Since Canadian Geographic's first issues more than 80 years ago, we have put a focus on cartography as a storytelling and educational tool.
Canadian Geographic's maps go beyond the magazine. CG Education debuted its first giant floor map last Canada Day by rolling it out on Parliament Hill. The War of 1812 giant floor map, designed to commemorate the historic conflict’s bicentennial, is the size of a school gymnasium and is designed to walked over and explored.
Canada's Coolest School Trip is back. This year, as part of the My Parks Pass program, one Grade 8 class will win a four-day trip to Cape Breton Island to celebrate the Fortress of Louisbourg's 300th anniversary. To win, work with your class to create an ad encouraging people to visit the Fortress of Louisbourg or Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Good luck!
In the latest instalment of the Indiana Jones franchise, the titular hero gets swept over a massive waterfall along with his companions. Amazingly, they survive the plunge unscathed. Dr. Jones doesn’t even lose his trademark hat in the river.
This summer while exploring an all but unknown river in the Hudson Bay watershed, I found out first-hand what it is like to be swept over a waterfall. Unlike in the Hollywood versions, it didn’t go quite as smoothly for me: I was a bit banged up, my canoe ...
Nicolas Peissel is part of a Royal Canadian Geographical Society-supported expedition to cross the Northwest Passage. Click here to read more about the Passage Through Ice journey and read more posts about the expedition on CG Compass.
We were poised in Prince of Wales Strait on the East side of Banks Island when we received the email we had been waiting for:
It not recommended to go into M'Clure Strait, but there is a window open north of Banks. There is a lead developing ...