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Meet the 2015 Canadian Geographic Challenge participants

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These four young geographers will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 iGeo competition in Quebec City

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Canadian students to showcase their geography knowledge at the 2018 International GeoOlympiad

Meet the young geographers who will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 “iGeo” in Quebec City

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Team Canada International Geography Olympiad 2018

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Young Canadian geographers win five medals at International Geography Olympiad

Team Canada claimed two silver and three bronze medals at the global geography competition held in Quebec City

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Team Canada for International Geography Olympiad 2019

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Team Canada ready to compete in the 2019 International Geography Olympiad

Four high school geography students are preparing to leave for Hong Kong, where they’ll represent Canada in a global geography competition

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Jacob Burnley, Spencer Zhao and Kyle Richardson represented Canada at the National Geographic World Championship

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Team Canada’s showdown in St. Petersburg 

The behind-the-scenes story of how Team Canada captured the silver medal in a thrilling tiebreaker at the 2013 National Geographic World Championship

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Slide showing photos of the members of the 2021 iGeo Team Canada and their coaches

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Team Canada nabs four medals at 2021 International Geography Olympiad

Each of the four members of Team Canada walked away with a medal following a tough virtual competition

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the best maps Canadian Geographic published in 2017

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The best maps Canadian Geographic published in 2017

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic's 2017 issues and special publications

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Best Canadian Geographic maps from 2015

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Best Canadian Geographic maps 2019

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Canadian Geographic’s best maps of 2019

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2019 issues

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Canadian Geographic’s best maps of 2021

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2021 issues

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Q&A with award-winning geography teacher Mike Farley

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Editors’ behind-the-scenes insights through Twitter and Instagram

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Churchill photo tour

Take a walk with photo editor Jessica Finn and associate editor Michela Rosano as they explore Churchill, Manitoba during polar bear season on assignment for Canadian Geographic

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Dispatches from Antarctica: South Georgia

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Photos: west Texas

From the beauty of Davis Mountains State Park to the legacy of Big Bend National Park, Javier Frutos captures the parks of the Lone Star state

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Gear review: Heli-hiking in the Cariboo Mountains with the new Nikon D850

Canadian Geographic's creative director tests Nikon's latest full-frame model on a heli-hiking experience with Canadian Mountain Holidays 

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

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Six awesome things that happened when Alex Trebek came to Ottawa

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Our best maps of 2018

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2018 issues

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Calling all Canadians! Ig we gave you $10,000 to fight climate change, how would you do it?

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Live Net Zero Challenge (2022)

Adventurer Mylène Paquette, host of the 2018 Challenge final, celebrates with national champion William Chapman

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Ottawa teen crowned 2018 Can Geo Challenge champion

Grade 9 student William Chapman claimed Canada’s top geography prize 

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London, Ont., student crowned Canadian Geographic Challenge champion

Grade 10 student Ben Woodward took home the nation’s top geography prize 

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John E. Marriott, wildlife photographer, in the rainforest

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Behind the covers: My journey as a published wildlife photographer

A noted Canadian wildlife photographer who often contributes to Canadian Geographic shares the story of his big break

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Geography’s new groove: Celebrating 90 years of the RCGS

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has teamed up with Roots Canada to produce limited edition jackets featuring the expedition patches of notable explorers.

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Gordon Lightfoot au Glenn Gould Studio 6 octobre 2017

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La Société Géographique Royale du Canada décerne la Médaille d’or à Gordon Lightfoot

Lightfoot a reçu sa médaille vendredi soir lors d’un concert-bénéfice donné à Toronto

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Canadian Geographic Education's Vimy Ridge trench map in Arras

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Canadian Geographic Education commemorates Vimy Ridge centennial in France with EF Tours

Nearly 9,000 Canadian high school students explored giant floor maps of Vimy Ridge and the western front over two days

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Meet the 2017 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition

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A showcase of geographical knowledge at the 2016 Canadian Geographic Challenge

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The drafters of the St. John’s Declaration

