Tag Archives: Northern Governance

East Asian States Declare Growing Interest in Arctic Research, Climate and Resources, New CIGI Book Says

CIGI – “East Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security and International Politics” is co-edited by Kimie Hara and Ken Coates. The new book’s 12 chapters are written by Arctic and Asia relations experts from Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Russia and the United States.

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First Nations hold the key to the Northern Gateway pipeline

GLOBE AND MAIL – The government of Canada has made an obvious and much-anticipated decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline, but the debate is far from over. Based on the report of the Joint Review Panel, which recommended approval subject to important modifications and conditions, and the government’s strong commitment to resource development, few expected the plan to be rejected.

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Boom Masks Innovation Deficit – Training, Education Needed

LEADER POST – Saskatchewan’s commodity fuelled economic boom is “masking a weak performance in innovation and productivity,” according to a study by the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, which was released at the Conference Board of Canada’s Saskatchewan Forum in Regina Tuesday.

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An Unfinished Nation: Completing the devolution revolution in Canada’s North

CBC North – An Unfinished Nation: Completing the devolution revolution in Canada’s North

Canada is an incomplete nation. Vast parts of the country, mostly in the North, lack the services,  equality of opportunity, and political authority necessary to effect positive change.

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Federated Co-operatives Limited Invests $1 Million in U of S Partnership to Explore Co-operative Business Development in Rural and Aboriginal Communities

JSGS NEWS RELEASE – The University of Saskatchewan has received $1 million from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of the Co-operative Retailing system, for a new initiative in co-operative business development in rural and Aboriginal communities in Canada. The project will be led by the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives in partnership with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development, the Edwards School of Business (ESB) and the Plunkett Foundation in the UK.