Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Adventure & Tourism

Place of Frozen Waterfalls: Skiing Nunavut’s Katannilik Territorial Park

By Karen McColl Moments after awkwardly dragging my plastic orange “expedition” sled through the maze of jumbled pack ice and onto shore at the Itijjagiaq...

Expedition 2012 – Nain to Kangiqsualujjuaq

Before the expedition, I wondered how a 24-year-old would handle man hauling. Arctic travel requires patience and doggedness, not adrenalin.

Chasing The Char

For as long as I remember I’ve wanted to go to the High Arctic. The urge likely latent in the Murphy family DNA, I suppose. So Spring 2011 we began researching our journey.

Climate Adaptation Planning

Major effects of climate change in Canada’s Arctic are prominently featured in national news coverage. Recently, stories have surfaced about the pending disintegration of winter roads and the growing ozone hole hovering over Arctic land. The ongoing saga of the government’s plans to develop future oil and gas deposits also appears below headlines.