Can Geo Talks presents Michelle Valberg
Ottawa, Nov. 7
Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence Michelle Valberg is one of the nation’s top wildlife and adventure photographers. In an evening celebrating photographic excellence, Valberg will showcase a selection of her finest images and the amazing stories behind them, such as jaw-droppingly close encounters with grizzly bears in British Columbia and incredible moments with Arctic animals in the farthest reaches of Canada’s North. Come explore the splendor and diversity of wildlife in Canada.
Can Geo Talks presents Adam Shoalts
Ottawa, Nov. 27
In his new book, Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada’s Arctic, Royal Canadian Geographical Society Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts recounts his solo 2017 trek through Canada’s Far North. Shoalts will reveal highlight moments from his epic quest, including paddling legendary rivers upstream, fording Arctic lakes in a canoe and travelling bear country without a gun, and other standout experiences from his expeditions in this special evening presentation.
Can Geo Talks presents Ken McGoogan
Ottawa, Dec. 3
Awarding-winning writer and Royal Canadian Geographical Society Fellow Ken McGoogan will captivate with insights from his new book, Flight of the Highlanders: The Making of Canada. From battling hardship, hunger and murderous persecution as they were sent to Canada, to fighting false promises and impossible conditions in the Nova Scotia wilderness and the barrens of northern Manitoba, McGoogan highlights stories of the courageous Scots who helped build a new nation.