Tuesday, August 14, 2018

On-the-land programs receive funding

On-the-Land Collaborative, an initiative whose partners include local Indigenous governments, Tides Canada, the NWT government and private industry, announced a $1-million grant to distribute...

Ivakkak mushers finish race despite weather woes

With a day’s late start, Nunavik’s annual dog team race left the Ungava coast community of Tasiujaq on March 20. Inclement weather would continue...

Art of Labrador Inuit to be showcased

Nunatsiavut is home to the world's most southerly population of Inuit who live above and below the tree line. The Inuit artists and craftspeople...

Funding would support goods destined to the North

In mid-2017, Transport Canada announced available funding for infrastructure projects that support the flow of goods and passengers throughout the Canadian transportation system. First...

Former president returns

Founding president of Makivik in 1978, Charlie Watt Sr. has returned to the organization as its new president, following the election this January. Originally the...

Northern organizations receive generous gift

Eight teams from across Canada’s North were awarded a share of over $2.4 million for their innovative projects to improve the quality of life...

Infrastructure key to development

The Arctic should be explored respectfully. Such were the sentiments raised repeatedly during the many conference sessions, meet and greets, tradeshow discussions and evening...

Road to Tuk looks for support

An all-weather gravel road now joins Tuktoyaktuk, affectionately known as Tuk, to the rest of North America. After decades of planning, the final 138-km...

“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...