Topic: Canada Studies

Does Québec Need the Arctic Council?

September 6, 2017

Posted by: Monick Keo


At the 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly, in front of more than 2,000 participants from 50 countries, Philippe Couillard, premier of Québec, highlighted the province’s commitment to Arctic matters, stating, “We

Ships and Ice Don’t Mix

August 9, 2017

Posted by: Monick Keo


Imagine sailing on a vast open ocean with 100 miles between you and the closest small community. Help is sometimes days away, a terrifying prospect given the harsh and unforgiving

No PAME No Gain for Indigenous Groups

August 7, 2017

Posted by: Monick Keo


We all know the Arctic is melting. What is not clear is whether indigenous rights are disappearing alongside it. The retreating ice has attracted interest as new shipping routes and