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teachers caring for students sick with the Spanish Flu

Teachers tend to children sick with Spanish Flu at Collège La Salle in Thetford Mines, Que. (Photo: Centre d’archives de la région de Thetford - Fonds Galerie de nos ancêtres de l’or blanc, Donateur: Juliette Dallaire)

Photo: Centre d’archives de la région de Thetford - Fonds Galerie de nos ancêtres de l’or blanc (Donateur: Juliette Dallaire)
The little-known story of the 1918 Spanish Flu and how we're preparing for the next great pandemic
Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Natan Obed is president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national organization that advocates for the people of Inuit Nunangat and works to Inuit language and culture. (Photo: ITK/Adam Scotti)

Photo: ITK/Adam Scotti
Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, on the idea of a Inuit-Crown relationship, Canada’s Inuit homelands and the role of Inuit in the world

A house in New Brunswick painted to look like the Acadian flag. (Photo: Graham H./Pixabay [CC0])

Photo: Graham H./Pixabay (CC0)
National Acadian Day is celebrated in Canada each year on August 15
Grizzly, wildlife, endangered species, Trump, protected

A grizzly in Banff National Park, Alberta. (Photo: Carlos Marrero Reiley/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Carlos Marrero Reiley/Can Geo Photo Club
Grizzlies, monarch butterflies and other keystone species could be at risk
corde lisse Cirque Éloize Shawinigan

A cast member practices on a rope at La Cité de l’Énergie’s amphitheatre in Shawinigan, Que.

Photo: Christian Fleury/Canadian Geographic
The contemporary circus company celebrates 25 years of showcasing acrobatic arts around the world
Parks Canada archeologists stand behind burnt remains of bison skull and bones after the Kenow wildfire, Waterton Lakes National Park. (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada archeologists stand behind burnt remains of bison skull and bones after the 2017 Kenow wildfire, Waterton Lakes National Park. (Photo: Parks Canada)

Photo: Parks Canada
Lead archeologist Bill Perry discusses the latest findings and what they reveal about the region
Panning for gold

Left: More than 150 people panned for gold at the 2018 Yukon Goldpanning Championships. Right: Lorraine Millar looks for tiny flakes in of gold in her pan in the elite competition. (Photos: Reine Mihtla)

Photos: Reine Mihtla
A Dawson City, Yukon goldpanner is among several Canadians headed to the World Goldpanning Championship in Slovakia
Dean Hadley, centre, was the youngest crew member aboard the RCMPV St. Roch when schooner sailed through the Northwest Passage in the early 1940s. (Photo: VMM. Leonard McCann Archives. Parks Canada St. Roch Photograph Collection. HCSR-40-18. 1942 crew in uniform.)

Dean Hadley, centre, was the youngest crew member aboard the RCMPV St. Roch when the schooner sailed through the Northwest Passage in the early 1940s. (Photo: VMM. Leonard McCann Archives. Parks Canada St. Roch Photograph Collection. HCSR-40-18. 1942 crew in uniform.)

Photo: VMM. Leonard McCann Archives. Parks Canada St. Roch Photograph Collection. HCSR-40-18. 1942 crew in uniform.
Dean Hadley was the youngest member of the crew that first navigated the Northwest Passage west to east in 1940. He passed away last Friday at the age of 98.
Scarlet ibises fly above flooded lowlands, near Bom Amigo, Amapá, Brazilian Amazon.

Scarlet ibises fly above flooded lowlands, near Bom Amigo, Amapá, Brazilian Amazon. This image is part of a series, “Amazon: Paradise Threatened,” by American photographer Daniel Beltra exploring the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Beltra placed third in the Environment - Stories category of the 2018 World Press Photo Contest. (Photo: Daniel Beltra)

Photo: Daniel Beltra
Tour of winning images to make four Canadian stops, starting July 20 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa
Calgary Stampede Indian Village Elbow River Camp

The Calgary Stampede has renamed its Indian Village the Elbow River Camp in acknowledgment of more than a century of tradition for the five First Nations of Treaty 7. (Photo: Jenn Fast/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Jenn Fast/Canadian Geographic
Calgary Stampede’s “Indian Village” renamed “Elbow River Camp”
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