Economic development in the Canadian north: R104-8/2014E-PDF

recent advantages and remaining knowledge gaps and research opportunities.

This summary presents economic development-related research gains, gaps and opportunities gathered by the Canadian Polar Commission in fulfillment of its mandate to monitor and communicate polar knowledge in Canada and around the world. It is focused on the Canadian North, comprising the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut, during the seven-year period beginning with the International Polar Year (IPY) in 2007. The following observations are organized under recent advances and knowledge gaps and research opportunities. They are based on semi-structured interviews with northern housing research experts and practitioners, which have been supplemented and validated with both peer-reviewed and ‘grey’ literature. Recent advances and knowledge gaps pertaining to Arctic shipping, search and rescue, and oil spill management are covered in the summary on communications, infrastructure and transportation systems"--Abstract and methodology.

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Department/Agency Canadian Polar Commission.
Title Economic development in the Canadian north
Subtitle recent advantages and remaining knowledge gaps and research opportunities.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "March 31, 2014." Caption title.
Date 2014.
Number of Pages 56 p.
Catalogue Number
  • R104-8/2014E-PDF
Subject Terms Northern Canada, Economic development