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Can Geo Education News & Events

2017

 
Can Geo Education to launch the Canadian Geography Olympiad
For the first time ever, four senior geography students will be selected through a Canadian Geography Olympiad to represent their nation at the International Geography Olympiad, to be held in Quebec City in August 2018. There, top 16- to 19-year-old students from around the world will showcase their talents in an exciting four-day competition. While the annual Can Geo Challenge has drawn thousands of Grade 4 to 10s to compete for the title of top ... Full story »

CPAC and the RCGS launch the Route 338 multimedia project on democracy in Canada
With the September 18 Ottawa launch of a new educationaltool calledRoute 338,the Cable Public Affairs Channel aims to help all Canadians understand political process and make their voices heard. “Democracy is precious but fragile, even in mature democracies like Canada,” saysCatherine Cano, president and general manager of CPAC. “CPAC Route 338 is a vital resource, because the earlier we study and learn about our democracy, the better our ... Full story »

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 »

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 »


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Canadian Geographic magazine is an excellent resource for teachers and students. It provides posters in both official languages, such as the St. Lawrence Seaway map, as well as short geography related news items suitable for current events. In addition, the June issue each year is devoted to environmental issues such as wind energy.”



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