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International GeoOlympiad kicks off in Quebec City

For the first time, four Canadian high school students are competing in the global geography competition 

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Kids

Geography education in Quebec: not all bad news

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Kids

Exploring Vieux Québec with Canada’s Coolest School Trip

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Kids

Canada’s Coolest School Trip heads to Quebec

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Team Canada International Geography Olympiad 2018

Kids

Young Canadian geographers win five medals at International Geography Olympiad

Team Canada claimed two silver and three bronze medals at the global geography competition held in Quebec City

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Wildlife

A migratory woodland caribou in Ungava

Wildlife

Isolated caribou herd in Quebec set to relocate to a zoo

Conservation biologists say the Quebec government has failed to explore other options that would keep the herd wild 

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Dave Greene and dog Osa snowshoeing

People & Culture

Route Blanche expedition encounters cold weather, warm reception in Quebec

An update from the Route Blanche 2016 snowshoeing expedition

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Science & Tech

How Canada is preparing for the next big earthquake

The last megathrust earthquake to strike Canada was in 1700, and the clock is ticking. How we’re preparing for the impact.

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These four young geographers will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 iGeo competition in Quebec City

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Canadian students to showcase their geography knowledge at the 2018 International GeoOlympiad

Meet the young geographers who will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 “iGeo” in Quebec City

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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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History

50 years of multiculturalism: Being Muslim in Canada

Omar Mouallem, author of Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped the Americas, looks at why an unshakeable faith in Canada’s multiculturalism project — common amongst the generation of Muslim immigrants who arrived in the ’70s — is not always shared by those who have migrated in the last 20 years, and is rarely felt by their children

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Mapping

Google Street View maps more of Canada’s north

Thanks to Google’s popular Street View tool, armchair travelers can now explore three northern towns from the comfort of their desktop

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Science & Tech

Titans of the Great Lakes

It’s a multi-billion-dollar business that most of us never get to see. A glimpse into what life is like aboard the freighters that ply the Great Lakes.

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White-throated sparrow

Wildlife

How a new birdsong “went viral” across Canada

A long-term study of white-throated sparrows in Canada found that the birds have mysteriously changed their tune

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Wildlife

Wildlife Wednesday: Baby caribou, star-crossed salmon and bringing buffalo back

Your weekly CanGeo round-up of wildlife news

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A black-footed ferret kit is held in a gloved hand in a wooden enclosure

Wildlife

Wildlife Wednesday: moth outbreak, baby ferrets and an unexpected whale visit

Your weekly CanGeo round-up of wildlife news

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Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Wildlife

Fabulous photos to help you identify Canadian foxes

How well do you know your fox species? These photos will help you tell them apart in the wild

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Travel

Festival side-trips

Ten festivals down the road from Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage sites

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People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 2021 Canadian Photos of the Year competition

Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2021

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Science & Tech

Testing, testing: Inuit hunters and scientists work together to ensure walrus meat safe to eat

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Science & Tech

10 surprising facts about Canadian transportation

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Lachine Canal, Quebec

Travel

Five Canadian canals worth visiting

These waterways offer more than just transportation from A to B

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The Crystal Man

People & Culture

A timeline of Cirque du Soleil

From small troupe in Quebec to worldwide sensation

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Canada's tallest proposed skyscrapers

People & Culture

Infographic: The future of Canada’s skylines

Canadian skyscrapers are climbing higher than ever before, with record-setters planned for Toronto, Edmonton and even Quebec City

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People & Culture

Family with toddlers concludes cross-Canada canoe trip

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Travel

Best Canadian cities to visit in winter

These urban centres really know how to heat up the chilly months

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The Chaudiere Falls in Ottawa

Science & Tech

Canada’s hydroelectric potential

Canada has about 160,000 megawatts of untapped hydro power. How can we access it?

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People & Culture

Discover Canada’s regional tartans

Explore Canada's various tartans (and the stories behind them)

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Travel

La Mauricie National Park

A guide to visiting the Quebec National Park

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People & Culture

Again River Expedition: 50 years later, river memories run deep

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Travel

Three unique cold-weather activities to try in Charlevoix

Beat the blues this winter with a fun, off-beat vacation in Quebec's Charlevoix region

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Exploration

Expedition completes longest human-powered north-south crossing of Canada

Expédition AKOR, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s 2021 Expedition of the Year, finished their 7,600-kilometre trek on Nov. 8

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Travel

Gear review: Two Keen shoe styles for trail to city travel

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Environment

The storm of the century

20 years on, a look back at the Ice Storm of January 1998, one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history

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Photo: Stephen Ferguson

People & Culture

Route Blanche expedition to snowshoe into remote Quebec

Meet the husband and wife team embarking on the Route Blanche expedition, one of seven to receive RCGS funding this year

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Science & Tech

Five times drones have done more harm than good

Drones are only as helpful as the people operating them

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People & Culture

Photos: Meet Canada’s maple syrup makers

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Photo courtesy Greener Adventures

People & Culture

Returning home from the Route Blanche

The only visible trace of our expedition is four sleeping bags and a canvas tent hung out on the line for a much-deserved airing in the warm spring sun

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Travel

Raid Pulse Lac-Sainte-Marie

Canada's adventure-racing scene stays the course

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People & Culture

Q&A with Jeff Westeinde on Ottawa’s Zibi project

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People & Culture

Life aboard a modern-day Viking ship: A Q&A with a Canadian sailor

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