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Red Couch Tour launch event Ottawa Museum of Nature Ela Kinowska Mona Fortier

People & Culture

Red Couch Tour to collect stories of Canadians

Project aims to create a film archive of Canadians' views about themselves and their country throughout the sesquicentennial

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Articles

Environment

Environment

Access to nature critical to coping with COVID-19 pandemic

A Nature Conservancy Canada poll finds spending time in nature is more important than ever

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Minister Catherine McKenna hosting Canada’s first town hall on climate change

Environment

Catherine McKenna talks climate change

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change discusses Canada's energy mix, wildlife conservation and personal carbon emissions

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Environment

10 surprising facts about Canadian weather

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Environment

New film shows three-decade old cod collapse even more relevant today

The animated short film called Last Fish, First Boat recounts the 1992 cod moratorium

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Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

Environment

“There’s no coming back from this:” Why the global ocean crisis threatens us all

Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

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Science & Tech

Science & Tech

Energy IQ: Average Canadians’ energy use

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Travel

Exploration

Wildlife

Wildlife

National Bird Project essays

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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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Wildlife

Study finds reef sharks ‘functionally extinct’ from 20 per cent of the world’s reefs

Lead author Aaron MacNeil discusses what this means for coral ecosystems and what Canadians can do to help

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moose alberta population app

Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Wildlife

This $5,000 machine drives away unwanted Canada geese

Meet the Goosinator

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History

History

Operation Husky: Reflections on a forgotten story

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Environment

Federal government announces $30 million in funding for The Great Trail

Network of connected trails that spans Canada from coast to coast to coast will receive cash over a four-year period

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A crowd of tourist swarm on a lakeside beach in Banff National Park

Places

Smother Nature: The struggle to protect Banff National Park

In Banff National Park, Alberta, as in protected areas across the country, managers find it difficult to balance the desire of people to experience wilderness with an imperative to conserve it

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Illustration by Guy Parsons

Environment

Canada’s dirty secret

Canada leads the developed world in per capita production of garbage. What’s behind our nation’s wasteful ways? 

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People & Culture

State of the marijuana nation

One year post-legalization, a look at Canada’s changing relationship with pot

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Le 50 promenade Sussex, vu de l’extérieur, autrefois appelé Canada Pavillion-Monde, sera bientôt nommé le Centre de la géographie et de l’exploration. (Photo : gracieuseté de la Commission de la capitale nationale)

Places

5 facts about 50 Sussex Drive

Get to know the new home of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic

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L’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, SGRC, 50 Promenade Sussex, Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, Inuits, Premières Nations et Métis.

People & Culture

RCGS partners with First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations to create Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Ambitious multi-platform, Indigenous-led project will be a tool for education and reconciliation 

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Three people looking down at a giant floor map

People & Culture

A celebration of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

The first-of-its-kind educational resource aims to share the stories and cultures of Indigenous peoples with Canadians and the world 

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Canada c3 ice breaker in toronto

People & Culture

Coast-to-coast-to-coast Canadian expedition sets sail

The Canada C3 expedition aims to connect Canadians through arts, science, culture and education during a five-month journey around the country

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rcgs awards ceremony

People & Culture

Presenting the 2019 RCGS award winners

In celebration of its 90th year, the RCGS handed out awards to a diverse and star-studded roster of honourees

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National Arts Centre setup

People & Culture

Eight awesome things that happened at the 2018 RCGS Fellows Dinner

Remembering Louie Kamookak, a new Explorer-in-Residence and other highlights from the 89th Annual College of Fellows Dinner

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Women Ambulance Corps

People & Culture

Heroes of the Dark Years

Preserving and celebrating the history of Chinese Canadians in Canada’s Armed Forces

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Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

People & Culture

The Inuit future

Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, on the idea of a Inuit-Crown relationship, Canada’s Inuit homelands and the role of Inuit in the world

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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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People & Culture

How do Canadians define beauty?

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People & Culture

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society receives a royal gift

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People & Culture

The future of Ottawa

Canadians help plan the future of Canada’s capital

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An image of Canada's new Polar Medal.

People & Culture

Governor General announces new Polar Medal

A new honour, called the Polar Medal, was announced by the Governor General as a way to celebrate Canada’s Northern heritage

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People & Culture

Key population facts from the 2016 census

Explore this infographic to gain greater insight into where Canadians live

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People & Culture

Colour the Trails

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People & Culture

Royal Canadian Geographical Society Awards 2020

Award recipients honoured in the first virtual Annual General Meeting and Fellows Show.

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A recent study shows Parks can play a role in introducing newcomers to Canadian society

People & Culture

Natural connection

A study shows spending time in the great Canadian outdoors can help immigrants feel more at home

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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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truth and reconciliation commission bentwood box

People & Culture

Truth and reconciliation and a sacred bentwood box

During Truth and Reconciliation Commission events, personal items were placed in a carved bentwood box to symbolize the journey toward reconciliation. How far have we come?

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Happy Canada Day 2017 can geo

People & Culture

Happy Canada Day from Canadian Geographic!

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Ry Moran at 50 Sussex Drive

People & Culture

Interview: Ry Moran on truth, reconciliation and his hopes for Canada at 200

The director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation reflects on Indigenous progress in 2017 and looks ahead to 2067

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The scene at the Canadian Museum of Nature on September 19 for the National Bird Debate

People & Culture

Ten things the RCGS got up to in September

Celebrating the art of cartography, a lively national bird debate and the launch of an exciting educational contest

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Experts at the national bird debate

People & Culture

National Bird Debate kicks off Canada-wide conversation

Experts weighed in on Canada's national bird in debate at the Canadian Museum of Nature

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Grizzly triplets follow their mother in search of salmon

People & Culture

10 Canadian photographers whose work we’re loving right now

These 10 members of Canadian Geographic’s online Photo Club are making waves with their unique perspectives on Canadian wildlife and landscapes

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The Flag Committee, Canada, Flag, maple leaf, 1965

History

Four flags that almost became Canada’s national flag

Our beloved red-and-white maple leaf flag was raised on Feb. 15, 1965, but not before years of angry debates and a parade of competing designs were put down

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History

Escape the cold at Museum of History’s snow exhibition

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History

10 things you didn’t know about Halloween in Canada

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History

Operation Husky: The Agira Canadian War Cemetery

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Geordie Dalglish

History

Northern exposure: The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

A champion of Arctic research, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation empowers Canadian scientists in the North

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Canada Post's new stamp honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion

History

New stamp honours black Canadian First World War battalion

Stamp honours the No. 2 Construction Battalion, a predominantly Black unit that paved the way for Canadians of all races to serve their country in conflict.

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A huge wooden hexagonal pavilion rises above one of the many sculptures set up on the grounds of Montreal's Expo 67

History

Throwback Thursday: How the world met Montreal

Expo 67 was Montreal’s debut as a world-class metropolis, and was easily one of Canada’s brightest moments on the world stage in its then 100-year history.

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Learn to Camp Parliament Hill

Environment

Canadian students learn to camp on Parliament Hill

With its Learn to Camp program, Parks Canada is helping urban Canadians experience the great outdoors 

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Partial solar eclipse October 23 2014

Science & Tech

How and where to see today’s solar eclipse

Here's how Canadians can watch the so-called "Great American Eclipse"

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