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The most Christmassy place names in Canada
Map: Nick Walker/Canadian Geographic
'Tis the season for the country's winter wonderlands, jolly jurisdictions and seasonal spots.
Photo © Carol Croake/Trumpeter Swan Coalition
Bundle up for some of Ontario’s best seasonal birding
rideau canal skateway
Photo: Joey Waitschat/Canadian Geographic Photo Club
These urban centres really know how to heat up the chilly months
Gordon Lightfoot illustration by Robert Carter for Canadian Geographic
Illustration: Robert Carter/Canadian Geographic
The 'Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald' balladeer recalls his childhood exploits in Orillia, Ont. and the surrounding lake country
charlevoix massif rodeling
Photo: André-Olivier Lyra
Beat the blues this winter with a fun, off-beat vacation in Quebec's Charlevoix region
The Cotton Factory in Hamilton, Ontario
Photo courtesy The Cotton Factory
Art is now the hottest commodity in the city that steel built 
(Photo: Scotty Sherin/Tourism Nova Scotia)
World-class waves and a growing community are quickly making Canada a top surfing destination
Rock climber Kevin Jorgeson scales the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on October 26.
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
American climber scaled the Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto October 26
Photo: Wade Davis
Over his long career as an anthropologist, writer and explorer, Wade Davis has taken an impressive collection of photos. Here's the story behind a few of his self-selected best. 
Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley
Wally Hayes/Tourism Nova Scotia
Parks Canada is seeking nominations for potential places to add to its impressive list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here are five sites that were most recently added.
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