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Exploring Canada’s changing energy landscape: renewable energy potential, reserves, infrastructure and sustainable energy innovation.

Toronto eastern waterfront

A view of Toronto's eastern waterfront, where the Quayside neighbourhood will be developed. (Photo: Quayside Toronto)

Photo: Quayside Toronto
Urbanist Robin Mazumder reviews Quayside, the new ‘smart’ neighbourhood on Toronto’s eastern waterfront
Aurora borealis light up the night over Waterbury Lake in northern Saskatchewan

Aurora borealis light up the night over Waterbury Lake in northern Saskatchewan. The much-mythologized phenomenon is the only visual evidence we have of the powerful force that helped create our modern world — and could easily bring it down. (Photo: Ezra Meszaros/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Ezra Meszaros/Can Geo Photo Club
In this exclusive excerpt from her new book 'The Spinning Magnet,' Alanna Mitchell explains why we should know and care about Earth's electromagnetic field 
Map by chris brackley

A map showing current mining claims on Treaty 9 territory in Ontario's Ring of Fire. The provincial government announced this week that it will construct all-weather roads to finally open up the region to resource extraction. (Map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic)

Map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic
The James Bay Lowlands in northern Ontario contain one of the largest potential mineral reserves in Canada. Now, the region's economy and environment stand on the brink of massive transformation.
View of world's shipping routes

This incredible visualization of the world's shipping routes was created based on UCL Energy Institute data. Filters on the website allow you to view routes, ports, and colour-coded types of ships. (Map: Kiln)

Map: Kiln
Interactive data visualization illustrates the incredible number of ships criss-crossing the world's oceans at any given time
Canadian university students win award at Shell Eco-marathon Americas

Students from the University of Ottawa's Supermileage uOttawa team celebrate their Off-Track Communications Award at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas. (Photo: Bryan Mitchell/AP Images for Shell)

Photo: Bryan Mitchell/AP Images for Shell
A Canadian team took the top spot for most fuel-efficient vehicle and another won the Off-Track Communications Award
Marc-André Caron, a student at the University of Ottawa

Marc-André Caron, a third year mechanical engineering student at the University of Ottawa and the team captain of Supermileage uOttawa, who are competing in this year's Shell Eco-marathon Americas. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Take a look under the hood of a prototype vehicle and learn how teams prepare for the Eco-marathon

The Alice, race number 611, an UrbanConcept vehicle running on hydrogen for team University of Alberta EcoCar Team from the University of Alberta during day two of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Detroit, Friday, April 22, 2016. (Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell)

Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell
Categories for hydrogen and battery-electric cars attract teams interested in shaping the future of fuel 
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017 Team Nortern Sarnia

The ROVER, a prototype vehicle running on gasoline for Team Northern from Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, Ontario, is heading to Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017. (Photo: Team Northern)

Photo: Team Northern
Of the 20 Canadian teams soon heading to Detroit to show off their energy-efficient vehicle prototypes, Sarnia's Northern Collegiate boasts the first and only team coming from a high school
Supermileage Team from University of Toronto Shell Eco-marathon Americas

Supermileage Team from University of Toronto goes through technical inspection of their prototype before Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 in downtown Houston. (Photo: Shell International)

Photo: Shell International
Université Laval and the University of Toronto both have teams that have won the prototype gasoline category at past Shell Eco-marathon Americas
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 Zoticus

The Zoticus car, made by a team from University of British Columbia, sits on the track during the final day of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 in Detroit, Mich., in 2015. (Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell)

Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell
Canadian teams have historically performed well in the competition, which challenges students to create a vehicle that can travel far using little energy
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