We work to reduce or eliminate contaminants in traditionally-harvested foods, and help individuals and communities make informed decisions on their food use.

Our Active Projects

Arctic Caribou

Contaminant Monitoring Program

Little Fox Lake

Persistent Organic Pollutants & Mercury Monitoring

Fish monitoring

Kusawa Lake and Lake Laberge

Looking for research?

We are constantly involved in a number of research and educational projects related to contamination in the North and its effects.

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NCP Call for Proposals


The Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) is now accepting funding proposals for 2017-2018. The deadline for proposal submission is 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

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Educator? We’ve got curriculum.

Contaminants concepts and examples presented in a context familiar to Yukon students and teachers.

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