About "RCGS"

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration, and one of the largest non-profit educational organizations in the nation.

Canadian Geographic, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the Recycling Council of Ontario have joined forces to reimagine the recycling revolution with the new 10,000 Changes program
Johnny Issaluk in AMC's The Terror.

Issaluk in AMC's The Terror. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

The actor, athlete, motivational speaker and mentor on being an ambassador for Inuit culture, setting a positive example for youth and encouraging Canadians to see the North
Canadian Geographic, la Société géographique royale du Canada et le conseil de recyclage de l’Ontario se sont unis pour imaginer la prochaine étape de la révolution Réduire, Réutiliser, Recycler : l’initiative 10 000 changements
John Geiger, rcgs, CEO, University of Calgary, honorary degree

John Geiger (pictured in Canada’s central Arctic in 2014, during the successful Parks Canada-led Victoria Strait Expedition to locate British explorer John Franklin’s lost ships), has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa by the University of Calgary. (Photo: Nick Walker/RCGS)

Photo: Nick Walker/RCGS
The bestselling author and RCGS CEO has been given the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws
chef Ned Bell

Ned Bell is the executive chef at Ocean Wise, a conservation program focused on making sustainable seafood more accessible. (Photo: Meighan Makarchuk)

Photo: Meighan Makarchuk
Bell is the special guest at the upcoming Vancouver GeoGala, an ocean conservation-themed fundraiser for The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Nikon Canada and the RCGS join forces as Official Photography Partners. (Photo: Michelle Valberg)

Photo: Michelle Valberg
Two iconic brands known for exceptional photography join forces to inspire the next generation of photographers
Princess Anne

John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS, presents Princess Anne with an RCGS Fellows neck badge in St. James's Palace today in London. The badge denotes the Princess Royal's status as an Honorary Fellow of the RCGS. (Photo: royal.uk)

John Geiger and Princess Anne
Royal Family member welcomed into the society at a special presentation in London  
Wade Davis, Alex Trebek, Justin Trudeau, John Geiger 50 Sussex official opening

Left to right: Wade Davis, Alex Trebek, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Royal Canadian Geographical Society CEO John Geiger unveil a plaque commemorating the official opening of Canada‘s Centre for Geography and Exploration on May 13, 2019. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
It was an evening of emotional tributes and reflection on what it means to be Canadian
Alex Trebek gives his remarks on stage at the official opening event of 50 Sussex

Alex Trebek addresses the audience at the official opening of 50 Sussex, Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration, in Ottawa on May 13. (Photo: Andrew Lessard/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Andrew Lessard/Canadian Geographic
The Society honoured the Jeopardy! host's tireless support of geographic education in Canada by renaming one of its most prestigious awards
Roberta Bondar with camera on Banks Island

Dr. Roberta Bondar, seen here with camera on Banks Island in the Canadian Arctic, has been invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest civilian honour in the nation. (Photo courtesy Roberta Bondar)

Photo courtesy Roberta Bondar
The highest level within the Order of Canada recognizes national pre-eminence or achievement 
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