History of the 1845 Franklin ExpeditionHistory of the 1845 Franklin Expedition
History of the 1845 Franklin Expedition and his Lost Ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror.

Searching for FranklinSearching for Franklin
Meet the modern-day Franklin searchers.

The Captain’s LogThe Captain’s Log
Captain Bill Noon of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Sir Wilfrid Laurier describes the ship’s passage through James Ross Strait.

Expedition PhotosExpedition Photos
Photo Gallery of the 2014 Search for the Lost Franklin Expedition.



Statement by the Prime minister of CanadaStatement by the Prime Minister of Canada
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing the discovery of one of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition Ships lost in 1846.

Focus

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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