Highlights / Sweden

Politics, Society

WWII relic: Swedish waters finally give up bomber wreck

It was August 1943 that a crew aboard a Canadian squadron bomber were sent on a dangerous mission over Germany. The large Handley-Page Halifax never made it back. The disabled plane crashed into the sea off the coast of Sweden» 

International, Politics, Society

Foreigners with Daesh: best to kill or reintegrate?

(posting comments open : to post or read comments-scroll to very bottom of page) As Daesh (ISIS) collapses, the risk- and fear- is that hundreds of radicalized foreign fighters will return to their home countries. Several Coalition countries have announced» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Arctic countries blast Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Politicians from many of the world’s eight circumpolar nations wasted no time lambasting U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “The richest nation in the world shows its negligence regarding the» 

International

Canada condemns ‘senseless’ truck attack in Sweden

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau strongly condemned an apparent terrorist attack in the Swedish capital that claimed the lives of four people and injured 15 people after a truck plowed into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Human records confirm climate warming science, (or vice versa)

A vast multitude of scientific studies from all over the world have been showing rapid warming and climate change since the industrial revolution. Now, an international research team has been poring over records of physical observations meticulously and continuously recorded» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous

Former Nunavut commissioner’s Swedish roots to be subject of documentary film

Nearly a century after Swedish explorer and fur trader Petter Norberg left his homeland for a life of adventure in Canada’s Arctic, his descendants finally reunited in Kugluktuk, Nunavut this week. Former Nunavut Commissioner Edna Elias, the great-grand-daughter of Petter Norberg,» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Arctic Profile : Doing business in Finnish Lapland

Arctic Profiles is an occasional Eye on the Arctic series where we check in with different Arctic regions to take the temperature of the current political, business or social climate. In this instalment, we’ve turned our attention to Arctic Finland.» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Alaska policy, oil exports and moose threats – Arctic week in Review

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North   On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week: – Alaska passes legislation outlining the state’s Arctic» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Immigration & Refugees, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Eye on the Arctic – Week in Review 11/21/14

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North   On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of the top headlines from Eye on the Arctic this week: – A Swedish military expert discusses Russia’s ‘psychological» 

International, Politics

Eye on the Arctic – Concerns over Canada’s Arctic Council chairmanship

Canada will take centre stage on northern issues when it assumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council from Sweden on May 15th. But already, some observers are voicing concerns about Canada’s two-year stewardship of the organization. Canada has stated that promoting»