Antarctic Institute of Canada

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The Antarctic Institute of Canada is a non-profit Canadian charity organization founded by former Antarctic researcher Austin Mardon in 1985.[1] Its original aim was to lobby for the federal government of Canada to increase the extent of Canadian research in the Antarctic. Today, its interests also include supporting "scholarly research and academic writing."[1] The institute has also provided research grants for some books published by Golden Meteorite Press, a publishing company also run by Austin Mardon. These books include A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland (2010)[2] and Dark Age Avengers (2010).[3]

History[edit]

The Institute was founded in 1985 by Austin Mardon in Lethbridge, Alberta. It is today operated by Austin Mardon in Edmonton, Alberta.[4] Since its original foundation, the Institute has increased its scope to include a variety of other topics, such as history, geography, and Canadian politics, among others.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Antarctic Institute of Canada". Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Corporate Site. Archived from the original on 29 July 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  2. ^ Mardon, Austin. "A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland". Google Books. Golden Meteorite Press. ISBN 9781897472088. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  3. ^ Chenard, Marcel. "Dark Age Defenders". Google Books. Golden Meteorite Press. ISBN 9781897480069. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Contact Us". Antarctic Institute of Canada. Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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