• Exploring Canada's original place names with Google Earth By CG Compass   -   Jan 23, 2019

    EXPLORING CANADA'S ORIGINAL PLACE NAMES WITH GOOGLE EARTH

    Each story panel features photographs of a particular location, some background about the place name, and a satellite view from above...

    City
  • Inside the Saskatchewan grocery store that still trades furs By CG Compass   -   Jan 23, 2019

    INSIDE THE SASKATCHEWAN GROCERY STORE THAT STILL TRADES FURS

    In addition to groceries and camping supplies, Robertson Trading Co. in La Ronge, Sask. also sells raw furs and First Nations handicrafts....

  • A ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon' will appear over Canada this Sunday By CG Compass   -   Jan 20, 2019

    A ‘SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON' WILL APPEAR OVER CANADA THIS SUNDAY

    A 2010 lunar eclipse, similar to the super moon expected tonight. Canadian stargazers only have one opportunity to glimpse a total...

  • Alberta government to distribute Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada to schools province-wide By CG Compass   -   Jan 19, 2019

    ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TO DISTRIBUTE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ATLAS OF CANADA TO SCHOOLS PROVINCE-WIDE

    RCGS CEO John Geiger presents new copies of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada to AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras, Trustee...

    People
  • The water you eat By CG Compass   -   Jan 18, 2019

    THE WATER YOU EAT

    Billions of cubic metres of Canadian fresh water are poured into agricultural and industrial processes and products - like this single...

    Single
  • Gear Review: Justin Barbour puts a MEC life jacket to the ultimate test By CG Compass   -   Jan 17, 2019

    GEAR REVIEW: JUSTIN BARBOUR PUTS A MEC LIFE JACKET TO THE ULTIMATE TEST

    Justin Barbour drags his canoe up the Red Wine River in Labrador wearing his PFD. During my 1,000-kilometre canoe expedition across...

    Wine, Fitness, Life
  • The endangered species hiding in plain sight By CG Compass   -   Jan 17, 2019

    THE ENDANGERED SPECIES HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

    The highly fragmented southern Ontario landscape of isolated woodlots, suburbs and farms harbours many endangered plant species. I'm...

  • Help us choose the March/April 2019 Canadian Geographic cover! By CG Compass   -   Jan 17, 2019

    HELP US CHOOSE THE MARCH/APRIL 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...

  • Sustainable development's big data revolution By CG Compass   -   Jan 17, 2019

    SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT'S BIG DATA REVOLUTION

    Sriganesh Lokanathan and Yashothata Shanmugarajah discuss insights on economic activity as inferred from the analyses of big data from...

    International
  • Meet the Canadian explorer who just completed the Seven Summits By CG Compass   -   Jan 16, 2019

    MEET THE CANADIAN EXPLORER WHO JUST COMPLETED THE SEVEN SUMMITS

    Laval St. Germain displays the flag of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society on the summit of Antarctica's Mount Vinson, Dec. 31,...

    France
  • Should we kill one bird to save another? By CG Compass   -   Jan 10, 2019

    SHOULD WE KILL ONE BIRD TO SAVE ANOTHER?

    An Arctic tern on Machias Seal Island, which was once home to about 2,000 pairs of the birds. Today, there are only about 475 pairs....

    Home
  • Our Country: Tanya Talaga's favourite place in Canada By CG Compass   -   Jan 9, 2019

    OUR COUNTRY: TANYA TALAGA'S FAVOURITE PLACE IN CANADA

    Illustration: Mary McPherson/Canadian Geographic

  • La grande faucheuse By CG Compass   -   Jan 7, 2019

    LA GRANDE FAUCHEUSE

    Des enseignantes s'occupent d'enfants malades de la grippe espagnole au collège La Salle de Thetford Mines, au Québec. (Photo : Centre...

  • Man and Dog: Across the Labrador Peninsula By CG Compass   -   Jan 5, 2019

    MAN AND DOG: ACROSS THE LABRADOR PENINSULA

    Justin Barbour carries his trusty canoe on the Upper McPhadyen River in mid-September during the final leg of his expedition. It was...

    Traveling, Travel
  • For the love of pronghorns By CG Compass   -   Jan 4, 2019

    FOR THE LOVE OF PRONGHORNS

    A female pronghorn with her twins on the Canadian prairie. The species is hailed as a conservation success story, but its future is...

  • Geography teacher of the month: Connie Wyatt Anderson By CG Compass   -   Jan 1, 2019

    GEOGRAPHY TEACHER OF THE MONTH: CONNIE WYATT ANDERSON

    Connie Wyatt Anderson's teaching approach focuses on providing multi-sensory experiences and fortifying curriculum content with the...

  • Our best photos of 2018 By CG Compass   -   Dec 21, 2018

    OUR BEST PHOTOS OF 2018

    Sunlight breaks through dark clouds to cast a glow over the Tombstone River Valley near the Talus Lake backcountry campground in Yukon's...

    Design, Home
  • Our favourite books of 2018 By CG Compass   -   Dec 21, 2018

    OUR FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2018

    A selection of the best books of 2018, as chosen by Canadian Geographic's editors. Historical fiction about a renowned poet, a graphic...

    Shopping, France, Look, Culture, Holiday
  • Video: Aerial views of 50 Sussex By CG Compass   -   Dec 20, 2018

    VIDEO: AERIAL VIEWS OF 50 SUSSEX

    There's more to this building than a pragmatic modernist arrangement of stone, glass and steel overlooking a waterfall, three rivers...

  • Seven more amazing things RCGS Fellows are up to this year By CG Compass   -   Dec 20, 2018

    SEVEN MORE AMAZING THINGS RCGS FELLOWS ARE UP TO THIS YEAR

    Gordon Osinski, a planetary geologist at Western University in London, Ont., led a 2018 expedition to map parts of Devon Island's exposed...

    London