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2017

 
Classroom Energy Diet Challenge: Training Canadian Students to become Energy Conservation Ambassadors
The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge, created by Canadian Geographic Education, and funded by Shell Canada, is a program designed to improve energy literacy among Canadian students. This year, many Canadian teachers went above and beyond their classroom duties to run Eco Clubs and volunteer their time to provide their students with energy literacy basics through this program. From January 30th to April 26th, 2017, students completed 2,085 energy‐saving ... Full story »

Get your tickets for the Annual College of Fellows Dinner!
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is pleased to announce that the College of Fellows Annual Dinner will be held at the Canadian Museum of History on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Proceeds from the evening support the Society's vital programs. Dress for the evening is business attire. Full story »

Spring Fellows Journal
Catch up with the Society with the Fall 2016 Fellows Journal newsletter. Full story »

Can Geo Talks 2017: Hobnails & Hemp Rope
Can Geo Talks presents a film and talk about the Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb Project, a 2016 climbing expedition that recreated the Alpine Club Of Canada's 1916 conquest of the summit using only equipment and gear that would have been available in 1916. A photo exhibit will whet your appetite for the images in the 25-minute film, and Members of the Centennial Climb will be on hand to discuss the project after the screening. Full story »

Sir David Attenborough awarded Gold Medal by RCGS
It was a night none of the 150+ people gathered at Canada House in central London, U.K. — or watching the live stream from Canada — will soon forget. Broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough was presented with the Gold Medal, one of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's highest honours, in recognition of his lifelong contributions to advancing public awareness of the natural world, then participated in a Q&A session with fellow BBC presenter ... Full story »

Preparing for 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Sopwith Pup replica biplanes to depart for the Vimy commemorative celebration, with 9,000 Canadian students and teachers to see them Full story »

RCGS, CPAC announce new partnership
Partnership will seek new opportunities to make Canada better known to Canadians. Full story »

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