On this week’s news roundup, we bring you some of your most-read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
-The Arctic is put back on the political agenda in the Canadian province of Quebec with the announcement of a northern development plan expected to generate billions of dollars in investment
-Arctic expert Mia Bennett looks at the economic and environmental challenges of building Canada’s Arctic highway in the Northwest Territories
-Alaska’s senate passes a bill laying out its official policy on the Arctic
-The March sea ice extent numbers are in, and it’s not looking good
-And in sports, an elite Arctic yacht race is planned for 2017
That’s all from Eye on the Arctic for now. We’ll be back on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca