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Alberta

Johnston Canyon hike

Travel

Ten best hikes in Alberta

Best places in Alberta to take a hike

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Exploration

Exploration

Why cave exploration matters

2022 is the International Year of Caves and Karst. Here’s why you should care about the hidden worlds beneath our feet.

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Mount Logan

Exploration

Re-measuring Canada’s highest mountain

A team of climbers and scientists plan to summit the Yukon’s Mount Logan next spring in the name of climate change — and to re-evaluate its height with modern GPS technology

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Exploration

Under the icefield and inside the mountain

Go deep below the Columbia Icefield in Banff National Park to “the most inaccessible place in Canada” with the 2020 Castleguard Cave Expedition

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Richard Weber

Exploration

Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Human limits

Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these eight explorers pushed their physical and mental limits in pursuit of knowledge and to inspire others

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Samuel de Champlain

Exploration

Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Charting the unknown

Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these 16 explorers significantly advanced our knowledge of Canada’s geography through mapping

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photography

History

Travel

Travel

Le Tour de Banff

It’s helmets on for the Banff National Park Bike Fest

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Travel

A tour of the best skiing in the Rockies

Leslie Anthony shares the best of the big hills

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Travel

Winterstart Is Coming

In the heart of Canada's first national park, a seasonal celebration

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Travel

Five relaxing spas in Alberta

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Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa is the perfect place to partake of a longstanding mountain tradition

Travel

Alberta finally has a Nordic Spa—and its location is perfect

A Scandinavian tradition gets a Canadian spin at the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa

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People & Culture

People & Culture

Canadians debate best place to skate

Twitter users engage in a friendly battle to determine Canada's best outdoor skating rink.

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Articles

Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Environment

Mapping

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Mapping

Canadian Geographic’s best maps of 2021

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2021 issues

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Mapping

The Inuit map that helped a Canadian naturalist unravel an ornithological mystery

In 1929, J. Dewey Soper’s quest to find the breeding grounds of the blue goose ended, thanks in part to this marvelously detailed hand-drawn map

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Mapping

Mapping the future of sustainable agriculture

This online map platform displays hundreds of stories on ecological farming issues from around the world

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Mapping

Five conservation experts weigh in on the future for wildlife post-COVID-19

The slowdown of human activity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to some surprising benefits for wildlife conservation. Can we keep them going after the danger has passed?

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Mapping

Best Canadian Geographic maps from 2015

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Science & Tech

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Canadian Geographic editors' favourite travel 2016

Travel

Editors’ choice: Six travel highlights from 2016

Can Geo editors reveal their favourite destinations and travel experiences from the past year

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Vertical samples of the winning images of Canadian Geographic's Annual Photo Competition

People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 33rd Annual Photo Competition

The best of the best images from Canadian Geographic’s 2018 competition

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A grizzly bear lies dead on the side of the road

Wildlife

Animal crossing: Reconnecting North America’s most important wildlife corridor

This past summer an ambitious wildlife under/overpass system broke ground in B.C. on a deadly stretch of highway just west of the Alberta border. Here’s how it happened.

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Two caribou silhouetted against a dark, rainy landscape

Wildlife

Caribou are vanishing at an alarming rate. Is it too late to save them?

After more than a million years on Earth, the caribou is under threat of global extinction. The precipitous decline of the once mighty herds is a tragedy that is hard to watch — and even harder to reverse.

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Wildlife

“Whale superhighway” map marks World Whale Day

Plus: Marathon hare migrations, increasingly efficient wolves, wandering basking sharks and homemaking bees

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grizzly bear on train tracks in Banff National Park

Wildlife

Dinner is served

Wildlife is figuring out that human infrastructure helps with the hunt

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A purple martin silhouetted in flight against a blue sky

Wildlife

Migration in the time of climate change

New technology is helping researchers understand how birds time their migrations when the seasons send mixed signals

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A bowhead whale in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut

Wildlife

New research offers insight into the skin care routine of bowhead whales

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found evidence that bowhead whales exfoliate their skin by rubbing against large rocks

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A cougar sits in a tree

Wildlife

The cat came back: Canada’s cougar comeback

Why Canada’s cougars are on the rise — and what that means for us

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North Atlantic right whale in Gulf

Wildlife

Federal government announces new measures to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Following a deadly summer for the endangered whales, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is tightening regulations for crab fishers in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

An insider’s account of the modern-day gold rush

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campfire

People & Culture

Six Canadians receive grants for projects to get youth active in nature

The projects, all led by young women, range in theme from camping to climate change mitigation

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wolverine

Wildlife

How highways are hurting the wolverine’s genetic diversity

As development cuts into the elusive animal's habitat, the resulting genetic isolation could ultimately lead to a population crash

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Wintry scenes from Can Geo's Instagram community

People & Culture

#ShareCanGeo: 10 wintry wonderlands

This week, we embrace the coming season and showcase Canada as a winter wonderland

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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Firewater Multi-Bottle lights up Thomas' tent

Travel

Gear Review: Multi-bottle and sleeping bag

Thomas Hall review the Seattle Sports Firewater Multi-Bottle and Mountain Hardwear Lamina Z Spark sleeping bag

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Hamilton Princess Hotel in Bermuda

Travel

Luxury with a Canadian twist at Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess

The Pink Palace, as it's locally known, offers stylish relaxation, a surprisingly impressive modern art collection, and a few connections to Canada

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Travel

From sea to shining sea: 13 photos that showcase Canada’s grandeur

Happy Canada Day from all of us at Canadian Geographic!

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Travel

Hot springs return to Haida Gwaii

Three years after an earthquake mysteriously made the island's hot springs disappear, hope returns to the National Park

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People & Culture

Canadians share their love for museums with selfies

#MuseumSelfie trended on Twitter January 20th as people the world over shared their snaps.

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People & Culture

Trans Canada Trail and AccessNow unite: New partnership creates greater accessibility

Canadian Paralympians and Para athletes join the mission to increase trail accessibility across Canada

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People & Culture

Welcome to Flat Earth 101*

*Do your own research

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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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People & Culture

Your photos: Peaceful pics we’re loving right now

Photos that bring us peace from our Can Geo Photo Club members

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tagged Bear 122 in Banff

Wildlife

Wildlife photographers banned from using radio receivers to find animals

Parks Canada announces $25,000 fines for tracking collared wildlife in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks

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moose alberta population app

Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Places

National parks beginning to reopen across the country

Not all, but many of Canada's national parks will reopen to some extent on June 1

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Wildlife

The erosion of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act threatens iconic Algonquin wolf

Algonquin wolves face an uncertain future primarily because they can be legally shot and trapped in many parts of Ontario

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Humpback whale in the broughton archipelago, bc

Wildlife

Giants of the Broughtons

Whales are beginning to return to B.C. waters — but will they find a safe haven?

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Environment

How much warmer than normal was your city in 2015?

Now there's a way to visualize exactly what a record warm year globally meant in your city

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Banana tree fibre paper

Environment

Eco-friendly paper

Five eco-friendly products used around the world to create paper

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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Canada's protected areas

Places

Infographic: Canada’s protected areas

Visualize all of the parks, wildlife areas, forest and marine reserves across Canada to compare how much of each province and territory has been protected

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Photo: @Penalosa_G/Twitter

Environment

Canadian Parks Summit makes history

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Wildlife

Grizzly population doubles in part of Alberta

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