• Let the quiet have its say By CG Compass   -   Nov 12, 2018

    LET THE QUIET HAVE ITS SAY

    A placid view of the fields outlying Walter Allward's magnificent Vimy Memorial, but this, too, is true: this land and much more here...

    Traveling, Travel, France
  • New commemorative park opens at Vimy Ridge By CG Compass   -   Nov 9, 2018

    NEW COMMEMORATIVE PARK OPENS AT VIMY RIDGE

    Situated adjacent to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park is intended to be a space for reflection...

    France, Family, Home
  • Our home and grateful land By CG Compass   -   Nov 8, 2018

    OUR HOME AND GRATEFUL LAND

    Ex Coelis, the Latin motto of the First Canadian Parachute Battalion, translates as “Out of the clouds.” Members of the battalion were...

    Home
  • How we chose the cover: January/February 2019 Canadian Geographic By CG Compass   -   Nov 8, 2018

    HOW WE CHOSE THE COVER: JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC

    Cover options for the January/February issue of Canadian Geographic. Option 2, showing a glacier bear pausing to look out from behind...

    Wildlife, Look
  • The imagined letters of Lady Jane Franklin By CG Compass   -   Nov 7, 2018

    THE IMAGINED LETTERS OF LADY JANE FRANKLIN

    Erika Behrisch Elce's new book develops the character of the famously private Lady Franklin through imagined letters to her explorer...

    London, England, Museum
  • Actor Jared Harris awarded RCGS' Louie Kamookak Medal By CG Compass   -   Nov 5, 2018

    ACTOR JARED HARRIS AWARDED RCGS' LOUIE KAMOOKAK MEDAL

    Actor Jared Harris with RCGS CEO John Geiger and Terror castmate Johnny Issaluk at the 89th Annual College of Fellows dinner in Ottawa....

    Men, Life
  • Eight awesome things that happened at the 2018 RCGS Fellows Dinner By CG Compass   -   Nov 3, 2018

    EIGHT AWESOME THINGS THAT HAPPENED AT THE 2018 RCGS FELLOWS DINNER

    Guests at the 89th Annual College of Fellows Dinner mingle inside the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The vibe was electric as more...

    Art, Celebrity, Celebration, People
  • Sneak preview: Defying Limits, by astronaut Dave Williams By CG Compass   -   Nov 2, 2018

    SNEAK PREVIEW: DEFYING LIMITS, BY ASTRONAUT DAVE WILLIAMS

    Photos courtesy Simon & Schuster Canada and NASA. Astronaut Dave Williams is Canada's record-holder for time spent on space walks;...

    International, Toronto
  • At risk of extinction By CG Compass   -   Nov 1, 2018

    AT RISK OF EXTINCTION

    Caribou, like this one in the Northwest Territories, are increasingly threatened across the country. For caribou, the numbers tell...

  • Help us choose the January/February 2019 Canadian Geographic cover! By CG Compass   -   Nov 1, 2018

    HELP US CHOOSE THE JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC COVER!

    Help us choose the cover of our upcoming issue of Canadian Geographic. Vote Now! And don't forget to sign up to always be notified...

  • Mapping the decline of Canada's caribou By CG Compass   -   Oct 30, 2018

    MAPPING THE DECLINE OF CANADA'S CARIBOU

    Canadian Geographic created this map as a snapshot of the status of Canada's caribou herds. The large spheres show the largest estimated...

  • Introducing Carole Saad: VP of events for 50 Sussex By CG Compass   -   Oct 29, 2018

    INTRODUCING CAROLE SAAD: VP OF EVENTS FOR 50 SUSSEX

    Ottawa event maven Carole Saad takes the podium at an event at 50 Sussex as part of her latest role. Event designer Carole Saad calls...

    Event, Design
  • Late filmmaker's final documentary sheds light on sharks in peril By CG Compass   -   Oct 29, 2018

    LATE FILMMAKER'S FINAL DOCUMENTARY SHEDS LIGHT ON SHARKS IN PERIL

    Activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart / Still from Sharkwater Extinction Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart “had one singular focus in life,...

    Life, Family, Diving
  • DFO, Coast Guard and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announce the creation of the new Arctic Region By CG Compass   -   Oct 27, 2018

    DFO, COAST GUARD AND INUIT TAPIRIIT KANATAMI ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF THE NEW ARCTIC REGION

    Although the exact boundaries of the new Arctic Region are still to be defined in collaboration with residents of the North, they will...

  • A look at Google's smart city By CG Compass   -   Oct 24, 2018

    A LOOK AT GOOGLE'S SMART CITY

    A view of Toronto's eastern waterfront, where the Quayside neighbourhood will be developed. Imagine being able to build a neighbourhood...

    Wellness, Toronto, City, Design, People, Health, Look
  • Groundbreaking Indigenous resources promote reconciliation By CG Compass   -   Oct 24, 2018

    GROUNDBREAKING INDIGENOUS RESOURCES PROMOTE RECONCILIATION

    RCGS CEO John Geiger speaks at the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada's teacher's guide launch alongside MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette,...

    People, Celebrity, Celebration, Event, Guide
  • Michael Palin wows audiences with tale of HMS Erebus By CG Compass   -   Oct 20, 2018

    MICHAEL PALIN WOWS AUDIENCES WITH TALE OF HMS EREBUS

    Michael Palin speaks about his new book, a history of the polar exploration vessel HMS Erebus , at The Royal Canadian Geographical...

  • My relationship with nature: It's complicated By CG Compass   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MY RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE: IT'S COMPLICATED

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada's ongoing panel discussions explore our complicated relationship with nature. Relationships have...

    Wellness
  • Cool solutions By CG Compass   -   Oct 17, 2018

    COOL SOLUTIONS

    A woman in Bhubaneswar's Mahavir Nagar slum wipes cold water over her face in an effort to cool off after coming out of her home on...

    Asia, City, Home, International
  • Meet the new RCGS Resolute By CG Compass   -   Oct 17, 2018

    MEET THE NEW RCGS RESOLUTE

    An artist's rendition of the new RCGS Resolute in Paradise Bay, Antarctica. It's one of the more legendary and controversial moments...

    Men