• RCGS announces the new Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy

    11 days ago - By CG Compass

    Alex Trebek addresses the audience at the official opening of 50 Sussex, Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration, in Ottawa on May 13. (
    Alex Trebek, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Honorary President, is a lifelong champion of geographical education, having received the RCGS's Gold Medal and its Lawrence J. Burpee Medal for his contributions to the advancement of geography. Now his legacy will be honoured once more, with the renaming of the RCGS's Geographic Literacy Award to the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy, announced at the official opening the Society's...
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  • Six awesome things that happened at the official opening of Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

    Six awesome things that happened at the official opening of Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

    11 days ago - By CG Compass

    Left to right: Wade Davis, Alex Trebek, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Royal Canadian Geographical Society CEO John Geiger unveil a plaque commemorating the official opening of Canada‘s Centre for Geography and Exploration on May 13, 2019.
    It was perhaps the biggest night in the 90-year history of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
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