The State of Northern Knowledge in Canada
This wide-ranging new report on the state of northern knowledge in Canada analyses the significant gains made since the beginning of International Polar Year 2007 with a view to determining today’s high-level research opportunities. Focussing on the perspectives of northerners, it highlights new knowledge that can be used to address many of the issues northerners have identified as important.
What is the Canadian Polar Commission?
It's Canada’s primary polar knowledge agency. And it also:
• is a point of contact with the Canadian and international polar scientific communities;
• works with Canadian and international institutions to determine scientific and other priorities;
• encourages and facilitates cooperation and collaboration in polar knowledge;
• provides advice to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.