CSG West Canada Relations Committee

CSG West Canada Relations Committee

August 10, 2014

The CSG West Canada Relations Committee discussed the Arctic Council and its importance to both the U.S. and Canada. Members also discussed how states and provinces play a role in mitigating the effects of climate change, as well as in emergencies such as fires and floods, independently and collaboratively through memorandums of understanding and compacts. 

Speakers: 

Honourable Cal Dallas, Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations

Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, Vice Chair, Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Alain Houde, Quebec government representative in Los Angeles

 Download the presentation "Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change: The Quebec Cap & Trade Program" in PDF.

Tom Kurth, State of Alaska Chief of Fire and Aviation

Download the presentation "Cross Border Mutual Aid for Emergency Incident Management and Response" in PDF.

Senator Lesil McGuire, Co-Chair Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, and Representative Bob Herron, Co-Chair Alaska Arctic Policy Commission

 Download the presentation "Alaska Arctic Policy Commission" in PDF.