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Northern Lights Should Illuminate the Arctic Council
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Northern Lights Should Illuminate the Arctic Council

Published: October 27, 2014
Pages: 8
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PowerPoint presentation from Thomas S. Axworthy's speech, delivered during Transatlantic Science Week in Toronto (Oct. 27 - 31, 2014).

Climate Change and Emergency Preparedness in the NWT
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Climate Change and Emergency Preparedness in the NWT

Published: November 5, 2013
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PowerPoint slides from a presentation delivered by Doug Ritchie, Environment Manager for the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. Mr. Ritchie delivered this presentation during the "Emergency Preparedness in the Northwest Territories" roundtable which took place in the Yellowknife area on Nov. 5 and 6, 2013.

SAR Presentation - JRCC
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SAR Presentation - Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC)

Published: November 5, 2013
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PowerPoint slides from a presentation delivered by Maj. Marty Zimmer, officer in charge of the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) in Trenton, and JP Sharp, maritime co-ordinator for Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Maj. Zimmer and Mr.

GNWT Roles, Responsibilities and Initiatives
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Government of the Northwest Territories Roles, Responsibilities and Initiatives

Published: November 5, 2013
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PowerPoint slides from a presentation delivered by Kevin Brezinski, director of public safety for the Government of the Northwest Territories' Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), and Yvonne Doolittle, regional superintendent of MACA's North Slave Regional Office. Mr. Brezinski and Ms.

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Infrastructure gaps in maritime search and rescue in the North of North America

Published: June 3, 2013
Pages: 5
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Read Tom Axworthy's keynote address to participants of The Promise of the Arctic conference in Seattle, WA on May 29, 2013.

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Above Water: Learning From Three Albertan Leaders

Published: March 7, 2013
Pages: 9
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Read Tom Axworthy's speech, "Above Water," delivered to the University of Alberta as part of The Innovative Leaders Lecture Series.

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The North’s Contending Visions

Published: November 15, 2012
Pages: 12
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Read Tom Axworthy's speech to the Senior Fellows at Massey College (University of Toronto) on the four contenting visions of the North.

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Revisiting the Hiroshima Declaration

Published: October 26, 2012
Pages: 6
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Thomas S. Axworthy's address to the Canadian Pugwash Conference on Policy Imperatives for an Arctic Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone.

October 26, 2012

 

Managing the Mackenzie
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Managing the Mackenzie

Published: June 1, 2012
Pages: 12
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Over the past several years the development of the Alberta oil sands has thrust the future of northern river management into prominence. In particular, national and international attention has been focused on the future of the Lower Athabasca and the implications of significant expansion of oil sands facilities for the people and ecosystem of that basin.

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Munk-Gordon Speaker Series - An Independent Nunavut in a Stronger Canada

Published: November 3, 2011
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This speech was delivered by the Hon. Eva Aariak, Premier of Nunavut, as part of the Munk-Gordon Arctic Speaker Series on Nov. 3, 2011.