September/October 2018 | The 49th Parallel

September/October 2018 | The 49th Parallel

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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