Sunday, December 16, 2018

NWT students to aid out-of-this-world project

Students in the Northwest Territories will soon be engaging in an out-of-this-world learning experience in the rapidly evolving nanosatellite market, helping to design, construct...

Fisheries receive funding

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) announced in May that it’s investing $2,067,770 in a four-year research project off the coast of Baffin...

Celebrating Spring

The Toonik Tyme Festival in Iqaluit is an annual celebration of Inuit traditions and return to spring. Sponsored by Arctic UAV, this year’s festivities...

What’s that in the sky?

In early April, the skies over the Nunavik community of Kangiqsujuaq were alive with colour as kite-skiers participated in the annual Kite Ski Championship. This...

Annual expedition to support research projects

On May 25, the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for its 14th annual expedition to Canada’s Arctic. The 2018...

Funding announced for Northern Airport upgrades

In May, Transport Canada announced an investment of more than $35 million to improve the flow of supplies to Northern communities, support economic opportunities...

Order of Nunavut recipients honoured

Betty Brewster and Ludy Pudluk received the Order of Nunavut honour in June at the Nunavut Legislature. Betty Brewster, a long-serving interpreter-translator, known throughout Nunavut...

Ashevak and Pitsiulak exhibit coming to AGO

“Tunirrusiangit” means “their gifts” or “the gifts they gave” in Inuktitut. It is also the name of a new exhibit by the Art Gallery...

Partnership empowers youth

On March 8, excitement ran high for students at Ulluriaq School in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, as they hosted the Gatineau-based charity I Love First Peoples...

Explore mysteries of lost ships in new exhibit

In May 1845, Sir John Franklin set sail from Britain in command of the most ambitious Northwest Passage expedition ever initiated by the Royal...