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Princess Louisa Inlet B.C.

Traditionally named swiwelát for its sunny warmth, Princess Louisa Inlet is a deep fiord located in the ancestral territory of the shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast. (Photo: Diane Selkirk)

Photo: Diane Selkirk
When a significant portion of B.C.’s Princess Louisa Inlet went up for sale this spring, donors raised the $3 million needed to purchase it in just three months
Mario Rigby

Explorer Mario Rigby at the headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic in Ottawa during his 2019 cross-Canada cycling expedition. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Having recently completed a 7,000-kilometre cycling expedition, Rigby shares insights on diversity in the outdoors and what he hopes to do next
Adam Shoalts paddles across Great Bear Lake

Royal Canadian Geographical Society Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts paddles through an ice-strewn Great Bear Lake, N.W.T., during his 2017 Trans-Canada Arctic Expedition. (Photo: Adam Shoalts)

Adam Shoalts paddles across Great Bear Lake
An exclusive excerpt from the new book Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada's Arctic by Royal Canadian Geographical Society Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts
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? 
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