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Articles by Suzanne Dooley

Suzanne started working with CPAW-NL in April 2009. She has a Bachelor in Environmental Studies and a three-year diploma in Marine Environmental Technology. Before working at CPAWS-NL Suzanne worked in South East Asia with an organization to promote sustainable fishing practices. In addition, Suzanne has worked with other NGO’s, where she gained valuable experiences and a dedication to our natural resources.

Suzanne loves the outdoors and traveling to remote places on the island with her partner and two dogs.

CPAWS welcomes announcement of Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve


July 31 was a big day for conservation in Newfoundland and Labrador. The federal and provincial environment ministers joined with the Grand Chief of the Innu Nation in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to announce Canada’s 46th national park – the 10,700 km2 Akami-uapishku –KakKasuak – Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve in Labrador. CPAWS welcomes the exciting news that Parks Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have finalized an agreement to transfer lands from the provincial to the federal government to create the park, as well as the conclusion of an Impacts and Benefits Agreement between Parks Canada and the Innu Nation.