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Swedish authorities to facilitate return of Sámi remains and objects

Swedish authorities to facilitate return of Sámi remains and objects

STOCKHOLM — Sweden said on Monday it would return the remains of 18 people to the Indigenous Sámi, and ask experts to facilitate handing...
Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

The Canadian Coast Guard and its seven icebreakers have finished their Arctic operating season and left the North, the federal organization announced in a...
The Arctic Report Card is a reminder that what happens in the Arctic affects the rest of the world

The Arctic Report Card is a reminder that what happens in...

In the Arctic, the freedom to travel, hunt and make day-to-day decisions is profoundly tied to cold and frozen conditions for much of the...
Murmansk terminates sister city relations with Akureyri

Murmansk terminates sister city relations with Akureyri

The Council of Deputies in Murmansk on Thursday unanimously voted to terminate the sister city agreement with Akureyri, Iceland's second-largest city, Interfax reports. The agreement,...
The Arctic is getting hotter and rainier, the latest report card says

The Arctic is getting hotter and rainier, the latest report card...

Seasons in the Arctic are shifting, and the region is getting hotter and rainier, according to an annual report card by the National Oceanic...
Greenland halts fisheries quota swaps with Russia

Greenland halts fisheries quota swaps with Russia

Tuesday last week, as discreetly as possible, Greenland delivered a highly unusual message to Moscow. Greenland will not use its fisheries agreement with Russia to...
Could a warming Arctic unleash the next pandemic?

Could a warming Arctic unleash the next pandemic?

As the land and waters of the Arctic warm — potentially releasing pathogens — and as more species migrate toward the poles in a...
Canada’s reconciliation council bill was not ‘co-developed’ with Inuit, ITK president says

Canada’s reconciliation council bill was not ‘co-developed’ with Inuit, ITK president...

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed says a federal bill to establish a national council for reconciliation was not “co-developed” with Inuit, and is...
Nunavut, NTI agree to share tuberculosis data

Nunavut, NTI agree to share tuberculosis data

The Government of Nunavut has agreed to share caseload data and other information about tuberculosis in the territory with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. The two parties...
Hundreds gather in Ottawa to celebrate Inuit culture

Hundreds gather in Ottawa to celebrate Inuit culture

An overcast afternoon in Ottawa couldn’t dampen the joyful atmosphere of International Inuit Day celebrations on Sunday. Around 300 people gathered in Annie Pootoogook Park...
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