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Arts & Entertainment, Indigenous

Canada’s diversity and mix of cultures reflected in top music prize – Part 1

Two weeks ago, I was telling you about the 2020 digital edition of the Juno Awards, celebrating the most popular Canadian artists and singles of the year. This week, we are discovering another series of singers and songwriters that were »

Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous

Northerners want caribou calving grounds protected: WWF

Populations of barren-ground caribou in Canada’s Arctic are plummeting to the point they may never recover, says Brandon Laforest of World Wildlife Fund Canada. And a poll conducted by Environics Research suggests that 87 per cent of residents of northern »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Wolves vs caribou and jobs

Mill town fears logging restriction to save caribou will kill the town It’s a very tough decision for all involved. The provincial government in west coast British Columbia along with environmental groups and First Nations are very concerned about the »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Oil vs caribou: Canada concerned about incomplete US report

Arctic refuge drilling proposed U.S plans to allow oil and gas exploration in parts of Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuge. However, that area is used by a large migrating herd of caribou which travels between Canada and the U.S. Of particular »

Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous

Canada sued for failure to protect caribou habitat

Environmental and Indigenous groups have filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government for failing to protect the critical habitat of five boreal caribou herds in the western province of Alberta. These animals are in decline across Canada mainly because of »

Society

Could it be Santa’s reindeer, asks trucker

A truck driver in the eastern province of Newfoundland and Labrador encountered a herd of about a dozen caribou on the highway, posted a video of them along with the comment, “I think Santa’s reindeer’s are lost on the west »

Environment & Animal Life, Politics, Society

Urgent call to save northern Ontario caribou

A group of environmental organisations has come together in an open letter urging the federal government to act quickly to save two small herds of boreal caribou. The letter blames provincial mismanagement for the herds decline. Ecojustice on behalf of »

Environment & Animal Life, International

Caribou will be repatriated to Canada after failed initiative

The only six mountain caribou remaining in the lower U.S. states will be brought to Canada because their numbers are not enough to sustain a herd. ‘What extinction looks like’ “This is what extinction looks like, and it must be »

Indigenous

Arctic Indigenous food culture takes the day at international cookbook awards

Each week, Eye on the Arctic brings you news and views from around the North A book showcasing the recipes of  Indigenous peoples from across the Arctic took the day at the Gourmand International Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China. EALLU »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Conservation groups concerned about the state of Canada’s Species at Risk Act

Seven environmental groups are applauding a new government report on the state of conformity to the Species at Risk Act. At the same time they are very concerned about what the report states, especially concerning woodland caribou and habitat. Anna »