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The authoritative source for all things geography, wildlife and environment, climate and energy, travel, culture and exploration in Canada, Canadian Geographic has been making Canada better known to Canada and the world since 1930.

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This recent entry to the Photos from the Field: Working in Canada's North Photo Competition shows student researcher Kevin Young taking photos from the shore of Baffin Island. For the past two summers Young has researched the effect of trail cameras on shorebird nests on Southampton Island. (Photo: Shawna-lee Masson/Canadian Geographic Photo Club)

Photo: Shawna-lee Masson/Canadian Geographic Photo Club
Enter the Photos from the Field: Working in Canada's North Photo Competition for a chance to win great prizes!
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Walrus on the move on an island near Hall Beach, Nunavut. (Photo: Michelle Valberg)

Photo: Michelle Valberg
Get ready to see Canada through the lens of two of the country's best photographers: Michelle Valberg and Neil Ever Osborne
A gray jay in Western Canada's mountain forests

A gray jay, a.k.a. the whiskey jack or Canada jay — now named Canada's national bird by Canadian Geographic — in Western Canada's mountain forests. (Photo: Tony Joyce/Canadian Geographic Photo Club)

Photo: Tony Joyce
After two years, nearly 50,000 votes and thousands of public and expert comments, the Canadian Geographic National Bird Project concludes. Meet our newest national emblem.
Canadian Geographic and The Walrus partner on magazine celebrating nation’s sesquicentennial

RCGS Honorary President Alex Trebek and RCGS CEO John Geiger stand in front of the Society's new home at 50 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa, Ontario. (Photo: Colin Rowe/Canadian Geographic)

Colin Rowe/Canadian Geographic
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society announces forthcoming Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

Alex Trebek, président honoraire de la SGRC, et John Geiger, chef de l’administration, devant la nouvelle résidence de la Société géographique au 50 promenade Sussex, Ottawa, Ontario. (Photo : Colin Rowe/Canadian Geographic)

Colin Rowe/Canadian Geographic
La Société géographique royale du Canada annonce l’ouverture de son nouveau centre de la Géographie et de l’Exploration du Canada
polar bears

Photo: Jonathan Huyer

Photo: Jonathan Huyer
Here's what the judges liked about this year's top picks
Edmonton Canadian Geographic cover vote

Option two (on the right) won a narrow victory with 52 per cent, with voters admiring the clarity, simplicity, the brilliant colour of the ice.

Thanks to everyone who weighed in
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