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Placer miner recognized for lifetime contributions to Beringian research

November 20, 2017 Placer miner Stuart Schmidt was recognized at the annual Yukon Placer Forum this past Sunday to honour his decades of support for Yukon palaeontology and Beringian research. Government of Yukon Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie Dendys presented the Yukon Beringia Research Award to Schmidt with the support of the Klondike Placer […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 20174 Views

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Survey of visitors to Yukon begins year-long tourism research project

November 01, 2017 The Government of Yukon launched its 2017–18 Yukon Visitor Exit Survey today. During the first phase of the research, interviewers will talk to Yukon’s visitors at hotels and the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport to learn about their time in the territory. The survey allows the government to estimate the number of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201712 Views

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Yukon fossils shed new light on scimitar cat history

October 24, 2017 Genetic evidence from Yukon fossils has helped uncover more about the history of scimitar cats over the last 50,000 years. Using radiocarbon dating and DNA samples from fossil bones, researchers are shedding new light on the evolution and range of these ancient predators. The data also raises new questions about when and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201711 Views

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U Arctic: Invitation to Contribute – OpenEd resource on Northern and Indigenous Health and Health Care

October 12, 2017 The UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education invites contributions for an open access, online resource on northern and indigenous health and health care. Topic suggestions can be submitted until November 1, 2017. Dear Colleague, I am writing to invite you to contribute to an Open Education Resource on Northern and Indigenous Health […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201727 Views

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New Resource Available: Webpage on Conducting Research with Northern Communities – UArctic

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the availability of a new webpage, Conducting Research with Northern Communities: Documented Practices and Resources for Productive, Respectful Relationships Between Researchers and Community Members. Scientific research in the Arctic necessitates good communication and cooperation with northern communities. This new webpage is a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201718 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201715 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Bains to make an important announcement concerning Northern Geoscience Research

Please be advised that the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) will make an important announcement related to geoscience research in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Yukon. Minister Bains will be available to media following the event. Media are required […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201721 Views

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Where is the body of John Franklin? Inuit historian thinks he knows – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 14, 2017 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS GJOA HAVEN , Nunavut _ The man who guided searchers to the wreck of John Franklin’s flagship may have one more surprise left up his parka sleeve. “I believe that Franklin is in a vault on King William Island,” says Louie Kamookak, an Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201718 Views

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One of the greatest Arctic legends: Undersea wreck to unlock secrets of Franklin – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 14, 2017 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS GJOA HAVEN , Nunavut _ A tiny dot of fuschia bobs livid against the deep blue Arctic sea at a GPS point known only to selected researchers and the few local hunters who guard it. Anchored somewhere in Wilmot and Crampton Bay off Queen […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201721 Views

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Statistics Canada – Fourth 2016 Census of Population release: Income

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017  – Next week, Statistics Canada turns its attention to money matters, as the agency focuses on the income of Canadians. As Canada marks its 150th anniversary, Statistics Canada will continue to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the 2016 Census results. Data on income will be published at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201734 Views

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