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People & Culture

The truth about polar bears

Depending on whom you ask, the North’s sentinel species is either on the edge of extinction or an environmental success story. An in-depth look at the complicated, contradictory and controversial science behind the sound bites

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People & Culture

The changing face of Canada’s first suburbs

The once-ideal big leafy yard faces off against housing density as Canada’s first suburbs evolve

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A female pronghorn with her twins on the Canadian prairie. The species is hailed as a conservation success story, but its future is uncertain. (Photo: Sandra Forbes)

People & Culture

For the love of pronghorns

The story of a biologist’s lifelong study of an endangered species — and its future

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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. 

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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

Science & Tech

Wildlife

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Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Travel

Articles

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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

Mapping 40 years of Canadian urban expansion

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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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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

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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Satellite image showing smoke from Amazon fires blowing over Brazil on August 20, 2019

Environment

Fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest. Here’s what you need to know

Fire activity in the Brazilian Amazon surged this week; here are some key things to know about the situation

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Wildlife

How citizen scientists solved a migration mystery

No one knew golden eagles in the Yukon and Alaska migrated along the Rockies’ front ranges, until an avid birder noticed something strange

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Wildlife

A carbon sink on the Prairies

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Environment

Alanna Mitchell on 10 years of ”Sea Sick”

Episode 8

Ten years after the release of her bestselling book Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis, the acclaimed science writer doubles down on her call for action on climate change

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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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People & Culture

Louis Riel: Hero, heretic, nation builder

A celebration of the real Louis Riel, Métis leader and Manitoba founder, on the 150th anniversary of the Red River Resistance and the 175th of his birth

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2019 Indspire award winners group photo

People & Culture

Meet the winners of the 2019 Indspire Awards

Twelve Indigenous people honoured for their extraordinary work across Canada

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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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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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People & Culture

Welcome to Flat Earth 101*

*Do your own research

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HMCS Yellowknife

People & Culture

Photos: Life on board HMCS Yellowknife

Canada’s mission as part of Operation Caribbe? Choke off the flow of cocaine and other drugs across the eastern Pacific.

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Mark McMorris

People & Culture

Infographic: The physics of slopestyle

How Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris nails his signature jump

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The NCTR Survivors Circle

People & Culture

Stories of survival

Sometimes, the people you interview puncture you and you can’t leave them behind

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People & Culture

Canadian MP reflects on experience in the Canadian Geographic Challenge

Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir reflects on his experience in the Canadian Geographic Challenge.

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Calgary Stampeders players Jabari Arthur, Quincy Butler and Marvin White meet fans and sign autographs

People & Culture

The Grey Cup turns 100

With the 100th Grey Cup set to kick off this November, the Canadian Football League and its rough-around-the-edges charm is winning converts

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People & Culture

10 surprising facts about Canadian structures

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World traveller Michael Palin shares snaps with locals at the Demini airstrip while working on his latest project, Brazil.

People & Culture

Travels with Michael Palin

An exclusive Q&A with British explorer, comedian and actor Michael Palin

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YellowBelly Brewery and Public House in St. John’s

People & Culture

Ten best microbreweries

Some of Canada’s best brewpubs

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People & Culture

Michif history, language and culture, featuring Russell Fayant

Episode 1

A leading Michif language and culture educator shares why the language of the Métis matters

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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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Environment

5 ways to cut down on plastic waste this holiday season

Wrapping paper, packaging, plastic plates and cutlery — it all adds up. Here are some easy ways to avoid a nightmare around Christmas. 

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Environment

Ultimate Quiz – Weather Edition

From rain to snow, from high temperatures to low, 50 questions to test your weather wits

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Environment

10 surprising facts about Canadian geography

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Environment

Taurid meteor lights up Saskatchewan

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History

Happy Birthday! Queen Elizabeth II’s geographical connections to Canada

From noble mountains to local elementary schools, the Queen’s reign and the bonds she’s forged with Canadians are reflected across the map of Canada

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Science & Tech

The facts on Canada’s cold weather

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A woman stands alone looking out over an empty prairie under a cloudy blue sky

Places

Guardians of the grasslands

How conservationists and ranchers in Saskatchewan are working to slow the loss of an endangered ecosystem

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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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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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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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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History

10 surprising facts about communication in Canada

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Mark Potter, President of the International Hockey Hall of Fame, Mel and Bev Price, and Don Cherry pose with the Memorial cup

History

Legacy of the Memorial Cup

The cup’s history as tribute to the hockey players who died in the First World War

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History

Celebrating National Aboriginal History Month

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History

Operation Husky: Small-world connections in Sicily

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Travel

Five great places to go beyond the Canadian border

Some of the best U.S. destinations within driving distance of the border

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Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate at night

Travel

Destination: Chicago

Exploring magnificent buildings, museums, top-notch art and nightlife in the Windy City

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Travel

Corona Canada’s epic “Officer of Natural Wonder” road trip champions the nation’s natural beauty

Brewed with water and natural ingredients, Corona wants to encourage Canadians to responsibly experience the country’s natural wonders

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Travel

Baby it’s cold outside: Staying warm while standing still, football in January edition

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Travel

McStylin’

Canadian slopestyle specialist Mark McMorris preps for Sochi gold

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Travel

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts

Canadian athletes at Sochi

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Mapping

In their own words: an interactive map shares the stories of Sixties Scoop survivors

After years of work, the Sixties Scoop Network has launched their interactive mapping platform In our own Words: Mapping the Sixties Scoop Diaspora.

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Juno Beach map and Canadian soldiers

Mapping

The map that guided Canada’s D-Day clash

Marking the 75th anniversary of the Juno Beach landings

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Mapping

Mapping project aims to make Canada’s trails more accessible

Phase One of Trans Canada Trail accessibility mapping project complete thanks to para athletic power

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