• Explore: A Canadian Geographic podcast - Episode 2: Jill Heinerth By CG Compass   -   Apr 18, 2019

    EXPLORE: A CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC PODCAST - EPISODE 2: JILL HEINERTH

    Cave diver Jill Heinerth talks to Explore podcast host David McGuffin in the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Reading Room at The Royal Canadian...

    Bar, Diving, Golf, Restaurant, Home
  • And the winners of Canada's Coolest School Trip 2019 are By CG Compass   -   Apr 13, 2019

    AND THE WINNERS OF CANADA'S COOLEST SCHOOL TRIP 2019 ARE

    Winners of the 2019 Canada's Coolest School Trip contest, students of Khàtìnas.Àxh Community School in Teslin, Yukon. A class from...

    Culture, National Parks, Trip
  • 10 best wildlife photos from Can Geo's Instagram community By CG Compass   -   Apr 13, 2019

    10 BEST WILDLIFE PHOTOS FROM CAN GEO'S INSTAGRAM COMMUNITY

    Some of the best wildlife images from the new Ultimate Canadian Instagram Photos special issue, on newsstands now. (Clockwise from...

    Wildlife
  • A feminist approach to open government By CG Compass   -   Apr 12, 2019

    A FEMINIST APPROACH TO OPEN GOVERNMENT

    Nnenna Nwakanma and a colleague outside the home of a woman named Fifa in Dakar, Senegal, in 2018. Fifa, a former associate mayor in...

    Women, People, International, Home
  • Explore: A Canadian Geographic podcast - Episode 1: Ray Zahab By CG Compass   -   Apr 11, 2019

    EXPLORE: A CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC PODCAST - EPISODE 1: RAY ZAHAB

    Ultra marathoner and adventurer Ray Zahab talks to Explore podcast host David McGuffin in the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Reading Room...

    Wellness, Adventure
  • Introducing Explore: A Canadian Geographic podcast By CG Compass   -   Apr 11, 2019

    INTRODUCING EXPLORE: A CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC PODCAST

    How did ultrarunner Ray Zahab go from being a pack-a-day smoker to crossing deserts and tundra on foot? What tiny fish saved diver...

    Life
  • Flight of the Highlanders: The Making of Canada By CG Compass   -   Apr 11, 2019

    FLIGHT OF THE HIGHLANDERS: THE MAKING OF CANADA

    Ken McGoogan's new book encompasses both the eviction of Scots from their homelands and their efforts to settle in pre-Confederation...

  • Sedna sculpture unveiled on Parliament Hill By CG Compass   -   Apr 10, 2019

    SEDNA SCULPTURE UNVEILED ON PARLIAMENT HILL

    Inuit artist Bart Hanna talks about his sculpture Sedna, which he unveiled during a ceremony on Parliament Hill on April 8, 2019, as...

    Deals, Celebration, Celebrity
  • How Canada's deepest cave, Bisaro Anima, got its name By CG Compass   -   Apr 8, 2019

    HOW CANADA'S DEEPEST CAVE, BISARO ANIMA, GOT ITS NAME

    Members of the Bisaro Plateau Caves Project expedition team squeeze through a passage inside Bisaro Anima, Canada's deepest cave. ( The...

  • How Canadian cities are reinventing their shopping malls By CG Compass   -   Apr 6, 2019

    HOW CANADIAN CITIES ARE REINVENTING THEIR SHOPPING MALLS

    Instead of waiting for suburban shopping malls to fail as they have in parts of the United States, developers and urban planners in...

    Shopping, Life, City
  • Featured Fellow: Phil Lind By CG Compass   -   Apr 4, 2019

    FEATURED FELLOW: PHIL LIND

    Phil Lind was the “abominable no man” to Canadian business legend Ted Rogers, but together they built a multi-billion-dollar telecommunications...

    Business
  • Jens Munk: An expedition ahead of its time By CG Compass   -   Apr 3, 2019

    JENS MUNK: AN EXPEDITION AHEAD OF ITS TIME

    A map of Churchill Harbour by Jens Munk, 1624. In 1619-20, the Danish explorer led an expedition into the Canadian Arctic and overwintered...

  • Return to the Peel By CG Compass   -   Apr 3, 2019

    RETURN TO THE PEEL

    A stretch of the upper Wind River, at the northern reach of the Mackenzie Mountains. David McGuffin, Graham McGuffin and Terry Camsell...

  • Arctic permafrost is thawing. Here's what that means for Canada's North - and the world By CG Compass   -   Apr 2, 2019

    ARCTIC PERMAFROST IS THAWING. HERE'S WHAT THAT MEANS FOR CANADA'S NORTH - AND THE WORLD

    Thawing permafrost causes trees to lean, a phenomenon called a "drunken forest." For two days the train rumbled north from Winnipeg...

  • The gear that survived Canada's deepest cave By CG Compass   -   Apr 2, 2019

    THE GEAR THAT SURVIVED CANADA'S DEEPEST CAVE

    From left: Katie Graham, Christian Stenner, Stephen Gladieux and Daniel Weinberg hold the Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag...

  • Geography teacher of the month: Randy Wilkie By CG Compass   -   Apr 2, 2019

    GEOGRAPHY TEACHER OF THE MONTH: RANDY WILKIE

    Randy Wilkie has loved geography and history since he was young and that has propelled him into a decades-long career in education,...

  • How honeybees can help track pollution in cities By CG Compass   -   Apr 2, 2019

    HOW HONEYBEES CAN HELP TRACK POLLUTION IN CITIES

    An apiarist from Hives for Humanity takes a honey sample from an urban hive in Vancouver. Researchers from the University of British...

    Vancouver, City
  • Our land, our strength By CG Compass   -   Apr 2, 2019

    OUR LAND, OUR STRENGTH

    Clockwise from bottom left: A common murre takes flight in the Northwest Passage; ice in the Northwest Passage; a young boy in Cape...

    Bag, Bags, Family
  • George Jacob awarded The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Kamookak Medal By CG Compass   -   Mar 29, 2019

    GEORGE JACOB AWARDED THE ROYAL CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY'S KAMOOKAK MEDAL

    George Jacob, President and CEO of San Francisco's Bay Ecotarium, has been awarded the Louie Kamookak Medal of the RCGS. Last October,...

    Museum, San Francisco
  • Interview: Celebrating 50 years of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres By CG Compass   -   Mar 28, 2019

    INTERVIEW: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE ONTARIO FEDERATION OF INDIGENOUS FRIENDSHIP CENTRES

    Sylvia Maracle, head of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres, wants to help correct the common misconception that...

    People, Celebrity, Home, Celebration, Women, City, Culture