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Hans Island accord: Making history at 50 Sussex

The location for the signing — the Ottawa headquarters of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society — was perfect for the purpose

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Video: Aerial views of 50 Sussex

Get a bird’s-eye view of the iconic new home of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and its capital surroundings 

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A photo of Ottawa from orbit

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This is what 50 Sussex looks like from orbit

Canadian NASA astronaut tweets Canada Day greetings with a photo of Ottawa 

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Guests at a launch event for the RCGS summer exhibit series

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RCGS launches 2018 Summer Exhibits series at 50 Sussex

Summer series features three exhibitions: Compass by Hilde Lambrechts, Explore by Chris Cran, and Lessons from the Arctic, an artifact display honouring Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen

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Mark Kristmanson and John Geiger cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex

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50 Sussex Drive officially opens to the public with two new exhibitions

The new headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society play host to a National Capital Commission exhibition and a new work by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier 

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Canada, Denmark end 50-year “Whiskey War” over Hans Island

Historic accord creates a new land border between Canada and Denmark on the tiny Arctic island and the world’s longest maritime boundary

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The heartbreaking decline of Great Lakes ice cover

The story of two intrepid explorers crossing the Georgian Bay on foot during a freeze-up that may never return

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Tuktoyaktuk community ice house

Carved deep into the permafrost, the 19-room underground freezer preserves food and tradition in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

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A display of northern lights over the northwest passage

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The cold edge of heaven

In the stillness of an Arctic midwinter night, an old church bell rang out, and I stopped breathing for a few seconds

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Inuit on ATVs on the Itijjagiaq Trail on Baffin Island

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Video: Exploring Baffin Island’s Itijjagiaq Trail

360-degree views of the Itijjagiaq Trail, a traditional route across southern Baffin Island that is now part of The Great Trail's national trail network

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Lancaster Sound in the Canadian High Arctic

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Life and death in Lancaster Sound

Blood on ice in the Arctic is not a sign of death, but an affirmation of life itself

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Virtually exploring Fort Conger

How archeologists are using 3D laser scanners to digitally preserve historic sites

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Grosse-Île : L’île de quarantaine du Canada

Lors de la migration massive des Irlandais au Canada, il y a 175 ans, quelque 100 000 personnes ont transité par l’île de quarantaine et plus de 5 000 y sont mortes.

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Charlie Angus on Cobalt, Ont. and the legacy of a mining boom

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Cobalt’s silver rush in the 1900s changed how mining was carried out in Canada and internationally — and not always for the better

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Interior view of Robertson Trading Co. in La Ronge, Saskatchewan showing a variety of items for sale, including raw furs

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Inside the Saskatchewan grocery store that still trades furs

Robertson Trading Co. in La Ronge is a living museum to northern Saskatchewan’s storied past

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Historic downtown intersection of Portage and Main Saturday July 1, 2017 by the Canadian Press John Woods

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Winnipeg’s Portage and Main: At a crossroads

Winnipeg’s iconic Portage and Main intersection has been closed to pedestrians for 40 years. Is it time to reopen the “crossroads of Canada” to foot traffic?

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Mountains, sea ice in Nunavut's Sirmilik National Park

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Eight Canadian places that could become UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A look at the fascinating sites Parks Canada has proposed for UNESCO World Heritage Site designation

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Photos: Stratford’s abandoned rail shop

Explore the people and places that make up the Ontario town’s old Grand Trunk Railway

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The land holds memories

“All the mischiefs humans and the universe are capable of inflicting on an ecosystem have conspired to attack the prairies.” 

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Bison uncover centuries-old petroglyphs at Saskatchewan’s Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Known as “grandfathers” by Wanuskewin Elders, these rock carvings provide a glimpse into the lives of the Indigenous Peoples that lived in the region hundreds of years ago

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A discovery of colossal proportions: uncovering the ichthyosaur

Almost 30 years ago, paleontologist Elizabeth “Betsy” Nicholls discovered the ichthyosaur, a dolphin-like marine lizard that existed millions of years ago

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Canada Science and Technology Museum reopens after extensive renovations

After 26 months of construction and $80 million in upgrades, the national science and innovation showcase in Ottawa promises to connect the past and the future

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Downtown Vancouver looking toward the North Shore Mountains circa 1936.

