CEN would like to thank the outgoing director, Dr Najat Bhiry, for all the hard work she accomplished during her two consecutive mandates as CEN Director from 2012 to 2018. This includes securing a large CFI grant to construct CEN`s ninth research station in Kangiqsualujjuaq, which opened last summer for research and community involvement. We wish Prof Bhiry, who will remain active in CEN’s activities, the best of success in her future endeavours.
Dr Richard Fortier, professor at the Department of Geology and Geologic Engineering (ULaval) took the director’s position at the beginning of last month. Prof Fortier has been an active CEN member for many years now, and possess a vast experience of the North. Please join us in wishing him a smooth transition in his new role as CEN’s director!