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This image of the earth, centred on the University of Winnipeg, displays the real time position of the circle of illumination, the boundary between day and night.

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Statistics Canada is hiring

Statistics Canada is recruiting geographers, economists and sociologists until October 13, 2016. Watch the StatCan video for more information. Students may apply online here.



Geography in the News

92% of the world’s population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution: ScienceDaily Sept 19, 2016— A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits.

Scientists uncover insights into the formation of Earth’s oldest continental crust: ScienceDaily Sept 19, 2016— Addressing fundamental unknowns about the earliest history of Earth's crust, scientists have precisely dated the world's oldest rock unit at 4.02 billion years old. The findings suggest that early Earth was largely covered with an oceanic crust-like surface.

Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record: CBCNews Aug 20, 2016— 'There is no evidence of recovery here,' scientist says.

A tenth of the world's wilderness lost since the 1990s: ScienceDaily Sept 8, 2016— Researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology show catastrophic declines in wilderness areas around the world over the last 20 years.

Map of the Week: The distribution of light pollution around the world.


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Background maps:
Plan of the City of Winnipeg, 1874 by John D. Parr, Toronto.
Laurie's Map of the Northwest Territories, 1870 by D. Codd, Ottawa.