Sunday, March 26, 2017

Living Above & Beyond

New Inuit-Crown partnership agreement signed

In February, the Government of Canada and Inuit leaders signed an agreement to launch a new Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee. The joint political body will help...

Revealing the secrets

Who is going to get the chance to visit Canada’s Northwest Territories this year? NWT Tourism is sharing 150 of the NWT’s secrets with...

Resource to help teach science in the NWT

Ecology North has announced the launch of a resource for teachers in the Northwest Territories to bring interactive, hands-on science-based knowledge and experiences to...

Save a language: Use an app

There aren't many Southern Tutchone speakers left in the Yukon, and it’s a language with several dialects. The Yukon Native Language Centre estimates that...

Irish take all at NWT Wade Hamer Challenge Hockey Cup

Around 1,500 people crowded into the Ed Jeske Arena on the afternoon of November 23 to witness the 32nd Annual Wade Hamer Challenge Cup...

IMO plans to prevent marine pollution

The International Maritime Organization’s Polar Code on the protection of polar waters, which comes into force in 2017, says “ships are encouraged not to...

Ensuring safe marine transportation in the Arctic

The Arctic will receive improvements to marine safety over five years starting in 2017 due to Canada’s new $1.5 billion Oceans Protections Plan, unveiled...

AIP winners announced

At ArcticNet’s 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, held in December in Winnipeg, Manitoba, three organizations came away with cheques from the fifth annual Arctic Inspiration...

Long-time fur designer opens retail store

Rannva Design held its Grand Opening in the heart of Iqaluit, Nunavut, on November 5, 2016 with a Winter Welcome Celebration Fashion Show. The...

New Arctic marine protected area created

A new marine protected area in Canada’s Arctic, located around the west side of Darnley Bay near Paulatuk has been created. Called Anguniaqvia Niqiqyuam,...