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  • Hopedale Moravian mission

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    When the Lord Came to Labrador: A Little History of the Moravians in Nunatsiavut

    The first Arctic missionaries came to Labrador in 1771, where they built churches, formalized education, recorded the Inuktitut language in writing, and created a lasting cultural legacy that carries onward into today. Learn more in this article by Adventure Canada political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer.

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  • L'Anse aux Meadows Long house replica

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Newfoundland and Labrador

    A Visit to L’Anse aux Meadows UNESCO World Heritage Site

    A visit to L’Anse aux Meadows is a highlight of any Adventure Canada expedition visiting Newfoundland and Labrador. In this photo story, Dennis Minty gives us a whirlwind tour of this fascinating port of call and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • Hall of Clestrain

    © Dennis Minty

    Article

    Partnership Profile: The John Rae Society

    Adventure Canada and the John Rae Society have been official partners since 2018. The John Rae Society preserves and educates about the historical legacy of Arctic explorer John Rae. Here, president Andrew Appleby tells us about recent archaeological excavations at the Hall of Clestrain, the childhood home of John Rae.

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  • Eclipse channel Zodiac ride

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story |

    The Top Ten Splendours of Greenland & Wild Labrador

    Each Adventure Canada expedition holds its own unique highlights. Beautiful and welcoming Inuit culture, rich archaeological sites, jaw-dropping scenery, and aurora-viewing opportunities leave us lost for words in this special region. Join this trip of a lifetime for a chance to witness these ten splendours on Greenland & Wild Labrador.

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  • Martin Frobisher circa 1577 painting by Cornelis Ketel Bodleian Library

    © Bodleian Library

    Article |

    The Sordid and Swashbuckling Journeys of Martin Frobisher, Pirate of the Arctic

    Each time Aaron Spitzer sails through Frobisher Bay, he tries to imagine it as it must have appeared to the crewmen of Martin Frobisher, the first Englishmen to come this way—as a place of magic, menace, potential treasure, high adventure, and yet, terrible cultural mistrust and conflict.

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  • Side by side amy van den berg sean young walrus fellows

    © Jessie Brinkman Evans / Karen Longwell

    Article

    Q&A with Adventure Canada’s Walrus Fellows

    Adventure Canada and The Walrus magazine share similar values—education, connection, and fact-based storytelling. In this Q&A feature, Amy van den Berg chats with Sean Young, two members of a fellowship program created by the valuable partnership between Adventure Canada and The Walrus.

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  • Polar bear on ice

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Northwest Passage

    Ten Fascinating Points of Interest on Into the Northwest Passage

    Each Adventure Canada expedition holds its own unique highlights. On Into the Northwest Passage, the poignant historical sites, spectacular scenery, beautiful Inuit communities, and incredible ice leave us in awe. These are our picks for Into the Northwest Passage’s top ten highlights.

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