Features

World Beater
A celebration of Wood Buffalo, Canada’s biggest national park, and a land of more than one superlative
Online Exclusive: See more of Paul Colangelo's stunning aerial photos of Wood Buffalo National Park

“ALERT: There has been a child reported missing in your area.”
How the Missing Children Society of Canada is using modern personal communication technology and social media to help find missing kids
Online Exclusive: Get a glimpse of what Omar Mouallem learned while researching and writing this story by reading his tweets

Under pressure
Canada once committed to protecting 10 per cent of its waters by 2020 through the creation of marine protected areas. Just what are they, how do they work and how do they make a difference?
Online Exclusives: Check out an interactive map of Canada's federally protected marine preserves and read author Alanna Mitchell's personal reflections on the state of our oceans

The grandfather canoe
Despite being restored nearly a decade ago, one of the nation’s oldest birchbark canoes can’t be seen by the public. The sad and frustrating tale of an iconic craft.
Online Exclusive: Read real life stories of paddling and romance

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Mapping the Van Tat Gwich’in routes

DISCOVERY

Interview
Historian and author Carolyn Harris on the Charter of the Forest

Infographic
Understanding the Bay of Fundy’s tidal power potential
Online Exclusive: Photos and facts about Fundy's tides

Wildlife
Sick sea stars, squirrels and more
Online Exclusives:
Canada signs cross-border agreement to protect migratory bats
Squirrel research reveals a wide range of personalities
Canadian MP proposes microbead ban
Lobster larvae show effects of climate change
Sea star wasting disease confirmed in Haida Gwaii

History
A railway map’s allure and celebrating 85 years of Canadian Geographic
Online Exclusive: See more railway maps from Library and Archives Canada's collection

Place
A station for a northern nation
Online Exclusive: Learn more about Charles Krebs' snowshoe hare study

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: Interview with DRDC defence scientist Vincent Myers and more sonar images

YOUR SPACE

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