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About Gilles Gagnier

Gilles Gagnier is the publisher at Canadian Geographic. He has been with Canadian Geographic Enterprises since 2000. In his spare time Gilles is a runner and cyclist who has completed a number of half iron distance duathlons, half and full marathons. Gilles represented Canadian Geographic in the Drambuie Pursuit 2008, a 160 kilometre adventure race in Scotland that included running, mountain biking, rock climbing and a number of other adrenaline pumping activities.

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Help us choose the June Canadian Geographic cover!

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Friday, April 29, 2011

Help us choose the June Canadian Geographic cover!
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October 2010 issue: Climate Prosperity

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Global temperatures have been on the rise since the industrial revolution. But with thinning Arctic ice and sinking shorelines, climate change has become most evident in the last decade. How will Canada adapt to this new reality and can we prosper amidst the chaos? In the October issue of Canadian Geographic online, find exclusive features expanding our climate futures stories

• See how architects are creating new designs to deal with Halifax’s sinking harbour.

• Find out why climate ...

Come see us at Word on the Street in Toronto this weekend!

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Monday, September 20, 2010

Drop by and celebrate Canada with us at our booth on Sunday, September 26, located on Queen’s Park Crescent (#225, just north of Magazine Mews) from 11am to 6pm. Take a peek at previous issues and win great prizes. Best of all, when you subscribe at the Festival, you’ll receive a free World Map plus exclusive Word on the Street savings! Hope to see you there!

Canadian Geographic's Biodiversity Issue - June 2010

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

“Biodiversity is an attempt to invoke the splendour of the living world with a single word,” writes Candace Savage in the June issue of Canadian Geographic. “Just six syllables but they flood the mind with images: fish, bright as petals, dart through a coral reef herds of caribou stream across frozen lakes bees thrum, wings beat, buds burst with greenery. This miracle planet teems with living things.” Savage’s essay introduces a package of stories on the true nature of biodiversity, the cornerstone ...

The Summer Issue of Canadian Geographic Travel

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Friday, April 16, 2010

In the winter, Canadians head onto our abundant ice and snow to skate, ski and stay sane throughout the cold, dark months. In the summer, all that ice and snow melts and there’s water, water everywhere. So we peel off the layers, grab a paddle and a paperback and head to the lake, a river or an ocean to maximize our time in the sun.

In the summer issue of Canadian Geographic Travel, join writer Jim Sutherland for an island-hopping tour of British Columbia’s locavore paradise, drift down ...

Choose the Next Cover of Canadian Geographic Travel!

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Thursday, March 25, 2010

We need your help to select the cover of our next issue of Canadian Geographic Travel.

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Vote for the Best Cover of 2009!

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Tuesday, November 24, 2009

You helped us choose the cover all year, now we’d like to know which is your favourite cover of 2009.

Vote today and you can enter a draw to WIN a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic.

December 2009 Issue of Canadian Geographic

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Monday, November 23, 2009

In the December issue of Canadian Geographic — the magazine's 80th-anniversary issue, an all-wildlife extravaganza — we look at the evolution of wildlife conservation and management. As Brian Payton notes in the cover story, flash back 80 years, or 40 years, or even one year, and you will see myriad examples of wanton entitlement by humans believing that unlimited numbers of animals were put on Earth simply for us to hunt. Fortunately, you will also find many stories of innovative thinkers who have ...

Help us choose the December Canadian Geographic cover!

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Wednesday, October 28, 2009

We need your help in selecting the cover for the next issue of Canadian Geographic. Vote Now!

Arctic Travel Nuts & Bolts

Posted by Gilles Gagnier on Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Have you been thinking about enjoying the splendours of the Arctic? Join award-winning tour operator Adventure Canada for an information session on the nuts and bolts of Arctic travel. How to join Canadian Geographic and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society onboard? How to get there? What to expect? What to wear?

When: June 29th

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Valberg Imaging Studio. 322 Richmond Road, Ottawa.

RSVP necessary: 1-800-363-7566 or rsvp at



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