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Highlights/Newfoundland and Labrador

Indigenous

Food insecurity in Arctic Canada needs northern solutions, hackathon hears

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North Tackling food insecurity in Canada’s Arctic is a complex issue, but one thing is clear, solutions need to come from the communities affected, not from southern capitals, heard» 

Historic discovery about life on Earth found in Labrador

Did life on Earth begin in Labrador, or at least what is now called Labrador, part of Canada’s East Coast province of Newfoundland and Labrador? Could be. At least, until researchers find something older. In an article published Wednesday in» 

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Mental Health – Can community programs in Arctic Canada make the difference? (Video)

May 1-7 is  Mental Health Week across Canada. It’s an annual event organized by the Canadian Mental Health Association to help decrease the stigma around mental health and raise awareness about the hurdles people face when trying to get help.» 

Environment, International, Lifestyle, Society

A (fearsome) lesson in humility off Newfoundland

Funny how Mother Nature can throw us for loop, even–maybe, especially–when we think we have her figured out. The Strickland’s boat measures 5.5 metres, about the same size as an average orca. © Norman Strickland Norman Strickland of Burgeo, Newfoundland and» 

History, Indigenous, International, Society

From women’s leadership to children’s literature, website spotlights Labrador Inuit

It’s rare you can learn about everything from Labrador’s Inuit women leaders, to children’s Inuktitut literature, in just one place. But thanks to a new website launched this month, researchers, and those from the region, can now do just that. Titled»