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Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy

In acknowledgement of Alex Trebek's ongoing support for the Society, particularly its education programs for Canadian youth, in 2019 the Society's Geographic Literacy Award has been renamed the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy. This prestigious medal annually recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to geographic literacy in Canada.

Individuals in both the private and public sectors constantly make contributions to advancing geographic education throughout Canada. In a variety of roles and settings, dedicated individuals create and support programs, initiatives and events that improve and enhance geographic literacy among young Canadians. To read about the accomplishments of past winners please click here.

The Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy consists of:

  • $1,250 is given to the recipient
  • $1,250 is given to a Canadian charitable organization
  • A trip to Ottawa to receive their award at 50 Sussex

If you know someone whom you think is eligible, please submit a nomination before September 15.

*Please note the selection process has recently been updated, please ensure you read the nomination details.*

The 2019 Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy recipient is Andrew Young.

In acknowledgement of Alex Trebek's ongoing support for the Society, particularly its education programs for Canadian youth, in 2019 the Society's Geographic Literacy Award has been renamed the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy. This prestigious medal annually recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to geographic literacy in Canada.
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LISTING OF RECIPIENTS


A complete listing of Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy since its inception in 2000.

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