What is the Canada-U.S. Border?
On the frontier between Canada and the United States, weed whackers and wile keep the boundary clear and quiet.
By Alan Morantz
Read more about border disputes and an art project on the 49th parallel.
At Smuggler’s Inn, guests are encouraged to watch illegal cross-border smuggling from the comfort of their rooms.
By Jake MacDonald
Explore an interactive history of cross-border smuggling and a map of illicit entry points.
First Nations Face Border Struggles
In a land with no lines, how do you define the end of one territory and the beginning of another?
By Richard Wagamese
Read more about the history of treaties and disputes that shape First Nations’ experience on the border.
Lynx: The Cross-border Cat
Lynx don’t care about the line between Ontario and Minnesota, and researchers on both sides are starting to pay attention.
By Cheryl Lyn Dybas with Photography by Ilya Raskin
See photos of the elusive cross-border cat in an expanded photo essay.
Stanstead: A Town on the Border
Efforts to boost security on the Canada-U.S. border brings a bad case of insecurity to a famously laid-back border town.
By Derek Lundy with Photography by Martin Beaulieu
See photos of how people live on the borderline in Stanstead, Quebec.
Ontario’s Elvis Festival
Fans of the King gather in Collingwood every July for a cross-border cultural exchange.
Photography by Henrieta Haniskova
Spot the King among the crowd in an expanded photo essay on the festival.