Monday, November 20, 2017

Living Above & Beyond

The Project North Initiative

Friday, April 15, was a big, big day for the aspiring young hockey stars of Pond Inlet, Nunavut.

Qikiqtani Region Gains New Inuit Airline

With prospects for continued development and growth in the vast Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut looking bright, a new joint venture in the North was announced February 17, by several partners to form Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd.

How Cold Was It?

  A late January wind drops the temperature in Arviat, Nunavut, to a bone-chilling -56C and gracefully shapes the snow around the skeletons of four...

BHP Billiton’s Ekati Spirit Truly Special

March/April 2011 BHP Billiton’s stunning 78-carat, Ekati Spirit, fetched a remarkable $6M USD plus purchase price at the company’s February 14th Antwerp, Belgium hybrid...

Arctic Cruising Joint-Venture Announced

March/April 2011 Two well known and highly regarded Arctic adventure cruise companies, ADVENTURE CANADA and CRUISE NORTH EXPEDITIONS announced in February, their joint-venture initiative beginning...

Oil Giants Team up with Canada’s Coast Guard

March/April 2011 Like it or not, global demand for both oil and gas could make drilling in the High Arctic an economic priority. Better to gain...

Avataq Cup the Talk of the Kivalliq

March 2 sees the start of the 2011 First Air Avataq Cup Hockey Tournament. Hockey is serious business around the North with not only the...

Project North

Project North is a group of like-minded Canadians committed to enhancing and improving the lives of children in Canada’s North.

Sivurariaqnik

Iqaluit Campus, Nunavut Arctic College students, Sandra Bourgaize and Tina Quanirq at Sivurariaqnik. Nunavut youth from local high-schools and the college who attended the October...

Cruise of Another Kind

As Arctic cruises continue to gain in popularity, the number of ships and differing types of Arctic cruise adventure packages are growing to keep...