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The people, places, events and latest research of Canada’s subarctic and Arctic regions, one of the fastest-changing environments on Earth

Thou Shalt do no Murder, Minik, The New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper
Images courtesy Nunavut Arctic College Media, Steerforth Press
In his new book, Thou Shalt Do No Murder, historian Kenn Harper explores how the killing of a trader in 1920 set off a clash of cultures in the Canadian High Arctic that still resonates today
Paul Gleeson aboard the Arctic Joule
In his new book, Rowing the Northwest Passage, Canadian adventurer Kevin Vallely recounts his 2013 attempt to transit the famous Arctic route  
Tyler McCaul Carson Storch Wade Simmons Darren Berrecloth Tatshenshini-Alsek
Photo: Scott Serfas/Red Bull Content Pool
Documentary follows four Canadian and American freeriders as they attempt previously unridden terrain in British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska 
Adam Shoalts, Arctic, explorer, expedition, North, wildlife, canoe, RCGS
Photo: Adam Shoalts
Explorer Adam Shoalts, who completed his monumental 4,000-kilometre journey on September 6, speaks to Canadian Geographic about an expedition that calls to mind the likes of Vilhjalmur Stefansson and Joseph Tyrrell
ice grizzly, yukon, valberg
Photo: Michelle Valberg
From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. As the temperature dips, their fur becomes coated in ice, creating an otherworldly look and spectacular photos.
Adam Shoalts, Arctic, expedition, North, RCGS
Map: Chris Brackley; Illustration: Robert Carter/Can Geo
Shoalts, once dubbed 'Canada's Indiana Jones,' reached Baker Lake, Nunavut, yesterday after nearly four months of trekking and paddling Canada's mainland Arctic.
(Photo: Transport Canada)
Transport Canada is providing funding to clean up the toxic site that was left in the 1950's
Charlotte Gray on Tatshenshini River
Photo courtesy Ben Graham
The acclaimed author discovers breathtaking scenery with a side of eggs benedict in Canada's North
Tallurutiup Imanga, Lancaster Sound
Photo: Michelle Valberg
The final boundary for Canada’s new national marine conservation area in Canada’s North shows an area twice the size of Nova Scotia
Catherine McKenna at Torngat Mountains National Park
Catherine McKenna at Torngat Mountains National Park
The Environment and Climate Change minister visited Labrador’s Inuit region from August 2 – 5 to explore all-Indigenous National Park management and the impacts of climate change in the area. 
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