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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

Emergency Preparedness in Yukon

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December 5, 2013

Emergency preparedness in Yukon will be the focus of a day-long meeting in Whitehorse on December 11, where members of the public are being asked to share the ways in which climate change is impacting their ability to prepare for and conduct search and rescue operations on the land.

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Emergency Preparedness in the Northwest Territories

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October 31, 2013

Public meetings were held in the Yellowknife area on Nov. 5-6 to seek input on how climate change affects emergency preparedness.

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As Canada Takes Arctic Council Helm, Experts Stress North’s Vulnerability to Spills, Emergencies

Published: 
May 10, 2013

Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program highlights the need to strengthen emergency response capabilities as Canada's focus turns North.

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Members of Parliament Deliver a Valentine to Canada's Fresh Water

Published: 
February 14, 2013

The Gordon Foundation applauds our Members of Parliament for unanimously passing Bill C-383. 

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A Decade of Devolution – What’s Next for Yukon?

Published: 
February 7, 2013

The Munk-Gordon Arctic Speaker Series at the University of Toronto is pleased to host The Honourable Darrell Pasloski, speaking on the topic of “A Decade of Devolution – What’s Next for Yukon?”

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Arctic security conference gives a voice to Inuit looking for people-focused policies in Canada’s North

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January 25, 2013

The Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program is hosting its third annual conference, “Arctic Peoples and Security.” Taking place in Toronto over two days next week, the conference will create an opportunity for dialogue between Arctic residents, experts and decision-makers who will work together towards improving Canada’s Arctic security public policy. It will also give a voice to emerging leaders who will add a fresh perspective to these important debates.

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