People & Culture

PM's northern tour

  • Nov 30, 2013
  • 56 words
  • 1 minutes
  • By 
Expand Image

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, John Geiger, the chief executive officer of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and Ryan Harris, a Parks Canada underwater archeologist, discuss the search for the Franklin expedition ships aboard the Sir Wilfrid Laurier, near Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, during the prime minister’s eighth annual tour of the North last summer.

Related Content


How to stop a gold rush

The new movement building flourishing tourism hubs across Canada – one sustainable example at a time

  • 3297 words
  • 14 minutes

People & Culture

Kahkiihtwaam ee-pee-kiiweehtataahk: Bringing it back home again

The story of how a critically endangered Indigenous language can be saved

  • 6310 words
  • 26 minutes

People & Culture

RCGS hosts evening of fascinating Franklin discussion

On April 12, Franklin enthusiasts had a rare opportunity to come together in the same room as The Royal Canadian Geographical Society presented their 2016 Can Geo Talks

  • 833 words
  • 4 minutes
A crowd of tourist swarm on a lakeside beach in Banff National Park


Smother Nature: The struggle to protect Banff National Park

In Banff National Park, Alberta, as in protected areas across the country, managers find it difficult to balance the desire of people to experience wilderness with an imperative to conserve it

  • 3507 words
  • 15 minutes