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A botanical journey along the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimmage route by former CBC Radio columnist and enthusiastic gardener Lyndon Penner
Allenby: Making of the Modern Middle East by C. Brad Faught

Historian C. Brad Faught's new book brings clarity to Edmund Allenby's decisive impact on British imperial policy in today's Middle East. (Photo: Courtesy of C. Brad Faught; Book cover: Courtesy of I.B. Tauris)

Allenby: Making of the Modern Middle East by C. Brad Faught
Insights from historian C. Brad Faught's new book on Edmund Allenby, the principal British military figure in the Middle East during the First World War.
An illustration of Paul Brandt and his child holding up a fish

Illustration: Felicia Cristea/Can Geo

Illustration: Felicia Cristea/Can Geo
The country musician reminisces about family connections and nature on Alberta’s Bow River
Jameel Janjua Virgin Galactic pilot

Jameel Janjua to become the first Canadian commercial space pilot. (Photo: Courtesy Virgin Galactic)

Photo: Courtesy Virgin Galactic
Commercial space flight company Virgin Galactic adds former Royal Canadian Air Force member Jameel Janjua to its pilot roster 

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. (Photo: Apple TV+)

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, stars of Apple TV+’s new series Long Way Up, on electric travel, sustainability and where they’re headed after the pandemic
Amazon Rainforest Fire

Forest fires continue to rage in the Amazonian rainforest. (Photo: iStock)

Amazon Rainforest Fire
Bioethicist and conservationist Kerry Bowman on the 2020 Amazonian forest fires — as bad, or worse than 2019's — and why Canadians should be very concerned
Canada's 75 biggest islands

The first exclusive wall map produced for sale by Canadian Geographic. (Poster: Canadian Geographic; cartography: Chris Brackley)

Poster: Canadian Geographic
Canadian Geographic's cartographer Chris Brackley shares insights into his process in charting the country's largest islands for an exclusive wall map
Forest trail in Ottawa, Ontario

Pine Grove Trail in Ottawa, Ont. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni)

Photo credit: Tanya Kirnishni
From time at the cottage to discovering new hiking trails, the summer of 2020 has not gone to waste

Bruce Kirkby's new book recounts family adventures from a year in Himalaya, such as a day afield with a team of yaks threshing barley in the fields of Karsha, India, near the local monastery. (Book: Courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre; Photo: Bruce Kirkby)

In his new book Blue Sky Kingdom, Bruce Kirkby explores modern distraction and the loss of ancient wisdom on an adventure with his wife and sons in one of the world's most remote regions. An exclusive excerpt.
Teen and dog in canoe

Zev Heuer and his travel companion, Blaze, paddling along the route from Canmore to Missinippi. (Photo: Karsten Heuer)

Photo: Karsten Heuer
15-year-old Zev Heuer spent more than two months paddling from his home in Canmore, Alberta, to his summer job in Missinipe, Saskatchewan
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