Thursday, November 23, 2017

Tag: july-august-17

Report supports Inuit-led management of Pikialasorsuaq

Mary Simon, Minister Caroline Bennett’s Special representative, released her final report on the Pikialasorsuaq April 27. She recommends that Canada accept the Pikialasorsuaq Commission’s recommendation...

Northwest Passage trip includes special gift

To mark 75 years of diplomatic relations be­tween Canada and Norway, as well as the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Royal Norwegian Embassy presented...

Johnny & Billy Cain Outfitters – Fishing the Leaf River Estuary...

Living up North in Nunavik we often get to go fishing, but for most of us non-native, it is not every day we get...

Sharp-toothed giants of the ocean

Remarkably, there exists an animal species that has persisted since the dawn of the 1600s, a group of dark, slow-moving giants that live deep in...

New Indigenous exhibit opens

The Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec, unveils its new Canadian History Hall July 1, which includes exhibits on Canada’s Indigenous peoples. The Rossy...

Report says prepare for uncertain future

The State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity The State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report, released in May in Fairbanks, Alaska, at the Arctic Council ministerial...

Project North Stanley Cup 3.0 Tour

Project North is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Inuit families living in remote Arctic communities through sport and education. Nine...

Appreciating Inuit culture through art

Inuit art has long been a narrative expression, a way in which Inuit tell the stories of their lives and their communities. In many...

Summer Rendezvous – Gathering at Shingle Point

It is mid-summer on the Arctic Ocean and the sun will not set for another 40 days. I’m riding in a motorboat with the...

Reference tool helps shipping practices

A new World Wildlife Fund-Canada guide designed to help mariners in the Hudson Strait identify and avoid marine mammals was unveiled May 25. Mining, fishing...