44th Parliament, 1st Session
(November 22, 2021 - Present)

Science and Research in Canada's Arctic in Relation to Climate Change

Last meeting: Thursday, June 13, 2024
On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, the Standing Committee on Science and Research adopted the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(i), the committee undertake a study on the science and research needs in Canada's Arctic in relation to the troubling effects of climate change and assess

i. the consequences and impacts of melting glaciers, rising oceans, thawing permafrost and unpredictable water levels, and other environmental phenomena throughout the ecosphere;

ii. whether Arctic and northern populations have the research infrastructure, tools and funds to participate in research; and

iii. if Arctic science and research collaboration is meaningfully conducted with local and Indigenous communities;

That the committee devote at least six meetings to this study and report its findings to the House; and

That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.


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