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Meet the explorers Through expeditions, geographic appreciation and knowledge expand
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society supports an Expeditions Program to encourage and support geographic expeditions taking place largely within Canada, by Canadians. Extending our current knowledge of Canada’s geography through exploration and scientific expeditions, the Society has a long history of funding both major and modest expeditions across the country.
Explorer-in-Residence Emily Choy
An epic paddle from the boreal forest to the mouth of the Arctic Ocean Gateway to the Arctic
Northwest Territories and Nunavut
In the summer of 2022, explorers Kyle Ereaux, Graham Ereaux, Alex Traynor and Noah Booth travelled through one of Canada’s most remote regions beginning in the boreal forest at the east end of Great Slave Lake and moving north along Kaché Kaɂá, or Pike’s Portage, a historic route used by Indigenous people. The four men planned to canoe about 850 kilometres through the Northwest Territories and Nunavut until they reached the Arctic Ocean.
A 21-day ski sojourn over sea ice to the North Water Polynya Pikialasorsuaq Nunavut
Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth
Explorer-in-Residence Mylène Paquette
Explorer-in-Residence George Kourounis
Adventurer Ray Zahab on why friendships are more important than finishing an expedition The Trans-Ellesmere Expedition Nunavut
Explorer-in-Residence Ray Zahab
Scaling Mount Logan Last icy stand
Mount Logan, Yukon
Four researchers team up to ascend Mount Logan, measuring change and resilience on Canada’s highest peak.
Westaway Explorer-in-Residence Adam Shoalts
An underwater trek leads to an epic find Great Island Expedition Newfoundland