Northward Looking - A Strategy and a Science Policy for Northern Development: Science Council of Canada Report No. 26 [review]

  • K. de la Barre
Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic policy, Natural resources, Canadian Arctic


... The Council approached its study ... by (1) undertaking a review of past resource developments there and their related government policies and (2) commissioning five case studies, all dealing with large, recent projects involving non-renewable resources. It analyzes later the subject of Canadian control over the technologies used in northern development and the special problem of marine transportation of natural gas from the Arctic. ... the Science Council has produced an enormously interesting report which should serve to stimulate further analysis and discussion. ... the report's main conclusions come close to providing a reasonable and attainable northern development strategy for the forseeable future. ...