Monday, November 19, 2018

New opera tours Northern Quebec

Members of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra travelled to Northern Quebec in September to bring their new tragic/comic opera, Chaakapesh: The Trickster’s Quest to audiences...

Paddlers join for 20th anniversary event

A world class wilderness event, the Yukon River Quest (YRQ) celebrated its 20th anniversary this year with a record number of teams entering the...

ICC Canada names new officers

Canada’s branch of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has a new president, Monica Ell-Kanayuk from Iqaluit, Nunavut. She was elected to the position July...

Shrimp market remains strong

In July, Makivik released the results from their 2017-2018 fishing year, announcing that prices for northern shrimp remain strong, they are increas­ing their market...

Inuit art finds new home

The Municipality of Cape Dorset and West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative are opening the Kenojuak Cultural Centre this September. This state-of-the-art community facility, visitor destination...

New wildlife area to come to the Dehcho

The Dehcho First Nations will sign papers this fall with federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna to finalize the agreement, which will establish Edéhzhíe as...

Fabric program aids next generation of parkas

Eight months out of the year, it’s freezing or well below freezing in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, and that makes a parka compulsory. The warmest...

Comedy is coming to the Arctic!

It’s a proven fact that laughter makes us happier and more cheerful. So, the Alterna Savings Crack Up Comedy Festival, Ottawa’s premier charity Comedy...

Supporting anti-bullying and wellness

Influencers Motivating Influencers toured Canada’s Arctic in April and May featuring world renowned magician Brian Glow and his anti-bullying and wellness magic show. The...

New Fellows announced

Fifteen new Fellows are joining the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship Program. They are, from the Yukon: Luke Campbell, Ashley Carvill, Alysha Kufeldt, Kelly Panchynshyn,...