Thursday, April 19, 2018

Living Above & Beyond

“Find Your Power” at the 25th Arctic Winter Games

The sun swings slowly higher above the horizon, ticking down the time until the 2018 Arctic Winter Games begin. From March 18 to 24,...

Supporting NWT arts

In January, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced funding of $727,000 from the Government of Canada to three Yellowknife arts organizations: The...

Fabric give-away well attended

In 2009, Canada Goose, in association with First Air, established the Resource Centre Program to help bring raw materials necessary to create warm, reliable...

NWT Tourism awards presented

The 21st annual NWT Tourism Conference and Annual General Meeting was held in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, November 1 to 3, 2017. The conference stimulated dialogue...

New Arctic coast highway opens

The long awaited 137-kilometre Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway opened November 15, 2017 with celebrations taking place in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. Beginning in the morning at Inuvik,...

Commission recommends Inuit-controlled authority

After consultations with citizens in communities connected with the Pikialasorsuaq, the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an Inuit-identified,...

Historic fishing agreement signed

Arctic seas were once frozen year-round. But as climate change continues to reshape the Arctic, about 40 per cent of those waters were open...

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...