Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Mural added to entrance of WAG

As part of the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) Inuit Art Centre construction project, a wood structure has been installed to protect part of the...

NBAA awards presented at annual Conference

The 2018 Nunavut Trade Show & Conference took place September 18 to 20 in Iqaluit. Topics covered during this year’s conference included: business development...

Caribou and fish habitat studies receive funding

Three Wilfrid Laurier University researchers have received funding from the Government of the Northwest Territories to help answer important questions about environmental issues in...

Second Umiyaqtutt Festival a success

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, held its second Umiyaqtutt (Inuktitut for “Shipwreck”) Festival from August 25 to September 3. The 10-day Festival celebrations included Inuit traditions and...

New opera tours Northern Quebec

Members of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra travelled to Northern Quebec in September to bring their new tragic/comic opera, Chaakapesh: The Trickster’s Quest to audiences...

Paddlers join for 20th anniversary event

A world class wilderness event, the Yukon River Quest (YRQ) celebrated its 20th anniversary this year with a record number of teams entering the...

ICC Canada names new officers

Canada’s branch of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has a new president, Monica Ell-Kanayuk from Iqaluit, Nunavut. She was elected to the position July...

Shrimp market remains strong

In July, Makivik released the results from their 2017-2018 fishing year, announcing that prices for northern shrimp remain strong, they are increas­ing their market...

Inuit art finds new home

The Municipality of Cape Dorset and West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative are opening the Kenojuak Cultural Centre this September. This state-of-the-art community facility, visitor destination...

New wildlife area to come to the Dehcho

The Dehcho First Nations will sign papers this fall with federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna to finalize the agreement, which will establish Edéhzhíe as...