North America Analysis November 2017

The November edition of North America Analysis highlights key issues and looks at everyday life in America and Indigenous relations in Canada

Welcome to the November edition of North America Analysis. This comprehensive edition highlights several policy issues, including health, science, agriculture and energy.

Heading up this edition is a compelling interview with Deborah Thomas, from the US’s Library of Congress, who reveals the astonishing resource created by The NDNP and what it reveals about everyday life in America

In a thought-provoking piece, Chair of the NIMH Suicide Research Consortium at National Institute of Mental Health, Dr Jane Pearson. discusses suicide as a public health concern and addresses how it can be prevented and the contributing factors behind it

Turning to the subject of science, Angela K. Wilson and Carol A. Bessel from the Division of Chemistry (CHE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) both provide a fascinating insight into the future of chemistry.


In terms of this edition’s Canada articles, one very interesting example comes from Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett. The Minister details her key priorities concerning the advancement of Indigenous Affairs in Canada.

In addition, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, The Honourable Jim Carr shares his thoughts the potential of energy efficiency – the “invisible fuel”.

Added to this, Canadian agriculture has deep roots and the government is working to build a future for the next generation of farmers, writes Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay.

I hope that you find this edition insightful. I would certainly welcome any comments you have about this journal.


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