Consul General meets with Steven M. Partyka in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Proudly standing in his dental office in Iqaluit, Dr. Steven M. Partyka is ready to examine his next patient. Originally from New Jersey, Steven spent a few years living in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, before moving to move to Iqaluit in 2009 to run Arctic Circle Dental. Steven is often asked how someone from the northeastern ... Read More»

United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are proud to launch actions ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem. Read More»

NASA studies details of a greening Arctic

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover -- much of it Arctic tundra -- is looking more like landscapes found in warmer ecosystems. Read More»

Secretary Jewell, Minister McKenna Continue Conversation on Shared Priorities During Canadian Visit

In the lead-up to the North American Leaders Summit this summer, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today made her first official visit to Canada and met with the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna, to continue the momentum from Prime Minister Trudeau’s March 10 visit to Washington, D.C. on shared national ... Read More»

U.S.-Canada Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. Read More»

Consul General Lynne Platt Highlights U.S. Arctic Policy

The week of November 16, Consul General Lynne Platt attended two separate events focused on Arctic issues, discussing the role of the United States-Canada partnership in responsibly and sustainably developing the Arctic. CG Platt traveled from November 14-18 to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories for the Pacific North West Economic Region (PNWER) legislative legal assembly ... Read More»
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