Thursday, January 18, 2018

Living Above & Beyond

Nunavik’s 4th park inaugurated

Parc national Tursujuq was inaugurated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the park visitor pavilion in Umiujaq, Nunavik, at the end of October. Tursujuq is Nunavik’s...

Supreme Court of Canada decision reached

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of the original recommendation to protect 80 per cent of the pristine Peel watershed from...

Arctic research leader receives Lifetime Achievement award

Dr. Louis Fortier received a Lifetime Achievement award at the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Inspiration Awards Gala. Louis Fortier, Ph.D., is the Scientific Director of...

Arctic archaeology scholar receives award

Recognized as one of the world’s foremost scholars in Arctic archaeology, Dr. David Morrison is the recipient of the Massey Medal for his outstanding...

Makivik funding to support community initiatives

Makivik Corporation has announced $16.8- million will be allocated in support of many different community projects and new initiatives, due to solid returns from...

Seven nations sign historic agreement

An historic agreement between the seven Indigenous Nations that make up UPCART — the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table — was signed October...

North-South partnership brings art to new airport

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) partnered with the Government of Nunavut (GN) to create a display featuring Inuit art for the new Iqaluit International...

Nunavut’s potential showcased at annual gathering

The annual Nunavut Tradeshow and Conference was held this year from September 19 to 21 in Iqaluit with information sessions taking place between the...

NWT residents receive awards

The 2017 recipients into the Order of the Northwest Territories were inducted at a public ceremony held in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly...

Commemorating Arctic families

On September 7, a new public artwork was unveiled at the previous Southway Inn in Ottawa, Ontario, to commemorate the many years of service...