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Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Politics, Society

Gun control: More restrictions targeting wrong people?

(public comments are open and can be posted and read at the very bottom of page) Guns and gun control have long been a highly contentious issue in Canada. There are about two million licensed firearms owners in this country» 

Indigenous

Eye on the Arctic video archive: Do mobility devices in the Arctic need a rethink?

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North This week on Eye on the Arctic, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at mental health services in the North.  CAMBRIDGE BAY, Canada _ Recovering from knee surgery» 

Economy, Indigenous, International, Society

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the days before mass media reached the remote corners of Canada, before Twitter and Facebook, the art and artists of Canada’s Arctic were the main conduit for northerners to communicate their culture and communities to the rest of the» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Society

Grizzly Truth: trophy hunting, money, conservation, tourism

The Grizzly Truth. Yes it’s about bears, magnificent, huge, powerful bears. But they’re not the unpredictable killing machines so often portrayed, nor are there even that many of them left. A new documentary looks at the various myths, and the» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Indigenous, Society

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» 

Environment, Indigenous, International, Internet, 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» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Politics, Society

More bad news for caribou

The Cree of northern Quebec are asking the Quebec provincial government to stop all sport hunting of Caribou in the region in 2017-18. The recent summer survey of the Leaf River herd and fall classification census show a massive decline» 

Politics, Society

Quebec aboriginals oppose provincial gun registry

A vast northern area of the central province of Quebec extends into Arctic-like conditions. This enormous area of over 440, 000 sq km, is called Nunavik  (Great Land) in the local Inuit language.  Of the semi-autonomous region’s 12,000 inhabitants, about» 

Economy, Environment, Politics, Society

Caribou or development? Question debated in Arctic

For years there has been concern about the rapidly declining caribou herds across the country. According to World Wildlife Fund-Canada, The Bathurst herd in the Northwest Territories, (NWT) for example, has dropped from 472,000 individuals in 1987 to 35,000 in»