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May, 2019 – Canada–U.S. joint emergency preparedness policy in the North American Arctic

May 30, 2019

On 30 May 2019 the Canadian Studies Center hosted five representatives, part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, to engage in a round table discussion on search and rescue in the North America Arctic. U.S. Department of State guests included Lieutenant Colonel Arthur R. Jordan, Search and Rescue, Royal Canadian Air Force; Michael Kendall, Nunavut Emergency Management Division, Government of Nunavut; Dr. Peter Kikkert, St. Francis Xavier University; Dr. Whitney Lackenbauer, Canada Research Chair in the Study of the Canadian North and Professor in the School for the Study of Canada at Trent University; and Dennis Stavrou, Iqaluit Health Services, Government of Nunavut.