Friday, November 22, 2019

New monument celebrates 20 years of NLCA

On July 9 in Iqaluit this year, Nunavut Day was celebrated with a special commemoration ceremony to mark the 20 years since the birth...

Tradition meets modern in Vanishing Point

The Ottawa premiere of the 2011 NFB film took place in April at the Museum of Nature.

A Very “Special” Match

For Noah Ooloonie Papatsie of Iqaluit, Nunavut, the phone call he received one “ very amazing” day last October could hardly have been more...

Ice of a Different Kind

    Norway is recognized globally as a progressive, well-adapted, successful Arctic nation. And, as Norwegians are fond of telling, from an historical point of view...

Species Under Threat and of Special Concern

Not as dramatic an announcement as some environmentally conscious persons might have wished, but certainly heartening news for all those who continue to warn...

Four Organizations Share Arctic Inspiration Prize

The first (annual) Arctic Inspiration Prize of one million dollars made possible by a generous endowment from the S. and A. Inspiration Foundation (co-founders...

Camel bones found North

Ellesmere Island, the fossil-rich area of Canada’s High Arctic, has yielded yet another treasure. Thirty small fragments collected by palaeobiologist Natalia Rybczynski have turned...

Tuinnaq Kanayuk Bruce, 1925-2012

The Kivalliq has lost a treasure. But her legacy will be cherished forever.

The challenge of abundance

The snow goose population is showing few meaningful signs of slowing down.

Operation Northern Reach trains in the NWT

Royal Canadian Air Force took to the skies over the Western Arctic.