Nunavut Inuit are more likely to experience serious complications after surgery, a new study finds

Nunavut Inuit are more likely to experience serious complications after surgery,...

Inuit from Nunavut are 25 percent more likely than non-Inuit to experience complications in the first month after surgery, new research has revealed. The study,...
Diamond mines in Canada’s Northwest Territories are not a girl’s best friend

Diamond mines in Canada’s Northwest Territories are not a girl’s best friend

Almost three years ago, Canada's National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) released its final report and among its findings,...
A new Canadian policy recognizes Inuit Nunangat as a distinct region

A new Canadian policy recognizes Inuit Nunangat as a distinct region

A new federal policy recognizing Inuit Nunangat as a distinct region means Inuit will have a greater say in developments that happen in the...
Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

For the past quarter-century, the Arctic has been a unique zone of cooperation among the eight countries of the high north: Canada, Denmark, Finland,...
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...
How blending Inuit knowledge and western science has helped improve polar bear health

How blending Inuit knowledge and western science has helped improve polar...

Nanuk, the Inuktitut word for polar bear, is an iconic animal, capturing public imaginations and starring in international marketing campaigns. As nanuk has increasingly...
How about an ice-fishing week? A policy maker rethinks northern workplaces

How about an ice-fishing week? A policy maker rethinks northern workplaces

When Patricia Johnson-Castle began working for the Nunatsiavut government in 2019, it was an exciting but intimidating experience. She had two post-secondary degrees under her...
An Alaska scientist will fill the last vacancy at a key US Arctic research agency

An Alaska scientist will fill the last vacancy at a key...

President Joe Biden has appointed an Indigenous scientist from Alaska to the seventh and final seat on the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. Nikoosh Carlo, who...
Suspending participation in the Arctic Council is tragic, but right

Suspending participation in the Arctic Council is tragic, but right

On March 3, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States — sometimes called the “Arctic 7” or “A7” — announced that...
Nunavut drum dancers return from Greenland with stories, knowledge

Nunavut drum dancers return from Greenland with stories, knowledge

It’s tough for Sandi Vincent to decide what her favorite performance might have been at the Katuaq Katuarpalaaq drum dancing festival in Nuuk, Greenland...