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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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An illustrated panoramic map of Winnipeg circa 1881

History

From the archives: Mapping the river city

A beautiful panoramic map offers a bird's-eye view of what Winnipeg, Manitoba would have looked like in 1881

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John McCrae, writer of the poem 'In Flanders Fields,' sits with his dog Bonneau circa 1914.

History

Mapping John McCrae’s life beyond the battlefield

Combining archival photos, letters and sketches with interactive maps, the City of Guelph has created a ‘map journal’ of John McCrae's life

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History

Mapping the Acadian deportations

In 1755 all Acadians who wouldn't declare allegiance to Britain were ordered to leave Nova Scotia. Here's where they went.

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The Canadian National Vimy Memorial on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

History

Mapping Canadian memorials overseas

Thousands of Canadians have fought and lost their lives overseas — and they haven’t been forgotten

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History

Throwback Thursday: a history of maps

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Mapping bear ranges around the world

Canada boasts three of the world’s eight bear species. This brightly-coloured map helps show where they all range.

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Excerpt of new book Mapping My Way Home: A Gitxsan History

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Mapping environmental racism in Nova Scotia

A new interactive map aims to show that pollution disproportionately affects communities of African Nova Scotians and aboriginals

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Mapping

Mapping the Lancaster Sound National Marine Conservation Area

Two visions of the landmark proposed marine protected region

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The most Christmassy place names in Canada

Mapping

Mapping Canada’s merriest sites

'Tis the season for the country's winter wonderlands, jolly jurisdictions and seasonal spots.

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Mapping

Mapping the first transatlantic cable

Looking back 150 years at a watershed moment in global communication

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Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative map

Mapping

Mapping the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Explore the protected and conservation lands that make Y2Y so impressive

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Mapping

New mapping tool finds patterns in satellite imagery

Terrapattern uses satellite imagery and pattern recognition to identify specific visual features of an area

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Mapping

Mapping Canada’s food-borne illnesses

Information from Canada’s 2016 food safety report card shows the incidence of four illnesses

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Mapping

Mapping Indigenous languages in Canada

See where 60 languages belonging to 12 language families are being used right now

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Mapping

Mapping the Ottawa River, ‘the original Trans-Canada Highway’

The Ottawa River is the heart of one of Canada’s most ecologically and economically important watersheds 

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Mapping

Mapping Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

April 2020 marks 40 years since Terry Fox’s monumental Marathon of Hope

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Mapping

Mapping the threat status of wild Atlantic salmon

Groups protecting Atlantic salmon spawning grounds on Canada’s East Coast have a new view of the problems facing the prized species

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Map of North American glaciation

Mapping

The shape of ice: Mapping North America’s glaciers

North America was created by ice, and its legacy covers the landscape

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Mapping

Mapping street art around the world

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Mapping

Throwback Thursday: Mapping place names by theme

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Mapping

Mapping the secret lives of cats

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Mapping

Mapping the causes of obesity

Three maps to help you understand the geography of obesity

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Mapping

Mapping Canada’s intact forests

Species richness in Canada’s remaining intact forests

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Mapping

Mapping traditional place names in Canada’s North

The staff of the Inuit Heritage Trust is racing across Canada’s North to document traditional Inuit place names before much of that knowledge passes on with the elders who hold it. Canadian Geographic sits down with lead researcher Lynn Peplinski.

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Mapping

Mapping Ontario’s bridges

Ontario has its fair share of waterways, and therefore has its fair share of bridges. This is how the provincial government keeps track of them all.

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Mapping

Mapping Canada’s busiest airports

Canadian airports saw a total of 122.4 million passengers in 2013, according to a Statistics Canada. These maps show which airports were the busiest.

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Mapping

Mapping Arctic corridors

The Pew Charitable Trusts suggests shipping corridors in the Arctic that could be classified by level of risk

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Mapping

Mapping books by neighbourhood

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Mapping

Mapping Canadian invasive species around the world

Not all Canadian exports are good. Check out this interactive map of invasive species around the world.

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Mapping

Uber vs. taxi: mapping price differences in Canada

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Mapping

Mapping calorie consumption by country

While the United States served up enough daily calories per capita to keep it in the red, it was surprisingly Austria that topped the list with 3,769 calories.

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Mapping

Mapping Canadian opinions on climate change

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Mapping

Mapping 40 years of Canadian urban expansion

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Mapping

Mapping an unprecedented El Niño winter

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Mapping

Mapping the most expensive places to live in Canada

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Sonar scan of the sea floor

Exploration

Mapping the seafloor

How an innovative sonar technology may help map parts of Canada's previously uncharted Far North

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Travel

Mapping the performance of Canadian airlines

Which Canadian airline is most likely to get you to your destination on time?

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Exploration

Mapping Adam Shoalts’ Across the Arctic expedition

The renowned explorer embarks on an epic 4,000-kilometre solo trek

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Science & Tech

Mapping cargo ship routes around the world

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Mapping

Canada’s Indigenous lands added to Google Maps, Google Earth

A new update allows users to view 3,100 Indigenous communities and treaty settlement lands

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Google Earth Voyager Residential Schools Story

Kids

Mapping Canada’s history of residential schools with Google Earth

As the first Canadian organization to launch a story with Google Earth Voyager, Canadian Geographic, with the support of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, offers an in-depth look at the residential school system

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Nigel Hussey prepares to tag a Greenland shark in Scott Inlet in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Steven Fields)

Science & Tech

Following Greenland Sharks in Canada’s Arctic

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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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CAE ships anchored at Bernard Harbour, Nunavut, in 1914

Exploration

Canada’s unsung expedition

A century after the start of the thrilling expedition that strengthened claims to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, the first Canadian Arctic Expedition remains a largely unknown part of the country’s history

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People & Culture

Seven amazing things RCGS Fellows are up to this year

From documenting rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia to sonar-scanning B.C. waters for steam-era shipwrecks, see what just a few of the RCGS’s more than 1,000 Fellows are working on in 2018

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Mapping

First World War maps

Connecting to the past through McMaster's treasure trove of historical maps from the war

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Mapping

Geography word of the week: photogrammetry

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History

Throwback Thursday – the legacy of J.B. Tyrrell

Looking back at Joseph Burr Tyrrell's contributions to Canada

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Mapping

Aglukkaq welcomes Google Street View

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Mapping

Researchers are using AI to track gentrification across Ottawa

Thanks to machine learning, researchers have been able to monitor and map gentrification across the nation’s capital 

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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 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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Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

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

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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

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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