Features

OUTBREAK
The little-known story of the 1918 Spanish Flu and how we’re preparing for the next great pandemic
Online Exclusive: Watch a preview of the forthcoming documentary on the Spanish Flu, co-produced by Canadian Geographic

THE ULTIMATE CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY QUIZ: THE 49TH
In honour of the 200th anniversary of our straight southern boundary, here are 49 questions to test your border brains
Online Exclusive : Complete the online quiz for a chance to win great prizes

LIFE OF EREBUS
The irresistible pull of the legendary polar ship

‘EITHER YOU CHOOSE TO SHOOT GULLS OR YOU CHOOSE TO LET THAT TERN COLONY DISAPPEAR’
On New Brunswick’s Machias Seal Island, predatory gulls are pushing endangered Arctic tern colonies to the brink. Should we kill one bird to save another?
Online Exclusive: Watch a video about the Arctic terns of Machias Seal Island

FLYING HIGH
Montreal’s contemporary Cirque Éloize celebrates 25 years of showcasing acrobatic arts in theatres around the world
Online Exclusive: See more photos of Cirque Éloize’s training sessions and performances

RES·O·LUTE
adjective | Admirably purposeful, determined and unwavering. Meet the new RCGS Resolute.

THE POWER OF THE NAIL
From blacksmithing to Indigenous legends to Parliament Hill, how one class forged an unforgettable relationship with Canada’s past
Online Exclusive: Read daily accounts of the 2018 Canada’s Coolest School Trip

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Mobile labs in the western Arctic

On the map
Exploring cartography

DISCOVERY

Interview
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques on his upcoming mission to the International Space Station
Online Exclusive: Read an extended version of this interview

Wildlife
An amorous owl, solar-powered sea slugs, sea star fluids and more

History
The Scottish settlers of Pictou, N.S.

Place
Canada’s renowned Experimental Lakes Area after 50 years of improving aquatic conservation
Online Exclusive: Read more about some of the Experimental Lakes Area’s most important experiments

Infographic
The futuristic neighbourhood being designed for Toronto’s waterfront

YOUR SPACE

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What’s This
Recognize this mystery object?

YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Next Issue
November/December 2018, Canadian Geographic and special guest editor Minister Catherine McKenna look into climate change and our environment

Our Country: Alan Doyle
Musician Alan Doyle on why the scenic Signal Hill hike in St. John’s still inspires him