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Ken Coates

public policy analyst, commentator on Aboriginal affairs, northern specialist

Dr.Ken Coates is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School in Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute. He has published extensively on Aboriginal issues in Canada and internationally, higher education policy, regional economic development (focusing on the Arctic and sub-Arctic), and the commercialization of science and technology.