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Education declaration

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Top 20 students for the Canadian Geographic Challenge national final

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Meet the 2019 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Canada's brightest young geography stars are on their way to Ottawa, where they'll meet underwater explorer Jill Heinerth, host of the May 27 live final

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Meet the finalists of the 2016 Canadian Geographic Challenge

From June 3 to 5, these 20 young geographers will vie for the title of National Champion in Ottawa

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Geography education in Quebec: not all bad news

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Canadian Geographic Education

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Calgary teen wins 2016 Canadian Geographic Challenge

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The War of 1812 giant floor encourages students to interact with history

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Giant floor maps put students on the map

Canadian Geographic Education’s series of giant floor maps gives students a colossal dose of cartography and is a powerful teaching tool

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Alex Trebek presents winners of 20th Canadian Geographic Challenge

A grade 10 student from Calgary, Alberta has been crowned Canada’s newest geography champion.

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A new home for the RCGS: 50 Sussex

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

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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

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The best maps we published in 2016

Exploring a year of cartographic beauty at Canadian Geographic

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Canadian Geographic Best Maps 2020

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Canadian Geographic’s best maps of 2020

Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2020 issues

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Students from Margaret Leland's Grade 5 class at Connect Charter School in Calgary, Alta. had the opportunity to test out WorldView with Lynn Moorman (right) last month

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New geo-spatial software connects with kids

New software allows anyone to easily create maps with open source GIS data

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Mapping COVID-19 cases in Canada per capita

Canadian Geographic cartographer Chris Brackley continues his exploration of charting the coronavirus pandemic 

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From sea to shining sea: 13 photos that showcase Canada’s grandeur

Happy Canada Day from all of us at Canadian Geographic!

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15 adorable photos of baby foxes

As far as baby animals go, the cuteness factor of fox kits is hard to beat

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10 photos of monarch butterflies from the Can Geo Photo Club

Some of our favourite shots of monarch butterflies from the Can Geo Photo Club in honour of the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz

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Global geography community calls for action on climate and biodiversity crises

80 global geography societies and organizations from 59 countries have signed a joint declaration urging the world’s leaders to protect nature and secure a liveable climate

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People & Culture

10 RCGS updates from November

Here's a bit of what The Royal Canadian Geographical Society got up to in November.

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Canadians debate best place to skate

Twitter users engage in a friendly battle to determine Canada's best outdoor skating rink.

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Canadian MP reflects on experience in the Canadian Geographic Challenge

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

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A black-and-white photo of a film maker looks through the lens of his camera

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Matt LeMay is Canadian Geographic’s inaugural Filmmaker-in-Residence

The new program affirms CanGeo's commitment to visual storytelling, supporting big ideas on the big screen

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5 ways to engage kids in Geography Awareness Week

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World traveller Michael Palin shares snaps with locals at the Demini airstrip while working on his latest project, Brazil.

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Travels with Michael Palin

An exclusive Q&A with British explorer, comedian and actor Michael Palin

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10 RCGS updates from February

Here's a bit of what the RCGS got up to last month

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Geo-literacy

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Gilles Gagnier Medal for Innovation in Geographic Education

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Geographic education award renamed in honour of Gilles Gagnier

The inaugural Gilles Gagnier Medal for Innovation in Geographic Education will be presented to an outstanding educator this fall

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Alex Trebek illustrated by Robert Carter

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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. 

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Calgary student wins Canadian Geographic Challenge

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George Jacob awarded The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Kamookak Medal, San Francisco, Aquarium of the Bay, climate change, ocean conservation

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George Jacob awarded The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Kamookak Medal

Museum expert recognized for transformative work in cultural institutions and leadership on the ambitious Bay Ecotarium project in San Francisco

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2013 Geographic Literacy Award winner: Anne Smith Mansfield

For making significant contributions to geographic literacy in Canada

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Family with toddlers concludes cross-Canada canoe trip

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Your photos: Peaceful pics we’re loving right now

Photos that bring us peace from our Can Geo Photo Club members

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Trudeau and the Trebeks

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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

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