Results 63

Most Relevant

Places

Remote paradise: The wonder of B.C.’s Triangle Island

Off the northwest tip of Vancouver Island, an isolated speck of “inhospitable” land is home and sanctuary to millions of seabirds

  • 562 words
  • 3 minutes

Environment

history

Vimy centennial park aerial view vimy national historic site

Travel

New commemorative park opens at Vimy Ridge

The Vimy Foundation Centennial Park provides a home for 100 repatriated ‘Vimy Oaks’ and is intended to be a space for reflection on the decisive battle

  • 689 words
  • 3 minutes

Kids

Coming soon: The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Groundbreaking new educational resource coming this summer

  • 442 words
  • 2 minutes
Viveka Melki

People & Culture

Q&A: Filmmaker Viveka Melki on war and the healing power of storytelling

"The point of all this is to make history intimate" 

  • 858 words
  • 4 minutes
Portion of Paolo Forlani's 1560 map of the world showing

Mapping

The Renaissance-era map that introduced Canada to the world

In 1560, Italian map engraver Paolo Forlani became the first to include “Canada” on a printed map

  • 518 words
  • 3 minutes
George Hunter, photographer

People & Culture

Images of 20th-century Canada from the country’s most prolific photographer

George Hunter made it his lifelong mission to show Canadians their country. Now, his iconic images have been compiled into a book. 

  • 663 words
  • 3 minutes

History

photography

Travel

canoes on a lake in canada

Travel

Canadian Tourism Week underway!

The tourism industry is calling on Canadians to pledge to travel in Canada once restrictions are lifted

  • 462 words
  • 2 minutes
Canmore Alberta as seen from The Great Trail

Travel

Great Trail Treasure Hunt kicks off across Canada

Canadians encouraged to hit their local section of the Great Trail in pursuit of loot 

  • 542 words
  • 3 minutes
Nighttime view of Ottawa's ByWard Market from the Andaz Ottawa

Travel

Meet me at the Andaz

The Hyatt brand's first Canadian location, in Ottawa's iconic ByWard Market, is designed to reflect the capital's ethos as a gathering place for all Canadians

  • 1030 words
  • 5 minutes
The 2018 GMC Terrain in Lac Beauport, Que.

Travel

Weekending like a pro in Lac Beauport, Quebec

With plenty of room for you and all your gear, weekend getaways are easier in the 2018 GMC Terrain

  • 567 words
  • 3 minutes
canada day fireworks parliament hill crowds

Travel

How to survive Canada Day in Ottawa

The country's biggest party will be bigger than ever this year. Here's an insider's guide to navigating the fun and chaos

  • 743 words
  • 3 minutes

People & Culture

canada

History

50 years of multiculturalism: Who is gate-keeping Canadianness?

Professor Anna Triandafyllidou reflects on a digital storytelling project that saw 28 graduate students from across Canada answer the question: Who am I?

  • 1247 words
  • 5 minutes

Articles

Amundsen Gjoa 1903 Northwest Passage Inuit

Exploration

Lessons from the Northwest Passage: Roald Amundsen’s experiences in the Canadian Arctic

A foremost Amundsen expert shares some highlights from famed Norwegian explorer’s 1903-06 expedition to the North Pole 

  • 1877 words
  • 8 minutes
Coeur de pirate (Béatrice Martin) performs at the RCGS' Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Canada gala in Toronto

People & Culture

Singer-songwriter Cœur de pirate honoured with RCGS medal

Quebec’s Béatrice Martin — better known by her stage name, Cœur de pirate — was recognized for her contributions to the Society and Canada's cultural landscape

  • 393 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

#CanGeoTravel: Our country in 10 photos

These 10 photos from @CanGeoTravel's Instagram community will inspire you to book your next holiday closer to home

  • 489 words
  • 2 minutes
Clyde River, Nunavut

People & Culture

Video of the Week: A visual celebration of Canada

A father-son photography team from B.C. set out to document Canada's landscapes, wildlife, people and traditions

  • 241 words
  • 1 minutes
illegal wildlife trade, elephant foot, ivory, biodiversity

Wildlife

The illegal wildlife trade is a biodiversity apocalypse

An estimated annual $175-billion business, the illegal trade in wildlife is the world’s fourth-largest criminal enterprise. It stands to radically alter the animal kingdom.

  • 3405 words
  • 14 minutes

Bulk Search Results

(Map: D.B. Street, Cyclists Road Map, showing all the main travelled roads, Towns, villages etc. between Toronto and London including the Niagara District, 1895, Library and Archives Canada, NMC43015)

Mapping

The maps that sparked Canada’s bicycle frenzy

Maps like the two pictured here were instrumental in opening up the countryside to urban North American bike owners

  • 249 words
  • 1 minutes
Andy Fillmore MP on CPAC Route 338 giant floor map

Kids

CPAC launches multimedia project on democracy in Canada

The Route 338 project includes a giant floor map and educational tools created by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society to help improve Canadians' political literacy 

  • 625 words
  • 3 minutes
Nirvana

Exploration

Summits of Canada expedition to make final ascent in Nunavut this summer

Decade-long project to reach the highest point in every province and territory will conclude with Barbeau Peak on Ellesmere Island

  • 465 words
  • 2 minutes
Comfort Maple in Fenwick, Ont., fall colours

Environment

Seven iconic Canadian trees

In a nation of forests, these trees stand head and shoulders above the rest

  • 63 words
  • 1 minutes
The skull of Xenoceratops foremostensis

Environment

Five fascinating specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature’s vast collection

Curators and research scientists at the museum’s Natural Heritage Campus in Gatineau, Que. share their favourite specimens ahead of annual open house

  • 663 words
  • 3 minutes
An illustration of Olympian Rosie MacLennan

People & Culture

Rosie MacLennan’s favourite place in Canada

The Olympic gold medallist and reigning world champion trampoline gymnast reflects on her childhood summers in Muskoka, Ont. 

  • 292 words
  • 2 minutes
Adam Lajeunesse at Ulukhaktok, N.W.T.

People & Culture

Q&A: Arctic policy expert Adam Lajeunesse on the future of Canada’s north

How Donald Trump, Russian icebreakers and a warming climate might affect the top of the world

  • 803 words
  • 4 minutes
Happy Canada Day 2017 can geo

People & Culture

Happy Canada Day from Canadian Geographic!

  • 518 words
  • 3 minutes
Cover the year canadians lost their minds and found their country 1967 expo 67

People & Culture

Q&A: Tom Hawthorn on 1967, the year we went crazy for Canada

The author of a new book, The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country, discusses the lasting impact of Canada's Centennial year

  • 787 words
  • 4 minutes

People & Culture

The symbolism of refugee ‘arrival kits’

The items given to Syrian refugees — warm clothing, DVDs, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms — represent more than just practical considerations; they're the building blocks of a shared Canadian identity

  • 1882 words
  • 8 minutes