Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic Annual Workshop

Lay Summary 

A workshop and conference convening the Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA) research network, and welcoming northern partners and industry and community representatives from within Labrador and across the north. ReSDA’s primary mandate is to find ways to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of resource development for local communities, and the annual workshops support this goal by providing a venue for disseminating ongoing research and consulting with community stakeholders about future research directions. The workshop theme for 2014 was “Well-Being.” A workshop report is available at http://yukonresearch.yukoncollege.yk.ca/resda/knowledge-sharing/workshop....

Departments 
Labrador Institute
Funding 
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA, $19,000)
Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA, $11,000)
Communities 
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Themes 
Natural Resources
Industry Sectors 
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Start date 
2 Oct 2014
End date 
4 Oct 2014
Partner Organization 
Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic
Nunatsiavut Government;
NunatuKavut Community Council
Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs