ArcticNet in the News

Nouvelles ArcticNet

Nouvelles ArcticNet - Année 2012

17 décembre 2012
CBC News – ArcticNet Network Investigator Kim Juniper presented at ArcticNet?s annual conference discussing Ocean Networks Canada?s new seafloor observatory located near Cambridge Bay.  Original article >>

16 décembre 2012
Petroleum News – As discussions resume regarding oil & gas exploration in the Canadian Arctic, ArcticNet?s collaboration with industry to collect environmental data in the Beaufort Sea is mentioned.  Original article >>

14 décembre 2012
Nunatsiaq News – Following the award of the first ever $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize to four teams during the ArcticNet annual meeting in Vancouver, Nunavut?s prize recipients are showcased.  Original article >>

14 décembre 2012
The Globe and Mail, GlobeAdvisor.com (December 15) – ArcticNet?s involvement in the $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize is mentioned following the award of the prize to four research teams.  Original article >>

14 décembre 2012
CBC TV News (Northbeat) – The winners of the $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize are discussed in this broadcast, highlighting the Thaidene Nene Initiative as well as Nunavut?s prize winners.  Original article >>

14 décembre 2012
Radio-Canada (Phare Ouest) – ArcticNet?s Myriam Fillion is interviewed at ArcticNet?s annual meeting about higher levels of mercury in the blood of Northerners.  Original article >>

13 décembre 2012
CBC News, Yahoo! News Canada – The four winners of the first ever $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize were announced at ArcticNet?s annual meeting in Vancouver.  Original article >>

13 décembre 2012
Radio-Canada (Phare Ouest) – ArcticNet Executive Director Martin Fortier is interviewed from ArcticNet?s annual scientific meeting in Vancouver.  Original article >>

12 décembre 2012
The Vancouver Observer – At the Vancouver Aquarium, ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber discusses the significant climate induced changes occurring in Arctic sea ice.  Original article >>

12 décembre 2012
Radio-Canada (Phare Ouest) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Thierry Rodon is interviewed about northern education as ArcticNet meets in Vancouver.

12 décembre 2012
Enviro Dad – The Vancouver Aquarium?s Eric Solomon discusses the changing Arctic as ArcticNet gathers in Vancouver for their annual meeting.  Original article >>

11 décembre 2012
Radio-Canada (Phare Ouest) – As ArcticNet meets in Vancouver, Scientific Director Louis Fortier discusses climate change impacts on Arctic ecosystems.  Original article >>

10 décembre 2012
Northern News Services – ArcticNet Network Investigator Chris Furgal is quoted on food security in the North as ArcticNet meets in Vancouver.

09 décembre 2012
Ottawa Citizen – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier is quoted in this article discussing ArcticNet?s upcoming annual meeting.  Original article >>

08 décembre 2012
Calgary Herald, Inside Climate News, Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, The Vancouver Sun, canada.com – ArcticNet?s Vincent L'Hérault is interviewed at the ArcticNet annual conference in Vancouver discussing the northward expansion of grizzly bear range.  Original article >>

07 décembre 2012
CNN (Channel3000, Click 2 Houston, Click On Detroit, KRDO, KTVZ, KXLY, Local 10, News4Jax, News8000) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Derek Mueller is interviewed regarding the breakup of Canada?s ice shelves prior to ArcticNet?s annual conference.  Original article >>

07 décembre 2012
L'Aquilon – ArcticNet?s annual meeting to be held in Vancouver is highlighted.

