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Kahkiihtwaam ee-pee-kiiweehtataahk: Bringing it back home again

The story of how a critically endangered Indigenous language can be saved

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The Saskatchewan Delta. (Photo: Garth Lenz/Canadian Geographic)

Travel

Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement

How the CBFA's big-picture plan for Saskatchewan works, and why it matters

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a prairie chicken dancer and his daughter at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

People & Culture

Connecting to 6,000 years of history at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

The cultural site near Saskatoon is working to connect non-Indigenous and Indigenous people to 6,000 years of the region’s First Nations heritage

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Wildlife

New funding to help Saskatchewan ranchers protect species at risk

Environment and Climate Change Canada has given $2.58 million to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association to lead a conservation project designed to help species at risk

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Photo: Branimir Gjetvaj

Environment

The future of natural prairie pastures

The federal government’s decision to dismantle its prairie pasture reclamation program has left Saskatchewan selling off public land

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People & Culture

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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History

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Travel

One City: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Join the ghosts of Prohibition-era smugglers, get a taste of Prairie life from the early 20th century and enjoy the soothing waters of an ancient seabed in Moose Jaw, Sask.

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Travel

Trans Canada Trail celebrates 30 years of connecting Canadians

The trail started with a vision to link Canada coast to coast to coast. Now fully connected, it’s charting an ambitious course for the future.

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Travel

Inside Saskatoon’s world famous drive-thru perogy restaurant

Editor Aaron Kylie gets a taste of classic Ukrainian fare at Baba's Homestyle Perogies

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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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Travel

Prince Albert National Park

A guide to visiting the Saskatchewan National Park

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Environment

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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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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 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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Ex Coelis mountain Alberta

Mapping

Our home and grateful land

An interactive mapping project compiles the nation’s geographic memorials to Canada’s role in global conflicts

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Mapping

Natural Resources Canada releases new Atlas of Canada

Natural Resources Canada releases new Atlas of Canada

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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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People & Culture

Elder Norman Fleury – The history of the Michif language

Episode 5

The author of the Michif Dictionary takes us on a deep dive into the history of the Michif language from its earliest roots in the fur trade up to the present day

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People & Culture

Connie Walker – Surviving St Michael’s

Episode 41

Connie Walker discusses her late father’s experience of abuse as a First Nations child at St Michael’s Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan

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People & Culture

Mt Saskatchewan 2012 Part III: Turning back

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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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People & Culture

Photos: Young family paddles from Edmonton to new home in Montreal

The goal was simply to get home. Except, there was nothing simple about it.

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People & Culture

Mt. Sasktachewan 2012 Part I: Stuck in a blizzard

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Benoit Gendreau-Berthiaume, Magali Moffatt and their five year old son Mali are paddling across Canada.

People & Culture

Family paddles across Canada to inspire youth

Family canoeing from Edmonton to Montreal to inspire youth to get outdoors

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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

10 surprising facts about Canadian structures

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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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People & Culture

Young paddlers begin two-month expedition through Canadian north

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Fall trees reflect on a blue lake

People & Culture

Top 10 ‘Photos of the Week’ from our photo community

Showcasing this year's most-loved photos from Can Geo's Photo Club

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A group of students and staff pose on the steps of Gordon's Residential School in a faded photo.

People & Culture

Not as envisioned: Gordon’s Indian Residential School

A quarter century ago, Gordon’s Indian Residential School was the last in Canada to close its doors

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Buffy Sainte-Marie

People & Culture

Buffy Sainte-Marie’s favourite place in Canada

The Cree singer-songwriter explains what makes Saskatchewan’s Qu’Appelle Valley so special to her

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People & Culture

Chief Perry Bellegarde named Honorary President of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Bellegarde’s appointment to the Society’s top honorary position is a further acknowledgment of the strong ties between the former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and the Society

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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

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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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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Places

Bison uncover centuries-old petroglyphs at Saskatchewan’s Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Known as “grandfathers” by Wanuskewin Elders, these rock carvings provide a glimpse into the lives of the Indigenous Peoples that lived in the region hundreds of years ago

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Ederney Gonzales, one of the people who discovered Red Rockette

Wildlife

Tracking sea turtles

International grassroots organizations unite over turtle conservation

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Bald eagle, nest, environment, science, scientist, Besnard Lake, Saskatchewan, Jon Gerrard, Elston Dzus

Wildlife

This 50-year study revolutionizes our understanding of bald eagles

Jon Gerrard and Elston Dzus lead a now 50-year study of a thriving population of bald eagles in northern boreal Saskatchewan. Here they talk about the longevity of the research, key discoveries, the challenges of climbing trees and more.

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Kids

10 questions to test your geography knowledge

The Canadian Geographic Challenge is turning 20! To celebrate we’ve compiled a list of our favourite past quiz questions. Can you answer them correctly?

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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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Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Wildlife

Qamanirjuaq caribou are adapting to earlier spring, but that might not stop their decline

A key barren-ground caribou herd is adapting to changes in food availability caused by climate change, says new research from the University of Alberta

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Environment

A new view of the Lake Winnipeg watershed

How the watershed connects the Prairies and its people

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Wildlife

Why the swift fox is one of Canada’s best wildlife recovery stories

The swift fox may be the smallest wild dog in North America but it also has one of Canada’s biggest wildlife recovery stories

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Wildlife

Fakes, frauds and fossils

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Wildlife

Estrogen found to have detrimental effects on freshwater wildlife

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The pumpjack is an iconic symbol of oil in the West.

Science & Tech

13+ things you didn’t know about energy

Massive oilfields, huge offshore rigs, high-tech refineries, colossal dams, sprawling wind farms — how much do you really know about BIG power in Canada?

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Wildlife

Resurgence of the swift fox

The recovery of the swift fox may pose dangers for the greater sage-grouse

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Wildlife

Greater sage-grouse faces grim future, say scientists

An emergency order to protect Canada’s rarest bird may come too late

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Wetlands in Saskatchewan

Wildlife

Are neonicotinoid pesticides contaminating wetlands?

Researchers suspect a class of pesticides is responsible for insect and bird declines

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History

The Monarch and the Mounties

Queen Elizabeth II’s famous horse, Burmese, is a symbol of the enduring ties between the Crown and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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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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Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

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

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History

Operation Husky: Reflections on a forgotten story

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Science & Tech

Tracking the Greenland shark’s Arctic movements

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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Science & Tech

The Arctic voyages of the intrepid ringed seal

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