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APECS Canada Logo webThe 6th Queen’s Northern Research Symposium will be held on Thursday April 12th, and broadcast as a webinar presentation by APECS. The three keynotes for this year’s event include:

  • Valerie Michaelson of Queen’s University (Department of Public Health Sciences and School of Religion),
  • Elyn Humphreys of Carleton University (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies), and
  • Daniel Fortier of Universite de Montreal (Department de Geographie).

The day also includes a variety of talks on reconciliation in Canada’s North, Arctic contaminants, and vegetation responses to the warming Arctic.

Participants can view the event for free from 8:30 am to 2:45 pm EST via webinar; register for the webinar here ( to receive an access link to the event. For those interested in this event but unable to attend, this presentation will be recorded and published on the APECS vimeo site ( at a later date. For more information about the Queen’s NRS, visit

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