06 décembre 2012
Platts – ArcticNet?s collaboration with industry to collect data in the Canadian Beaufort Sea is mentioned in light of new developments with the National Energy Board for oil & gas exploration in the Arctic.  Original article >>

04 décembre 2012
Climate Central – ArcticNet?s Derek Mueller discusses the hazards of ice islands to shipping and drilling activities.  Original article >>

03 décembre 2012
The Vancouver Sun – The upcoming first-ever award of the Arctic Inspiration Prize at ArcticNet?s annual meeting is discussed.  Original article >>

03 décembre 2012
Globe2Go – Prior to ArcticNet?s annual meeting in Vancouver, Network Investigator Derek Mueller is quoted concerning the hazards of drifting ice islands to shipping.  Original article >>

02 décembre 2012
The Globe and Mail, AllVoices – ArcticNet?s Derek Mueller is quoted in a discussion about the impacts of drifting ice islands on shipping and offshore infrastructures.  Original article >>

01 décembre 2012
Canadian Geographic – In this article on the changing face of Canadian Arctic research, ArcticNet?s interdisciplinary vision for studying the changing Arctic environment is highlighted along with the critical support provided by infrastructures like the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, the Centre d?Études Nordiques, and the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen. Scientific Director Louis Fortier is profiled.  Original article >>

01 décembre 2012
The Vancouver Sun, The Toronto Telegraph – The Arctic Inspiration Prize, promoting science and action, will be awarded at ArcticNet?s upcoming annual meeting.  Original article >>

30 novembre 2012
Nunatsiaq News – This article highlights some of the findings of ArcticNet?s recently released integrated regional impact study for Nunavik and Nunatsiavut.  Original article >>

29 novembre 2012
Forbes – Network Investigator Michel Allard is quoted in this article examining the environmental and technical challenges of mining in Northern Québec?s permafrost.  Original article >>

15 novembre 2012
CBC Radio (Qulliq) – Following ArcticNet?s Iqaluit meeting, Network Investigator Trevor Bell is interviewed, discussing how the Network is working with Northern communities and organizations to tailor its research.  Original article >>

13 novembre 2012
Ottawa Life Magazine – After record shattering sea ice minimums in 2012 and increased deterioration of the Arctic?s ice shelves, research by ArcticNet Network Investigators David Barber, Derek Mueller, Luke Copland and Warwick Vincent is becoming even more critical.  Original article >>

01 octobre 2012
Marketwire, U.S. Politics Today – In this Fisheries and Oceans Canada news release regarding the dry dock repairs to the CCGS Amundsen, ArcticNet?s utilization of the vessel to conduct Arctic research is mentioned.  Original article >>

01 octobre 2012
Niagara This Week – The CCGS Amundsen?s dual role as a Coast Guard icebreaker and a research vessel for ArcticNet scientists is discussed after the award of the contract for repairs to the vessel.  Original article >>

28 septembre 2012
St. Catharines Standard – The CCGS Amundsen, whose research missions have included year-long overwinterings in the Canadian Arctic, will be undergoing repairs at Port Weller.  Original article >>

24 septembre 2012
Scientific American – Record-setting Arctic sea ice melt has scientists like ArcticNet?s Louis Fortier and David Barber speculating on the potential impacts to the globe?s atmosphere, oceans, weather patterns, climate, marine ecosystems and seabed methane reserves.  Original article >>

22 septembre 2012
NorthumberlandView.ca – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier is referenced in this article which calls on the federal government to take action in light of the rapidly melting Arctic sea ice cap.  Original article >>

21 septembre 2012
Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen – ArcticNet?s David Barber comments on the lowest ever recorded sea ice extent and the future with an ice-free Arctic.  Original article >>

20 septembre 2012
CBC News – ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber says that Arctic sea ice disappearance will provide clues on where climate change will take the rest of the planet.  Original article >>

19 septembre 2012
La Presse – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier discusses the critical state of the Arctic?s rapidly disappearing ice.  Original article >>

17 septembre 2012
CBC News – As the search for Sir John Franklin?s lost ships continues, ArcticNet?s David Barber surmises that a future with no summer sea ice in Arctic is approaching.  Original article >>

16 septembre 2012
Radio-Canada (Découverte) – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier is interviewed concerning climate change and the Arctic?s rapidly disappearing ice.  Original article >>

12 septembre 2012
CBC News – Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Arctic boundary debates will commence again in 2013; ArcticNet?s Michael Byers discusses sovereignty, and the battle for Arctic waters that are becoming steadily more accessible as sea ice retreats.  Original article >>

07 septembre 2012
Climate Central.org – The melting of Arctic sea ice is opening new transit routes both east and west; ArcticNet?s David Barber comments on the changes he?s witnessed firsthand in Canada?s northern waters.  Original article >>

01 septembre 2012
New Scientist – ArcticNet?s Louis Fortier, David Barber and Connie Lovejoy are quoted regarding the changes occurring to the Arctic ecosystem due to increasing ice loss.

