Northern Research Facilities2014 Canada – US Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum
The Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum is a biennial meeting with representation from government, industry, academia, Aboriginal groups and northerners from both Canada and the United States.

The Polar BlogThe Polar Blog
Produced jointly by the Canadian Polar Commission and Canadian Geographic Magazine, the Polar Blog will feature the work of Canadian researchers on topics that span the spectrum of polar knowledge.

Transatlantic Science WeekTransatlantic Science Week
The purpose of the annual Transatlantic Science Week (TSW) is to promote enhanced cooperation between Canadian, American and Norwegian stakeholders in research, innovation and higher education.

Canada-Italy: Arctic Science and Technology Collaboration WorkshopCanada-Italy: Arctic Science and Technology Collaboration Workshop
A joint workshop involving key Canadian and Italian arctic knowledge experts organized by the Canadian Polar Commission and the Embassy of Italy in Canada

Arctic Inspiration prizeArctic Inspiration prize
"to recognize excellence and encourage teamwork among diverse groups in order to use or expand Arctic knowledge and bring it into action for the decisive benefit of the Canadian Arctic, its inhabitants and therefore for Canada as a whole"


The State of Northern Knowledge in Canada

cover of State of Northern Knowledge ReportThis wide-ranging new report on the state of northern knowledge in Canada analyses the significant gains made since the beginning of International Polar Year 2007 with a view to determining today’s high-level research opportunities.  Focussing on the perspectives of northerners, it highlights new knowledge that can be used to address many of the issues northerners have identified as important.

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What is the Canadian Polar Commission?

 It's Canada’s primary polar knowledge agency. And it also:

• is a point of contact with the Canadian and international polar scientific communities;

• works with Canadian and international institutions to determine scientific and other priorities;

• encourages and facilitates cooperation and collaboration in polar knowledge;

• provides advice to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

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