The National Research Council of Canada’s Arctic Program, with their partners from governments, Indigenous and northern communities, industry and academia, seeks to address opportunities and challenges to support sustainable and low-impact development of the North, while increasing the quality of life for Northerners. A report was published on their progress and accomplishments in four (4) research areas: northern transportation, marine safety, resource development and community infrastructure.
There is a scholarship opportunity for up to 10 new full-time students with diverse backgrounds who will begin their doctoral studies at L’institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski in the fall 2020 or winter 2021 semester. The scholarships, amounting to 20,000$ per year, will be for three years. Applications are due by May 1, 2020. Scholarship information is available at: https://ismer.ca/formation/ph-d-excellence-scholarships
As part of the establishment of the new Arctic Regions, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) have been conducting engagements with Northern Indigenous organizations, provincial and territorial governments, industry, and others to identify the boundaries and priorities of the new regions. Written submissions can be provided by email or mail by August 31, 2019. Additional information is available at http://dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fisheries-peches/consultation/consult-arct-eng.html