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LATEST NEWS

  • IPA Opportunities and Activities
    Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
    Upcoming conferences and IPA opportunities!
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  • CSA PLUS 4011.1 Technical Guide posted for Public Review
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Draft for the CSA PLUS 4011.1 Technical Guide: “Infrastructure in Permafrost: A Guideline For Climate Change Adaptation” is ready for public review.
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  • Winners of the CPA and CNC-IPA Student Bursaries!
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    The CPA and the CNC-IPA funded 11 bursaries to students attending the 18th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering / 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference in Québec City in August.
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  • Canadian Permafrost Association Award Winners!
    Sunday, May 05, 2019
    The first recipients of the CPA's Hugh M. French Award and Mackay Lecture have been announced!
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The CPA was founded in 2018 to bring together academics, practitioners, policy-makers, communities & indigenous organizations to help understand and address challenges.


  • Rising costs of infrastructure construction and maintenance on permafrost
  • Impacts of changing permafrost on ecosystems and food security
  • Development of landslides and other hazards on thawing permafrost
  • Release of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere as organic matter decomposes following permafrost thaw
  • Stability of housing constructed on permafrost
  • Changes in water quantity and quality relating to permafrost
  • Sustainable resource development in permafrost areas


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