01 septembre 2012
New Scientist – ArcticNet?s Louis Fortier and David Barber are quoted concerning the drastic melting of the Arctic sea ice.

30 août 2012
CTV News – ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber is quoted about the retreating Arctic sea ice as an international team of explorers sails through open waters in the Northwest Passage.  Original article >>

19 août 2012
Yahoo! Canada News – A summary of ArcticNet Network Investigator Michael Byers?s article on increased shipping in Canada?s Northwest Passage.  Original article >>

16 août 2012
The Chronicle Herald, CP24, Guelph Mercury, The Tyee – Unprecedented melting of the Greenland ice cap and other dramatic environmental changes are just the beginning according to ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber.  Original article >>

15 août 2012
The Globe and Mail – ArcticNet Network Investigator Michael Byers says that Canada is ill-prepared for the increase in cruise shipping traffic through its Northwest Passage.  Original article >>

08 août 2012
Nunatsiaq News – ArcticNet researchers are studying the massive ice islands created from the breakup of Greenland?s glaciers.  Original article >>

01 août 2012
Ottawa Life Magazine – The CCGS Amundsen?s impressive history of cutting edge Arctic research is showcased in this article which also highlights ArcticNet and the plethora of international scientists who have benefited from Canada?s world class icebreaker.  Original article >>

24 juillet 2012
e! Science News – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier is quoted regarding the appearance of warm-water plankton in the Arctic.  Original article >>

21 juillet 2012
The Globe and Mail – This article evaluates the various facets and viewpoints surrounding the development of a commercial fishery in the Eastern Canadian Arctic, with quotes from ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier.  Original article >>

25 juin 2012
Eurasia Review – ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber is quoted in this article examining Canada?s political and military policy in the Arctic.  Original article >>

21 juin 2012
The Telegram – At the NOIA conference in Newfoundland, delegates, including ArcticNet Network Investigator Michael Byers, examine the challenges facing industrial development in the North.  Original article >>

20 juin 2012
CBC – The Nunatsiavut government is using ArcticNet?s science expertise to determine how a planned hydro project will affect Northerners.  Original article >>

12 juin 2012
Ottawa Life – ArcticNet Executive Director Martin Fortier is quoted in this article discussing the outcomes of the April 2012 IPY conference. During the conference, Louis Fortier received an award for lifetime achievement in Northern research.  Original article >>

11 juin 2012
Canada.com, The Province – ArcticNet Network Investigator Michael Byers feels that Canada and Russia should take a joint stand on their Arctic shipping routes as the north becomes increasingly ice-free.  Original article >>

08 juin 2012
The Moscow Times – ArcticNet Network Investigator Michael Byers hopes that Canada and Russia will join forces concerning access to their Arctic sea routes.  Original article >>

08 juin 2012
ma.hu – ArcticNet researchers Jean-Éric Tremblay and Kevin Arrigo are quoted regarding the recently released research study on a massive plankton bloom under Alaska?s sea ice.  Original article >>

07 juin 2012
The First Perspective – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber is mentioned regarding the disappearance of Arctic sea ice in this article on Canadian Arctic security.  Original article >>

07 juin 2012
Science News – ArcticNet researchers Jean-Éric Tremblay and Kevin Arrigo are quoted in response to the discovery of a massive plankton bloom under new Arctic sea ice.  Original article >>

01 juin 2012
Canada Newswire, Digital Journal – In this press release following the congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, recipient of the Parsons medal of excellence in oceanography, Louis Fortier, is mentioned.  Original article >>

