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Author John Zada in the Great Bear Rainforest as he floats down the Bella Coola River with James Hans of the Nuxalk First Nation.

Author John Zada in the Great Bear Rainforest as he floats down the Bella Coola River with James Hans of the Nuxalk First Nation. A new book, “In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond,” documents Zada’s search for the truth and meaning of the Sasquatch. (Photo: John Zada)

Photo: John Zada
In a new book, journalist John Zada explores the evidence for Bigfoot and why we want to believe in the unexplained
Yannick Bisson illustration by Micaela Blondin
Illustration: Micaela Blondin/Canadian Geographic
How a magical spot in Ontario’s Kawartha region captured the CBC star’s heart
Fellows of the royal canadian geographical society and canadian geographic challenge winners at perce, quebec

Finalists in the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge and their chaperones pose with RCGS Fellows and the flag of the Society in Percé, Que. on July 15, 2019. As part of their prize, the finalists received passage on board One Ocean Expeditions’ East Coast Fins and Fiddles voyage. Left to right: Robin Esrock, Xavier Spano, Micah Colman, Emma MacLean, Timothy Tao, John Nightingale, Alexandra Pope and Expedition Leader David McGonigal.

Three finalists in this year’s Canadian Geographic Challenge enjoyed the trip of a lifetime as part of their prize, and we were there to capture the fun
Canadian landscape photographer Scott Forsyth at Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic

Canadian landscape photographer Scott Forsyth at Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic. (Photo: Lynn Moorman)

Photo courtesy Scott Forsyth
The Calgary-based landscape photographer shares memorable moments in the field and his advice for aspiring photographers
We asked some of Canada’s most accomplished photographers why they dedicate their time to capturing images of nature. Here’s what they said.
Nous avons demandé à certains des photographes les plus remarquables du Canada d’expliquer pourquoi ils dédient leur temps à capter des images de la nature. Voici ce qu’ils ont révélé.
With 200 hidden treasure boxes to find across Canada, what will you discover this summer? 
Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

A bust of Louis Riel sits outside Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum in the Winnipeg neighbourhood of Saint Boniface. (Photo: Cal Hills)

Photo: Cal Hills
One writer’s journey to explore the life of Louis Riel
Climbing Hallam Glacier

A team of mountaineers picks their way up Hallam Glacier in the Monashee Mountains, north of Revelstoke, B.C. Held each summer since 1906 in a different remote mountain locale, the Alpine Club of Canada’s annual General Mountaineering Camp is a chance for mountaineers to hone their skills.

Photo: Paul Zizka/Canadian Geographic
Camaraderie, conversation and conservation are key at the Alpine Club of Canada’s annual General Mountaineering Camp
a collage of photos of Canadian places including Cape Breton, Fogo Island, Gatineau Park, Charlottetown, Calgary, Nunavut

Photos to inspire your summer adventures from the new Ultimate Canadian Instagram Photos special issue, on newsstands now. (Photos, left to right, top to bottom: @ms.chels, @roryffarrell, @eyeforthis, @j_macindoe, @theradicalc, @nick_osbourne, @brianwlackey, @ronniekinnie, @anatoletuzlak, @nicolebutzphoto, @gord_follett_photography)

Photos, left to right, top to bottom: @ms.chels, @roryffarrell, @eyeforthis, @j_macindoe, @theradicalc, @nick_osbourne, @brianwlackey, @ronniekinnie, @anatoletuzlak, @nicolebutzphoto, @gord_follett_photography
From fiery sunrises over Fogo Island, N.L., to surf-worthy waves in Pacific Rim National Park, B.C., catch wanderlust from Can Geo's Instagram community 
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