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Researchers want to hear Northern Manitobans' ideas about infrastructure needs and opportunities

Researchers want to hear Northern Manitobans' ideas about infrastructure needs and opportunities

Ian Graham

Thompson Citizen

Dr. Katharina Koch, a post-graduate researcher with the Northern Corridor Program, spoke with the Thompson Citizen of Thompson, Manitoba about the research team's up-coming visit to the region. Thompson is an important hub community in northern Manitoba and will host the program's first in-person engagement event on April 25.

 

Session being made available to Prince Rupert area residents to give opinion on several topics

Session being made available to Prince Rupert area residents to give opinion on several topics

Cael Maslin

CFNR News

Residents of the Prince Rupert region have the opportunity to put forth their views on a number of topics concerning infrastructure. Researchers are looking for input on such topics as road and rail transportation, power transmission, pipelines, telecommunications and internet service.

 

Prince Rupert and region invited to public engagement session for Northern Corridor infrastructure

Prince Rupert and region invited to public engagement session for Northern Corridor infrastructure

Norman Galimski

The Northern View

Associate Program Director Dr. Kent Fellows and Engagement Analyst Maham Aftab, of Cascade Projects, spoke with Norman Galimski of The Northern View newspaper about the CNC Research Program's up-coming virtual engagement session in Prince Rupert, BC on March 30th. Prince Rupert's status as a commercial port community, a BC Ferries hub, the western terminus of BC's Highway 16, and proximity to multiple proposed oil and gas projects make the community's perspectives on infrastructure planning and development of particular interest to the CNC research team.

 

Up North with Jonathan Pinto

Up North with Jonathan Pinto

Sarah MacMillan

Up North, CBC Radio

Staying connected is especially tough in Canada's remote and northern communities. There are often challenges with transportation, communications and utilities. Researchers at the University of Calgary are exploring whether there could be a better option, and they're looking for feedback from northern Ontarians. Guest host Sarah MacMillan spoke with Katharina Koch to find out about the Canadian Northern Corridor research program.

 

Research program looking for local input

Research program looking for local input

Timmins Today Staff

Timmins Today

A western Canada university looking into the concept of a northern corridor is reaching for local input. The University of Calgary's School of Public Policy is looking for input from Timmins-area residents on the Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program. The virtual event is being held on March 16 from 6-8 p.m.

 

Research Program looking for input from High Level residents

Research Program looking for input from High Level residents

Jordan Maskell

The Echo Pioneer

Program Director Dr. Jennifer Winter spoke with The Echo Pioneer, which serves the communities of northwest Alberta, about the Northern Corridor Research Program and the upcoming virtual community engagement session for High Level and the surrounding area. High Level is a major population and services centre in northern Alberta is an existing major crossroad, sitting at the intersection of the Mackenzie Highway and Provincial Hwy 58; the Mackenzie Highway is the only land link between Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

 

Is a northern Canada transportation corridor a realistic goal?

Is a northern Canada transportation corridor a realistic goal?

Peter Caulfield

Journal of Commerce

"Jean-Paul Rodrigue, author of the Canadian northern corridor [sic] special series report constraints in the Canadian transport infrastructure grid, says developing a northern corridor is not only expensive, there are fewer commercial opportunities than a similar corridor in southern Canada."

 

Potential Canadian Northern Corridor would present unique security challenges and opportunities, say researchers

Potential Canadian Northern Corridor would present unique security challenges and opportunities, say researchers

Ellis Quinn

Eye on the Arctic
A potential Canadian Northern Corridor (CNC) would present important economic advantages for Canada, but could also present security challenges, says a paper from The Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.