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Environment, Politics

Canada sets up 7 new marine refuges off Arctic and Atlantic coasts

The federal government announced Thursday the creation of seven new marine refuges to protect vital habitat off Canada’s Arctic and northern Atlantic coasts. The new marine refuges off the coasts of Nunavut and Newfoundland and Labrador will cover a 145,598-square-kilometre swath» 

Arts and Entertainment

Eye on the Arctic Video Vault – In studio with Jimmy Kamimmalik

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North This week, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at printmaking in the North.  BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – The art and artists from Canada’s Arctic are famous around» 

Indigenous

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» 

Environment, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Google streetview maps high Arctic park

It’s remote, very remote. Quttinirpaaq National Park on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island. It’s so difficult to get to that barely 50 people visit each year.  It’s only 800 kilometres from the North Pole, and almost the furthest north» 

Indigenous

The importance of community-based mental health programs in the Arctic

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.  For many northerners in Canada’s remote Arctic communities, the obstacles» 

Society

Is hunting with drones ethical? Canada’s Yukon territory says ‘no’

The issue of drones and hunting has become an increasingly hot-button issue in many areas of rural Canada, but at least one of Canada’s northern territories has nixed the practice once and for all with new regulations that came into» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, Society

Museum shows young people’s videos of life in Nunavut

Indigenous youth from the remote, northern territory of Nunavut have documented their lives on video and 27 shorts are now on display at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. Most Canadians have not travelled to Nunavut and people who» 

Environment

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

This week on Eye on the Arctic, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at Arctic science. In an Eye on the Arctic project earlier this year, we explored the way Inuit communities in Canada are collaborating with scientists, pushing climate» 

Environment

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

This week on Eye on the Arctic, we’re dipping into our video vault for our second look at Arctic science. In an Eye on the Arctic project earlier this year, we explored the way Inuit communities in Canada are collaborating with scientists, pushing climate» 

Economy

How much does Inuit art contribute to the Canadian economy?

 When it comes to economic development in the Canadian Arctic, resource development dominates the headlines. But a recent report lays out in detail, just how much the Inuit arts economy contributes to the North, and to Canada as a whole. In 2015 alone, the Inuit art economy contributed $87.2»