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Spotlight on conservation: Hastings Wildlife Junction

Hastings Wildlife Junction in eastern Ontario is an example of the scale of conservation needed in Canada

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Travel

1,000* things to do in the 1000 Islands

*Okay, just six — but it’s a start toward exploring this expansive border-straddling region of rocky islands, sparkling coves and hidden history

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Places

5 reasons to visit Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Celebrating a century of outdoor entertainment, species diversity and miles of picturesque hiking trails

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People & Culture

Rivers of resistance: A history of the Métis Nation of Ontario

“We were tired of hiding behind trees.” The ebb and flow of Métis history as it has unfolded on Ontario’s shores 

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Travel

How to spend a weekend in Ottawa

A handy Bucket Listed tip sheet of what to see and do in the nation’s capital 

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Superior Views: Capturing Canada’s greatest lake

A fall photo tour reveals the stunning spirit of Lake Superior

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Environment

Modelling threats to caribou in Ontario’s Ring of Fire

As interest in Ontario’s mineral-rich Ring of Fire region grows, caribou face threats on multiple fronts. New research could help chart a path to their conservation.

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Places

Our Country: Director Sergio Navarretta’s favourite place in Canada

The award-winning director of The Cuban on the restorative calm of Ontario’s Lake Simcoe

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Ryan Wolfe is the lead researcher on a conservation project aimed at saving Ontario's most endangered snake, the blue racer.

Wildlife

Racing for Survival: Ontario’s blue racer

One man’s endeavour to save the province’s most endangered snake

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Science & Tech

London, Ont., launches project to collect hard-to-recycle plastics

Pilot program will recycle single-use plastics such as candy wrappers, foam containers, plastic straws and stir sticks

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Diver Tyler Boelens glides beneath the ice of Georgian Bay

Exploration

Freediving under the ice of Georgian Bay

“It’s kind of what I imagine outer space to be like”

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A Haliburton hideaway

Tucked away on private property in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands, the Woods Parka Lodge is a cozy winter escape 

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A photo of Dr. Molly Shoichet at the university with two students

Science & Tech

Q&A: Meet Ontario’s first Chief Scientist

Dr. Molly Shoichet discusses her new role and how she plans to restore the public’s trust in government science

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A 2017 map of mining claims in the Ring of Fire. Map by Chris Brackley

Environment

What’s at stake in Ontario’s Ring of Fire

The James Bay Lowlands in northern Ontario contain one of the largest potential mineral reserves in Canada. Now, the region’s economy and environment stand on the brink of massive transformation.

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The Cotton Factory in Hamilton, Ontario

Places

How a former cotton factory became a creative hub in Hamilton, Ont.

Art is now the hottest commodity in the city that steel built 

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Students on Canada's Coolest School Trip

Kids

Canada’s Coolest School Trip arrives on the shores of the St. Lawrence River

Highlights from the first day of Canada's Coolest School Trip

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A Fowler's toad

Wildlife

Hibernation habits of Ontario toad hold climate change clues

For the past 140 years, Fowler's toads have been slowly shortening their underground winter hibernation

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Shining Falls in the boreal forest

Environment

Pimachiowin Aki is Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site

The 29,040-square-kilometre swath of boreal forest on the Manitoba-Ontario border is the first World Heritage Site in Canada to be recognized for both its cultural and natural significance

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Students working at the Vale Living With Lakes Centre prepare for field sampling

Places

Mine rehab

Once a notorious sulphur emitter, Sudbury is becoming a world leader in ecological restoration research

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Two tunnel workers climb through the cutter head on May 13, 2011, to celebrate the safe completion of mining the 10.2 kilometre Niagara Tunnel

Science & Tech

New energy in Niagara

How a giant hole will help Ontario’s shift away from fossil fuels

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