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Article Contents
 1 Introduction 2 The Galactic stellar warp 3 The stellar warp as traced by RC stars 4 The stellar warp as traced by RGB stars 5 The Galactic flare 6 The warped and flared Galactic disk and the connection with stellar over-densities 7 Galactic structure to  kpc in the outer Galaxy: what do we expect? 8 Discussion and conclusions Appendix A: The absence of peculiar CMa radial velocity signature Appendix B: The possible shortage of an old (9 Gyr) and metal poor CMa stellar population Appendix C: The negative vertical velocity of the Canis Major Appendix D: The "narrowness'' of CMa main sequence Appendix E: CMa and the Orion arm connection References

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