Government of Canada seeks individuals for new CHARS Organization
In anticipation of the establishment of the new Canadian High Arctic Research Station organization, the Government of Canada is seeking dynamic, innovative individuals with Northern expertise and experience for the positions of President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors.
In filling these positions, the Government will have regard to balancing not only the knowledge and experience that will assist the new Canadian High Arctic Research Station organization in carrying out its purpose, but also the cultural and demographic diversity of Canada’s Arctic.
The deadline for applications is April 10, 2015.
For more information, or to apply, please visit appointments-nominations.gc.ca/index.asp?lang=eng.
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New research organization will combine the Canadian Polar Commission and the Canadian High Arctic Research Station
The Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act establishes a new federal research organization that combines the resources and knowledge of the Canadian Polar Commission and the Canadian High Arctic Research Station. The new organization will be responsible for advancing Canada’s knowledge of the Arctic and strengthening Canadian leadership in polar science and technology. The Act received Royal Assent on December 16 2014, and will come into force on a date determined by the Governor in Council.
Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) Canada Results Bulletin
The third issue of the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) Canada Results Bulletin is now online. This bulletin, developed in partnership with the Canadian chapter of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), communicates results from monitoring and assessment projects in the Canadian North and highlights their links to policy.
State of Environmental Monitoring in Northern Canada Report
In support of SAON Canada, the Canadian Polar Commission has recently completed an analysis of the current state of environmental monitoring in northern Canada in order to identify gaps in spatial coverage and opportunities for collaboration to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of monitoring in northern Canada. The report will be available in early April 2015.
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