A new exhibit at Iqaluit airport celebrates Nunavut seamstresses

A new exhibit at Iqaluit airport celebrates Nunavut seamstresses

Travelers passing through the arrival wing at Iqaluit’s airport this week will be among the first people to see a new art exhibit honoring...
Cruise ships and their passengers are headed back into Nunavut waters

Cruise ships and their passengers are headed back into Nunavut waters

There’s going to be more traffic in the waters around Nunavut this summer as international cruise ships return to the territory’s shores. They’re back after...
How a highway to the Arctic Ocean is changing a corner of Canada’s Arctic

How a highway to the Arctic Ocean is changing a corner...

Nearly two years after it opened in Canada’s northwest corner, the only public highway to the Arctic Ocean in North America is seeing a...
A draft law would offer Russians free plots of Arctic land

A draft law would offer Russians free plots of Arctic land

MOSCOW — Russians will be able to obtain plots of land in Russia's Arctic free of charge to build homes and set up businesses...
‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

Volunteers from around the world flew to the Faroe Islands in April to spend two days mending tourists trails around the country. The "Closed for maintenance, open for...
Nunavut artists will take a hit from this year’s Arctic cruise ban

Nunavut artists will take a hit from this year’s Arctic cruise...

Nunavut artists accustomed to selling their work to cruise ship passengers can expect leaner times ahead, following the decision by Canada’s transport minister, Marc Garneau,...
Canadian North air service reconnects Iqaluit and Kuujjuaq after a 2-year break

Canadian North air service reconnects Iqaluit and Kuujjuaq after a 2-year...

Two women crowd near a phone before they board a plane at Iqaluit’s airport. The woman holding the phone says she’ll see the person on...
More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

Arctic tourism is on the rise, including in one of the remotest parts of the north. Figures presented by the Russian Arctic National Park show that a total...
France’s Ponant announces the first purpose-built luxury cruise ship to take tourists to the North Pole

France’s Ponant announces the first purpose-built luxury cruise ship to take...

The French luxury expedition operator Ponant has signed contract with Vard Søviknes yard in Norway to build the world’s first non-nuclear cruise ship to...
A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit over a Canadian Arctic accident

A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit...

COPENHAGEN — A Russian state research ship was detained in a Danish port this week at the request of a Canadian cruise operator pursuing...