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Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic cities’ forum

Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic...

Local leaders from 13 cities around the Arctic formally inaugurated the Arctic Mayors Forum at an event in Akureyri, Iceland, on Thursday to discuss issues...

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Canada’s federal election postpones Inuit benefits agreement for Franklin wrecks site

Canada’s federal election postpones Inuit benefits agreement for Franklin wrecks site

CAMBRIDGE BAY — Due to the timing of the upcoming federal election, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association says it has not been able to conclude...
Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

NATO’s northernmost country, with a direct border to Russia’s militarized Kola Peninsula relies heavily on allied reinforcements, but lacks capacity to join when its...
As sanctions uncertainty looms, Novatek considers bringing LNG transshipments back to Norwegian waters

As sanctions uncertainty looms, Novatek considers bringing LNG transshipments back to Norwegian waters

Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer Novatek is eyeing a potential return to Norway to transship liquefied natural gas from its Yamal LNG plant, following...
As Arctic shipping increases, Norway locates a new rescue base in Tromsø

As Arctic shipping increases, Norway locates a new rescue base in Tromsø

Presenting its state budget for 2020, the Norwegian government announced the location of a new search-and-rescue base will be Tromsø.Tromsø is clearly the best...
Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by 2030

Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by 2030

This federal election, three of Canada's major parties are vowing to end Nunavut’s reliance on diesel for power by 2030.Currently, all 25 communities in...