A round-up of stories that made headlines across the North this week.
Permafrost worries spur the government of Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut to prepare a permafrost guide for homeowners
Finland’s Talvivaara mining company plans a major expansion of its operations in Sotkamo in eastern Finland.
The decision to cut sports like curling, figure skating, short-track speed skating, midget hockey, dog mushing and gymnastics at the 2016 Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland is not going over well in some Arctic regions.
Orthodox Bishop lakov of Naryan-Mar, Russia sends off a blessed capsule designed to sanctify the North Pole.
Nine airports in Sweden’s North are guaranteed continued funding despite changes to state subsidies.
Shell scales back its oil drilling goals for the year in waters off the Alaskan coast.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca