Canadian Geographic Education

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Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy

In acknowledgement of the late Alex Trebek’s support for the Society, particularly its educational programs for Canadian youth, in 2019 the Society’s Geographic Literacy Award was renamed the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy.

Background

This prestigious medal annually recognizes an educator who has made significant contributions to geographic literacy in Canada. Individuals in both the private and public sectors constantly make contributions to advancing geographic education throughout Canada. In a variety of roles and settings, dedicated individuals create and support programs, initiatives and events that improve and enhance geographic literacy among young Canadians.

If you know an educator who has made significant contributions to geographic literacy in Canada, please nominate them for the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy using the button below.

Nominations must be received by September 13, 2024. 

Medal recipients will be announced in October, 2024, and will be invited to attend the 95th annual Geographica Dinner on November 6, 2024 in Ottawa, Ont., to receive their award.

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