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Canadian Geographic Travel: Summer 2015

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5 ways to win at winter in Manitoba’s Riding Mountain National Park

Manitoba’s Riding Mountain National Park is known for its summer swimming, camping and hiking, but come winter, the park kicks it up a notch

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Winnipeg’s Festival du Voyageur celebrates 50 years of winter fun

Images from the largest winter festival in Western Canada offer a glimpse at the rich cultural heritage of Manitoba

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Walking with polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba

What it’s like to come face-to-face with the apex predator of the Arctic on a safari with Churchill Wild

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Churchill Wild Great Ice Bear Adventure Dymond Lake Ecolodge

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Coming face-to-face with polar bears in Churchill, Man.

Photographer Dax Justin shares what it’s like to walk on the tundra with the apex predator on an Arctic safari with Churchill Wild

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World-class wine tasting in Winnipeg

With a seasonal wine list hand-picked by celebrated Canadian sommelier Véronique Rivest, The Forks Market has become a can’t-miss destination for thirsty travellers

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Polar bear Hudson Bay coast

Wildlife

Among the bears

Photographer Martin Gregus recounts his summer 2020 expedition to the western coast of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba

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Canada’s best spots to surf year-round

World-class waves and a growing community are quickly making Canada a top surfing destination

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RAW:churchill brings unique fine dining to northern Manitoba

RAW:churchill offers a taste of the fur trader’s existence – both literally and figuratively

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Polar bear and cub on green tundra

Wildlife

Previously stable population of polar bears now in decline, study finds

The number of polar bears living around southern Hudson Bay has dropped by nearly a fifth since 2011

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A male bison who refused to stay in his pen near Lorette, Man. has been immortalized in song. Pictured: not the real Freddy—but look at that determined stride! (Photo: Nicole Lauren/Can Geo Photo Club)

People & Culture

Video: The song inspired by a Manitoba town’s famous runaway bison

Penned by a Toronto-based composer, “Run Freddy Run!” tells the story of Manitoba’s unique relationship with bison

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Mapping

Beyond the boundary

How George Dawson’s seminal work for the British North American Boundary Commission did far more than simply mark the 49th parallel

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Central Esker, northwestern Manitoba

Travel

Exploring the eskers in the “Land of little sticks”

The geological formations that surround Gangler's North Seal River Lodge in northwestern Manitoba are intriguing pathways to the past

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Thompson, Man., world record breaking wolf howl attempt 2017

People & Culture

Video of the Week: Thompson, Man., howls its way into the record books

Thousands gather to help Thompson break the Guinness World Record for greatest number of people howling like wolves in unison

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An illustrated panoramic map of Winnipeg circa 1881

History

From the archives: Mapping the river city

A beautiful panoramic map offers a bird's-eye view of what Winnipeg, Manitoba would have looked like in 1881

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