LAND OF THE ANCESTORS The new Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve in the N.W.T. is the heart of sacred Denesoline honeland and a prophesied final refuge of clean water (and ecological integrity) in North America
THIS ART IS GARBAGE Canadian Geographic commissioned five artists to create works out of plastic waste. The results? Eye-catching and compelling commentary on the material's impact on our planet.
BORDERLINES An exploration of the evolution of Canada's provincial and territorial boundaries
SHAPED BY TIME Raised from the sea, sculpted by tides and winds, the ever-changing Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve protects colossal monoliths and myriad species
THE COMPANY The untold story of the first centuries of Canada’s Hudson’s Bay Company, a now 350-year-old institution that once claimed an enormous portion of the globe
SURVIVOR Phyllis Webstad turns her residential school experience into a powerful tool for reconciliation through Orange Shirt Day
BEST OF CANADA Canadian Geographicpresents the winners of its 34th Annual Photo Competition
RIVER OF LIFE An exclusive excerpt from renowned Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis’s new bookMagdalena: River of Dreams, about the iconic waterway that has shaped the geography, culture and people of Colombia
CAN GEO TRAVEL 20-plus pages of exclusive travel stories, including a jaunt around Charleston, S.C., the flavours of the Philippines, horsepacking in Argentina, frontier luxury in the Nova Scotia interior, and more!
BROUGHTONS IN THE BALANCE Salmon runs are failing and grizzlies seem to be on the move in the islands between B.C.’s mainland and northern Vancouver Island. What’s going on in the Broughton Archipelago?
PROMISED LANDS Uprooted repeatedly by development projects, the Oujé-Bougoumou Cree wandered boreal Quebec for 70 years before finding a permanent home. For some, the journey continues.
OPERATION CARIBBE Canada’s mission: choke off the flow of cocaine and other drugs in the eastern Pacific Ocean
CHARTING THE LAKEHEAD Can a map tell a story?Canadian Geographicsent cartographer Chris Brackley to Lake Superior to answer that question
THE CURIOUS, EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF ANNE INNIS DAGG Why the Canadian woman who was the first in the world to study giraffes in the wild is only now getting her due
THE ULTIMATE CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY QUIZ: PHOTO EDITION From northerly towns to southerly fiords, from satellite snaps to soaring skylines, 25 questions to test your photographic memory
HOW TO EXPLORE LIKE A GIRL As her new book,Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver, comes out, world-renowned Royal Canadian Geographical Society Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth reflects on what led her to a path of adventurous discovery
STATE OF THE MARIJUANA NATION A look at the intimate relationship between marijuana and the people who use it — the true nexus between Canadians and legalization one year later
THE HOLY GRAIL OF NEW WORLD ARCHEOLOGY How a dedicated West Coast team unearthed the oldest archeological sites in Canada
CANADA’S COOLEST SCHOOL TRIP 2019 From teepee building to dancing Métis jigs, students from Teslin, Yukon, experience the best of Manitoba’s Parks Canada sites while tracing the history of the region’s Indigenous Peoples
TREASURES OF THE SOCIETY The Royal Canadian Geographical Society collections contain a number of prized artifacts from Canadian exploration history. Here are a few of them.
OUR LAND, OUR STRENGTH Reflecting on 20 years of Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut
VOLCANO ALLEY Unbeknownst to the millions who pass through them every year, the mountains of southwestern British Columbia form an active volcanic region that could be on the brink of cataclysmic change
PARK PROTECTORS Six species at risk that the unsung heroes of Parks Canada are striving to save
TOUT LE MONDE À TABLE Welcome to the Quinan Wild Game Evening and Auction, an annual Nova Scotian tradition celebrating local Acadian and Indigenous connections to the land
THE INN THAT BUILT TOFINO How a tiny town on the edge of the continent went from stormy outpost to revered eco-tourism hot spot
‘IT’S KIND OF WHAT I IMAGINE OUTER SPACE TO BE LIKE’ Exploring the underwater world beneath the frozen surface of Ontario’s Georgian Bay
THE EARTH WALL 50 Sussex, Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration, is home to the country’s only Google Earth Wall, technology that allows you to explore Canada and the globe in new ways — and on a grand scale
THE BEAR THAT DISAPPEARS Searching for the legendary and mysterious glacier bears of northwestern Canada
10,000 SQUARE KILOMETRES OF REMOTE MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS. ROUTINE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. AVALANCHE-PRONE SLOPES. MORE THAN 200 RUNS. AND JUST FIVE GUIDES. Heli-skiing the Skeena Tenure
FLAT EARTH 101* *Do your own research
THE THAW Permafrost is slowly disappearing. How that affects global warming will be critical to communities and habitats across Canada’s North — and the world.
THE HUNT FOR NOVA ZEMBLA How a Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag expedition made the first-ever discovery of a whaling shipwreck in the High Arctic — and shed light on a little-understood chapter of Canada’s past
WILD THINGS Canadian Geographicand the Canadian Museum of Nature present the winning images of the annual Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition
50 SUSSEX Welcome to Canada’s new Centre for Geography and Exploration
OUTBREAK The little-known story of the 1918 Spanish Flu and how we’re preparing for the next great pandemic
THE ULTIMATE CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY QUIZ: THE 49TH In honour of the 200th anniversary of our straight southern boundary, here are 49 questions to test your border brains
LIFE OF EREBUS The irresistible pull of the legendary polar ship
‘EITHER YOU CHOOSE TO SHOOT GULLS OR YOU CHOOSE TO LET THAT TERN COLONY DISAPPEAR’ On New Brunswick’s Machias Seal Island, predatory gulls are pushing endangered Arctic tern colonies to the brink. Should we kill one bird to save another?
FLYING HIGH Montreal’s contemporary Cirque Éloize celebrates 25 years of showcasing acrobatic arts in theatres around the world
RES·O·LUTE adjective | Admirably purposeful, determined and unwavering. Meet the new RCGS Resolute.
THE POWER OF THE NAIL From blacksmithing to Indigenous legends to Parliament Hill, how one class forged an unforgettable relationship with Canada’s past
July/August 2018 | Indigenous Traditions at the Calgary Stampede
THE EXPEDITIONS A look at the latest expeditions funded by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
FOR THE LOVE OF PRONGHORNS The story of a biologist’s lifelong study of an endangered species — and its future
EEYOU ISTCHEE The residents of ‘the people’s land’ are opening their territory — culture, waters, polar bears and all — to visitors. The only question is, will they come?
THE PARK AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD Isolated at the northern tip of Vancouver Island, the staff at Cape Scott Provincial Park spend their summers trail building, trekking hundreds of kilometres and putting their physical and mental endurance to the test
A TRIBUTE TO LOUIE KAMOOKAK A reflection on the life of the renowned historian, who was instrumental in fi nding Sir John Franklin’s ships
THE ULTIMATE GREAT TRAIL QUIZ 25 questions to test your knowledge of Canada’s country-crossing, coast-connecting trail system