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The marsh boardwalk through Point Pelee National Park at sunset

Point Pelee National Park is a birder’s dream, a paddler’s paradise, and the perfect place to get up close and personal with nature. (Photo: Zach Baranowski/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Zach Baranowski/Canadian Geographic
Established in 1918, Canada’s southernmost national park is a haven for wildlife and nature lovers alike
A photo of Ottawa from orbit

NASA astronaut A.J. (Drew) Feustel, who holds dual American and Canadian citizenship, tweeted this photo of Ottawa from orbit on Canada Day. (Photo: A.J. Feustel)

Photo: A.J. Feustel
Canadian NASA astronaut tweets Canada Day greetings with a photo of Ottawa 
Harland Smalleyes, a dancer representing the Stoney Nakoda and Blackfoot First Nations, performs during the 2017 Stampede

Harland Smalleyes, a dancer representing the Stoney Nakoda and Blackfoot First Nations, performs during the 2017 Calgary Stampede. (Photo: Jenn Fast/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Jenn Fast/Canadian Geographic
Beyond the rodeo and the chuckwagon races, the Calgary Stampede is one of the country’s longest-running public celebrations of Indigenous cultures
Students fishing on the Rideau Canal

At Beveridges Locks near Perth, Ont., students had the chance to go fishing in the Rideau Canal, and a couple of them caught sunfish and bass. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from day three of Canada's Coolest School Trip
Students on Canada's Coolest School Trip

After leaving Alberta at 4 a.m., the students who won Canada's Coolest School Trip were happy to finally arrive at Ontario’s Thousand Islands National Park. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni)

Photo credit: Tanya Kirnishni
Highlights from the first day of Canada's Coolest School Trip
Coeur de Pirate illustration by Kerry Hodgson

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Canadian Geographic

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Canadian Geographic
Béatrice Martin, the Québécoise singer-songwriter known by her stage name, reminisces about a special park in Montreal
Help Canadian Geographic and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada make 2018 an unforgettable year for Canadian tourism
An early summer view from the Lucy Maud Montgomery Land Trust Trail, to the west of Cavendish Beach

An early summer view from the Lucy Maud Montgomery Land Trust Trail, to the west of Cavendish Beach. (Photo: Nicholas Jay)

Photo: Nicholas Jay
In giving Anne Shirley her own deep love of and connection to Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery reveals the way place can fire the imagination
Left: Adam Weymouth author photo. Right: Book cover Kings of the Yukon

Adam Weymouth's first book, Kings of the Yukon, sees him paddle the length of the Yukon River to trace the route of migrating chinook salmon, a fish that has long been the lifeblood of the economy and culture of those who live along the waterway. (Author photo: Suki Dhanda)

Author photo: Suki Dhanda
Adam Weymouth's first book, Kings of the Yukon, sees him paddle the length of the Yukon River to trace the route of migrating chinook salmon
Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa is the perfect place to partake of a longstanding mountain tradition

Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa is the perfect place to partake of a longstanding mountain tradition. (Photo: Mike Seehagel/Travel Alberta)

Photo: Mike Seehagel/Travel Alberta
A Scandinavian tradition gets a Canadian spin at the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa
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