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CANADA SPEAKS: Exploring what Canadians told us mattered to them about THE ARCTIC during our FOREIGN POLICY by CANADIANS deliberative democracy exercise

November 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm EST

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/canada-speaks-our-arctic-tickets-198354011187

The first event in the CIC’s new CANADA SPEAKS event series.


Lloyd Axworthy served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under PM Jean Chrétien. From 2004 to 2014 he served as president & vice-chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and as chancellor of St. Paul’s University College (U. of Waterloo) and is currently the Chair of the World Refugee & Migration Council.

Madeleine Redfern was the mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut from 2010 through 2019. Redfern graduated from the Akitsiraq Law School and was selected by outgoing Justice Louise Arbour to clerk under her replacement, Justice Louise Charron at the Supreme Court of Canada. Redfern is the Co-Chair with Gordon Munk Arctic Security Program.

Leah Sarson is an assistant professor of international relations in the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University. She is a fellow at Dalhousie’s Centre for the Study of Security and Development. Her work explores Indigenous global politics in the extractive resource sector. Her broader research interests focus on Canadian foreign policy, International Relations, gender, and the Arctic.

To find out how to attend the event in person, please email kevin.deveaux@gmail.com.

For more information about Foreign Policy by Canadians please visit our website: www.thecic.org.

We welcome the generous support of Davie Shipyards as the sponsor for this event.


November 8, 2021
6:00 pm EST
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Wayne Cross Rm, Dalhousie Student Union Building, Rm. 303
6136 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada


CIC Halifax Branch