Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Living Above & Beyond

Yukon fishers: Take note of changes to regs

The latest edition of the Yukon Fishing Regulations Summary is now available on the Environment Yukon website. There are some important changes to the...

Helping to expand an industry

Hoping they can eventually receive 100 per cent of the fish quota available in what is now a dwindling fishery on Great Slave Lake,...

Fishing quotas increased

Nunavut’s fishing industry is expecting a multimillion dollar boost in revenue over the next two years, thanks to an increase of turbot quotas. In March,...

Carving the sound of the frozen lake

De Beers was proud to host some of the finest ice carvers in North America at the annual Long John Jamboree in Yellowknife, Northwest...

Polar Bear quota challenged

Makivik Corporation has filed judicial review applications related to Polar Bear Quota decisions made by the Governments of Nunavut and Canada affecting the Total...

Nunavut Order of Canada recipients named

Two well-known Nunavummiut will be inducted into the Order of Canada this year. Award-winning recording artist and performer Tanya Tagaq Gillis of Cambridge Bay is...

Want to learn about northern politics and development?

The Institut Nordique du Québec, made up of Université Laval, McGill University and Quebec’s national institute for scientific research (INRS), will offer a seven-unit...

Quebec caribou continue to decline

Caribou are a mainstay of the traditional diet in Northern Quebec. However, in the last five years, the number of Nunavik's Leaf River caribou...

Adventurers to circumnavigate Bylot Island

In early April, the Bear Witness Arctic Expedition team will head North to Pond Inlet at the Northern tip of Baffin Island. Preparations are...

New Inuit-Crown partnership agreement signed

In February, the Government of Canada and Inuit leaders signed an agreement to launch a new Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee. The joint political body will help...