• Breaking the bonds of childhood marriage By CG Compass   -   Sep 21, 2018

    BREAKING THE BONDS OF CHILDHOOD MARRIAGE

    Three women hold a poster promoting civil marriage during a forum about child marriage with traditional and religious leaders in Sokode,...

    Women, Africa, Culture, Family, International
  • Un plan pour sauver la harde de caribous de Bathurst des T.-N.-O By CG Compass   -   Sep 21, 2018

    UN PLAN POUR SAUVER LA HARDE DE CARIBOUS DE BATHURST DES T.-N.-O

    Des caribous de la harde de caribous de Bathurst, fortement menacée, franchissent une colline rocheuse dans le centre des Territoires...

  • The plan to save the N.W.T.'s dwindling Bathurst caribou herd By CG Compass   -   Sep 21, 2018

    THE PLAN TO SAVE THE N.W.T.'S DWINDLING BATHURST CARIBOU HERD

    Caribou in the beleaguered Bathurst caribou herd traverse a rocky hillside in the central Northwest Territories. Caribou herds are...

    Food
  • How we chose the cover: November/December 2018 Canadian Geographic By CG Compass   -   Sep 21, 2018

    HOW WE CHOSE THE COVER: NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC

    Cover options for the November/December issue of Canadian Geographic. Magazines have to make some tough decisions. And choosing a cover...

  • Losing the crowds in Banff By CG Compass   -   Sep 20, 2018

    LOSING THE CROWDS IN BANFF

    A view from Flint's Park west up the Cascade valley at sunset. Flint's Park is one of Banff's most remote backcountry campsites - a...

    National Parks, Beauty
  • Living in the Anthropocene, the human epoch By CG Compass   -   Sep 19, 2018

    LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE, THE HUMAN EPOCH

    A still from “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch,” a new documentary by Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, showing...

  • Laughing with the locals By CG Compass   -   Sep 19, 2018

    LAUGHING WITH THE LOCALS

    Jonny Harris brings jokes to small towns across Canada with his CBC show, Still Standing. ( Jonny Harris admits he's got the best job...

    Travel, People, Traveling
  • Exclusive photos: A first detailed look at the wreck of Canadian schooner Queen of the Lakes By CG Compass   -   Sep 15, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: A FIRST DETAILED LOOK AT THE WRECK OF CANADIAN SCHOONER QUEEN OF THE LAKES

    Diver Teddy Garlock approaches the ship's wheel at the stern of the vessel, with the davits that launched the yawl, the crew's lifeboat,...

    Watch, Watches, Look
  • Photographing whooping cranes in Wood Buffalo with Roberta Bondar By CG Compass   -   Sep 11, 2018

    PHOTOGRAPHING WHOOPING CRANES IN WOOD BUFFALO WITH ROBERTA BONDAR

    A pair of whooping cranes in their boreal wetland habitat in Wood Buffalo National Park, N.W.T. More than half of the world's population...

    International
  • Ocean Bridge Diaries: Jordan Bertagnolli By CG Compass   -   Sep 11, 2018

    OCEAN BRIDGE DIARIES: JORDAN BERTAGNOLLI

    Sunset on North Beach, Haida Gwaii. This spring, 40 Canadian youth aged 18-30 came together in Haida Gwaii for a 10-day expedition...

    People, Beach
  • Help us choose the November/December 2018 Canadian Geographic cover! By CG Compass   -   Sep 11, 2018

    HELP US CHOOSE THE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 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...

  • At a crossroads By CG Compass   -   Sep 10, 2018

    AT A CROSSROADS

    The downtown Winnipeg intersection of Portage and Main on July 1, 2017. On a recent morning, I stood at the southeast corner of the...

    Watches, Watch, Cars, Car
  • Ocean Bridge Diaries: Hannah Kosick By CG Compass   -   Sep 7, 2018

    OCEAN BRIDGE DIARIES: HANNAH KOSICK

    Barnacles cling to a plastic bottle washed up on a beach in Haida Gwaii. This spring, 40 Canadian youth aged 18-30 came together in...

    People, Beach
  • RCGS flag expedition discovers wreck of Scottish whaling ship off Baffin Island By CG Compass   -   Sep 7, 2018

    RCGS FLAG EXPEDITION DISCOVERS WRECK OF SCOTTISH WHALING SHIP OFF BAFFIN ISLAND

    Michael Moloney and Matthew Ayre return to One Ocean Expedition's Akademik Sergey Vavilov after discovering the wreckage of Nova Zembla...

    Life, North America, Calgary
  • “That never happened:” Film reveals the hidden history of Canada's First World War internment operations By CG Compass   -   Sep 6, 2018

    “THAT NEVER HAPPENED:” FILM REVEALS THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF CANADA'S FIRST WORLD WAR INTERNMENT OPERATIONS

    Left: The poster for new documentary “That Never Happened.” Right: Director Ryan Boyko. Growing up in a Ukrainian family, Ryan Boyko...

    Event, Family, International
  • Federal government announces $30 million in funding for The Great Trail By CG Compass   -   Sep 5, 2018

    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR THE GREAT TRAIL

    Trans-Canada Trail board chair Neil Yeates and Minister responsible for Parks Canada Catherine McKenna hold a Great Trail flag while...

    Look, Historic Site
  • Ocean Bridge Diaries: Chúk Odenigbo By CG Compass   -   Sep 4, 2018

    OCEAN BRIDGE DIARIES: CHÚK ODENIGBO

    The Haida believe that we came from the ocean and that we will one day return to the waters, and this became evident in my short time...

  • Geography teacher of the month: Peter Cameron By CG Compass   -   Sep 3, 2018

    GEOGRAPHY TEACHER OF THE MONTH: PETER CAMERON

    Peter Cameron, pictured here at Quetico Provincial Park in northern Ontario, wants his students to view learning as an adventure. Peter...

    Adventure
  • Ocean Bridge Diaries: Alex Ritz By CG Compass   -   Sep 1, 2018

    OCEAN BRIDGE DIARIES: ALEX RITZ

    Youth expedition members haul a large fishing net off North Beach during a plastic debris cleanup. This spring, 40 Canadian youth...

    People, Beach
  • Exploring the reclaimed wetlands of Toronto's Tommy Thompson Park By CG Compass   -   Aug 30, 2018

    EXPLORING THE RECLAIMED WETLANDS OF TORONTO'S TOMMY THOMPSON PARK

    The Toronto skyline as seen from the shores of Tommy Thompson Park in Lake Ontario. The wind was blowing strong on Cherry Beach in...

    Toronto, Adventure, Beach