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End of the ice road
A photo essay about the frozen route that connects two northern communities
Online Exclusive: Learn what it's like to be an ice road trucker

How to become a coureur des bois in two days
And other tales from the Canadian Ski Marathon, the oldest and longest Nordic ski tour in North America
Online Exclusive: Video and extra maps from the Canadian Ski Marathon

Qaujimajatuqangit
It means Inuit traditional knowledge. Franklin expert Louie Kamookak and other elders embark on an expedition to pass it on to a new generation.
Online Exclusive: Other Inuit historians that were important to the Franklin search

Top honours
The winners of the 2015 Royal Canadian Geographical Society awards share their views on the importance of geography and its future
Online Exclusive: Watch Margaret Atwood's speech and see extra photos from the 2015 Fellows' Dinner

Swept away
An exclusive excerpt from Live Big!, Heidi R. Wyle’s in-progress book about the 2003 avalanche that claimed the lives of seven Albertan students
Online Exclusive: An interview with author Heidi Wyle

Photo finish
Presenting the winners of Canadian Geographic’s 30th Annual Photo Competition
Online Exclusive: See all the winners from the 2015 Annual Photo Competition

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Bowhead benchmarks

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: Q&A with climatologist David Phillips

DISCOVERY

Interview
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson on the progress of women’s rights and equality over the last century

Wildlife
Peregrines, grizzlies and more
Online Exclusives:
U.S. military sites proposed as whooping crane rest stops
Zebra mussels spell doom for Lake Winnipeg’s ecosystem
Peregrine falcon numbers in Quebec increase
Grizzly population doubles in part of Alberta
Polar bear numbers predicted to plummet

History
A cartographic deception in the Arctic and the 100th anniversary of Canadian women first winning the right to vote
Online Exclusive: See full-size version of the Wigate and Middleton maps

Place
An innovative app that helps grocery shoppers know how local their food is
Online Exclusive: 5 smartphone apps that help sustainability

Infographic
The 12 traits that could help the embattled honeybee survive tough Canadian winters
Online Exclusive: Learn about plant species that were specially bred in Canada

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April 2016, Canadian Geographic’s special expeditions coverage

Our Country: Dean Brody
Country music star Dean Brody reminisces about pond hockey in the east Kootenay region of British Columbia
Online Exclusive: An interactive map of favourite places in Canada