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Munk School and Gordon Foundation to release global poll on Arctic security

January 17, 2011

TORONTO, ON – The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation will be releasing their public opinion research on Arctic security at the first annual Arctic Security Conference on January 25.

The first of its kind public opinion research includes polling on perceptions of Arctic security in Canada (Territories and Provinces), the United States, Russia, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark.  The polling is supplemented with results from focus groups in Nunavut. The public opinion research was conducted by Ekos Research.

In addition to releasing the public opinion research, the Arctic Security Conference will feature speakers and panels providing expert, global perspectives on Arctic security including: Tony Penikett, Former Premier of Yukon, Drue Pearce, former President of the Alaska State Senate and Madeleine Redfern, Mayor of Iqaluit.

When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Time: 9:40 am – 12:00 pm (Public opinion research to be presented at 9:50 am)

Where: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place, Toronto
University of Toronto

To register for this event please click here
Please note that seating for this event is limited and registration is mandatory
Members of the media are asked to identify themselves when signing in at the event.
For more information, please contact:

Neil Desai
Director, Programs and Communications
Munk School of Global Affairs
416.946.5118
N.Desai@utoronto.ca

Munk School and Gordon Foundation to Release Global Poll on Arctic Security

Toronto, Jan. 17 – The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation will be releasing their public opinion research on Arctic security at the first annual Arctic Security Conference on January 25.

The first of its kind public opinion research includes polling on perceptions of Arctic security in Canada (Territories and Provinces), the United States, Russia, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark.  The polling is supplemented with results from focus groups in Nunavut. The public opinion research was conducted by Ekos Research.

In addition to releasing the public opinion research, the Arctic Security Conference will feature speakers and panels providing expert, global perspectives on Arctic security including: Tony Penikett, Former Premier of Yukon, Drue Pearce, former President of the Alaska State Senate and Madeleine Redfern, Mayor of Iqaluit.

When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Time: 9:40 am – 12:00 pm (Public opinion research to be presented at 9:50 am)

Where: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility

Munk School of Global Affairs

1 Devonshire Place, Toronto

University of Toronto

To register for this event please click here

Please note that seating for this event is limited and registration is mandatory

Members of the media are asked to identify themselves when signing in at the event.

For more information please contact:

Neil Desai –Director, Programs and Communications

Munk School of Global Affairs

416.946.5118

N.Desai@utoronto.ca