A round-up of stories that made headlines across the North this week.
A plunge in the world’s diamond market causes a mine in Canada’s eastern Arctic to suspend production.
The Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region takes place in Akureyri, Iceland this week.
Activists dressed like polar bears are arrested in front of Gazprom’s Moscow offices while protesting against Arctic drilling.
The government announces major investment in Sweden’s northern mining industry.
A special report asks the question ‘Do unprecedented Northwest Passage crossings do more harm than good?‘
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca