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Canadian company creates portable hospital rooms out of shipping containers

The portable hospital rooms made by Hamilton, Ont.-based company, Fero International, may aid in the frontline response to COVID-19

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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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View of world's shipping routes

Mapping

Map lets you visualize shipping traffic around the world

Interactive data visualization illustrates the incredible number of ships criss-crossing the world's oceans at any given time

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Mapping

Uber vs. taxi: mapping price differences in Canada

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Mapping

Mapping Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

April 2020 marks 40 years since Terry Fox’s monumental Marathon of Hope

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Canadian Geographic editor Aaron Kylie with a 73.66-centimetre-long walleye caught through the ice on Lake Winnipeg near Matlock, Man., on Feb. 18, 2015. (Photo: Javier Frutos)

Travel

Canadian Geographic goes ice fishing

Ice fishing during an extreme cold warning on the wind-whipped south shore of Lake Winnipeg may not sound like a fun time, but editor Aaron Kylie thinks otherwise

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Free ‘bike library’ aims to make cycling more accessible

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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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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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Many Colville Lake locals spend their time in and around trapping cabins, preparing the pelts they’ve collected.

People & Culture

Traditional trapping in the North

Once a traditional way of life across Canada, trapping survives and even thrives in communities throughout the North, including Colville Lake, N.W.T.

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People & Culture

Welcome to Flat Earth 101*

*Do your own research

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dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex

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Les édifices historiques d’Ottawa sur la promenade Sussex sont maintenant accessibles grâce au Grand Sentier

22 000 kilomètres du sentier sont réalisés : le reste se développera d’ici la fin de l’année 2017

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dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex

Places

Historic Ottawa addresses on Sussex Drive now accessible via The Great Trail

Some 22,000 kilometres of cross-Canada trail is now complete, with more to come by end of 2017 

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Man sneezes and expels droplets into air

Science & Tech

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the transmission of flu?

Public health measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 have also reduced transmission of flu — but this is not the year to blow off your annual flu shot

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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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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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Franklin, RCGS, Arctic, painting

People & Culture

Six more amazing things RCGS Fellows are up to this year

From painting a new side of the Franklin expedition to documenting shipwrecks along Ontario’s Hudson Bay Coast, see what just a few of the RCGS’s more than 1,000 Fellows are working on in 2018

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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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Catherine Hansen (right), spouse of new astronaut Jeremy Hansen

Exploration

Spouse of a new astronaut

Catherine Hansen talks about meeting CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen and their life together

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Caving began to gain a foothold in Canada in the mid-1960s

Exploration

Subterranean trailblazers 

Caving: The ultimate underground sport

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Quebec — La Romaine-1 generating station

Science & Tech

Innovation in hydro power

How Hydro-Quebec is turning problems into opportunities for innovation

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Science & Tech

Inside your smartphone: analyzing the rare-earth elements

How so-called rare earth elements are powering our modern tech — and where to find them

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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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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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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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A small eastern hemlock tree surrounded by taller trees

Environment

Planting local: In major shift, Toronto requires some developers to source native plants from local seeds

Changes to the city’s Green Standard aimed at protecting its fragile ravine network will pose challenges and opportunities for landscapers — and could kick off a national trend

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Mapping

Interactive map shows global air pollution in realtime

'World Air Map' shows us exactly what we're breathing in at any given moment in major cities around the world.

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Mapping

First World War maps

Connecting to the past through McMaster's treasure trove of historical maps from the war

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Top 20 students for the Canadian Geographic Challenge national final

Kids

Meet the 2019 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Canada's brightest young geography stars are on their way to Ottawa, where they'll meet underwater explorer Jill Heinerth, host of the May 27 live final

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People & Culture

Behind the wires: A look back at Canada’s golden age of telegraphy

On the 175th anniversary of Canada’s first telegraph message, a pioneering telegrapher recalls her exciting career

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History

10 surprising facts about Canadian pop culture

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Science & Tech

The Arctic voyages of the intrepid ringed seal

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Gatineau, Que. tornado Sept. 21, 2018

Science & Tech

Weather watchers encouraged to report tornadoes in Canada this summer

Physical distancing requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19 will make it difficult for researchers to visit suspected tornado sites this year, so the team behind the Northern Tornadoes Project is calling on the public to help 

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Science & Tech

How artificial intelligence can help crisis managers respond during extreme weather events

Artificial intelligence combines with social-media analysis to inform first responders and scientists

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Science & Tech

Returning calcium to lakes and oceans, one seashell at a time

An 18-year-old environmentalist from Hamilton, Ont. is gaining recognition for her experiments using pulverized seashells to lower the acidity of ocean and lake water

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Science & Tech

Researchers sequence genes to find out more about plagues

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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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Tilikum, a captive killer whale

Wildlife

Throwback Thursday: Dying killer whale reignites captivity debate

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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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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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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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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Environment

Green spaces crucial, but a challenge says 2020 Parks Report

The 2020 Canadian City Parks Report looks at challenges and opportunties for Canada's parks under a COVID-19 lens

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Travel

Real Canadian places that resemble Star Wars planets

Canada has just as much geographic diversity as a galaxy far, far away.

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People & Culture

Amet*: Understanding the Beothuk

*It means “awake” in Beothuk, the language and people who once called present-day Newfoundland home for about 2,000 years. One young woman, believed to be the last living Beothuk, left a collection of maps and art that help us understand her people’s story.

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Environment

Canadian landscapes take centre stage at Academy Awards

Four of the eight films nominated for Best Picture were shot north of the 49th parallel

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Travel

Winston Churchill slept here: Taking Baffin’s Trail 2 Rapids for a tropical test dive in Jamaica

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Governor General David Johnston awards Arctic Inspiration Prize to one of the 2015 laureates, Better Hearing in Education for Northern Youth

People & Culture

Arctic Inspiration Prize awards $1.5 million to improve Northern communities

Three programs dedicated to advancing the quality of life in Canada’s northern communities received a much-needed funding boost on January 27 through the annual Arctic Inspiration Prize.

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Environment

Seven important things to know about wetlands

In honour of World Wetlands Day 2016, here are seven facts you may not have known about these vital ecosystems.

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Dundas street sign with stop light and stop sign

People & Culture

Renaming places: how Canada is reexamining the map

The history behind the Dundas name change and how Canadians are reckoning with place name changes across the country — from streets to provinces

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People & Culture

Catherine McKenna named an Honorary Fellow of the RCGS

The former federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change was recognized for her public service and commitment to environmental conservation

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Medicine Hat Speedway

Travel

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Three venues to explore

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Environment

Guelph soil named official soil of Ontario

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Travel

Montreal among top bike sharing cities

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People & Culture

10 surprising facts about sports and leisure

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