Events & News

December 06 2017

Three MinErAL Researchers will co-chair a session at the conference Arctic Change 2017

Thierry Rodon (Université Laval), Stephan Scott (Carleton University) and Dag Avango (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) will co-chair the session "Extractives Industries and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Arctic" at the conference Arctic Change 2017, that will be held in Quebec city, from...

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December 06 2017

Launch of a Story Map on Mining development, Migratory Caribou and Land Use in Northern Quebec

Developed by the Northern Sustainable Development Research Chair and Caribou Ungava, this online map shows the interactions between mining development,...

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October 24 2017

Mining impacts seen by Northerners

Results of the project "Local Perspectives on Social and Ecological Impacts of Mining in Northern Quebec Communities" are now available. This project allow a wider understanding of how mining development affect the ecology of the migratory caribou, the berries as well as the sustainable...

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August 23 2017

Call for Session Abstracts

Abstract submissions are presently being accepted for the Arctic Frontiers Science 2018  to be held in Tromsø, Norway, between 23-25 January, 2018. We invite you to submit abstract for the following section: Resilient Arctic...

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Featured Projects

2017 to 2019

Northern communities, provincial governments, and negotiating the mining life cycle – cases from Australia, Canada and Sweden

In the sparsely populated northern areas of Australia, Sweden, and Canada, the physical distance between Indigenous communities, governments and companies makes it difficult to adapt mining...

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2017 to 2019

Fly-in Fly-Out: impacts on women and northern communities

The work shift system called "fly-in, fly-out" (FIFO) brings important impacts on women and Indigenous employment, work-family balance and indigenous and non-indigenous communities ‘vitality. In...

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2017 to 2019

Comparing consultation, consent and negotiated agreements in Arctic extractive industries

This project aims to carry out a comparative baseline analysis of the theory and practice of consultation, negotiation of consent (or the absence thereof) and agreements between local/indigenous...

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