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Arviat Workshop Summary

Workshop summary by: Natalie Carter, Alexandra Oakes, and Gita LjubicicArviat, Nunavut (October 15-22, 2021) In October 2021, 18 Local Research Coordinators (LRCs), project collaborators, Elder mentors, young hunters, and university researchers gathered in Arviat for a 4-day collaborative analysis workshop. Together, we reviewed and discussed the preliminary survey results from 5 communities where questionnaires were… Read More

New Paper – Northern Research Policy Contributions to Canadian Arctic Sustainability

Congratulations to Alison Perrin on the first paper published from her PhD research! Northern Research Policy Contributions to CanadianArctic Sustainability (article in Sustainability, issue 13) “Through a quantitative content analysis combined with a qualitative thematic analysis, this comprehensive review examines research policy, strategy, guidance, and program documents produced by northern and northern-focused governments and Indigenous organizations…. Read More

New Paper – Sila Qanuippa? (How’s the Weather?)

We are excited to share the great work Natasha Simonee and Jayko Alooloo are doing in Mittimatalik, creating tailored forecasts to meet community needs! Sila Qanuippa? (How’s the Weather?): Integrating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Environmental Forecasting Products to Support Travel Safety around Pond Inlet, Nunavut, in a Changing Climate (article in Weather, Climate and Society, 2021,… Read More

Welcome back Charlotte!

Welcome back to Charlotte Buttle! In Fall 2020, Charlotte worked with Gita Ljubicic to complete her Independent Study Exploring how the Social Determinants of Inuit Health are addressed through Community-led Programming in Nunavut. Her interest in food security challenges in Nunavut continued to grow through that research, and now she is back for summer 2021 having secured a McMaster Undergraduate… Read More

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