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$7.4M CanNor funding for northern Canadian geoscience projects

Sep
16
2017
$7.4M CanNor funding for northern Canadian geoscience projects

In Nunavut, CanNor will invest $2,672,335 towards geoscience projects focusing on mapping, permafrost infrastructure and seabed analysis, along with the development and promotion of geosciences in Nunavut.

Nunavut funding comprises of:
CanNor: $2,672,335
Natural Resources Canada: $1,802,000
Government of Nunavut: $1,306,000
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: $860,000
ArcticNet: $180,000
Universities: $50,000
Total Funding (Nunavut): $6,870,335

Funding will support a series of projects in Nunavut, including:

  1. Geological Research for Responsible Natural Resource Development
  2. Mapping Climate Change and Permafrost
  3. Infrastructure Mapping
  4. Capacity building and public education

See Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Fostering geoscience research in Nunavut

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