Top 100 Results

Most Relevant

50 sussex

rcgs

A painting of Alex Trebek

People & Culture

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek reveals he’s battling pancreatic cancer

Messages of support have been pouring in for the beloved television personality and Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

  • 503 words
  • 3 minutes

Wildlife

Travel

Travel

Discovering Montreal at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel

How do you capture the essence of Montreal in a building?

  • 536 words
  • 3 minutes

indigenous

People & Culture

Alex Trebek with students from Robert Bondar Public School in Ottawa, Ont. (Photo: RBPS staff)

People & Culture

Six awesome things that happened when Alex Trebek came to Ottawa

  • 684 words
  • 3 minutes
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy, Canada Day, RCGS, Society, award

People & Culture

Alex Trebek named an Officer of the Order of Canada

The Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and longtime host of Jeopardy! was nominated on the eve of Canada's 150th birthday

  • 1020 words
  • 5 minutes
Alex Trebek gives his remarks on stage at the official opening event of 50 Sussex

People & Culture

RCGS announces the new Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy

The Society honoured the Jeopardy! host's tireless support of geographic education in Canada by renaming one of its most prestigious awards

  • 373 words
  • 2 minutes
Trudeau and the Trebeks

People & Culture

Trudeau, Trebek and a Rear-Admiral: the Royal Canadian Geographical Society bolsters its Fellowship with three incredible leaders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Jean Trebek and Rear-Admiral Rebecca Patterson join the organization as Honorary Fellows

  • 735 words
  • 3 minutes

People & Culture

Alex Trebek named Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

  • 502 words
  • 3 minutes

history

Articles

Alex Trebek illustrated by Robert Carter

People & Culture

A special message from Alex Trebek

There will be an important role for geography in the challenging times ahead. The RCGS needs your help to continue its work promoting geographic literacy in Canada and around the world. 

  • 719 words
  • 3 minutes

People & Culture

Our Country: Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! host and Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society reminisced about his years in Ottawa

  • 326 words
  • 2 minutes
alex wells aboriginal hoop dancer

People & Culture

Q&A with Aboriginal hoop dancer Alex Wells

The world champion dancer talks about his work and why it's so important to First Nations

  • 500 words
  • 2 minutes

Environment

Interview with water conservationist Alexandra Cousteau

International water conservationist Alexandra Cousteau visits the Ottawa River

  • 902 words
  • 4 minutes

History

Horse-drawn carriage exhibition opens at Museum of History

  • 432 words
  • 2 minutes

Bulk Search Results

Fatboy Lamzac Hangout Chair

Travel

Gear review: An air lounger for the trendy glamper seeking comfort

The Fatboy Lamzac Hangout Chair is likely very comfortable, if you can get it fully inflated

  • 438 words
  • 2 minutes

Kids

Team Canada set to compete in the virtual 2021 International Geography Olympiad

Four high school geography students prepare to represent Canada in a virtual global geography competition

  • 691 words
  • 3 minutes

Science & Tech

Canadian Space Agency announces final 17 astronaut candidates

The final stage of a recruitment process that began almost a year ago with 3,700+ applicants has begun

  • 810 words
  • 4 minutes

Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

An insider’s account of the modern-day gold rush

  • 4210 words
  • 17 minutes
Dr. Jane Goodall speaking at 50 Sussex

People & Culture

Dr. Jane Goodall honoured with RCGS Gold Medal

The legendary primatologist expressed her gratitude and happiness the chimpanzee way

  • 392 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

Introducing the inaugural Trebek Initiative grantees

The new RCGS program supports emerging environmental storytellers

  • 313 words
  • 2 minutes
Royal Canadian Geographical Society Fellows 2019

People & Culture

Inside the RCGS’ star-studded 90th anniversary celebration

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s 2019 College of Fellows Annual Dinner was also a celebration of the organization’s achievements over the past nine decades — and of the best in geography and exploration

  • 1362 words
  • 6 minutes
L’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, SGRC, 50 Promenade Sussex, Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, Inuits, Premières Nations et Métis.

People & Culture

La SGRC, en partenariat avec les organismes des premières nations, des Inuits et des Métis, prévoit créer l’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

Ce projet multiplateforme et ambitieux, lancé par les peuples autochtones, sera un outil d’éducation et de réconciliation.

  • 1367 words
  • 6 minutes

Kids

Canadian Geographic Challenge live in 2016

  • 82 words
  • 1 minutes

People & Culture

Perry Bellegarde on reconnecting with language and ceremony

Episode 31

The First Nations political leader and Honorary President of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society reflects on his childhood on reserve and his role as an oskâpêwis — a Cree word meaning helper

  • 37 minutes
A purple martin silhouetted in flight against a blue sky

Wildlife

Migration in the time of climate change

New technology is helping researchers understand how birds time their migrations when the seasons send mixed signals

  • 1164 words
  • 5 minutes

Mapping

Canadian mapmakers celebrate wins at international map design competition

Four Canadian map entries have been recognized by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society in the 2020 Map Design Competition

  • 438 words
  • 2 minutes
Empty highway 401 Toronto

People & Culture

The world’s population is probably going to decline. Here’s what that means for Canada

The authors of a provocative new book, Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline, explain why statisticians have it wrong when it comes to population trends 

  • 1257 words
  • 6 minutes
moose alberta population app

Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

  • 489 words
  • 2 minutes
Illustration of Alex Cuba by Lake Kathlyn, Smithers, B.C.

