A round-up of stories that made headlines across the North this week.
Canada’s environmental watchdog says northern mines need to be more closely monitored.
Pressure is increasing on Finland to sign the UN’s indigenous rights treaty.
Norway’s foreign minister of defense will meet with her Russian counterpart in Moscow next week.
Russia backtracks on plan to place jet fighters on the Arctic island of Novaya Zemlya.
A new plan may improve internet service for rural Alaskans.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca