Features

Out of sight
The James Bay Lowlands in northern Ontario contain one of the largest potential mineral reserves in Canada. What’s at stake in the remote area known as the Ring of Fire?
Online Exclusive: See more of Garth Lenz's spectacular landscape photography of Ontario's Ring of Fire region

The North Pole
An essay exploring the signifi cance of the symbolic point at the top of the world
Online Exclusive: The full unabridged version of this essay

ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ
It means ‘Baffin Island’ in Inuktitut. Explore how people now live in the nine communities of the largest island in Canada’s Arctic Archipelago.
Online Exclusive: Explore an interactive version of the Baffin Island map

The land is the classroom
A glimpse into life at the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, a Northwest Territories school that provides Indigenous connections to the land
Online Exclusive: Learn more about the school's Dechinta Rivers canoe expedition

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Deep impact

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: Read an interview with Adam Shoalts about his Trans-Canadian Arctic Expedition

DISCOVERY

Interview
Arctic expert and legal scholar Michael Byers on how Canada can take the lead on northern issues
Online Exclusive: Read the perspective of Arctic policy expert Adam Lajeunesse on northern sovereignty

Wildlife
Arctic microbes, turbot takes, caribou crashes and more
Online Exclusives: Five important northern wildlife stories to watch

History
Mapping 271 years of exploration in the Far North
Online Exclusive: See a series of historic artworks depicting Arctic exploration

Place
Using art to draw attention to the changing Arctic at Pingo National Landmark, N.W.T.
Online Exclusive: Read about the nine other Landmarks 2017 projects across the country

Infographic
A new take on growing fresh produce in the North
Online Exclusive: Learn about other food security projects in the North

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May/June 2017, Canadian Geographic tackles the urban environment

Our Country: Zacharias Kunuk
Inuk filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk recalls his memorable fi rst visit to the archipelago of Haida Gwaii, B.C.
Online Exclusive: An interactive map of favourite places in Canada