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Indigenous participation key to Arctic development, Inuit activist tells Economic Forum of the Americas

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North Full Inuit participation will be key to long-term sustainable development in the Arctic as well as helping the world confront the current climate crisis, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Music royalty celebrating Joni Mitchell’s 75th in Los Angeles

They’re rolling out the red carpet in Los Angeles this week for a Canadian icon. Joni Mitchell is celebrating her 75th birthday and artists including James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Seal, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall and Rufus Wainwright are» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International

A “National Seal Products Day” for Canada proposed

Almost two years ago, a Canadian Senator, Celine Hervieux-Payette, proposed creation of a National Seal Products Day in Canada The day was deliberately proposed for May 20, the day that marks the end of the seal hunting season in Canada» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Shipping, science and Shell: Arctic week in Review

On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories from Eye on the Arctic this week: -Shell’s pullout from offshore operations in Arctic Alaska continued to grab your attention this week, especially stories examining the» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Proposal for a Canadian nation-wide “seal products day”

A Canadian Senator wants to promote Inuit, and other community seal hunting here in Canada, in light of the ongoing difficulties caused by a European Union ban on seal products, and general public misconceptions about the seal hunt in this»