Features

Titans of the Great Lakes
It’s a multi-billion-dollar business that most of us never get to see. A glimpse into what life is like aboard the freighters that ply the Great Lakes.
Online Exclusive: See more photos of life aboard a Great Lake freighter

A story in stone
An intimate portrait of the work of the stone carvers who are turning back the clock to rejuvenate the Parliament buildings
Online Exclusive: See more of Peter Andrew Lusztyk's photos of the restoration work underway at Parliament Hill and watch George Elliott Clarke read the text of this story

The expeditions
The leaders of the latest expeditions funded by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society share, in their own words, the most memorable moments from their epic journeys
Online Exclusive: Learn about the 2017 expeditions funded by the RCGS

Down to earth
Roberta Bondar is Canada’s first female astronaut and a renowned photographer. These are her favourite images of Canada.
Online Exclusive: See more of Roberta Bondar's best landscape images

‘It's been raining! In the High Arctic!’
The Canadian High Arctic Research Station is set to open in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, later this year. How will it affect our understanding and appreciation of the North and the rapid change occurring there?
Online Exclusive: See more photos from the CHARS campus

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Umingmak in danger

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: Add your own suggestion to the Great Canadian Song Map

DISCOVERY

Interview
Artist Alex Janvier shares insights into his latest masterpiece
Online Exclusive: Watch a video interview with Alex Janvier in his home studio

Wildlife
Polar bears, at-risk species, a moosetracking app and more
Online Exclusives:
New Canadian research confirms polar bears use crosswinds to sniff out their food
Meet our national bird: the gray jay
Alberta app to track moose population across the province
Researchers press for summer closures of two East Coast fishing grounds to help protect North Atlantic right whale
517 species in Canada on global at-risk list

History
A Renaissance-era map that helped spread the name of Canada
Online Exclusive: A cartographic historian talks about sea monsters on Renaissance-era maps

Place
An iconic new home for The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Online Exclusive: Watch a video tour of 50 Sussex

Infographic
The Canadian tech contributions to the world’s next biggest telescope
Online Exclusive: Get lesson plans connected to this infographic at cangeoeducation.ca/resources

YOUR SPACE

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YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Online Exclusive: Read more about the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada and the project partners

Next Issue
September/October 2017, Canadian Geographic’s annual wildlife issue

Our Country: Johnny Canuck
Canadian comic book hero Johnny Canuck reminisces about his favourite place
Online Exclusive: An interactive map of favourite places in Canada