About "Canada 150"

Stories from Canada's sesquicentennial year.

The 9.1 acre corn maze takes about a half hour to complete.

(Photo: Vince Rattai)
What better way to celebrate the nation’s sesquentennial than getting lost in a field of corn?
Johnny Canuck illustration by Ray Fawkes

(Illustration: Ray Fawkes/Canadian Geographic)

Illustration: Ray Fawkes/Canadian Geographic
The comic-book aviator hero recalls his first encounter with the northern lights in Eagle Plains, Yukon

(Photo courtesy Roberta Bondar)

(Photo courtesy Roberta Bondar)
The former astronaut also happens to be an amazing photographer, and is using her talents to raise interest in Canada's wild spaces
grey jay sculpture Market Square Saint John by Phil Savage

A sculpture of nine grey jays carved from butternut by artist Philip Savage now hangs in the atrium of Market Square in Saint John, N.B. (Photo: Hunter Wilson/BCK Creatives)

Photo: Hunter Wilson/BCK Creatives
Sculpture of nine grey jays commemorates Canada 150 and New Brunswick's natural heritage
Red Couch Tour launch event Ottawa Museum of Nature Ela Kinowska Mona Fortier

Seated on the red couch at the Ottawa launch event for the tour are, left to right, Peter Sobierajski, MP Mona Fortier, Ela Kinowska, Canadian Museum of Nature Director Meg Beckel, graphic designer Andrzej Pagowski. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Project aims to create a film archive of Canadians' views about themselves and their country throughout the sesquicentennial
Canada c3 ice breaker in toronto

The Canada C3 expedition vessel, a former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, in Toronto harbour. The five-month expedition from Toronto to Victoria via the Northwest Passage departs June 1. (Photo courtesy Canada C3)

Courtesy Canada C3
The Canada C3 expedition aims to connect Canadians through arts, science, culture and education during a five-month journey around the country
Cover of 150 ultimate canadian instagram photos

A crop of the cover of 150 Ultimate Canadian Instagram Photos, a new special interest publication celebrating Canadian Geographic's Instagram community. (Images clockwise from left: Daniela Mitrache, Carolyn Janzen, Ethan Wright)

Images: Daniela Mitrache, Carolyn Janzen, Ethan Wright
150 Ultimate Canadian Instagram Photos is available on newsstands now
Cover the year canadians lost their minds and found their country 1967 expo 67

A view of the Expo '67 grounds showing the pavilions of Ontario, Canada and the Western Provinces, as well as the basin and waterfalls of the Quebec pavilion and the Minirail. Inset: The cover of Tom Hawthorn's new book about the 1967, The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country. (Photos: Wikimedia Commons, Douglas & McIntyre)

Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Douglas & McIntyre
The author of a new book, The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country, discusses the lasting impact of Canada's Centennial year
3D forensic facial reconstruction of a high status shíshálh woman

3D forensic facial reconstruction of a high status shíshálh woman who lived nearly 4,000 years ago. She was buried with thousands of stone and shell beads, some of which were beaded into her hair. (Photo: Philippe Froesch, Visual Forensic)

Photo: Philippe Froesch, Visual Forensic
New Canadian Museum of History exhibit featuring digital facial reconstruction to open July 1

 (Photo: Nina Stavlund/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Nina Stavlund/Can Geo Photo Club
Explore the map below to plan a year of fun as the nation's capital celebrates Canada's 150th birthday
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