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The people and ideas shaping the way we think about our natural and human-made spaces, design, art and photography and more in Canada

Photo: Aaron Williams
Photo: Aaron Williams
A former firefighter offers a glimpse at the day-to-day lives of the men and women who rush into danger each summer to protect life and property
George Hunter, photographer
Photo courtesy Firefly Books, Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation
George Hunter made it his lifelong mission to show Canadians their country. Now, his iconic images have been compiled into a book. 
Gordon Lightfoot at Glenn Gould Studio October 6 2017
Photo: Neil Ever Osborne/Canadian Geographic
Lightfoot accepted the award Friday night at a benefit concert in Toronto 
Cover image from The Raftsmen, Firefly Books 2017
Illustration: Dmitry Bondarenko, courtesy Firefly Books
The Raftsmen tells the remarkable (and once nearly forgotten) story of how four French expats living in Canada became the first to cross the North Atlantic by raft 
Canada, arctic, C3, expedition, northwest passage, icebreaker
Photo: Michelle Valberg
Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg shares images of the Arctic from her time aboard the Canada C3 Expedition 
Although often unheralded in accounts of Champlain's accomplishments, Indigenous Peoples played an important role in helping the famous explorer map New France
Jason Silva Shots of Awe
Photo courtesy Experience Genie
The creator and host of the popular Shots of Awe series on YouTube embarks on a four-city Canadian speaking tour next month
North, Arctic, Polar Knowledge, Inuit, research, char, wildlife
Photo : Jean-Sébastien Moore
Découvrez comment un scientifique de l’Université Laval, des chercheurs du MPO et des habitants de Cambridge Bay, au Nunavut, travaillent ensemble afin de préserver l’état de ces populations de poissons.
North, Arctic, Polar Knowledge, Inuit, research, char, wildlife
Photo: Jean-Sébastien Moore
How a Université Laval scientist, DFO researchers and locals in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, are working together to keep these staple fish populations healthy 
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