About "Events & Exhibits"

Welcome to our HQ. Here you'll find events and exhibits held at 50 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa by Canadian Geographic, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and our partners.

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The Indigenous language discussion between National Chief Perry Bellegarde (centre) and Wade Davis (right), moderated by Charlene Bearhead, was held last night at 50 Sussex in Ottawa. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
The Society hosted a panel discussion on Indigenous languages to mark the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages
The world-renowned cave diver and inaugural Explorer-in-Residence of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society embarks on a five-city speaking tour in September
the 8 stamps that make up the Bears series from Canada Post

The Bears series showcases four stunning images of Canada's bear species. (Photo: Canada Post)

Photo: Canada Post
The set features photography of Canada’s bear species by Robert Postma and Can Geo Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg
Map Mondays at 50 Sussex Drive in Ottawa

Every other Monday throughout the summer starting June 24, come explore a different giant floor map on the front lawn of 50 Sussex Drive, Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration in Ottawa. (Photo: Aaron Kylie/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Aaron Kylie/Canadian Geographic
Come explore Canada in a big way!
Two people watch a video at the UNCEDED exhibit

Guests watch one of the multimedia presentations as part of UNCEDED: Voices of the Land. (Photo: Dexter McMillan/Can Geo)

Photo: Dexter McMillan/Can Geo
UNCEDED: Voices of the Land features 18 of North America’s foremost Indigenous architects and designers
50 Sussex Drive

There’s more to this building than a pragmatic modernist arrangement of stone, glass and steel overlooking a waterfall, three rivers and two provinces. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
Get a bird’s-eye view of the iconic new home of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and its capital surroundings 
Carole Saad, 50 Sussex

Ottawa event maven Carole Saad takes the podium at an event at 50 Sussex as part of her latest role. (Photo: Ben Powless/Can Geo)

Carole Saad, 50 Sussex
Established event designer to promote the headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical and Canadian Geographic
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, teacher's guide and Giant Floor Map launch

RCGS CEO John Geiger (far left) speaks at the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada's teacher's guide launch alongside (from left to right) MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, ITK President Natan Obed, Métis National Council President Clément Chartier and Assembly of First Nations' Valerie Galley. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
First Nations, Métis and Inuit leaders gather on Parliament Hill for the launch of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada's Giant Floor Map and teacher's guide, now available across the country
Michael Palin
Michael Palin speaks about his new book, a history of the polar exploration vessel HMS Erebus, at The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's new headquarters at 50 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa on Oct. 19, 2018. (Photo: Ben Powless/Can Geo)
Michael Palin at 50 Sussex (Photo: Ben Powless)
The author, actor and member of Monty Python wrapped up the Canadian leg of his North American book tour with a sold-out show in Ottawa  
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