Research: A Day in the Life

Heather BrouwerBlog

After a stint as a Research Technician with the CNSC, Joni Reimer returned as the Research Coordinator in December of 2022

Researcher Feature: Olivia Maillet

Heather BrouwerBlog

Bird researcher Olivia Maillet in the field near the Churchill Northern Studies Centre

MSc candidate in Environmental and Life Sciences in Dr. Erica Nol’s lab at Trent University whose focus species are the Stilt Sandpiper and the Short-billed Dowitcher

Giving Tuesday is here

Heather BrouwerBlog

It’s Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global movement that encourages people to rally behind the organizations they believe in (for instance, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre). Today, we want to spotlight the importance of our facility to researchers, and how your support really makes a difference for subarctic science. Our Campaign If you are able to give financially, maybe … Read More

Join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Heather BrouwerBlog

Join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! It’s here — the Great Canadian Giving Challenge has begun! This month, we are asking you to join the challenge and help the CNSC continue to support subarctic science by making a donation of $3 or more. Every dollar really does count! The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is a month-long initiative to help registered … Read More

How CNSC is supporting beluga conservation efforts

Dylan McCartBlog

beluga underwater

How CNSC is supporting beluga conservation efforts A multi-year study of beluga whales in the Churchill River estuary led by Oceans North will continue this summer as part of an effort to establish a National Marine Conservation Area in the region.  And for the second year in a row, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre’s science team will participate in collecting behavioural data … Read More

#RocketGreensMoms deliver new van

ProgramCoordinatorBlog

#RocketGreensMoms deliver new van   February 24, 2022 Linda Basler and Jo-Anne Joyce met for the first time earlier this month. Less than a week later, they went on an epic road trip together: a 1,300-kilometre adventure from Winnipeg to Churchill. “We really hit it off,” says Jo-Anne. “We just got on like a house on fire.” Their journey wasn’t … Read More

Celebrating 4 Years of Rocket Greens Part 2!

Program AssistantBlog

Interviewer: Fiona Rettie, Sustainability TechInterviewee: Carley Basler, Rocket Greens operator and Sustainability Coordinator Looking back –  four years of growth The blizzard that hit Churchill on Dec 16, 2021 kept the CNSC staff at home as winds gusted to 90 km/h, creating drifts that made Launch Road impassable. Our sustainability team of Carley, Fiona, and our science technician Dani sat around their kitchen … Read More

Celebrating 4 Years of Rocket Greens! Part 1

Program AssistantBlog

Interviewer: Fiona Rettie, Sustainability Tech Interviewee: Carley Basler, Rocket Greens operator and Sustainability Coordinator Fostering community connections  The blizzard that hit Churchill on Dec 16, 2021 kept the CNSC staff at home as winds gusted to 90 km/h, creating drifts that made Launch Road impassable. Our sustainability team of Carley and Fiona, and our science technician Dani sat around their kitchen table … Read More