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A photograph of William Kyle's Dakota C-47 aircraft that crashed on 21 June 1945. (Photograph by Shelby Lisk)

How an RCAF airman’s watch solved a 50-year mystery

The discovery of F.O. William Joseph Kyle’s watch led Veterans Affairs Canada—and his family—to where his plane went down during the Second World War
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A cave-diving photographer on ’swimming though the veins of the Earth’

Underwater cave photographer Jill Heinerth boldly swims where no one has swum before
Streicker in Marsh Lake; the Yukon minister went all in on warning people about high water levels (Photograph by Cathie Archbould)

John Streicker on rapid snowmelt and why he got into it up to his neck

Streicker, climate scientist and the Yukon’s minister of energy, mines and resources, went neck-deep into freezing waters to show rising water levels.
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Bugs are people, too

Common insects get the close-up treatment, revealing more depth than may be expected
Two Jack Lake, Alberta (Paul Zizka)

This Alberta photographer captures ’wild skaters’ against breathtaking backdrops

These skaters await the perfect confluence of conditions, like surfers seeking the ultimate wave. Paul Zizka’s photos lay bare the ethereal magic of skating on Alberta’s lakes, surrounded by nature.
Juanita Kwarting, 37 Toronto. (Photograph by Lucy Lu)

Why I’m spending the holidays alone

Five Canadians on the decision to self-isolate over the holidays—and what they’re doing to cope
US President Donald Trump tours an area affected by civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin on September 1, 2020. - Trump said Tuesday on a visit to protest-hit Kenosha, Wisconsin that recent anti-police demonstrations in the city were acts of "domestic terror" committed by violent mobs. "These are not acts of peaceful protest but really domestic terror," Trump said, describing multiple nights of angry demonstrations last week after a white police officer in Kenosha shot a black man in the back at close range. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s ’absurd manipulation of reality’ in Kenosha

Image of the Week: The owner of a wrecked shop refused to take part in Trump’s photo-op as the president used the riots to further inflame divisions rather than heal. Team Trump just found someone else to do the job.
Identical twins Maigan van der Giessen (right) and Lana Gilday in Edmonton on June 19, 2020 (Photograph by Amber Bracken)

When we’re allowed to hug again

Most of us have maintained the distance in service of saving others from COVID-19, depriving ourselves for months from the physical acts of love. These photos capture the emotional moments of reunion.
Protests across the U.S. began in May and continued into June: a protester in Los Angeles on May 27 (Jason Armond /Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

Tear gas, outrage, solidarity: Scenes from the protests against racism across the U.S.

Photographers on the ground during protests and riots across the U.S. capture images of pain, resilience and the aftermath of police brutality
Still from cellphone video shows Ahmaud Arbery jogging moments before he was shot to death. (Shaun King/Facebook)Still from cellphone video shows Ahmaud Arbery jogging moments before he was murdered. (Shaun King/Facebook)

Ahmaud Arbery’s alleged killers ran free for months. Then someone leaked a video.

Image of the Week: Two men were arrested this week for Arbery’s killing. It’s a lone bright spot in one family’s pursuit of justice after a senseless death in Georgia.