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Celebrating UNESCO's Newest World Heritage Site

Published: 
August 23, 2016

Congratulations to Deline and everyone who worked so hard to establish the Tsá Tué International Biosphere Reserve.

Historical Mackenzie Documents Now Available Online

Published: 
August 15, 2016

Historical information on freshwater health in the Mackenzie River Basin is now accessible online. 

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Fort Nelson First Nation joins Mackenzie DataStream

Published: 
June 9, 2016

Thanks to CIRA's Community Investment Program FNFN joins the 21 communities in the NWT with open access to freshwater data.

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The Next Generation of Northern Leaders Gather in Ottawa

Published: 
February 4, 2016

The Jane Glassco Northern Fellows met in Ottawa for an inside look at public policy development at the federal level, and met with notables such as the Hon. Carolyn Bennett, PC, MP and the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, PC, CC

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2015 Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program Grants Announced

Published: 
September 14, 2015

The Ontario Arts Foundation and The Gordon Foundation are pleased to announce the 2015 grants from the Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program.

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Majorities in Arctic Nations Favour Co-operation with Russia Despite Ukraine; See Rising Northern Military Threat

Published: 
April 22, 2015

survey of 10,000 respondents in countries with Arctic territory reveals major differences of opinion on issues ranging from Arctic co-operation with Russia to the threat of military conflict north of the 60th parallel, to whether the Northwest Passage is a Canadian or international waterway.

Foundation

2014 Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program Grants Announced

Published: 
January 6, 2015

The Ontario Arts Foundation and The Gordon Foundation are pleased to announce the 2014 grants from the Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program.

North

Impact and benefit agreement workshop looks to arm Yukon First Nations with negotiating tools, and learn from local experience

Published: 
August 13, 2014

WHITEHORSE – The Firelight Group and Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation will welcome Yukon First Nation leaders and managers of lands, resources and heritage departments to Whitehorse on Aug. 13, 2014, for a one-day Impact and Benefit Agreement (IBA) and Negotiation Workshop. The workshop will be led by negotiation experts from across the country. 

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Meet the newest cohort of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship

Published: 
January 9, 2014

The next cohort of Fellows has been selected! Learn more about them here.

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