Thursday, November 23, 2017

Living Above & Beyond

Inuit tradition alive and well at Ivakkak 2017

All 13 teams with 153 dogs began the 15th Annual Ivakkak 2017 race in Umiujaq, Nunavik, March 28. Community stops included Inukjuak, Puvirnituq, and...

Museum celebrates centennial with new Arctic exhibit

The Arctic’s rich natural diversity and its important connections to humans will be the focus of the newest permanent gallery at the Canadian Museum...

Fifth generation musher wins derby

The Canadian Championship Dog Derby is the main event at the Long John Jamboree that took place, this year, March 24-26 in Yellowknife, Northwest...

Seal imports exempted

The European Union (EU) has recognized the Inuvialuit qualify for an exemption to its ban on the importing of seal products. The EU’s realization...

Celebrating dark skies

The Annual Dark Sky Festival takes place this year from August 17-20, 2017. It is a celebration of the return of dark skies to...

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...