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Regional Governments in International Affairs: Lessons from the Arctic

Published: 
August 4, 2015

September 17-18, 2015 | Trinity College and Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, Canada | Registration (free):

Foundation

President and CEO Search Underway

Published: 
July 23, 2015

At the end of the year, the Foundation will say farewell to Thomas Axworthy, a long-time advisor and volunteer, and most recently, President and CEO, as he leaves us to retire.

North

Sheila Watt-Cloutier - The Right to be Cold

Published: 
April 27, 2015

Join the Jane Glassco Northern Fellows in welcoming Sheila Watt-Cloutier to a talk about what it means to be a northern leader this Friday, May 1, 2015.

Water

Protocols for Adaptive Water Governance

Published: 
October 22, 2014

The Program on Water Issues (POWI) has released a new paper on the future of the Columbia River Treaty. Read it here.

North

Climate change will "affect our way of life" say NWT youth in new documentary film

Published: 
May 15, 2013

The Land of our Future, created by students in Yellowknife, looks at the impacts of climate change in the North.

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'Are we ready' for emergencies in Canada's Arctic?

Published: 
May 10, 2013

A new info-graphic created by OpenCanada.org looks at search and rescue operations in the Canadian Arctic.

Sara French on BNN's Headline

Published: 
March 15, 2013

Watch Sara French on BNN as she discusses governance and economic development in the Arctic.

Op-ed – Clock is ticking: Canada must show Arctic leadership

Published: 
January 31, 2013

Read former Gordon Foundation board member Jennifer Welsh's Globe and Mail op-ed on Canada's chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

North

Documentary film to show climate change effects in NWT

Published: 
January 31, 2013

A group of high school students has created a documentary film on how climate change has affected life in the NWT. Watch the trailer here.

North

Op-ed: Russia turns back the clock

Published: 
January 10, 2013

Read Thomas S. Axworthy's op-ed on RAIPON's suspension, published in Embassy Magazine on Jan. 9, 2013.

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