From what this means for the bilateral relationship to the confusion over drilling, Heather Exner-Pirot breaks down this week’s announcement.
Managing Editor, Arctic Yearbook
Heather Exner-Pirot is the Managing Editor of the Arctic Yearbook. She is a member of the Board of Advisors for The Arctic Institute, an Editorial Board member with the Canadian Journal of Foreign Policy, a Board member with the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network, and an online commentator for Radio Canada’s Eye on the Arctic. She earned her PhD at the University of Calgary in 2011 and has held positions with the University of Arctic and the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development. She is currently a Strategist for Outreach and Indigenous Engagement at the University of Saskatchewan.
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While the Arctic Council plays an important role in northern governance, its mandate is limited, leaving space for regional forums to share some of the workload, writes Heather Exner-Pirot. From our partners at Arctic Deeply.
While the Trudeau government's attempts to re-establish relations with Russia on the Arctic file have been welcome, this past year has seen missed opportunities to provide leadership and strategic direction, write Heather Exner-Pirot and Joël Plouffe. From our partners at Arctic Deeply.
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