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The people and ideas shaping the way we think about our natural and human-made spaces, design, art and photography and more in Canada

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Sixties Scoop survivors can upload their own stories of displacement to this interactive map (Map: Sixties Scoop Network)

Map: Sixties Scoop Network
After years of work, the Sixties Scoop Network has launched their interactive mapping platform In our own Words: Mapping the Sixties Scoop Diaspora.
Winnipeg Food Atlas

The Winnipeg Food Atlas is an online interactive map that is providing local health experts with valuable insights, such as the prevalence and costs of diabetes in the city. (Map: Winnipeg Food Atlas)

Winnipeg Food Atlas
The interactive map is helping local health authorities see the city differently, including charting diabetes neighbourhood by neighbourhood

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many provincial and territorial governments to rightly cancel the 2020 summer camp season. (Photo: Scouts Canada)

Photo: Scouts Canada
The loss of their summer camp experience this year will be hard for some kids, but parents can help by encouraging outdoor play time

This map shows First Nations reserves in Nova Scotia, Mi'kmaq population in Nova Scotia, Mi'kmawi'simk place names and areas of interest such as Mi'kmaq campsites, shell-heaps, and burial grounds. (Library and Archives Canada)

Viewers can help Library and Archives Canada transcribe archival documents by clicking “Contribute” below each record

Cette carte, produite pour les écoles en 1947, montre les 55 États membres des Nations Unies en date de 1946 et commémore le grand moment lors duquel la planète s’est unie pour le plus grand bien de tous.
(Carte: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948)

Carte: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948
Retracer l’histoire des Nations Unies à l’aide d’une carte, réalisée pour les écoles en 1947 afin de commémorer le grand moment de l’union de la planète pour le plus grand bien
UN, United Nations, 1945, LAC

This map was produced for schools in 1947 and depicts the 55 member states of the United Nations as of 1946. It includes major events and quotes from great historical works and figures (from the Bible to Abraham Lincoln), and Canada’s own coastlines are marked with two of history’s many attempts to find the Northwest Passage. (Map: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948)

Map: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948
Tracing the history of the United Nations with a map, produced for schools in 1947 to commemorate the momentous coming together of the planet for a greater good
Great Slave Lake

A boat crosses Great Slave Lake in Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve. (Photo: Pat Kane/Can Geo)

Photo: Pat Kane/Can Geo
The new Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories is the heart of sacred Denesǫłiné homeland and a prophesied final refuge of clean water and ecological integrity in North America

Local Food Manitoulin member Cody Leeson, Child Nutrition Coordinator with Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, works with a student from Lakeview School in the M’Chigeeng First Nation community garden. (Photo: Robert Maxwell)

Photo: Robert Maxwell
Gardeners dig into a history of resilience to feed people during COVID-19
Cover of Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport and author Janice Forsyth

Janice Forsyth is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of First Nations Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, and a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation. Her new book is Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport. (Photo courtesy University of Regina Press)

Photo courtesy University of Regina Press
A new book remembers famed the Onondaga distance runner and explores how Canada uses sport to police Indigenous bodies and identities
Cyclist prepares to cross bridge

A cyclist prepares to cross the Humber Bay Arch Bridge in Toronto. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada, many cities have moved to add space for safe outdoor recreation. (Photo: Jonathan Dakin/Can Geo Photo Club)

Cyclist prepares to cross bridge
Six urban planning experts share their views on municipal actions during COVID-19
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