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Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Canadian province of Quebec puts Arctic on international agenda

The Canadian province of Quebec included the Arctic as a top priority in its new international policy this month, but questions remain as to how this renewed focus will benefit northerners back home in the province. The new 10-year policy focuses» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Science and Technology

Q&A: Impact assessments in the Arctic – What Canada and Greenland can learn from each other

MONTREAL — A major conference on the challenges climate change poses for doing impact assessments,wound up in Canada on Friday. Delegates from around the world gathered for the four-day event, but the North got a day-long spotlight during the conference’s Arctic-Nordic forum on doing assessments» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International

Canada – U.K. Arctic music & policy show looks to build bridges

Ask the average person in the South what they know about the Arctic and things like ‘ice’ or ‘polar bears’ usually top the list. But a new radio show launched this month wants to help change that. Dispatch, from the Cold Front comes» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, Indigenous, Society

Arctic Art – In studio with Jimmy Kamimmalik

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – The art and artists from Canada’s Arctic are famous around the world. Starting in the 1960s, the print programs set up in Inuit communities like Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, Ulukhaktok (Holman) and Puvirnituq cultivated some of Canada’s» 

Environment, Health, Indigenous, Society, Work & Labour

VIDEO: Do mobility devices in the Arctic need a rethink?

CAMBRIDGE BAY, Canada _ Recovering from knee surgery isn’t easy for anyone, but for Jimmy Okhina Sr., living in Arctic Canada made it that much more of a challenge. The surgery took place in Yellowknife, the capital city of Canada’s Northwest» 

Animals, Environment, Indigenous, Society

Video: Arctic Hunting Now

On a recent Eye on the Arctic reporting trip to Nunavut, we ran into a young hunter named Robin Aupilaq Avaala. Or maybe more accurately, he found us. We were shooting a story in the Arctic Canadian community of Baker Lake,» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Military, Politics, Society

Climate, tourism and Obama’s big surprise: 2016 Arctic Year in Review

The end of the year is a time to take stock. Here at Eye on the Arctic, it’s also the time to check in with our bloggers, who’ve spent 2016 following and analysing Arctic news and events. In this 2016» 

Animals, Environment, Indigenous, International, Science and Technology

Video Documentary: How indigenous knowledge is changing what we know about the Arctic

Related stories from around the North: Canada:  Is climate change making the muskoxen sick on Victoria Island?, Eye on the Arctic Finland:  Sámi spokesperson urges respect for nature, Yle News Greenland: What the EU seal ban has meant for Inuit communities» 

Animals, Education, Environment, Indigenous, Science and Technology

Video: Gathering science in the Arctic

Earlier this month, Eye on the Arctic launched Part 1 of our documentary series Is climate change making the muskoxen sick on Victoria Island?, looking at how climate change is affecting the health of muskoxen in Canada’s Arctic islands and the»