John Thompson

Managing editor, Arctic Deeply

John Thompson is managing editor of Arctic Deeply. He has spent more than a decade working as a journalist in Canada’s north. He most recently served as the editor of the Yukon News in Whitehorse, and prior to that worked as a reporter for the newspaper. He also worked as a reporter and assistant editor for Nunatsiaq News in Iqaluit, Nunavut. In these roles he won more than a dozen regional and national newspaper awards. His writing has also appeared in the Globe and Mail, and his takes on northern politics have been featured in broadcasts by the CBC, APTN and CTV. He currently lives in Kingston, Ontario, which he often finds too warm for his liking.

Most Recent Posts

Putin plays Mr. Nice Guy at Russian Arctic forum

Putin plays Mr. Nice Guy at Russian Arctic forum

By: /
March 31, 2017

In the face of growing concerns about Russia’s recent
demonstrations of military might in the Arctic, the Russian leader used a
conference in Arkhangelsk as a platform to present a message of peace and
cooperation. From our partners at Arctic