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Abdulla Moussa on his work as a wildlife photographer

The father of four and founding member of the Canadian Conservation Photographers Collective discusses his love for nature, finding the time to photograph and more

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Head for the hills: skiing in the Canadian Prairies

As unexpected as they are unexpectedly popular: welcome to Canada’s prairie ski destinations 

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Our Country: Nick Kypreos

The former NHL-er and hockey analyst recalls Sunday road trips to Niagara Falls, Ont.

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Announcing the winners of the 2023 Canadian Photos of the Year competition

Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2023

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Losing track: The importance of passenger rail corridors

What does it mean for Canada if we continue to pull up train tracks? 

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Our Country: Chantal Petitclerc

The Quebec senator and former Paralympian on the joy of skiing in Kananaskis, Alta.

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Canadian Geographic’s Live Net Zero families bring the heat for challenge number three

The eight competing families explore ways to sustainably heat and cool their homes, from heat pumps to smart thermostats to geothermal systems

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Keeping the heat in and the cold out: Live Net Zero families take on home envelope challenge

Canadian Geographic’s eight competing Live Net Zero families found ways to improve their home’s envelope consisting of the structural building, insulation, windows, doors, and air-sealing

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Commuting communities: How eight Canadian families are moving to net zero

In their first national challenge, Canadian Geographic’s eight Live Net Zero families found creative ways to reduce their carbon emissions related to commuting

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Canadian Geographic’s Live Net Zero challenge returns for its second year

Eight families are competing in six themed challenges aimed at reducing their household carbon emissions with the hopes of winning a $50,000 grand prize

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Meet the winners of Canadian Geographic’s inaugural Live Net Zero challenge

The Loewen-Nair family from London, Ontario have won the $50,000 grand prize

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Aviqtuuq: The world’s first Inuit-protected zone and conserved area with Jimmy Ullikatalik

Episode 71

The Inuit-run conservation zone is already being patrolled by locals and will provide important denning and winter habitat for Arctic mammals like polar bears and muskox

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How Indigenous Peoples are leading the way on global biodiversity protection

Indigenous knowledge allowed ecosystems to thrive for millennia — and now it’s finally being recognized as integral in solving the world’s biodiversity crisis. What part did it play in COP15?

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Adam Shoalts is on a mission to photograph every snake species native to Canada

The best-selling author and explorer has already found nine of the 25 snakes, will he find the remaining 16?

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People & Culture

8 awesome things that happened at the 2023 RCGS Geographica Dinner — plus photos!

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s 94th annual Geographica Dinner was a celebration of the power of geography, exploration and the accomplishments of the past year

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The boreal, biodiversity and Indigenous Guardians with Valérie Courtois

Episode 53

The Director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative discusses COP15, the importance of the boreal forest and the vital role of Indigenous-led conservation and stewardship

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Excerpt from It Stops Here: Standing Up for Our Lands, Our Waters, and Our People

Sundance Chief and a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Rueben George shares the personal account of one man’s confrontation with colonization 

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Sinking in the Far North

Roy MacGregor, one of Canada’s greatest journalists, shares the stories behind the stories in his new book, Paper Trails: From the Backwoods to the Front Page, a Life in Stories

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Announcing the winners of the 2022 Canadian Photos of the Year competition

Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2022

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Tintamarre: Inside the raucous Acadian parade in Clare, N.S.

The tintamarre showcases the vitality of the Acadian culture  — and some supersized papier-mâché heads

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Peace by Chocolate: from Syria to Antigonish

How this small town chocolate factory in Nova Scotia is making a big impact

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Semer le changement

L’importance d’un petit jardin de Yellowknife pour les relations entre le Canada et le roi Charles III

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Flipping the switch on household electricity consumption

Canadian Geographic’s eight Live Net Zero families explore ways to cut back on emissions related to electricity 

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Renewed Remembrance: Marking 70 years since the Korean War Armistice

On July 27, 1953, an armistice was signed ending the bloodshed of the Korean War — if not the war itself — but questions have since been raised surrounding the conflict’s remembrance in Canada and beyond

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Malaysian Chef Alex Chen makes Vancouver’s Michelin List