01 mai 2012
Agence Science-Presse – Scientific Director of ArcticNet Louis Fortier is interviewed about the role of ArcticNet and the CCGS Amundsen during the 2007-2008 International Polar Year, collaborations with the private sector and the future of Arctic research in the wake of the IPY2012 conference.  Original article >>

01 mai 2012
Press Release: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions – A new report by ArcticNet?s Rob Huebert et al. looks at the geopolitics of a changing Arctic.  Original article >>

30 avril 2012
Care2 – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber comments on the results of the IPY CFL system study and the impacts the changing Arctic is having on the Inuit.  Original article >>

29 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Les années lumière) – ArcticNet?s Louis Fortier and Jean-Éric Tremblay are interviewed from the International Polar Year conference in Montreal concerning the IPY-CFL system study, the effects of climate warming in the Canadian Arctic and resource development under the Canadian and Québec northern strategies.  Original article >>

28 avril 2012
Calgary Herald, Canada.com, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, The Vancouver Sun – Scientific Director of ArcticNet Louis Fortier is quoted in regards to the effects of modernization on Canada?s Inuit communities.  Original article >>

28 avril 2012
CBC Radio (Quirks and Quarks) – Executive Director of ArcticNet Martin Fortier is interviewed in the wake of the International Polar Year (IPY) conference in Montreal; discussing the important contributions made by Canada, ArcticNet and the CCGS Amundsen to IPY 2007-2008, and the future of Arctic science in Canada.  Original article >>

28 avril 2012
The Sun Times – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber is quoted regarding the results of the CFL system study during the 2007-2008 International Polar Year.  Original article >>

27 avril 2012
Manitoba Wildlands – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber is quoted in an article discussing the IPY Conference, the IPY-CFL study, and the proposed ban on commercial fishing in the Arctic.  Original article >>

27 avril 2012
Agence Science-Presse – Scientific Director of ArcticNet Louis Fortier is quoted from the IPY conference in Montréal regarding the need to better communicate science to the public.  Original article >>

26 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Chez nous le matin) – In the wake of the IPY2012 conference in Montreal, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses how sea ice reduction is affecting Arctic ecosystems and CO2 flux and the potential for commercialization and development in the north.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
Le Courrier du Saguenay – Scientific Director of ArcticNet Louis Fortier will be the keynote speaker for the opening of next week?s meeting of the Quebec Association for Energy Management.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
Canada Newswire, Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal), PR Newswire – Dr. Louis Fortier was awarded the $50,000 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research for his work on the impacts of climate change with ArcticNet and the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
Canadian Business, Winnipeg Free Press – Results from a survey concerning attitudes on the Arctic conducted by the Churchill Northern Studies Centre were released, along with the award of the Weston prize for lifetime achievement in northern science to ArcticNet Director, Louis Fortier.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
La Presse – Scientific Director of ArcticNet, Louis Fortier, who was awarded the $50,000 Weston prize, speaks about eventually transforming ArcticNet into an international institute for polar research and the long future ahead for the research vessel CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
La Presse – ArcticNet Network Investigators David Barber and Jean-Éric Tremblay are quoted regarding the CFL system study, the largest Canadian research initiative to take place during the International Polar Year.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (C?est bien meilleur le matin) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses the impacts that melting sea ice and potential development are having on the Arctic?s ecosystems.  Original article >>

25 avril 2012
Indian Country Today Media Network – From the IPY conference in Montréal ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber is quoted regarding the IPY-CFL study in an article describing how traditional and scientific knowledge are helping to advance research on climate change.  Original article >>

24 avril 2012
Eye on the Arctic – Executive Director of ArcticNet Martin Fortier discusses the new $1 Million Arctic Inspiration prize announced during the International Polar Year 2012 conference in Montreal.  Original article >>

24 avril 2012
Montreal Gazette (24 & 25 April) – ArcticNet Network Investigators David Barber and Tim Papakyriakou discuss findings of the Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) System Study conducted from the CCGS Amundsen during the International Polar Year.  Original article >>

