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WiFi In Provincial Parks…. - Reflections On The Outdoors Naturally

http://reflectionsoutdoors.wordpress.com Wed, 21 Jul 2010 15:24:57 GMT
Somewhere in the “wilds” of Algonquin Park….on a backcountry canoe route…two figures are crouched around the glowing campfire….no make that the glowing portable TV….busy on their portable laptops. John the ...
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WiFi in the woods - Portageur.ca

http://blog.portageur.ca Mon, 15 Aug 2011 02:47:04 GMT
WiFi in the park Ontario Parks is expanding its services to include more accessibility – connection – by providing wireless services throughout the many parks throughout the province. The Pinery, for example, is now offering WiFi to its campers with plans to roll out similar accessibility to .... I rarely get cell phone coverage, but if I do (like anywhere along the highway 60 corridor of Algonquin Park), I will shamelessly tweet, upload a photo or update my status when I can.
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What is your opinion? Do you think WiFi in Algonquin Park (and other parks for that matter) is a good idea? Please comment below.