The Food Network Canada judge discusses how he found his passion for food, the backstory of his restaurant Boulevard and the key to his continued success as one of the country’s top chefs

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Biinaagami: A call to revitalize our waters

Announcing a new initiative to connect to and protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence watershed

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Michelle Valberg on her career as a wildlife photographer

The Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence shares her experience getting into the field of wildlife photography, where she finds inspiration and more 

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People & Culture

Excerpt from Where the Falcon Flies: A 3,400 km Odyssey from Lake Erie to the Arctic

Westaway Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts shares a portion of his story from his 3,400 solo journey from Long Point on Lake Erie to Ungava Bay on the Arctic coast

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Remembering former RCGS president Pierre Camu

Camu, who died Sept. 5, 2023 at the age of 100, served as president of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society for 10 years — part of a long and illustrious career in geography

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With each stroke, a breath

How a journey through the Great Lakes helped reshape my relationship with water after the loss of my father

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Humans could have arrived in the Western Hemisphere earlier than we thought 

Indigenous archeologist Paulette Steeves shows us how an ancient world could have been more complex and more populated than we imagined

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Team Canada wins silver and bronze at the International Geography Olympiad

Ontario students uphold Canada’s legacy of excellence at annual student competition held in Indonesia

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“Mentorship is magical:” James Cameron, Joe MacInnis celebrate exploration, friendship at the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Canadian-born filmmaker and deep-sea explorer James Cameron helped celebrate his lifelong friend and mentor Dr. Joe MacInnis with a day of events at Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration

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Covenant with mystery: James Cameron’s magic submarine

Dr. Joe MacInnis discusses his relationship with explorer and filmmaker James Cameron as well as how the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER came to be 

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People & Culture

Toronto as Community: Fifty Years of Photographs

Toronto-based photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo chronicles Canada’s largest city over 50 years, documenting the daily lives of ordinary citizens through time 

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People & Culture

Our new “century of fire”

Author John Vaillant on his new book Fire Weather — and the toxic relationship between fire and petroleum

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People & Culture

Carrying our culture: New CBC series examines what it means to be Asian Canadian

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, CBC Quebec journalists asked Asian Canadians how they carry their culture

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Carefree backroads: Remembering Gordon Lightfoot

Writer James Little reflects on an encounter he had with the beloved folk music icon — and the question he was burning to ask

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Indigenous women share their lives through storytelling project

The Ready2Listen campaign sees Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals across Canada tell their advocacy stories

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Remembering Canadian astronaut Ken Money

The trailblazing scientist who advanced our understanding of the impacts of spaceflight on the human body died on March 6, 2023 at the age of 88

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Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Walking at the end of the world

How a new pandemic walking route helped me process feelings around illness and isolation as a chronically ill person 

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Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Cooking up comfort on the streets of Montreal

The death of an unhoused Innu man inspired an innovative and compassionate street outreach during the nightly curfew in 2021

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Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Coping with curfew in Montreal

For unhoused residents and those who help them, the pandemic was another wave in a rising tide of challenges 

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RCGS welcomes the Honourable Lois Mitchell as new President

The former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta speaks about the importance of education, understanding Canada’s past and her hopes for the future of the RCGS

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Out of the grocery store and onto the land

How this self-reliant duo has transformed their lives to forage completely off the land

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Limnologist John Smol to be awarded prestigious Vega Medal

The Queen’s University biology professor and Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society is recognized for his achievements in studying global environmental change

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People & Culture

Passing the Mic, Part 2 — The goose hunt with Tyler Agligoetok and Sinclair Lyall

Episode 55

Students Tyler Agligoetok and Sinclair Lyall from the Canadian Geographic Podcast Worksop discuss favourite hunting memories and time spent on the tundra of Victoria Island

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Passing the Mic, Part 1 — The Canadian High Arctic Research Station

Episode 54

Join podcast host David McGuffin in the first of three episodes exploring Iqaluktuuttiaq (Cambridge Bay), Nunavut and the new Canadian High Arctic Research Station. In this episode: Arctic research, the blending of traditional Inuit knowledge with Western science, and more.

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