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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.

Three people looking down at a giant floor map

Educator Charlene Bearhead, left, points out features of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map to Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and RCGS CEO John Geiger at a celebration of the project on Thursday, June 21. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
The first-of-its-kind educational resource aims to share the stories and cultures of Indigenous peoples with Canadians and the world 
Canadian Geographic July/August 2018 issue

Cover options for the July/August issue of Canadian Geographic. Option one won with 43 per cent of the audience vote. (Photos, left and middle: The Calgary Stampede; right: Jenn Fast/Canadian Geographic)

Photos, left and middle: The Calgary Stampede; right: Jenn Fast/Can Geo
Thanks to everyone who voted!
Gala event will feature a keynote talk from RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts
Coeur de pirate (Béatrice Martin) performs at the RCGS' Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Canada gala in Toronto

Cœur de pirate (Béatrice Martin) performs at the Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Canada gala in support of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in Toronto on Feb. 28, where she was also presented with the Society's Bernier medal. (Photo: Tom Sandler/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tom Sandler/Canadian Geographic
Quebec’s Béatrice Martin — better known by her stage name, Cœur de pirate — was recognized for her contributions to the Society and Canada's cultural landscape

The team behind the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Project celebrates winning the $1-million Arctic Inspiration Prize at a ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday. (Photo: Arctic Inspiration Prize)

Seven other projects also share the more than $2.4 million in prize money awarded at Ottawa event
Coeur de Pirate, photo by Maxym G. Delisle

The RCGS's first fundraising gala of 2018 will feature an exclusive live performance from Québécois singer Coeur de pirate. (Photo: Maxym G. Delisle)

Photo: Maxym G. Delisle
Tickets for The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s first gala event of 2018 are on sale now
Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner

Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner. (Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic
Exploration, education, new Fellows and the launch of RCGS Resolute: here are some of the highlights from the 2017 RCGS Fellows Dinner and AGM
Canada Science and Technology Museum

The facade of the renovated Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, which boasts an 111-square-metre LED canopy projection screen that will feature themed programming. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Canada Science and Technology Museum
After 26 months of construction and $80 million in upgrades, the national science and innovation showcase in Ottawa promises to connect the past and the future
sea turtle, conservation, mexico, research, science, wildlife

Conservationists care for a black sea turtle during a research and monitoring survey in Baja California Sur, Mexico. (Photo: Neil Ever Osborne)

Photo: Neil Ever Osborne
Don't miss this photography workshop with Photographer-in-Residence Neil Ever Osborne on November 23 in Toronto 
Mark Kristmanson and John Geiger cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex

Mark Kristmanson, CEO of the National Capital Commission, and John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex Drive, the Geography and Exploration Pavilion, in Ottawa on June 28, 2017. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
The new headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society play host to a National Capital Commission exhibition and a new work by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier 
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