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Throwback Thursday: Vancouver then and now

A look at how the Canadian Geographical Journal covered Vancouver’s 50th birthday

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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)

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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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An early summer view from the Lucy Maud Montgomery Land Trust Trail, to the west of Cavendish Beach

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The landscapes that inspired “Anne of Green Gables”

In giving Anne Shirley her own deep love of and connection to Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery reveals the way place can fire the imagination

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How Gimli, Manitoba, became the world’s biggest Icelandic community outside Iceland

Islendingadagurinn, the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, celebrated its 133rd year in Gimli, Manitoba while recognizing Icelandic culture and heritage 

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5 reasons to visit Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Celebrating a century of outdoor entertainment, species diversity and miles of picturesque hiking trails

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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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Kenzie Wakefield begins the rugged trail to Mt. St. Patrick, the highest peak in the park, as part of her first week of training and getting to know the lay of the land.

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Photos: Life in the park at the edge of the world

This is not your average summer job

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Our Country: Vinessa Antoine’s favourite place in Canada

The star of CBC’s Diggstown discovers Nova Scotia’s black history

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Dramatic cliffs in Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve

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Four things to know about Thaidene Nëné, Canada’s newest national park reserve

The park nearly 50 years in the making has officially been established in the Northwest Territories

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National parks beginning to reopen across the country

Not all, but many of Canada's national parks will reopen to some extent on June 1

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A woman stands alone looking out over an empty prairie under a cloudy blue sky

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Guardians of the grasslands

How conservationists and ranchers in Saskatchewan are working to slow the loss of an endangered ecosystem

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Chris Cran, RCGS, art, explore, explorers

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Chris Cran’s EXPLORE exhibit opens at 50 Sussex

A major portrait series by the acclaimed contemporary artist is now part of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s permanent collection

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Rouge Urban National Park set to expand by 17 square kilometres

Land that had been part of the park since 2015 will be federally recognized if Senate passes bill C-18  

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Infographic: Canada’s protected areas

Visualize all of the parks, wildlife areas, forest and marine reserves across Canada to compare how much of each province and territory has been protected

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How national parks are helping to conserve species

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Five projects that are helping to conserve endangered species in Canada’s national parks

From plains bison in Elk Island National Park to beluga whales in Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, Parks Canada is leading the charge on these crucial wildlife recovery programs 

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Photos: The stunning biodiversity of Algonquin Provincial Park

Photographer Megan Lorenz shares her experience shooting in Canada's oldest provincial park

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Ivvavik National Park landscape

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Six sites awaiting UNESCO World Heritage status

Parks Canada wants the public to nominate Canadian places worthy of UNESCO World Heritage status. Here are the six sites still on the waiting list.

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The Cotton Factory in Hamilton, Ontario

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How a former cotton factory became a creative hub in Hamilton, Ont.

Art is now the hottest commodity in the city that steel built 

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A new home for the RCGS: 50 Sussex

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society announces forthcoming Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

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Une nouvelle résidence pour la SGRC : le 50 promenade Sussex

La Société géographique royale du Canada annonce l’ouverture de son nouveau centre de la Géographie et de l’Exploration du Canada

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Qausuittuq National Park

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Exploring Qausuittuq, Canada’s newest national park

In Canada’s high Arctic, endangered Peary caribou now have a protected home

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Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve

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Canada could soon have a new national park: Thaidene Nëné

Parks Canada is hosting public presentations across the country to discuss recent progress on the proposed national park reserve

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Help choose Canada’s next world heritage site

Parks Canada is accepting applications for world heritage sites and seeking candidates for an advisory committee tasked with reviewing nominations

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Canoeing in Nahanni National Park Reserve

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Nááts’ihch’oh and Nahanni national park reserves

A guide to visiting the Northwest Territories National Park Reserves

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