The Province ofis making changes to its system to prevent the lengthy waiting times for booking online. However, an advocacy group believes that the solution to the high demand is not tweaking the booking system but creating more spaces.
Eric Reder, the wilderness and water campaign director for the Wilderness Committee‘s branch, believes the announced changes on Friday are long overdue, as per a report.
“The big problem isn’t the registration system. That is a major problem, but the biggest problem is that we don’t have enough. So the answer to the park problem in is to grow . It’s as simple as that.”
Reder thinkssets an example of what could be accomplished. In 2021, . put $83 million into the . budget over three years to meet the demand for .
“No matter how they change the park system … there are going to be Manitobans unhappy that they weren’t able to go and experience the nature and wilderness that we have because we don’t have enough space for them,” Reder said.
The updates to the onlinesystem were announced in a press release on Friday.
The upgrades “will help manage the load on an opening day for, ease the booking process for and provide more opportunities to book camping facilities in high demand and limited inventory, such as and yurts,” Conservation Minister Sarah Guillemard said in the release.
In addition, those looking to book aor will be able to make two at one time this year instead of three.
There will be five varying openingdays instead of three for different kinds of and accommodations to prevent the system from going down due to high demand.
Additionally, there will be improvements to computer servers this year, Guillemard added.
The government wants to have completely new software by 2023, she stated.