Sunday, September 23, 2018

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,...

NWT students to aid out-of-this-world project

Students in the Northwest Territories will soon be engaging in an out-of-this-world learning experience in the rapidly evolving nanosatellite market, helping to design, construct...

Fisheries receive funding

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) announced in May that it’s investing $2,067,770 in a four-year research project off the coast of Baffin...

Celebrating Spring

The Toonik Tyme Festival in Iqaluit is an annual celebration of Inuit traditions and return to spring. Sponsored by Arctic UAV, this year’s festivities...

What’s that in the sky?

In early April, the skies over the Nunavik community of Kangiqsujuaq were alive with colour as kite-skiers participated in the annual Kite Ski Championship. This...

Annual expedition to support research projects

On May 25, the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for its 14th annual expedition to Canada’s Arctic. The 2018...

Funding announced for Northern Airport upgrades

In May, Transport Canada announced an investment of more than $35 million to improve the flow of supplies to Northern communities, support economic opportunities...