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Inspiration for exploring Canadian places and cultures and other favourite destinations through spectacular storytelling and photography, insider travel tips and service information, news and reviews.

A caribou, silhouetted by the setting sun, shakes off water after crossing the Leaf River in Nunavik, Quebec's far north. Photographer Jean-Simon Bégin is our Canadian Photographer of the Year. (Photo: Jean-Simon Bégin)

Photo: Jean-Simon Bégin
Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2021
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Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2021 issues

Nancy Dicks, mairesse de New Glasgow; Henderson Paris, président du Comité commémoratif Viola; et Alexis MacDonald, directrice des opérations chez MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law, célèbrent l’achèvement du mur commémoratif Viola Desmond sur Viola's Way à New Glasgow. (Photo : avec la permission de MacGillivray Law)

Photo : avec la permission de MacGillivray Law
Le 8 novembre 1946, Viola Desmond est entrée dans l’histoire au cinéma Roseland. Soixante-quinze ans plus tard, le site poursuit son travail de sensibilisation auprès de la communauté.

New Glasgow Mayor Nancy Dicks, Viola Commemorative Committee chair Henderson Paris and MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law operations manager Alexis MacDonald celebrate the completion of the Viola Desmond Commemorative Wall on Viola’s Way in New Glasgow, N.S. (Photo courtesy MacGillivray Law)

Photo courtesy MacGillivray Law
On Nov. 8, 1946, Viola Desmond made history at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, N.S. Seventy-five years later, the building’s exterior pays tribute to her life through art.

Corona Canada’s “Officer of Natural Wonder,” Tyler Ravelle, has been travelling across Canada since Sept. 8 and sharing his adventures on Instagram @coronacanada. (Photo: Tyler Ravelle)

Photo: Tyler Ravelle
Brewed with water and natural ingredients, Corona wants to encourage Canadians to responsibly experience the country’s natural wonders
Illustration of Alex Cuba by Lake Kathlyn, Smithers, B.C.

Illustration: Kyle Scott/Can Geo

Illustration: Kyle Scott/Can Geo
The Latin Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter explains why moving to Smithers, B.C., was the best decision of his life
The award-winning director of The Cuban on the restorative calm of Ontario’s Lake Simcoe
Dianne Whelan on the Trans Canada Trail

Filmmaker Dianne Whelan has become the first person to complete the Trans Canada Trail in its entirety following a six-year odyssey of walking, paddling and snowshoeing.

Filmmaker Dianne Whelan has become the first person to complete the Trans Canada Trail in its entirety. Here, she shares insights from her epic cross-country journey. 
First Peoples' Interactive Map

The First Peoples' Interactive Map has 18 layers and showcases art, culture and language.

The First Peoples' Interactive Map has 18 layers and showcases art, culture and language.
The 18-layer First Peoples' map of BC focuses on language, art and heritage 
Illustration of Peter Mansbridge and the Northwest Passage

Peter Mansbridge at the Northwest Passage. (Illustration: Jacqui Oakley/Can Geo)

Illustration: Jacqui Oakley/Can Geo
The retired news anchor recalls the emotions he felt while sailing through the Northwest Passage
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