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War of 1812 turns 200

In 2012, the Niagara region dusts off old battle sites to commemorate the war that defined our borders

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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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Wildlife

Wildlife

Video of the Week: Musical moose plays wind chimes

Who doesn't love a little moose-ical interlude?

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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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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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Wildlife

Playing for belugas

Artists aim to connect with beluga whales through music

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Travel

Science & Tech

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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People & Culture

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Wade Davis on the Magdalena, Colombia’s “river of dreams”

Episode 20

The author and anthropologist discusses the five years of travels he undertook along Colombia’s Magdalena River  

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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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Science & Tech

Inside your smartphone: analyzing the rare-earth elements

How so-called rare earth elements are powering our modern tech — and where to find them

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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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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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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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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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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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Stage-lit view of Massey Hall's stage

People & Culture

Documenting Massey Hall’s final days

Photographer Peter Power shares behind-the-scenes photos of Massey Hall’s final days — and early renovations. The building recently reopened after a massive two-year renovation

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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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Students fishing on the Rideau Canal

Kids

Jones Falls to Beveridges: Exploring the Rideau Canal

Highlights from day three of Canada's Coolest School Trip

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Mapping

Stompin’ Tom Connors’s songs mapped

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Mapping

Canadian lifestyles by postal code

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Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

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

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Illustration of Alex Cuba by Lake Kathlyn, Smithers, B.C.

People & Culture

Our Country: Alex Cuba’s favourite place in Canada

The Latin Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter explains why moving to Smithers, B.C., was the best decision of his life

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A foggy fall day in Prince Edward County (Darlene Shantz/CG Photo Club)

Travel

Prince Edward County in the fall

What highlights to visit in the county when most of the crowds have left

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Musicians at the top of Loma de la Cruz in Holguin, Cuba, with a view of the city beyond

Travel

Savouring Cuban culture in Camaguey, Holguin and Santiago

From enjoying a family-style meal in a "paladar" to retracing the history of the revolution, a visit to eastern Cuba is a must for authentic culture-seekers

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Travel

A tribute to Chester, Nova Scotia 

Explorer and author Sir Christopher Ondaatje escapes each summer to the shores of Nova Scotia. This is his tribute to Chester.

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Travel

A guide to Virginia’s best beer, wine and cider festivals

Savour the state's craft beer, wine, hard cider and spirits at the top festivals this fall and winter

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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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Gordon Lightfoot illustration by Robert Carter for Canadian Geographic

People & Culture

Gordon Lightfoot’s favourite place in Canada

The ‘Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald’ balladeer recalls his childhood exploits in Orillia, Ont., and the surrounding lake country

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Travel

The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

Snowy Manitoba gives a warm welcome to spring

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People & Culture

Glamorous camping in the Yukon wilderness

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People & Culture

Q&A with Chris Hadfield

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Travel

Skating the Light Fantastic

Vancouver’s only public rink is open for business

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Travel

Exploring New Orleans

Exploring the distinct neighbourhoods of the Big Easy

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Travel

War of 1812 tours

Blast to the past with a suite of historical tours

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Photo: Bruno Charbit

People & Culture

Tuning into how the brain learns

Researchers in Canada, Israel and India believe music can offer clues about the ability of the brain to transfer learning

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People & Culture

What does silence sound like?

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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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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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Firewater Multi-Bottle lights up Thomas' tent

Travel

Gear Review: Multi-bottle and sleeping bag

Thomas Hall review the Seattle Sports Firewater Multi-Bottle and Mountain Hardwear Lamina Z Spark sleeping bag

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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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People & Culture

Welcome to Flat Earth 101*

*Do your own research

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Gatineau, Que. tornado Sept. 21, 2018

Science & Tech

Weather watchers encouraged to report tornadoes in Canada this summer

Physical distancing requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19 will make it difficult for researchers to visit suspected tornado sites this year, so the team behind the Northern Tornadoes Project is calling on the public to help 

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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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Science & Tech

How artificial intelligence can help crisis managers respond during extreme weather events

Artificial intelligence combines with social-media analysis to inform first responders and scientists

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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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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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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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Science & Tech

Tracking the Greenland shark’s Arctic movements

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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