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A caribou, silhouetted by the setting sun, shakes off water after crossing the Leaf River in Nunavik, Quebec's far north. Photographer Jean-Simon Bégin is our Canadian Photographer of the Year. (Photo: Jean-Simon Bégin)

Photo: Jean-Simon Bégin
Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2021

Portrait de groupe de Canadiens japonais devant l'Arbre creux du parc Stanley, à Vancouver, en 1909. (Photo reproduite avec l'aimable autorisation du Centre culturel canadien japonais). MHSO-JAP-201097-654.tif.

Photo reproduite avec l'aimable autorisation du Centre culturel canadien japonais
Dora Nipp, directrice générale de la Multicultural History Society of Ontario, réfléchit à l'importance de consigner les histoires des migrants, des communautés ethniques et des Autochtones comme moyen essentiel de comprendre le Canada au XXe siècle et au-delà
A Japanese Canadian Group Portrait in Front of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park, Vancouver, 1909

A Japanese Canadian group portrait in front of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park, Vancouver, 1909. (Photo courtesy of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre). MHSO-JAP-201097-654.tif.

Photo courtesy of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
Dora Nipp, CEO of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario, reflects on the importance of chronicling migrant, ethnic and Indigenous stories as an essential means to understanding Canada in the 20th century and beyond

Le nouveau livre d'Omar Mouallem, Praying to the West, explore l'histoire inconnue de l'islam à travers les Amériques. (Photo de l'auteur : Aaron Pedersen)

Photo de l'auteur : Aaron Pedersen
Omar Mouallem, auteur de Praying to the West : How Muslims Shaped the Americas (Prière vers l’Occident : comment les musulmans ont façonné les Amériques), examine pourquoi une foi inébranlable dans le projet de multiculturalisme canadien – commune à la génération d'immigrants musulmans arrivés dans les années 1970 – n'est pas toujours partagée par ceux qui ont migré au cours des 20 dernières années, et est rarement ressentie par leurs enfants

Omar Mouallem’s new book, Praying to the West, explores the unknown history of Islam across the Americas. (Author photo: Aaron Pedersen)

Author photo: Aaron Pedersen
Omar Mouallem, author of Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped the Americas, looks at why an unshakeable faith in Canada’s multiculturalism project — common amongst the generation of Muslim immigrants who arrived in the ’70s — is not always shared by those who have migrated in the last 20 years, and is rarely felt by their children

Une capture d'écran de « Can I just call you Sue? », un court-métrage de Soo Kyung Min qui explore la pression de conformité que connaissent les nouveaux immigrants au Canada. (Image : Soo Kyung Min)

Image: Soo Kyung Min
La professeure Anna Triandafylllidou se penche sur un projet de mise en récit numérique où 28 étudiants de deuxième cycle de partout au Canada étaient invités à répondre à la question : Qui suis-je ?

A still image from “Can I just call you Sue?”, a short film by Soo Kyung Min exploring the pressure to conform as a new immigrant to Canada. (Image: Soo Kyung Min)

Image: Soo Kyung Min
Professor Anna Triandafyllidou reflects on a digital storytelling project that saw 28 graduate students from across Canada answer the question: Who am I?
Canadian Geographic publisher Gilles Gagnier

Canadian Geographic publisher and Royal Canadian Geographical Society COO Gilles Gagnier, 1969-2021

Canadian Geographic publisher Gilles Gagnier
The publisher of Canadian Geographic and COO (and Fellow) of our parent the Royal Canadian Geographical Society lost suddenly at age 51.
Elizabeth Dowdeswell presented Louie Kamookak Medal

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is presented the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Louie Kamookak Medal on July 29, 2021, by Society CEO John Geiger, Vice-President Wendy Cecil, Governor Janis Peleshok and Treasurer John Hovland. (Photo: Tom Sandler/Can Geo)

Elizabeth Dowdeswell presented Louie Kamookak Medal
Ontario Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell and artist Sylvain Voyer recognized for their contributions to making Canada's geography better known

Para athlete Ben Brown maps the Western Loop - Harvest Moon Trailway in Wolfville, NS (Photo: Paul Darrow)

Phase One of Trans Canada Trail accessibility mapping project complete thanks to para athletic power
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