The 72-Year-Old Who Lied About His Age to Fight in World War I
A Civil War veteran, John William Boucher was one of the oldest men on the ground during the Great War
On This Disputed River, Progress May Mean a Return to the Past
Winding through British Columbia and Washington, the Skagit has a history that reflects competing conceptions of advancement
The World’s Most Grueling Race Journeys 1,000 Miles Down the Yukon
In a test of skill and courage, competitors navigate dangerous river rapids, narrow channels and rummaging bears in the wilds of Alaska and Canada
Wildfires in Canada Burn Close to One Million Acres
The current fire season has been unusually devastating for this early in the year—and more hot, dry weather is on the way
Gordon Lightfoot, Legendary Folk Musician, Dies at 84
The Canadian singer-songwriter is known for hits like "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," "If You Could Read My Mind" and "Early Morning Rain"
Man Rescued After Getting Trapped Inside Famous Sculpture
A 26-year-old man was trying to climb the Talus Dome in Edmonton, Alberta, when he slipped through an opening
This Mummified Ice Age Squirrel Was Found Frozen in Canada
Scientists identified the curled-up creature as an Arctic ground squirrel that likely died while hibernating some 30,000 years ago
The Author of 'Anne of Green Gables' Lived a Far Less Charmed Life Than Her Beloved Heroine
L.M. Montgomery created a classic of children's literature, but what about her lesser-known works?
Untold Stories of American History
Frederick Douglass Thought This Abolitionist Was a 'Vastly Superior' Orator and Thinker
A new book offers the first full-length biography of newspaper editor, labor leader and minister Samuel Ringgold Ward
North America's First Hydrogen-Powered Train Will Debut This Summer
While traveling a 90-minute route, the Train de Charlevoix will emit only water vapor
Kids Discover That EpiPens May Not Work in Space
After returning from space, the life-saving drug epinephrine had partially changed into poisonous benzoic acid
Destructive 'Super Pigs' From Canada Threaten the Northern U.S.
The animals root through crops, prey on native species, cause soil erosion and carry pathogens that can spread to humans
Watch Rare Drone Video of a Moose Shedding Its Antlers
A wildlife enthusiast in eastern Canada stumbled across the magnificent event this month
This Canadian Ski Area Doesn't Make Snow—It Farms It
Sunshine Village Ski Resort in Alberta is in the perfect position for piling up powder
Archaeologists Recover 275 Artifacts From Mysterious Arctic Shipwreck
Explorer John Franklin and his 128 crew members disappeared while searching for the Northwest Passage in the 1840s
Inside the Nisga'a Nation's Fight to Get a 36-Foot Totem Pole Back From Scotland
National Museums Scotland agreed to repatriate the object, which was stolen in 1929, following an in-person appeal by an Indigenous delegation
How Did This 600-Year-Old English Coin End Up in Newfoundland?
Minted under Henry VI, it may be the oldest English coin discovered in Canada
Step Inside the Colorful Pages of 'Goodnight Moon'
As the book turns 75, a new immersive exhibition brings the beloved children's story to life
How Will Mining Affect Alaskan Salmon?
Active mines, proposed mines and exploratory projects in Alaska and British Columbia may affect key salmon watersheds
Wander Through a 2,200-Foot-Long Tunnel Beneath Niagara Falls
The tunnel, which opened to visitors this summer, was once a vital part of a hydroelectric power plant on the Canadian side of the iconic cascades