Climate Change and Health Adaptation in Northern First Nations and Inuit Communities Program
Pan Arctic Results Workshop
February 8, 9, 10, 2011
Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada
Held in conjunction with the
Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health 2011 Annual General Meeting
Nobel Prize nominee and global leader on climate change and human rights Sheila Watt Cloutier delivered the keynote speech for the Pan-Arctic Results Workshop.
The Climate Change and Health Adaptation in Northern First Nations and Inuit Communities Program is a community-centred research initiative of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada. From 2008 to 2011, the program funded 37 projects throughout the Canadian North to monitor, discuss, develop, and participate in the process of adaptation and the health implications of a changing climate. The 2011 workshop brought these community researchers together for the first time to discuss their experiences, share their findings, and strategize for the future. The workshop was also held in conjunction with the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health annual meeting that will bring leading scholars, professionals, practitioners, and community advocates from across Canada to Ottawa to share their expertise and knowledge.