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.

One Ocean Expedition RCGS Resolute
Photo: One Ocean Expeditions
The new ice-strengthened ship will start service in November 2018
Photo: Jenna Muirhead-Gould
Canada’s 17th prime minister was recognized for his distinguished parliamentary career and public service, and for his contribution to the advancement of Canadian geography
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy, Canada Day, RCGS, Society, award
Photo: Colin Rowe/Can Geo
The Honorary President of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and longtime host of Jeopardy! was nominated on the eve of Canada's 150th birthday
Mark Kristmanson and John Geiger cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex
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 
dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Some 22,000 kilometres of cross-Canada trail is now complete, with more to come by end of 2017 
George Kourounis RCGS flag Piro Peak North Korea
Photo courtesy George Kourounis
The host of Angry Planet and Fellow of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society reveals the natural beauty of one of the least-visited countries in the world
floe edge Mittimatalik Pond Inlet Nunavut Jill Heinerth
Photo: Jill Heinerth
"Arctic on the Edge" expedition will see the RCGS' Explorer-in-Residence document the life cycle of Arctic ice and gather Inuit testimony on climate change
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, RCGS, 50 Sussex Dr., Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Inuit, First Nations, Métis
Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ambitious multi-platform, Indigenous-led project will be a tool for education and reconciliation 
Canada Embassy of Norway Royal Canadian Geographical Society Roald Amundsen
Photos: Nick Walker/Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic
The Embassy of Norway has gifted Canada with the first English translation of Roald Amundsen’s Northwest Passage diaries, reaffirming a shared polar past and future 
Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb
Photo: Ivan Petrov
Hobnails and Hemp Rope documents the Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb, a 2016 RCGS flag expedition paying homage to Austrian-Canadian mountaineer Conrad Kain
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