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Chuckwagon racing

Travel

A hundred years of rodeo

Capturing the spirit of the Calgary Stampede on the eve of its centennial

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People & Culture

Vertical samples of the winning images of Canadian Geographic's Annual Photo Competition

People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 33rd Annual Photo Competition

The best of the best images from Canadian Geographic’s 2018 competition

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People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 2019 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition

The best of the best images of Canadian wildlife from the annual competition hosted by Canadian Geographic in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature

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People & Culture

Enter the 2022 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year competition!

Submit your best wildlife photos for a chance to win cash prizes and see your work published in Canadian Geographic

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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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A maquette of a proposed design for a Stanley Cup monument in Ottawa

People & Culture

Design finalists unveiled for Stanley Cup monument in Ottawa

Canadians encouraged to submit feedback on the design they'd like to see installed in the nation's capital in 2017, the 125th anniversary of the first Stanley Cup

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The top five finalists in the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge

Kids

Ottawa teen crowned 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge champion

10th-grader David Landry claims Canada’s top geography prize

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Geography, Olympiad, Quebec City, education

Kids

Canadian students to compete in 2018 International Geography Olympiad

This will be the first time Canada has entered a team into the competition, which is being hosted in Quebec City next August

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Kids

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

Kids

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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Alex Trebek gives his remarks on stage at the official opening event of 50 Sussex

People & Culture

RCGS announces the new Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy

The Society honoured the Jeopardy! host's tireless support of geographic education in Canada by renaming one of its most prestigious awards

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photography

Science & Tech

Kids

Slide showing photos of the members of the 2021 iGeo Team Canada and their coaches

Kids

Team Canada nabs four medals at 2021 International Geography Olympiad

Each of the four members of Team Canada walked away with a medal following a tough virtual competition

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Team Canada for International Geography Olympiad 2019

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Team Canada ready to compete in the 2019 International Geography Olympiad

Four high school geography students are preparing to leave for Hong Kong, where they’ll represent Canada in a global geography competition

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Kids

Team Canada set to compete in the virtual 2021 International Geography Olympiad

Four high school geography students prepare to represent Canada in a virtual global geography competition

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Kids

Meet the 2017 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition

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Kids

Introducing the 2020 Can Geo Challenge national finalists

Young geographers are preparing for a busy weekend of quizzes, virtual fieldwork, and a live-streamed national final

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Harland Smalleyes, a dancer representing the Stoney Nakoda and Blackfoot First Nations, performs during the 2017 Stampede

People & Culture

Photos: A celebration of First Nations at the Calgary Stampede

Beyond the rodeo and the chuckwagon races, the Calgary Stampede is one of the country’s longest-running public celebrations of Indigenous cultures

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Panning for gold

People & Culture

Canadians going for gold (literally) in Slovakia

A Dawson City, Yukon goldpanner is among several Canadians headed to the World Goldpanning Championship in Slovakia

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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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History

75 years after Viola Desmond’s stand against segregation, former theatre honours her legacy

On Nov. 8, 1946, Viola Desmond made history at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, N.S. Seventy-five years later, the building’s exterior pays tribute to her life through art.

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Travel

Racers, Take Your Marks

The Winterlude Triathlon: Still a kid at 32

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Travel

The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

Snowy Manitoba gives a warm welcome to spring

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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People & Culture

Enter now: Show us Your Riding Photo Competition

What does democracy look like in your community?

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Alex Trebek and John Geiger at the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Geographic Challenge

People & Culture

Celebrating 25 years of the Canadian Geographic Challenge with Alex Trebek

Fellows, explorers and past Challenge champions gathered at 50 Sussex to honour Alex Trebek and launch this year's Challenge

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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

New heights with Guy and Kindar McNamee

Part of our Colour the Trails series

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People & Culture

Alex Trebek named Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

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People & Culture

Remembering Alex Trebek

While best known as the host of Jeopardy!, the Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society was one of the planet's biggest champions of geographic knowledge and education

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Louie Kamookak stands with the students and elders participating in the 2015 Malerualik Expedition

People & Culture

10 RCGS updates from September

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Happy Canada Day 2017 can geo

People & Culture

Happy Canada Day from Canadian Geographic!

