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The people and ideas shaping the way we think about our natural and human-made spaces, design, art and photography and more in Canada

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

Bruce Kirkby's new book recounts family adventures from a year in Himalaya, such as a day afield with a team of yaks threshing barley in the fields of Karsha, India, near the local monastery. (Book: Courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre; Photo: Bruce Kirkby)

In his new book Blue Sky Kingdom, Bruce Kirkby explores modern distraction and the loss of ancient wisdom on an adventure with his wife and sons in one of the world's most remote regions. An exclusive excerpt.

A Métis fiddler players in front of Sainte-Antoine de Padoue Church at Batoche National Historic Site, Sask.

The story of how a critically endangered Indigenous language can be saved

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

The Iroquois Nationals, representing the Haudenosaunee and Iroquois Confederacy, have been competing as a professional team since 1983. (Photo: Spirit Game)

Photo: Spirit Game
Despite being the originators of lacrosse, the Haudenosaunee people are facing hurdles to have their sovereignty recognized on the international sports stage

One of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Farm greenhouses. (Photo: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Farm)

Photo: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in
Local First Nation turned vacant land into an operational farm to provide for residents
Woman on a stand up paddleboard

Rochelle Byrne, 33, paddles out from Kingston on July 1 to start her trek. (Photo: Chelsea Brash)

Photo: Chelsea Brash
Rochelle Byrne is paddleboarding 420 kilometres along the shores of Lake Ontario to raise awareness about pollution that has infiltrated the lake

Arlyn Charlie at Abe Stewart’s fish camp. (Photo: Jordan Stewart)

Photo: Jordan Stewart
What can we learn when western science and traditional knowledge intersect?

Women's Dive Day, organized by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is July 18. (Photo: Jill Heinerth)

Photo: Jill Heinerth
Teen and dog in canoe

Zev Heuer and his travel companion, Blaze, paddling along the route from Canmore to Missinippi. (Photo: Karsten Heuer)

Photo: Karsten Heuer
15-year-old Zev Heuer spent more than two months paddling from his home in Canmore, Alberta, to his summer job in Missinipe, Saskatchewan
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