Features

The big bad wolf?
Churchill is world-renowned for its beluga whales and polar bears, and visitors can enjoy wildly different experiences with the creatures in summer and fall.
Online Exclusive: Read a Q&A with the owner of Haliburton Forest, Peter Schleifenbaum

The national bird project
Four essays to inspire your participation in helping choose Canada’s national bird
Online Exclusive: What should Canada's national bird be? Vote now!

Keeping them wild
Wildlife rehabilitation sites across the country help injured and abandoned animals recover and get back to where they belong
Online Exclusive: Watch videos of black bear cubs going through a rehabilitation program at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Association

Fine specimens
16 significant items that the Canadian Museum of Nature has collected from one of the harshest habitats on Earth — the Canadian Arctic
Online Exclusive: Watch an interview with a Museum of Nature palaeobiologist about the facility's Arctic collection

A humpback is born
Humpback whales are a common sight in Canada’s East Coast waters each summer, but these migratory giants begin their journey north from important calving grounds near the Dominican Republic
Online Exclusive: Additional photos from Mike Beedell's underwater humpack photo essay

Wild things 2014
Canadian Geographic and the Canadian Museum of Nature present the winners of the Wildlife Photography of the Year competition
View all the winning photos from the 7th annual wildlife photo contest

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

DISCOVERY

Interview
David Suzuki talks about our right to a healthy environment
Online Exclusive: Find out how David Suzuki repurposed a Barack Obama campaign strategy to create the Blue Dot Tour grassroots movement

Wildlife
A bison treaty, belugas at risk and more
Online Exclusives:
Chronic wasting disease threatens Canadian agriculture
North American birds facing climate change crisis
Ontario's environmental commissioner decries logging in Algonquin Provincial Park
Estrogen found to have detrimental and surprising effects on freshwater wildlife
Concern over beluga whales delays Energy East pipeline project
Tribes from US and Canada sign treaty to restore bison to Great Plains

Infographic
Creating an artificial reef off the coast of British Columbia
Online Exclusive: Map and video of British Columbia's six other artificial reefs

History
The beaver map and celebrating the 50th anniversary of Canada's flag
Online Exclusives:
Find out more about cartographer Herman Moll
The four flags that were almost chosen to be Canada's before the maple leaf

Place
Life and death at Nova Scotia’s Sable Island National Park Reserve
Online Exclusive: Learn about the birds that visit Sable Island and how they got there

Polar blog
Stopping stowaways

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: New giant map of Arctic challenges perceptions of the North

YOUR SPACE

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What’s This
Recognize this mystery object?

Where’s This
Can you identify this landmark?

YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Online Exclusives:
New geo-spatial software connects with kids
Meet the 2014 RCGS award winners and see more pictures from the Annual College Fellows Dinner

Next Issue
April 2015, Canadian Geographic’s special expeditions coverage

Our Country: Robert Bateman
Robert Bateman shares why Saltspring Island, B.C., inspires him.
Online Exclusive: An interactive map of favourite places in Canada