Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tag: mar-apr-17

Discovering possibilities in Canada’s Northern mining sector

Students in Canada’s North are getting the chance to experience some unique educational programming. Mining Matters, a Canadian charitable organization focused on raising Earth...

Our vision forward

Change has come to the Yukon. This past November, Yukoners voted in a new government for the first time in 15 years. As the newly...

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...

Arctic voyage – Awe-inspiring landscapes, wildlife and history

Text and photos by Dave Sandford In the summer of 2016, I was photographer in residence aboard One Ocean Expeditions ship. I met most of...

Climate warming leads to changes in river ice across the Yukon...

There is a long-standing tradition where locals bet on the timing of ice break-up on the Yukon River in Dawson, Yukon. On April 23,...

Nunavut Order of Canada recipients named

Two well-known Nunavummiut will be inducted into the Order of Canada this year. Award-winning recording artist and performer Tanya Tagaq Gillis of Cambridge Bay is...

Faces of the Franklin Expedition – From skulls and bones to...

Text and photos by Diana P. Trepkov Who are these crew members from the Lost Franklin Expedition? I had a very calm feeling working on members...

Bearable Encounters – In harmony with Canada’s nanuq

Text and photos by Alan G. Luke & Jacquie D. Durand One of the reasons the New York Times selected Canada as the #1 choice...

Want to learn about northern politics and development?

The Institut Nordique du Québec, made up of Université Laval, McGill University and Quebec’s national institute for scientific research (INRS), will offer a seven-unit...

Art Travel Program Northern style

Toronto’s Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is a power house cultural institution with a celebrated history of showcasing the most current, and often very...