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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.

Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway, a Matheson Island fisherman, rises early for the best catch, despite dwindling numbers of fish and other fishermen. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)
Anishinaabe/Cree filmmaker Kevin Settee centres four short docs around the ingenuity and resilience of communities surrounding Lake Winnipeg 
Foggy lake black and white

Photo: David Brophy

Photo: David Brophy
Showcasing the top shots in the 2021 CanGeo x Nikon #ShotOnNikon Photo Contest 
 Check out our great lineup of speakers and reserve your ticket for an upcoming Can Geo Talk!
RCGS holiday party at Roots

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society celebrated the 2019 holiday season — and a new collaboration with clothier Roots — at Roots' flagship Toronto store on Dec. 19. (Photo: Staff)

Photo: Can Geo Staff
A who's who of Society Fellows fêted the festive season and a new collaboration with iconic Canadian clothier Roots in Toronto
Check out our great lineup of speakers and reserve your ticket for an upcoming Can Geo Talk!

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!
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