Monday, July 16, 2018

Tag: mar-apr-18

The Wild Beauty of Eclipse Sound

Spring on the Sea Ice During the 1920s, Canadian artist Lawren Harris travelled to the Eastern Arctic where he fell in love with the stark...

A Bird the Colour of Winter – From delicacy to...

Nunavut’s territorial bird confounds southerners and even some residents. English speakers routinely pronounce the p, which really is silent. And therein lies a tale....

Water Flows North

2017 Great Northern Canada Writing Contest Winners above&beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal, is proud to bring our readers the stories chosen as winners of the 2017...

My Sweat Lodge Prayers

2017 Great Northern Canada Writing Contest Winners above&beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal, is proud to bring our readers the stories chosen as winners of the 2017...

Nunavut Hitmakerz – Inspiring a new generation of artists

On a beautiful, crisp evening in March 2014, Thor Simonsen was sitting in his hotel room in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. He was visiting the...

Former president returns

Founding president of Makivik in 1978, Charlie Watt Sr. has returned to the organization as its new president, following the election this January. Originally the...

Funding would support goods destined to the North

In mid-2017, Transport Canada announced available funding for infrastructure projects that support the flow of goods and passengers throughout the Canadian transportation system. First...

Northern organizations receive generous gift

Eight teams from across Canada’s North were awarded a share of over $2.4 million for their innovative projects to improve the quality of life...

Infrastructure key to development

The Arctic should be explored respectfully. Such were the sentiments raised repeatedly during the many conference sessions, meet and greets, tradeshow discussions and evening...

Climbing barriers – Community-based pre-employment training in Nunavut

Finding work is tough for anybody, anywhere. It’s tougher if you’re young or lack experience, or if you have a visible or invisible disability,...