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Indigenous, International, Society

Canadian Inuit leader Mary Simon presented with High North Hero award in Norway

Mary Simon will be returning to Canada from her trip to Norway with another award to add to her already impressive collection of honours that includes the Order of Canada and the National Order of Quebec. The Canadian Inuit leader» 

Indigenous, Politics

Inuit want exemption from registry of guns used for hunting

The Inuit of northern Quebec are once again saying they should be exempt from Quebec’s newly implemented long gun registry, that is hunting rifles and shotguns. They say they have distinct hunting rights under the James Bay and Northern Quebec» 

Talking about Indigenous people: news and reports from RCI

Read Radio Canada International recent reports on issues related to Indigenous communities, culture and rights. Inuit activist blasts Canada’s foot-dragging on dirty fuels ban in the Arctic By Levon Sevunts, Wednesday 11 April, 2018 Ottawa should to stop procrastinating and get on» 

Environment, Indigenous, Politics

Inuit activist blasts Canada’s foot-dragging on dirty fuels ban in the Arctic

Ottawa should to stop procrastinating and get on board with the proposed ban on the use of highly polluting heavy fuel oil by ships operating in the Arctic, says Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Inuit activist and author. The» 


Country food vs junk food : Eye on the Arctic video archive

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North. In today’s instalment, a video from our documentary archive. Country food, the land and sea animals harvested by Inuit, are the most nourishing foods in the Canadian» 

Health, Indigenous, Society

Canada vows to eradicate TB in the North

Just as a teenage boy is thought to have died from tuberculosis last weekend, the Canadian government has unveiled plans to eradicate active TB in the North by 2030. Tuberculosis is a preventable and curable bacterial infection that mainly affects» 


Inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wraps up hearings in Canadian Arctic

A Canadian inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wrapped up its hearings in Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut this week. Over three-days of testimony in the community of Rankin Inlet, witness after witness denounced the lack of services in» 

Environment, Health, Indigenous

Climate change increasing diseases in Arctic

New study implicates global warming in spread of disease including parasites. It’s a parasite that is widely spread around the world, and it has been found among high percentage of the Arctic population Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite known» 

Indigenous, International, Politics

Ottawa ready to discuss Inuit co-management of crucial Arctic habitat: minister

The federal government is ready to sit down with Inuit leaders to discuss the creation of an Inuit-managed protected area in a crucial Arctic habitat located in the waters between Canada and Greenland, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian» 


Eye on the Arctic video archive: Arctic Hunting Now

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 hunting culture in today’s Arctic The last time Eye on the Arctic was in»