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Environment, Indigenous

Inuit and Ottawa reach agreement in principle on Arctic marine conservation area

The federal government and the Inuit have reached another milestone in creating Canada’s largest marine conservation area in the northeastern part of the fabled Northwest Passage, officials announced Tuesday. The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), which represents approximately 14,000 Inuit in the» 

Environment, Politics

Ottawa and Inuit agree on boundaries for Arctic marine conservation area

Nearly five decades after Canada’s Inuit began their fight to preserve a unique marine ecosystem, the federal government, the Territory of Nunavut and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association announced Monday that they’ve reached an agreement on the final boundary for a»