Making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world

For more than 90 years, we’ve been the country’s most recognized voice for connecting Canadians with their geography.
Governor General Mary Simon named Patron of the RCGS
Languages of the land
Global geography community unites in support of Indigenous languages
Long live the Queen!
The Society celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
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Society, MEC launch new Exploration Film Grant
Canlit icon and RCGS Fellow Margaret Atwood honoured with a stamp
Society, Norwegian embassy team up for talks on the Arctic and ocean management
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.