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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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People & Culture

5 ways to engage kids in Geography Awareness Week

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Alex Trebek speaks at a podium

People & Culture

Alex Trebek and Canadian Geographic

Remembering Alex Trebek's legacy through stories of his work

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Alex Trebek, Jeopardy, Canada Day, RCGS, Society, award

People & Culture

Alex Trebek named an Officer of the Order of Canada

The Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and longtime host of Jeopardy! was nominated on the eve of Canada's 150th birthday

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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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Dr. Andrea McCrady smiles in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill

People & Culture

Keeping the music alive on Parliament Hill

Canada’s dominion carillonneur, Dr. Andrea McCrady, on making sure the bells of the Peace Tower continue to ring during the decade-long renovation of Parliament’s Centre Block

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People & Culture

10 RCGS updates from November

Here's a bit of what The Royal Canadian Geographical Society got up to in November.

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People & Culture

Five RCGS updates from December

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People & Culture

Underwater emperor penguin shot wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

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St. Mark’s School’s grade 2/3 class proudly demonstrates some of the hard work that earned them the Elementary Grand Prize

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In for the win

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People & Culture

10 RCGS updates from October

Here's a bit of what The Royal Canadian Geographical Society got up to in October.

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People & Culture

Throwback Thursday: How Can Geo Education began

The origin and evolution of Can Geo Education

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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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The Daniel-Johnson dam in Quebec

Mapping

Explore hydro power with new photo competition

To celebrate hydropower in all its renewable-source-of-energy glory, we've launched a new photo contest: Hydro Power Photo Competition.

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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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Places

Announcing the “What is home” re:Location photo competition winners

As part of our re:Location project, we saw hundreds of entries to our photo competition. Here are the top three.

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Jacob Burnley, Spencer Zhao and Kyle Richardson represented Canada at the National Geographic World Championship

Kids

Team Canada’s showdown in St. Petersburg 

The behind-the-scenes story of how Team Canada captured the silver medal in a thrilling tiebreaker at the 2013 National Geographic World Championship

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History

Cancelled but not forgotten: The 50th anniversary of the Arctic Winter Games

Games were started in 1970 to give northern athletes more opportunities for training and competition

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Students learn the rules of cricket at Fort Anne, Nova Scotia

Kids

Canada’s Coolest School Trip travels through time in Nova Scotia

Highlights from the first two days of Canada's Coolest School Trip 

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Kids

Alex Trebek presents winners of 20th Canadian Geographic Challenge

A grade 10 student from Calgary, Alberta has been crowned Canada’s newest geography champion.

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History

Annulés, mais pas oubliés : les Jeux d’hiver de l’Arctique célèbrent leur 50e anniversaire!

L’année 1970 marquait la naissance des Jeux, créés pour donner aux athlètes nordiques plus d’occasions de s’entraîner et de participer à des compétitions

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More than 10,000 people visit the Canada-Wide Science Fair each year.

Environment

Meet five young scientists taking on major environmental issues

These finalists in the 57th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair prove the future is in good hands

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Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Kids

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge: Registration now open

Attention teachers! Sign up now for the CEDC, the only energy literacy competition in Canada where students K-12 compete for more than 100 prizes worth a total $40,000!

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Kids

Winners of Canada’s Coolest School Trip announced

One lucky class of young teenagers is heading to Jasper National Park, all expenses paid, as part of this year’s Canada's Coolest School Trip

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Kids

Announcing the winners of the 2020 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

In spite of school closures due to COVID-19, classrooms found creative ways to complete the 16 challenges focused on helping students become more energy-conscious

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Kids

Team Canada wins silver at National Geographic World Championship

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Kids

Announcing the winners of the 2018 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Congratulations to all our participating classrooms on another great year!

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Alex Trebek

Kids

Video of the week: Alex Trebek gives career/life advice

The famous champion of geographical education dished some valuable career and life advice to a gymnasium full of students at the Roberta Bondar Public School in Ottawa, Ontario

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Science & Tech

Carleton University students win contest for their design of an electric car

A group of four students won a national contest created by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) to build a Canadian electric car by 2022 

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Wildlife

Excerpt from The Canada Jay as the National Bird of Canada

Editor-in-chief and associate publisher Aaron Kylie contributed this chapter to a compilation book about the Canada Jay

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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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Science & Tech

Tracking the Greenland shark’s Arctic movements

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Science & Tech

The Arctic voyages of the intrepid ringed seal

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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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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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Banana tree fibre paper

Environment

Eco-friendly paper

Five eco-friendly products used around the world to create paper

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