Events & News

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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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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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 Voices in Environmental Impact Assessment database

Created by Christopher Fletcher, professor at Université Laval, this database identifies the different concerns voiced by citizens during the public hearings of about 15 development projects...

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2017 to 2019

At the heart of nickel mining corporations in New Caledonia: the labor question

Studies on nickel mining in New Caledonia have mostly focused on how mining activities have been translated into a political issue, Kanak mobilizations to regain control over mining sites and...

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2017 to 2019

Shattering the myth of the good mining job: job desirability for Inuit workers

Proponents of resource development often cite wage employment as a key benefit that Indigenous communities will receive from participating in resource development based on the assumption that...

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