24 avril 2012
La Presse – ArcticNet Executive Director Martin Fortier and Network Investigator Michel Allard are mentioned in this article about the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic regions and the recently announced $1 Million Arctic Inspiration Prize.  Original article >>

24 avril 2012
Le Monde – ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier is quoted concerning the proposed ban on commercial fishing in the Arctic.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Canada Newswire, Digital Journal, Yahoo! Finance – Martin Fortier comments on ArcticNet?s involvement in the new $1 Million Arctic Inspiration prize announced during the International Polar Year 2012 conference in Montreal.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
CBC, Eye on the Arctic (24 April), Alaska Dispatch (28 April) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber discusses the changing state of Arctic sea ice and his findings from the Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) System Study conducted onboard the CCGS Amundsen during the International Polar Year.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Bank Note Reporter, Numismaster.com – The release last month of Canada?s new $50 bank notes featuring the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen was celebrated at a ceremony in Quebec City attended by ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Canada.com, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, The Province – The photo caption with this article quotes ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber regarding the 15-month research study conducted by the CCGS Amundsen as part of the International Polar Year.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Le réveil) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses results and recommendations following the International Polar Year and his research on Arctic biological productivity onboard the CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Jour de plaine) – At the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay is interviewed for his perspectives on Arctic resource exploitation, the implications of a more accessible Arctic, Arctic ecosystems, and the next step in bringing research into action.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Le café show) – From the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses Canada?s expertise in Arctic science and the importance of understanding the social, environmental and economic impacts of climate change.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Phare Ouest) – From the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses Canada?s political, economic and environmental interests in the Arctic as well as his own research on Arctic ecosystems.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (Bon pied, bonne heure) – ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay is interviewed from the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, discussing the transformations occurring to Arctic ecosystems.  Original article >>

23 avril 2012
Radio-Canada (L?heure de pointe) – From the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay talks about the importance of studying the Arctic environment before evaluating its present transformation and any potential impacts of future exploitation.  Original article >>

22 avril 2012
Canada.com, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber is quoted concerning the changing Arctic ecosystem in reference to the moratorium on industrial fishing in the Arctic supported by over 2000 scientists.  Original article >>

22 avril 2012
OceansNorth.org – ArcticNet Network Investigator Dr. David Barber is quoted in regards to the recently released letter urging Arctic leaders to ban commercial fishing in the Arctic until further research can be conducted.  Original article >>

21 avril 2012
le Soleil – In this special insert highlighting Université Laval?s commitment to Arctic research, ArcticNet, the CCGS Amundsen, and their partner organizations are presented.  Original article >>

21 avril 2012
Le Monde – Several of ArcticNet?s researchers are highlighted in a special segment on Arctic research at Resolute?s Polar Continental Shelf.  Original article >>

20 avril 2012
Mining.com – At the IPY Conference in Montréal, ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber talks about diminishing sea ice in the context of the opening of the Canadian Arctic to resource exploitation.  Original article >>

19 avril 2012
CBC – In light of the upcoming International Polar Year conference taking place in Montreal, Network Investigator Dr. David Barber discusses the dramatic changes occurring in the Canadian Arctic.  Original article >>

19 avril 2012
Université Laval Communiqués de Presse – Scientific Director of ArcticNet Louis Fortier as well as researchers from ArcticNet and the CCGS Amundsen will be representing the Arctic research efforts of Université Laval at the upcoming International Polar Year conference in Montreal.  Original article >>

19 avril 2012
Marketwire, Melodika.net – (Media Advisory) As part of the International Polar Year conference in Montreal, conference organizers, ArcticNet and the Canadian Coast Guard will welcome members of the media for a tour onboard the CCGS Amundsen that will be docked at the Science Centre during the week.  Original article >>

18 avril 2012
Embassy – Duane Smith, co-Chair of the ArcticNet Board of Directors discusses how the Arctic Council can continue to benefit from the input of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, and Canada?s opportunity to be at the forefront as Chair of the Arctic Council from 2013-2015.  Original article >>

11 avril 2012
National Post – ArcticNet Network Investigators Whitney Lackenbauer, Rob Huebert and Michael Byers are quoted in regards to Canada and Denmark reaching an agreement on the partition of Hans Island.  Original article >>

01 avril 2012
Canadian Geographic – A special insert to the April edition of the magazine entitled, ?Field Guide to Arctic Ice? presents several of ArcticNet?s photos and includes information provided by ArcticNet?s researchers.

