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Dundas street sign with stop light and stop sign

Toronto City Council have voted to rename Dundas Street — one of many place name changes in Canada. (Photo: george socka/iStock)

Photo: george socka/iStock
The history behind the Dundas name change and how Canadians are reckoning with place name changes across the country — from streets to provinces
Illustration of Peter Mansbridge and the Northwest Passage

Peter Mansbridge at the Northwest Passage. (Illustration: Jacqui Oakley/Can Geo)

Illustration: Jacqui Oakley/Can Geo
The retired news anchor recalls the emotions he felt while sailing through the Northwest Passage
An illustration of a rooftop farm

Illustration: Colin White

Illustration: Colin White
Already gaining steam before the pandemic, interest in urban farming — and hunger for hyper-local food — has soared. A look at three Canadian takes on the urban farming phenomenon
Gurdeep Pandher receives medal from John Geiger RCGS

Gurdeep Pandher (left) receives the Louie Kamookak Medal from RCGS CEO John Geiger (right). (Photo: Ben Powless/Can Geo)

Photo: Can Geo
Pandher celebrated for spreading positivity and showcasing multiculturalism in Canada
Mary Simon, an Inuk leader and former Canadian diplomat, has been named Canada's Governor General.

Mary Simon, an Inuk leader and former Canadian diplomat, has been named Canada's Governor General. She spoke about her new role during the press conference at the Canadian Museum of History. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Simon becomes the first Indigenous person to assume the role

50 Sussex Heart Garden. (Photo: Ben Powless)

Photo: Ben Powless
Reimagine Canada Day will give Ottawa residents the chance to reflect, learn — and reimagine — following the discovery in the past month of hundreds of children's bodies on the former sites of residential schools
Sandy Ward stands on a mountain

Sandy Ward. (Photo: Courtesy Sandy Ward)

Photo: Courtesy Sandy Ward
The latest in our Colour the Trail series
Dalee Sambo Dorough speaks at the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s General Assembly

Dalee Sambo Dorough speaks at the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s General Assembly after being elected as chair in 2018. (Photo: Bill Hess)

Photo: Bill Hess
The Inuit Circumpolar Council’s chair on how Inuit are speaking up about climate change with a global voice
Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway, a Matheson Island fisherman, rises early for the best catch, despite dwindling numbers of fish and other fishermen. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)
Anishinaabe/Cree filmmaker Kevin Settee centres four short docs around the ingenuity and resilience of communities surrounding Lake Winnipeg 

Photo: Michael Winsor

Photo: Michael Winsor
From plants to ants, Canadian Geographic's Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition showcases the best of the year's wildlife photography
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