Features

SAFETY FIRST, SERVICE ALWAYS
A celebration of the Canadian Coast Guard’s renowned search-and-rescue capabilities—and more—as the agency turns 60.
By Stephen Smith

INTO THEIR WINTRY KINGDOM
In the boreal forest, where secretive lynx depend on the snowshoe hare to survive, climate change threatens to upset this longstanding predator-prey relationship.
Photography by Peter Mather
with text by Ainslie Cruickshank

INSURMOUNTABLE
Behind the scenes of an epic campaign to bring the Fraser River salmon run home
By Kate Helmore

COMEDY CENTRAL
The funniest places: why the landscape of Canadian comedy is so obsessed with geography.
By Stephen Marche
with illustrations by Kerry Hodgson

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ADVENTURE CAPITALIST
Montreal businessman Mark Pathy blasts into space on a 10-day mission that combines a bucket-list trip with a research and environmental agenda.
By Ron Corbett

Departments

BIG PICTURE
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

EXPOSURE
Showcasing our photo community

IN A SNAP
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

ON THE MAP
A colourful illustrated map passes on intergenerational knowledge to Innu schoolchildren

DISCOVERY

Interview
Legendary fisheries scientist Daniel Pauly on the impacts of modern overfishing

Wildlife
Vulnerable polar bears, feisty dinosaurs, an uncertain future for loons and more

Place
A community reimagines a storied Japanese tea house destroyed by looters

History
Remembering the promise of the Canadian Citizenship Act

Infographic
The world’s most advanced telescope will use Canadian instruments

YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

OUR COUNTRY
Poet George Elliott Clarke on why he feels most grounded in Three Mile Plains, N.S.
Listen to George Elliott Clarke on the Explore podcast