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.
Dignitaries unveil wayfinding signage for The Great Trail at an event celebrating a new Ottawa trail spur at 50 Sussex Drive June 16. Left to right: Great Trail CEO Deborah Apps, MPP Nathalie Desrosiers, Great Trail Chair Paul LaBarge, Minister Responsible for Parks Canada Catherine McKenna, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, RCGS CEO John Geiger, MPP Yasir Naqvi, Algonquin Elder Kathleen Deschenes-Cayer from Kitigan Zibi. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)
Partners in the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada project outside 50 Sussex Dr. Left to right: Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation; Marc LeClair of the Métis National Council; Roberta Jamieson, president and CEO of Indspire; John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS; Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan. (Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic)
Left: Cloth-bound editions of a new English translation of Roald Amundsen’s Northwest Passage diary on display at a celebration co-hosted by the Embassy of Norway and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Right: Norway’s Ambassador to Canada Anne Kari Ovind with RCGS CEO John Geiger. (Photos: Nick Walker/Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic)
Left to right: Mark Kristmanson, CEO of the National Capital Commission; Jeopardy! host and honourary RCGS president Alex Trebek; L. Gen (Ret'd) Andrew Leslie, MP for Orléans and Chief Government Whip; and John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS celebrate the announcement that 50 Sussex Drive in Ottawa will become Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration. (Photo: Colin Rowe/Canadian Geographic)