Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tag: jan-feb-18

Fabric give-away well attended

In 2009, Canada Goose, in association with First Air, established the Resource Centre Program to help bring raw materials necessary to create warm, reliable...

Martha Flaherty

A voice for the relocated Martha Flaherty’s landing on the beach at Grise Fiord, Nunavut, in August 2017 couldn’t have been more different than her...

Listening to the Silence of the Central Arctic Ocean

Throughout human history, the Central Arctic Ocean (CAO) has sat relatively undisturbed at the top of the world, protected by a perennial shield of...

An Apology for Reconciliation

On November 24, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to former indigenous residential school students in Newfoundland and Labrador, including Nunatsiavut Inuit. Recognizing and resolving...

NWT Tourism awards presented

The 21st annual NWT Tourism Conference and Annual General Meeting was held in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, November 1 to 3, 2017. The conference stimulated dialogue...

New Arctic coast highway opens

The long awaited 137-kilometre Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway opened November 15, 2017 with celebrations taking place in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. Beginning in the morning at Inuvik,...

Commission recommends Inuit-controlled authority

After consultations with citizens in communities connected with the Pikialasorsuaq, the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an Inuit-identified,...

Historic fishing agreement signed

Arctic seas were once frozen year-round. But as climate change continues to reshape the Arctic, about 40 per cent of those waters were open...

Inuit Carving – Sharing a culture’s stories

Carving has long featured in the culture of northern indigenous peoples in their production of weapons and utensils in a variety of materials. The...

To the “top of the world” with Google Street View

Canada’s national parks are gateways to nature, adventure and discovery and Quttinirpaaq is no exception. Quttinirpaaq National Park is the northernmost destination in Parks...