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A new northern lens




We exist for the purposes of: with the themes and objectives of the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario, 2011; • The development and promotion of proactive, evidence based and purpose driven policy Collaboration: Northern Policy Institute recognizes options that deepen understanding about the the value of multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary, unique challenges of Northern Ontario and and multicultur [...] The third section is a This paper proposes that another lens – the experiences survey of selected sectors and issues in other northern of northern regions elsewhere in Canada and in other jurisdictions, particularly those outside Canada, that countries – is needed and can shed new insight into the are of special significance to the north. [...] This definition of Northern Ontario is used by the Ontario Government, the Northern Minister’s Forum, and demonstrate the relevance of other jurisdictions to international organizations and researchers from other countries. [...] At risk of leading lives, The fragility and the importance of the northern generation to generation, characterized by environment is a focus of governments in all the world’s violence, alcohol abuse and cycles of personal northern regions, who all understand the importance of and social destruction…. [...] This recognition, including recognition of the unique nature, scale and significance of the Hudson Bay lowlands, reinforces the activities underway in the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to manage the northern environment and to deal with resource management issues of particular significance for Aboriginal people.



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