29 mars 2012
The Canadian – Canada?s new $50 polymer bank note features the CCGS Amundsen, a research icebreaker equipped with state-of-the-art equipment which allows ArcticNet researches to access the remote Arctic.  Original article >>

27 mars 2012
Canada.com, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, The Province – The new $50 polymer bank note featuring the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen was released at a ceremony at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Québec City.  Original article >>

27 mars 2012
Vancouver Sun – The new $50 polymer bank note featuring the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen was released at a ceremony at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Québec City.  Original article >>

27 mars 2012
Winnipeg Free Press – The new $50 polymer bank note featuring the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen was released at ceremonies across the country, including at the University of Manitoba. The University?s Arctic researchers use the vessel to conduct science as part of the ArcticNet program.  Original article >>

27 mars 2012
The Globe and Mail – ArcticNet project leader Michael Byers comments on the fate of Canada?s ice-breaking fleet in the wake of the release of the new $50 bill featuring the CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

26 mars 2012
Bank of Canada Press Release, Canada Newswire, Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal) – The release of the new $50 polymer bank note featuring the CCGS Amundsen was officially announced at a Bank of Canada ceremony at the Coast Guard base in Quebec City. ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier attended the event celebrating Canada?s commitment to the Arctic and northern communities.  Original article >>

26 mars 2012
Winnipeg Free Press – A ceremony at the University of Manitoba?s new Sea-ice Environmental Research Facility will be held on March 26th for the release of the new $50 bank notes featuring the research ice-breaker CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

26 mars 2012
The Chronicle Herald – The release of the new $50 polymer bank note featuring the CCGS Amundsen was celebrated at the Canadian Coast Guard college near Sydney, NS. A video depicting the event at the Coast Guard base in Quebec City features ArcticNet Scientific Director Louis Fortier.  Original article >>

26 mars 2012
The Globe and Mail – The Bank of Canada released the new $50 polymer bank note featuring the Arctic research vessel CCGS Amundsen at an event at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec City.  Original article >>

21 mars 2012
Advisor.ca – The Bank of Canada will release its new $50 polymer bank notes featuring the Arctic research vessel, CCGS Amundsen on March 26th after a ceremony at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Nova Scotia.  Original article >>

21 mars 2012
Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal), Sys-Con Media – Coinciding with the release of the new $50 bank notes on the 26th of March, the Bank of Canada will be holding a media event at the Coast Guard base in Quebec City featuring the CCGS Amundsen and a presentation by ArcticNet director Louis Fortier.  Original article >>

21 mars 2012
CHCH – The Bank of Canada will release its new $50 polymer bank notes on March 26th after a ceremony at the Coast Guard base in Quebec City featuring the Arctic research vessel CCGS Amundsen.  Original article >>

10 mars 2012
CBC Radio (Quirks and Quarks) – ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber discusses research being conducted in collaboration with Gary Stern and Feiyue Wang concerning the relationship between Arctic ice formation and mercury in the atmosphere which eventually enters the northern food web.  Original article >>

05 mars 2012
The Manitoban – The opening of a new Sea-Ice Environmental Facility at the University of Manitoba through a project led by Feiyue Wang, Tim Papakyriakou, David Barber and Soren Rysgaard in collaboration with the CCGS Amundsen will help researchers understand the melting of polar sea ice and its subsequent effects on the Arctic climate, atmosphere and ecosystem.  Original article >>

01 mars 2012
University of Manitoba Newsroom – ArcticNet researchers David Barber, Feiyue Wang, Gary Stern, Jeffery Latonas and Matthew Asplin will be releasing a study examining the relationship between new ice formation and increased contaminants in the Arctic environment.  Original article >>

