Canada and the Arctic

Minister Aglukkaq Announces Canada Will Host 2015 Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit

Minister Aglukkaq Announces Canada Will Host 2015 Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced that Canada will host the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting on April 24 and 25, 2015, in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

PM launches construction of new Canadian High Arctic Research Station

PM launches construction of new Canadian High Arctic Research Station

Prime Minister Harper's participation in the groundbreaking ceremony for Canadian High Arctic Research Station launched the construction of this site in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, expected to open in July 2017.

Canadian leadership on international Arctic issues is undertaken by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development under the direction of Canada’s Senior Arctic Official.

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, with the support of other government departments with Arctic and North mandates, work together to set out a vision for Canada’s actions in the Arctic that is based on:

Canada's Arctic Council Chairmanship
Canada's Arctic Partners
Canada's International Arctic Partners

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