Re-supply and Emergency Response in Arctic Resource Development Applications for Lighter-Than-Air Technologies

By: Barry E. Prentice, Director and A.J. Phillips, Professional Affiliate Transport Institute, University of Manitoba Introduction The extraction of fossil fuels will form the basis of global energy needs for decades, regardless of advances in renewable energy sources. Moreover, petroleum resource development will be pushed further to the margins of human settlement, such as the […]

Is the Past the Future?

Published: Sunday, February 4th, 2007 Winnipeg Free Press By: Barry Prentice What if a new vehicle could pick up almost anything and transport it almost anywhere? What if this vehicle could fly goods over land or sea at the lowest energy costs and the least environmental impact? How would that change the world? About once […]

Airships and Ice Roads

Published: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007 Winnipeg Free Press Global warming forcing a re-think of how best to supply remote communities By: Barry Prentice MOST discussions of climate change, melting ice caps and global weather events are focused on measurement. The debate needs to shift to consider how we are going to cope with these changes. […]


December 22, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: As an affiliate of the Manitoba Métis Federation, the Louis Riel Institute is responsible to the Métis people of Manitoba to provide programs, resources and services related to advancing the education of Métis people and promoting the values, culture, heritage and history of Métis in Manitoba. ISO […]

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