Friday, October 19, 2018

Winter fun in Long Johns

The last weekend of March, Easter weekend this year, offered the opportunity to bring the family out to visit the 5th Annual Long John...

2016 Arctic Winter Games Nuuk, Greenland

Hosted by 1,700 volunteers, the 2016 Arctic Winter Games were a success despite inclement weather delaying some of the events at the beginning while...

New droning operations in the works

A company in Iqaluit, Nunavut, is hoping to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones for more than recreational uses. Arctic UAV is hoping...

Health risks to be studied

The Arctic Council’s “One Health” project was highlighted at the Arctic Council meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 15 to 17, 2016. It’s a big, circumpolar...

Cold climate greenhouse technology focus of conference

The Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) and the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) organized the NWT CanGrow Greenhouse Technology Conference and the Greenhouse Tech Trade...

Yukon artists featured at festival

Canada’s Magnetic North theatre festival will run from June 9 to 18, 2016 in Whitehorse at the Yukon Arts Centre, in partnership with the...

Funding announced for National Historic Site

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, has announced $16.9 million over five years to...

Health, arts and recreation groups receive AIP funds

The 2015 Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) Awards Ceremony was held at the end of January at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, in conjunction...

Culture and business on display

The Northern lights Business and Cultural Showcase was held at the end of January at Ottawa’s Shaw Centre. It was a chance for all...

CMAPS promotes sealing industry

The federal government will provide $150,000 for the Certification and Market Access Program for Seals (CMAPS) to help promote Nunavut’s seal industry and open...