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A Work in Progress: Completing the Devolution Revolution in Canada’s North By Ken Coates and Greg Poelzer

This report, co-authored by Ken Coates and Greg Poelzer, examines the process of devolution (the transfer of government power, authority, and resources from the national government to sub-national governments) and its implications for Canada’s North. While the authors note that devolution will empower the territorial governments, they also outline some of the challenges presented by the transformation.

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Greg Poelzer

Greg M. Poelzer

Executive Chair, ICNGD and Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar

Greg Poelzer is the Founding Director and Executive Chair
of the University of Saskatchewan International Centre for
Northern Governance and Development (ICNGD) and current Fulbright Arctic Initiative scholar. Greg is also the former Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the University of the Arctic and currently leads the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Governance. His research focuses on comparative politics and policy as it relates to northern regions and to Aboriginal-state relations.

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