28 février 2012
Winnipeg Free Press – Amidst aggressive moves to increase Arctic shipping by some countries, a delay in the release of a mandatory Polar Code defining shipping regulations in the Arctic has been announced. Michael Byers says the real problems will arise when shipping routes extend even further north to unregulated waters.  Original article >>

18 février 2012
Le Soleil – Louis Fortier, Scientific Director of ArcticNet, feels that the CCGS Amundsen should be a representative symbol of Quebec City?s northern persona.  Original article >>

13 février 2012
Nunatsiaq News – ArcticNet Network Investigator Thierry Rodon discusses how Inuit traditions are being used to build local business in the face of Northern modernization and economic development.  Original article >>

13 février 2012
Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun – A recent article by Michael Byers and his PhD student published in the journal: Ocean Development & International Law, examines the Canada-US maritime boundary claim extending from the Beaufort Sea and beyond and how particularities in the dispute may mean that Canada will share a border with Russia.  Original article >>

09 février 2012
Global Brief – Michael Byers believes that Canada and Russia have a lot to gain by adopting a joint position on their northern waterways, especially when dealing with the US. Dwindling sea ice, a result of climate change, is opening both the Northwest Passage and the Northern Sea Route to commercial shipping traffic and threatening both countries? internal waters claim.  Original article >>

09 février 2012
Winnipeg Free Press – A new Sea-Ice Environmental Facility recently opened at the University of Manitoba will allow researchers like Feiyue Wang to study the formation of sea ice in conditions which simulate those of the Arctic without having to travel far from home.  Original article >>

02 février 2012
Radio-Canada – The replacement of the CCGS Amundsen?s engines will have an impact on ArcticNet?s marine program in 2012. Martin Fortier is quoted regarding the Network?s options for conducting research on other Coast Guard vessels.  Original article >>

31 janvier 2012
CBC – The CCGS Amundsen will be dry-docked in Quebec this year, causing ArcticNet to move some of its marine science program to other vessels. Martin Fortier and Yves Gratton discuss the impacts for ArcticNet researchers.  Original article >>

30 janvier 2012
Toronto Star – The CCGS Amundsen is out of service until early 2013, resulting in changes to ArcticNet?s marine science program for 2012. Martin Fortier and John Hughes Clarke discuss the impacts for ArcticNet researchers.  Original article >>

29 janvier 2012
Calgary Herald, Nunatsiaq News, Times Colonist, The Vancouver Sun, The Windsor Star – Martin Fortier, John Hughes Clarke and Keith Levesque are quoted in reference to the repairs needed to the CCGS Amundsen's engines and the subsequent impact to ArcticNet?s marine program in 2012.  Original article >>

28 janvier 2012
The Globe and Mail – In a letter to the Editor, ArcticNet?s Michael Byers explicates that changes in weather patterns are an indicator of climate change and the effects of the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to these changes.  Original article >>

10 janvier 2012
CBC News – ArcticNet Network Investigator David Barber discusses how the slow formation of sea ice in Hudson Bay is affecting the feeding habits of the region?s polar bears.  Original article >>

05 janvier 2012
CBC (Video) – Dave Barber speaks to CBC about climate change impacts to weather patterns in Manitoba and the human influence in amplifying these changes.  Original article >>

05 janvier 2012
Le Soleil – After the recent publication of his article in Geophysical Research Letters, ArcticNet Network Investigator Jean-Éric Tremblay discusses the effects melting sea ice is and isn?t having on primary production in the Arctic.  Original article >>

03 janvier 2012
Al Jazeera – Michael Byers expounds on Russia, Arctic superpower since the Soviet era. Nowadays, the Russians are keen on cooperation, forming new collaborations with the international community for seabed resource development and utilization of the ice-free Northern Sea Route as a commercial waterway.  Original article >>

01 janvier 2012
Ottawa Life – Executive Director of ArcticNet Martin Fortier discusses the upcoming International Polar Year conference where Scientific Director Louis Fortier will be a keynote speaker.