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  • Landscape of Sable Island with horses in the distance

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    A Smile in the Sea: Sable Island

    Sable Island’s unique geography, plant life, maritime history, wild horses, and aquatic mammals make it one of Canada’s natural and historical wonders. Photographer and naturalist Dennis Minty teaches us more about this special island, now a Parks Canada National Reserve.

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  • Feature photo magdalen islands

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    The Top Ten Attractions on the Mighty Saint Lawrence

    Each Adventure Canada expedition holds its own unique itinerary highlights. Wildlife, geology, vibrant culture, and lip-smacking gastronomy are close to our hearts in this corner of Canada. Read more about our ten picks for the top experiences of this trip of a lifetime, the Mighty Saint Lawrence.

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  • Inuit qamutik sled dogs crossing ice crack 1931 coronation gulf

    © Richard S. Finnie

    Article | Northwest Passage

    Part 1: Gory, Glorious, Uproarious—Introducing the Search for the Fabled Northwest Passage

    Adventure Canada political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer has travelled the Northwest Passage a half-dozen times. Each visit, the voices of the past echo louder and ancient footsteps appear more vivid. This four-part series presents a brief overview of the quests to navigate the world’s most legendary waterway.

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  • 1743 C Middleton map of Hudson Bay Davis Straight

    © Library and Archives Canada

    Article | Northwest Passage

    Part 2: Gory, Glorious, Uproarious—Early Europeans and the Search for the Northwest Passage

    Adventure Canada political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer has travelled the Northwest Passage a half-dozen times. Each visit, the voices of the past echo louder and ancient footsteps appear more vivid. This four-part series presents a brief overview of the quests to navigate the world’s most legendary waterway.

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  • Beechey island graves 2019

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Northwest Passage

    Part 3: Gory, Glorious, Uproarious—The British Admiralty's Quest for the Northwest Passage

    Adventure Canada political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer has travelled the Northwest Passage a half-dozen times. Each visit, the voices of the past echo louder and ancient footsteps appear more vivid. This four-part series presents a brief overview of the quests to navigate the world’s most legendary waterway.

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  • Ocean endeavour and coast guard terry fox 2019

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Northwest Passage

    Part 4: Gory, Glorious, Uproarious—Amundsen and His Successors in the Modern Northwest Passage

    Adventure Canada political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer has travelled the Northwest Passage a half-dozen times. Each visit, the voices of the past echo louder and ancient footsteps appear more vivid. This four-part series presents a brief overview of the quests to navigate the world’s most legendary waterway.

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  • Churchill polar bear on is back

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Polar Bears

    The iconic polar bear seems inseparable from our imaginings of the Far North. Dennis Minty draws on his past as a Churchill polar bear guide and his present-day experience photographing bears in the High Arctic, to help shed light on the biology of these magnificent creatures.

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