Founded in 1929, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has been making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world for 90 years.
Best known for its Canadian Geographic magazine, the Society also supports Canadian geographical expeditions and provides grants and scholarships for cutting-edge geographical research.
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society was founded in 1929 by geologist and explorer Charles Camsell, along with 27 others who shared his vision.
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society moved into its 50 Sussex Drive offices in 2017.
John Geiger was appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic Enterprises in 2013.
Board of Governors
The Explorer-in-Residence program was created to foster greater awareness among Canadians of expeditions and field research being conducted by the country’s top explorers, scientists and conservationists.
College of Fellows
Canada’s diversity of geographical regions and communities is reflected in the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s College of Fellows — a group which embodies the longstanding values and tenets of the RCGS.