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Reports & eBooks

Report, Water

Transcending Boundaries

Published: November 16, 2016
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This precedent-setting agreement recognizes, at its core, that cooperation and the continued integrity of our aquatic ecosystems are fundamental to building thriving and resilient Canadian communities in an age of growing climatic uncertainty. 

Report, North

Glossary of Multilateral Terms for the Arctic Council

Published: March 3, 2016
Pages: 36
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The purpose of the Glossary of Multilateral Terms for the Arctic Council is to explore the vocabulary commonly used in multilateral organizations and identify and define terms, concepts and mechanisms used to communicate interests and negotiate agreements both inside and outside of the Arctic Council.

Report, North

Regional Governments in International Affairs: Lessons from the Arctic Conference Transcripts

Published: December 11, 2015
Pages: 87
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On September 18, 2015, the Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program brought together 24 Arctic scholars and policy makers from across the circumpolar world to discuss the role of municipalities, territorial and state governments, and Indigenous organizations and governments in international affairs in the Arctic. The conference took place at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

eBook, Other

The Gordons: Portraits in Philanthropy

Published: November 30, 2015
Pages: 68
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In 1965, a visionary family set out to create a foundation that would address the complex policy challenges facing Canada. The torch was carried forward by subsequent Gordon generations, and today, the founding vision is still thriving.

eBook, North

IBA Community Toolkit

Published: June 25, 2015
Pages: 215
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The IBA Community Toolkit is a free resource for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities in Canada considering impact and benefit agreements, specifically those with mining companies.

eBook, North

Trousse d’outils communautaires sur les era

Published: June 1, 2015
Pages: 215
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La présente trousse est destinée aux communautés engagées dans les négociations de ce type d’ententes avec les sociétés minières. Elle a été rédigée pour les négociateurs, pour les membres des équipes de négociation au sein des communautés, pour les consultants qui travaillent avec les communautés et les organisations autochtones.

Report, North

Rethinking the Top of the World

Published: April 22, 2015
Pages: 16
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Read highlights from the Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program's recent Arctic public opinion poll.

National Roundtable Report
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National Roundtable on Arctic Emergency Preparedness

Published: March 31, 2014
Pages: 46
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Read the Report of Proceedings, including recommendations, from the National Roundtable on Arctic Emergency Preparedness.

Yukon Roundtable Report
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Are We Ready? Search and Rescue and Emergency Management in Yukon

Published: March 31, 2014
Pages: 16
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In May 2011, the Arctic Council member states signed the first binding agreement negotiated under its auspices, the Agreement on Cooperation on Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue. Many heralded the agreement as a positive sign for Arctic circumpolar co-operation.

Nunavut Roundtable Report
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Are We Ready? Emergency Preparedness in Nunavut

Published: March 31, 2014
Pages: 13
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The first of the Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program’s emergency preparedness roundtables was held in the Nunavut capital of Iqaluit on Oct. 7 and 8, 2013. The purpose of the meeting was to: