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A ship sails through the water against an orange sky

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography
See the impact of the West Coast wildfires through the lenses of our Can Geo photo community 

The Shubenacadie Residential School in Nova Scotia is one of the former residential schools being designated as National Historic Sites. (Photo: Library and Archives Canada)

Canadian Geographic's director of reconciliation comments on the naming of two residential schools as National Historic Sites

The cast of ‘Schitt’s Creek’ at the Canadian Screen Awards in 2019 — that year, the show won Best Comedy Program or Series. (Shutterstock)

These two shows may serve to both challenge and reinforce people’s perceptions of rural life

The beach at Port Radium, where uranium ore used to be loaded onto barges for shipment. The townsite for the mine used to stand on the pit of land on the right. (Photo: Bob Weber/CP)

Photo: Bob Weber/CP
In the case of what happened to the people of Délı̨nę, the Moral Awakening film calls for an awakening in the form of a call to action

Elections Canada employees prepare election supplies for shipping in the 1960s, more than 50 years after Elections Canada was created. (Credit: National Film Board)

Credit: National Film Board
Ballots boxes used to be made of metal and voter registrations lists used to be tacked to telephone poles — here are 10 things you probably didn't know about the federal election in Canada. 
Cyclist prepares to cross bridge

A cyclist prepares to cross the Humber Bay Arch Bridge in Toronto. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada, many cities have moved to add space for safe outdoor recreation. (Photo: Jonathan Dakin/Can Geo Photo Club)

Cyclist prepares to cross bridge
Six urban planning experts share their views on municipal actions during COVID-19

A photo of elegant sunburst lichen (Xanthoria elegans), an example of a specimen in the collection that citizen scientists may encounter on Expedition Arctic Botany. This lichen is an iconic Arctic plant species, but can also be found across Canada. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Doubt)

Photo courtesy Jennifer Doubt
Expedition Arctic Botany will allow curious members of the public to explore the plants of the Arctic region without leaving home, while contributing to our understanding of Arctic ecosystems

Great Big Sea lead singer Alan Doyle received this letter, despite it not being properly addressed. (Photo: Alan Doyle/Twitter)

Photo: Alan Doyle/Twitter
Canada Post says they can often make delivery magic happen, even when address information is incomplete
Shene Catholique Valpy and her daughter Sahᾴí̜ʔᾳ.

Shene Catholique Valpy and her daughter Sahᾴí̜ʔᾳ self-isolating at home in Yellowknife.

Photo: Pat Kane
Yellowknife-based photographer Pat Kane’s latest portrait project reveals how northern families are coping with self-isolation and physical distancing in the time of COVID-19

About 60,000 migrant workers come to Canada each year to plant and harvest crops. (Photo: Asparagus Farmers of Ontario)

Photo: Asparagus Farmers of Ontario
Only about 50 per cent of asparagus crops will be harvested this year due to delays in migrant workers arriving 
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