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A common loon glides through a lake

How well do you know the birds of Canada? Read on to learn more about 10 species you can find in our provinces and territories, such as the common loon, pictured. (Photo: Alexis Hayes/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Alexis Hayes/Can Geo Photo Club
The search for these iconic Canadian birds will take you to some of the most scenic locations the country has to offer
a collage of images of Nunavut, including an Inuit child, Aaju Peter, a polar bear, the community of Pond Inlet, Lamech Kadloo, the community of Kugluktuk, ice

Clockwise from bottom left: A common murre takes flight in the Northwest Passage; ice in the Northwest Passage; a young boy in Cape Dorset; the community of Pond Inlet, on northern Baffin Island; Lamech Kadloo gives a traditional drum performance in Pond Inlet; the road to Kugluktuk; Aaju Peter in Iqaluit; a polar bear on Sentry Island, west of Arviat. (Photos: Michelle Valberg)

Photos: Michelle Valberg
Reflecting on 20 years of Canada's newest territory, Nunavut
Mist rises from the Kipawa River, framed by frosty trees

Steam rises from the Kipawa River on a -35 C morning in Parc national d’Opémican, Que. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Opening to the public in June, Parc national d’Opémican near Temiscaming, Que. preserves a unique chapter of Ottawa River history
Johnson Sea Link research sub

A Johnson Sea Link research sub 500 metres under the Gulf Stream off the east coast of Florida. (Photo: Triton Submarines LLC)

Photo: Triton Submarines LLC
A pioneering deep-sea explorer shares thoughts on the nature and meaning of water
David Saint-Jacques International Space Station

Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques looks through a window in the cupola of the International Space Station. (Photo: Canadian Space Agency/NASA)

Photo: Canadian Space Agency/NASA
The Canadian astronaut shares insights into life in zero-gravity as he orbits the planet aboard the International Space Station
Peel River Expedition 2019 aerial view of Wind River

An aerial view of the Wind River, the headwaters of the Peel River watershed in the Yukon. (Photo: David McGuffin)

Peel River Expedition 2019 aerial view of Wind River
David McGuffin shares insights from his daily log during his summer 2018 expedition retracing a legendary trek on the Yukon’s Peel River
Vinessa Antoine as Marcie Diggs in CBC's new television show Diggstown

Vinessa Antoine plays Marcie Diggs in CBC's new television show Diggstown, set in Nova Scotia. (Photo: CBC)

Photo: CBC
The star of CBC’s Diggstown discovers Nova Scotia’s black history
George Kourounis inside the Marum crater of Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu

George Kourounis stands beside a lava lake inside the Marum crater on Ambrym, a volcanic island in the Vanuatu archipelago, in 2014. To get to the lake, Kourounis and his film crew had to rappel down the side of the crater, which is deeper than the Empire State Building is tall. (Photo courtesy George Kourounis)

Photo courtesy George Kourounis
Whether outrunning a tornado, dodging lava bombs or hunkering down in a hurricane, explorer George Kourounis is most comfortable living on the edge
Tanya Talaga illustration by Mary McPherson

Illustration: Mary McPherson/Canadian Geographic

Illustration: Mary McPherson/Canadian Geographic
The award-winning author and journalist on her connections to the shores of Lake Superior at the Fort William First Nation, Ont.

Sunlight breaks through dark clouds to cast a glow over the Tombstone River Valley near the Talus Lake backcountry campground in Yukon’s Tombstone Territorial Park. (Photo: Victor Liu)

Photo: Victor Liu
A look back at the most awe-inspiring and thought-provoking visuals we published this year
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