About "Exploration"

Follow Canada’s greatest explorers and adventurers as they travel to the remote corners of the country, deep beneath the Earth’s surface and across oceans, to the tops of mountains and into space.

Dianne Whelan on the Trans Canada Trail

Filmmaker Dianne Whelan has become the first person to complete the Trans Canada Trail in its entirety following a six-year odyssey of walking, paddling and snowshoeing.

Filmmaker Dianne Whelan has become the first person to complete the Trans Canada Trail in its entirety. Here, she shares insights from her epic cross-country journey. 
A son of the legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh, Jon made his mark in the “Golden Age of diving” through his role in the Man-in-Sea experiment
Photo: Bert terHart
Inspired by 18th century explorers, the serial entrepreneur and adventurer sailed non-stop around the world using just a sextant, navigational log tables, and good old pen and paper
A diver stands on top of a submarine on the sea surface

DSV Limiting Factor above the Mariana Trench. (Photo: © Reeve Jolliffe)

Photo: © Reeve Jolliffe
Meet Limiting Factor, the submersible leading us to new depths of ocean exploration
Glaciologist Joseph Cook studies microbial ecosystems on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet.

Glaciologist Joseph Cook studies microbial ecosystems on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet. (Photo: Rolex/Cook collection)

Joseph Cook
Glaciologist Joseph Cook on the vibrant life in the Arctic ice sheet

Photo: Geoff Coombs/Can Geo

Photo: Geoff Coombs/Can Geo
New program gives a huge boost to the next generation of explorers 

Book cover: courtesy Cory Trepanier/Figure 1 Publishing

Book cover: courtesy Cory Trepanier/Figure 1 Publishing
Canadian painter and filmmaker Cory Trépanier explores the sublime and rapidly changing Canadian Arctic
Sandy Ward stands on a mountain

Sandy Ward. (Photo: Courtesy Sandy Ward)

Photo: Courtesy Sandy Ward
The latest in our Colour the Trail series

Alison Criscitiello on the Jupiter Traverse in 2015 in B.C.’s Rogers Pass area. (Photo: Jody Reimer)

She's also combining her knowledge and skills to uncover the secrets of climate change 
The USS Johnston shipwreck

USS Johnston 6,456 metres deep in the Philippine Trench. (Photo: Courtesy Caladan Oceanic)

Photo: Courtesy Caladan Oceanic
Royal Canadian Geographical Society Fellow Kelvin Murray recounts his role in the record-setting early 2021 expedition
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