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Creative and accurate cartography that illustrates Canada’s landscapes and geology, wildlife routes, communities, history, changing boundaries and more.

Adam Shoalts A history of Canada in 10 maps
Illustration: Robert Carter; cover image courtesy Allen Lane
In A History of Canada in 10 Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land, Adam Shoalts delves into the fascinating stories behind the people and maps that helped shape a nation  
Although often unheralded in accounts of Champlain's accomplishments, Indigenous Peoples played an important role in helping the famous explorer map New France
One of two maps of Treaty 8 territory submitted as evidence in West Moberly First Nations
A case decided this week by the Supreme Court of British Columbia was, in essence, all about geography
Forest, map, Intact, biodiversity, wildlife
Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
Species richness in Canada’s remaining intact forests
Freshwater map of Canada by Chris Brackley of Canadian Geographic
Map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic
Canada is home to one-fifth of the world's fresh water. Here's what that looks like
University of Alberta Archives, 1995-166, Soper, J. Dewey Small Accessions
In 1929, J. Dewey Soper’s quest to find the breeding grounds of the blue goose ended, thanks in part to this marvelously detailed hand-drawn map
Photo: DarrenRD/Wikimedia Commons
Researchers at the University of Alberta have trained a "self-organizing map" to identify high-risk days for fires 
(Photo: Vince Rattai)
What better way to celebrate the nation’s sesquentennial than getting lost in a field of corn?
Map: Esri Canada/Trans Canada Trail
As Canada's most famous trail celebrates its near completion, Esri Canada president Alex Miller discusses the ambitious trail map that is helping Canadians get outdoors
Image: Dark Sky
Today's weather: smiley with a chance of umbrellas
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