Category: Research

University of Guelph experts track a changing North to improve health, environment and food security.

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A Half Century in the Making: Governing Commercial Fisheries Through Indigenous Marine Co-management and the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board

Abstract A network of Indigenous co-management organizations is alive and robust within the management of fisheries in Canada and, subsequently, forms an important part of Arctic marine governance. This chapter examines Indigenous co-management in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Region of Nunatsiavut, Labrador through a case study of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement and the ...

Honouring the spirit and intent of land claims co-management in Canada

There were many insights this week from Arctic Change 2017. The event in Quebec City brought together many of the Arctic's leading academics, researchers, community leaders, and government officials.  On the opening day of the conference, I organized and facilitated a special session on co-management in the North with Dr. Kaitlin Breton-Honeyman and Dr. Vicki Sahanatien. There ...

Honouring the spirit and intent of land claims co-management in the Canadian North

The Arctic Change 2017 Conference in Quebec City is quickly approaching. Myself, along with Kaitlin Breton-Honeyman, PhD (Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board) and Vicki Sahanatien, PhD (Nunavut Wildlife Management Board) will be co-chairing a special session (EDPOL03) on Honouring the spirit and intent of land claims co-management in the Canadian North. For a complete list of ...

Arctic Change 2017

The Arctic Change 2017 Conference will be in Quebec City this year between December 11-15. Myself, along with Kaitlin Breton-Honeyman, PhD (Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board) and Vicki Sahanatien, PhD (Nunavut Wildlife Management Board) will be co-chairing a special session (EDPOL02) on Honouring the spirit and intent of land claims co-management in the Canadian North. Deadline: ...

Meet the 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholars

It is an honour to be named one of 15 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholars in 2017. I am researching relationships between public health and Indigenous co-management of fish and wildlife resources in Labrador’s Inuit communities. It will be a great experience to share and learn through this new academic community. I am very grateful to ...

Northern, Rural and Remote Health Conference in Happy Valley

The Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health (CSCH) will be hosting an International forum in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on October 6-9, 2017. I am happy to be part of the organizing committee and as a member of the Scientific Committee please consider submitting an abstract. The forum will share knowledge and host important dialogues about community health, ...