On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories from Eye on the Arctic this week:
– A report looks at the record number of citizens who lost their Finnish citizenship in 2014
-Shell’s Arctic drilling program makes headlines again this week after one of their ships is damaged in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands
-Arctic expert Heather Exner-Pirot looks at the importance of northern universities in the Arctic and asks the question: ‘But does Canada really need one?’
-Greenpeace warns of the dangers of Arctic drilling after a report suggests Canada is ill-prepared for oil disasters in the North
– A reporter quits a major Canadian newspaper this week, saying they stopped his research into a story questioning the details of the Franklin Arctic expedition
That’s all from us for this week. 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