Katherine E. Todd is a Senior Editor and former Junior Research Fellow at the NATO Association of Canada. They are currently pursuing a master's of public policy and working as a research assistant at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, serving a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Naval Reserves, and volunteering as the Policy Chair for the Scarborough Southwest Electoral District Association and as a Junior Associate with the Consulting Careers Initiative at the Munk School. In 2022, Katherine was the host of a podcast called Voice Above where she’s interviewed expert guests about current affairs including the Governor General of Canada, a delegate at the Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum and North American and Arctic Defense Security Network’s Emerging Leaders Week, and a journalist for the Varsity Newspaper’s Comment, Arts and Culture, and Features sections. In May, she graduated with high distinction from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts with honours, specializing in political science and minoring in public law. Katherine's research interests are cyber, Arctic, space, and national security, privacy, property, and constitutional rights, group identity politics, migration studies, and intergovernmental relations in Canada. You can connect with Katherine at todd.ke@outlook.com or https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-e-todd/.
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Canada’s Need for a Comprehensive Arctic Strategy Amid Russian and Chinese Threats

Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?

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Food Security in Canada’s Arctic

Inequality, legacies of colonialism, and a lack of modern infrastructure cause residents of Canada’s Arctic to experience higher rates of food insecurity than the rest of the country. Canada needs to create a comprehensive Arctic strategy that addresses food insecurity, the factors contributing to it, and the growing international tension in the Arctic.

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A Guide to Canada’s Corrections System Infographic

How much do you know about Canada’s correction system? In this infographic Katherine E. Toddshares key facts about who is imprisoned in Canada, how many prisons and prisoners there are inthe country and how much jailing them costs, and what problems plague the system. Download here: The Canadian Corrections System

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Did you know… about the Arctic? Infographic

How much do you know about the Arctic? In this infographic Kate Todd shares what countriesare Arctic states, where the Arctic is, who lives in the Arctic, which industries are active there, ifthere are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic. Download here to view full infographic: Did you Read More…

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Quantum Computing Revolution: Risks and Prospects

Although quantum computing offers exciting new ways to predict, compute, and simulate data, their potential ability to decipher passwords make them an emerging threat to the security of individuals and states; the international ‘arms’ race for quantum technology raises questions about how to educate the public about these inventions and regulate them.