Category: Press & Mentions

Citation in Polar Law Textbook II

Yesterday, the Nordic Council of Ministers published its second collection of essays on polar law, Polar Law Textbook II, edited by Natalia Loukacheva, Nansen Professor of Arctic Studies at the University of Akureyri. In his contribution to the collection, entitled “Destiny or dream: Sharing resources, revenues and political power in Nunavut devolution”, Tony Penikett cited …

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Many thanks to Tom Fries

Many thanks to Tom Fries of The Arctic Institute in Washington, DC, for his generous coverage of my column in Northern Public Affairs over the past couple of months.  I especially appreciate his recent kind words: Anthony Speca’s writing this quarter for Northern Public Affairs has been an enormous pleasure to read, and a brief update to three of …

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Citation in National Post

My recent publication, “Nunavut,Greenland and the politics of resource revenues,” was cited in today’s National Post: All Nunavut governments have maintained that getting a share of the potential wealth from the territory’s rich deposits of gold, uranium, iron and other resources are the key to weaning itself off its abject dependence on federal transfers. Mining companies …

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Citation in Canadian Parliament hearings on natural resources

Yesterday, New Democrat MP for Vaudreuil-Soulanges Jamie Nicholls cited my recent article, “Nunavut, Greenland and the politics of resource revenues,” during a session of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources.  He was questioning two senior officials from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), Michel Chenier and Mimi Fortier, on resource-revenue sharing …

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