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The Canadian Polar Commission's mandate requires it to:

  • monitor polar knowledge in Canada and around the world;
  • work with Canadian and international institutions to determine scientific and other priorities;
  • encourage support for Canadian polar research;
  • communicate polar research information to Canadians; and
  • foster international co-operation in the advancement of polar knowledge