Press Releases

A re-write of Canada's glacial past: Dr. John England receives $50,000 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

Winnipeg, Manitoba – December 7, 2016 – The Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research has been awarded to Dr. John England, a respected expert in environmental change in the Canadian Arctic. Created in 2011, the Weston Family Prize recognizes leading Canadian experts whose research focuses on Canada’s northern environment and supports a better understanding of emerging climate issues.

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RBC Announces $500K Donation to WAG’s Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba – December 6, 2016 – The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the RBC’s contribution of $500K to the new Inuit Art Centre, as to support Inuit art and artists, and seal long-term partnerships with organizations aiming at bringing together academic excellence and professional careers in arts.

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ArcticNet Hosts Canada’s Largest Arctic Scientific Conference in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba – December 1, 2016 – Close to 700 leading Arctic researchers, students, indigenous leaders, policy makers, northern community members and private sector representatives will gather at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Winnipeg this December to address the numerous environmental, social, economical and political challenges and opportunities that are emerging from climate change and modernization in the Arctic.

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