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The Squaxin Island Canoe Family on the Tribal Canoe Journey. For the past two years, NoiseCat and his father have joined the Squaxin Island Canoe Family on this remarkable voyage.

The Squaxin Island Canoe Family on the Tribal Canoe Journey. For the past two years, NoiseCat and his father have joined the Squaxin Island Canoe Family on this remarkable voyage. (Photo: Julian Brave NoiseCat)

Photo: Julian Brave NoiseCat
For my father and me, these journeys are both personal and political
San Francisco's iconic Painted Ladies

San Francisco's iconic “Painted Ladies.” If a day or two is all you can spare in the city, be sure to visit these and the other great landmarks below. (Photo: Casie Stewart/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Casie Stewart/Canadian Geographic
If you're short on time but big on fun, make sure to take in one of these must-do activities in the City by the Bay
Boats, Rivière Maquatua, Wemindji, eastern James Bay, Eeyou Istchee

Boats on the mouth of the Rivière Maquatua near Wemindji, on eastern James Bay (Photo: Roland Bastarache/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Roland Bastarache/Canadian Geographic
The residents of eastern James Bay, or Eeyou Istchee (‘the people’s land’), are opening their territory to visitors. Here’s a glimpse at a few communities in the region.
Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre celebrate on the summit of Jeannette Peak in eastern B.C.

Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre celebrate with the flag of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society on the summit of Jeannette Peak in eastern B.C. on April 2. (Photo: Vern Stice)

Photo: Vern Stice
Pascale Marceau, Lonnie Dupre and Vern Stice reached the summit of Jeannette Peak, the highest peak in the Selwyn Range of the Canadian Rockies, on April 2
Kenzie Wakefield begins the rugged trail to Mt. St. Patrick, the highest peak in the park, as part of her first week of training and getting to know the lay of the land.

Kenzie Wakefield begins the rugged trail to Mt. St. Patrick, the highest peak in Cape Scott Provincial Park, as part of her first week of training, which involves getting to know the lay of the land. (Photo: Matt Law/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Matt Law/Canadian Geographic
This is not your average summer job

Montreal is filled with fun things for families to do, including a ride on La Grande Roue de Montréal, Canada's highest observation wheel. (Photo: Tourisme Montréal)

Photo: Tourisme Montréal
Plan a spring getaway around these activities the whole family will enjoy
Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) are a standard on menus featuring Creole cuisine in Guadeloupe.

Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) are a standard on menus featuring Creole cuisine in Guadeloupe. (Photo courtesy Guadeloupe Tourism)

Photo courtesy Guadeloupe Tourism
From the bokit to the aptly-named tourment d'amour, discover this Caribbean archipelago's tantalizing blend of French and Creole cuisine
Canoeing at Madawaska Kanu Centre

The canoe was the original mode of transportation in Canada, and there are plenty of opportunities to learn about its history — and hit the water yourself — in eastern Ontario. (Photo: Destination Ontario)

Photo: Destination Ontario
Connect with Canada's past and present on this network of waterways between Peterborough, Ont. and the nation's capital
hikers in the Cariboo Mountains

Hikers traverse a rocky slope in eastern British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Hit the trails with these offerings from MEC, Tilley and more
St-Viateur is famous for its Montreal-style bagels

St-Viateur bakery in Montreal's Mile End neighbourhood has been serving up fresh wood-fired bagels since 1957. (Photo: Alice Gao/Commission Canadienne de Tourisme)

Photo: Alice Gao/Commission Canadienne de Tourisme
Alex Hutchinson goes inside the friendly rivalry between two titans of the Montreal-style bagel to figure out the secret of the doughy snack's allure
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