And we’re off….

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Monday, March 5, 2012

Montreal to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

This week the Eye on the Arctic team at Radio Canada International is off to Canada’s western Arctic. In previous years, Eye on the Arctic has travelled to Nunavut and Nunavik and focused on everything from art and language to a series of reports for our 2011 Arctic Health Seires.

This year, we’re spotlighting business and economy in the Canadian Arctic and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in communities in these remote regions.

We hope you stay tuned.

Write to Eilis Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

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Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn is a journalist and manages Radio Canada International’s Eye on the Arctic circumpolar news project. At Eye on the Arctic, Eilís has produced documentary and multimedia series about climate change and the issues facing Indigenous peoples in the circumpolar world. Her documentary Bridging the Divide was a finalist at the 2012 Webby Awards. Eilís began reporting on the North in 2001. Her work as a reporter in Canada and the United States, and as TV host for the Discovery/BBC Worldwide series "Best in China" has taken her to some of the world’s coldest regions including the Tibetan mountains, Greenland and Alaska; along with the Arctic regions of Canada, Russia, Norway and Iceland.

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