People & Culture

Our Country: Alex Cuba’s favourite place in Canada

The Latin Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter explains why moving to Smithers, B.C., was the best decision of his life

  • 336 words
  • 2 minutes
Photo Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada

History

Canada Club, Scottish Connection

Two famous Canada Club members who left an unforgettable mark on Canada

  • 325 words
  • 2 minutes
Ontario’s historic French River was used for centuries as a gateway to Canada’s West

Travel

Paddling the French River

Get in touch with your inner voyageur on a historic waterway

  • 1517 words
  • 7 minutes
Tilley Endurables Floppy Fedora

Travel

Gear Review: Tilley hats for the stylish city and hardy hinterland

Tilley Endurables offers more variety than just that legacy sun hat. But of course that hat is still an option.

  • 468 words
  • 2 minutes
Great gear gifts for outdoor lovers

Travel

Five great gear gifts for the outdoorsy person on your list

From a multi-tool that will help you tap into your inner MacGyver to an outdoor cocktail set for stylish fireside sipping, our editors have rounded up some last-minute gift ideas for the nature lovers in your life

  • 1164 words
  • 5 minutes

People & Culture

The 2015 RCGS honourees

  • 281 words
  • 2 minutes

Mapping

How the Great Trail interactive map is linking communities and changing exploration

As Canada's most famous trail celebrates its near completion, Esri Canada president Alex Miller discusses the ambitious trail map that is helping Canadians get outdoors

  • 1298 words
  • 6 minutes
Alexandra Shackleton and Tim Jarvis at Ernest Shackleton’s gravesite on South Georgia Island

People & Culture

Featured Fellow: Alexandra Shackleton

  • 322 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

Royal Canadian Geographical Society Awards 2020

Award recipients honoured in the first virtual Annual General Meeting and Fellows Show.

  • 2630 words
  • 11 minutes

People & Culture

In search of promised lands

Uprooted repeatedly by development projects, the Oujé-Bougoumou Cree wandered boreal Quebec for 70 years before finding a permanent home. For some, the journey continues.

  • 8111 words
  • 33 minutes

People & Culture

The truth about polar bears

Depending on whom you ask, the North’s sentinel species is either on the edge of extinction or an environmental success story. An in-depth look at the complicated, contradictory and controversial science behind the sound bites

  • 4600 words
  • 19 minutes
RSGS, RCGS, Society, Scotland, geography, education, MOU

People & Culture

RCGS, Royal Scottish Geographical Society sign a trans-Atlantic MOU

  • 503 words
  • 3 minutes
The scene at the Canadian Museum of Nature on September 19 for the National Bird Debate

People & Culture

Ten things the RCGS got up to in September

Celebrating the art of cartography, a lively national bird debate and the launch of an exciting educational contest

  • 879 words
  • 4 minutes

People & Culture

Honorary Fellowship: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The Society has chosen to award Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister with an Honorary Fellowship for his passionate commitment to our environment

  • 294 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

Chief Perry Bellegarde named Honorary President of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Bellegarde’s appointment to the Society’s top honorary position is a further acknowledgment of the strong ties between the former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and the Society

  • 661 words
  • 3 minutes

People & Culture

Canadian MP reflects on experience in the Canadian Geographic Challenge

Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir reflects on his experience in the Canadian Geographic Challenge.

  • 327 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

Throwback Thursday: How Can Geo Education began

The origin and evolution of Can Geo Education

  • 631 words
  • 3 minutes
Photo: Monica Healy/Canadian Geographic Photo Club

People & Culture

8 of our favourite Canadian museums

In honour of International Museum Day, Canadian Geographic's editors share their favourite museums in Canada

  • 764 words
  • 4 minutes

Exploration

How a four-man crew traversed one of Canada’s last wilderness frontiers by canoe

The Boreal to Barrenlands Expedition, funded by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, returns from their summer slog through northern Quebec and Labrador 

  • 730 words
  • 3 minutes
Jack Cheng, national champion of the 2016 Canadian Geographic Challenge, meets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Kids

Prime Minister Trudeau congratulates Can Geo Challenge national champion

  • 405 words
  • 2 minutes

Kids

Team Canada wins silver at National Geographic World Championship

  • 454 words
  • 2 minutes

Places

Une nouvelle résidence pour la SGRC : le 50 promenade Sussex

La Société géographique royale du Canada annonce l’ouverture de son nouveau centre de la Géographie et de l’Exploration du Canada

  • 780 words
  • 4 minutes

Places

A new home for the RCGS: 50 Sussex

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society announces forthcoming Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

  • 700 words
  • 3 minutes
Researchers from the international PoLAR-FIT team are revealing a four-million-year-old forest beautifully preserved in permafrost and peat on Nunavut’s Ellesmere Island

Environment

Uncovering Pliocene landscapes in Canada’s High Arctic

Researchers from the international PoLAR-FIT team are revealing a four-million-year-old forest beautifully preserved in permafrost and peat on Nunavut’s Ellesmere Island

  • 1179 words
  • 5 minutes