Outbreak, a Spanish Flu exhibit, will launch at the 2018 Canadian Immunization Conference at Ottawa’s Shaw Centre

This centenary exhibit includes informational panels, a short archival film and numerous period artifacts. After appearing at the CIC, the exhibit will be displayed in The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s public exhibit space at 50 Sussex in Ottawa. For more information visit:

Can Geo Talks: Unmasking Influenza, The 1918 Spanish Flu in Canada, and Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Unmasking Influenza further discusses the Spanish Flu’s impact on Canada and whether or not Canada is prepared for the next deadly pandemic. The evening will be hosted by award-winning author, playwright and science journalist Alanna Mitchell and features Canada’s chief medical officer Dr. Teresa Tam and Esyllt Jones, a University of Manitoba history professor and… Read more

Unmasking Influenza Nears Completion

As the documentary Unmasking Influenza nears completion, Canadian Geographic Education’s new eight metre by eleven metre Giant Floor Map illustrating how the Spanish Flu spread worldwide is now available. Students can walk along the geographic routes the deadliest flu pandemic took. And, with the map’s accompanying interactive teaching tools, learn about the pandemic’s devastating impact.… Read more