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  • Western Brook Pond Gros Morne Newfoundland mountains sky water

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Gros Morne National Park: Where the Earth Tells Its Story

    Geology shines on the island of Newfoundland! Admire spectacular landscapes and witness earth’s history for yourself when you visit Gros Morne National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photographer Dennis Minty shares the park’s must-see spots and tells the story of the banjo-playing geologist who helped bring it to life.

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  • King penguins walking on snow

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Antarctica

    All About Penguins

    Photographer and wildlife biologist Dennis Minty shares fascinating facts about everyone’s favourite flightless birds. Why do penguins waddle? How do they stay warm in Antarctica’s frigid environment? Find out here, plus learn more about their adaptations, habitat, and conservation status in this handy penguin primer.

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  • Town of Saint Pierre from above

    © Dennis Minty

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

    My Favourite Things to Do in Saint-Pierre

    Make a trip to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon to explore its many hidden gems. The great architecture, history, shopping, and cuisine here will all leave you wanting more. Photographer Dennis Minty shares his favourite tips and tricks for how to spend a day (or two, or three!) in this special place.

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  • Women in Saint Pierre historical dress

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

    A Brief History of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

    Basque fishing, French and British military strife, rum-running, the cod moratorium, and even Nazi conspiracies have all made their mark on Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. Learn more about the compelling history of these small islands, just off the coast of Newfoundland, in this article from Dennis Minty.

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  • Genevieve cote les poissons

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

    Les Poissons: A Québécois Children's Song

    Kayak guide and Zodiac driver Gen Côté loves singing songs and nursery rhymes with her son, Samuel, en français. It’s important to her that he is raised bilingual and knows their culture. "Les Poissons" is a fun, maritime-inspired children’s song by Passe-Partout—a Québécois classic!

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  • Aaju peters eating country foods

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Six Arctic Foods & Beverages You Don't Want to Miss

    The North is a culinary wonderland for adventurous eaters and the opportunity to try both new and traditional Inuit foods is a highlight our expeditions. Program Director Ellie Clin shares six of her must-try personal favourites—meats, fish, fruit, and beans(!)—from this tasty region of the world.

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  • King penguins south georgia mountains

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    Article | Antarctica

    South Georgia: Holy Grail en Route to Antarctica

    Lonesome South Georgia is a Marine Protected Area and home to scores of penguins, seals, and albatrosses. Rich in rousing history and beautiful scenery, the mountains, fjords, and glaciers will leave you lost for words. Learn more in Dennis Minty’s article about this fascinating stop on our Antarctic expeditions.

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