Nunavut’s government has spent $5M to cope with November’s ransomware attack

Nunavut’s government has spent $5M to cope with November’s ransomware attack

The Government of Nunavut has so far spent just over $5 million to deal with the ransomware attack that knocked out its computers on Nov....
The dream of an Arctic railway fades as Sami herders signal ‘veto’

The dream of an Arctic railway fades as Sami herders signal...

There are few green lights on the track towards a possible new railway supposed to link shipping of cargo from Asia, via the Arctic,...
Two more Nunavut communities revive their traditional names

Two more Nunavut communities revive their traditional names

Two Nunavut communities will officially make the switch back to their traditional names, Nunavut’s community and government services minister announced on Feb. 27.Lorne Kusugak...
Parks Canada recovered more than 350 new artifacts from the Franklin expedition wreck HMS Erebus in 2019

Parks Canada recovered more than 350 new artifacts from the Franklin...

New discoveries from the ill-fated 1845 Sir John A. Franklin expedition add to a growing story about what happened to two vessels.The expedition’s ships, the HMS...
Northern affairs minister hints at more housing money for Nunavut

Northern affairs minister hints at more housing money for Nunavut

The implementation of the Liberal government’s new Arctic and northern policy framework likely means that Ottawa will have to put more money into housing...
Trump’s 2021 budget includes more funding for icebreakers, other Arctic priorities

Trump’s 2021 budget includes more funding for icebreakers, other Arctic priorities

The Trump administration's $4.8 trillion proposed 2021 U.S. budget was released Monday, and it includes funding for several Arctic-related initiatives. Key among these are...
European Commission holds meeting to discuss Inuit exception to seal product ban

European Commission holds meeting to discuss Inuit exception to seal product...

Representatives of Greenland, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut descended upon Brussels last month for a meeting with the European Commission to discuss the future...
An Arctic treaty has been rejected by the region’s leaders. Again

An Arctic treaty has been rejected by the region’s leaders. Again

Blame Mikhail Gorbachev. In 1987, during the waning days of the Cold War, the final leader of the Soviet Union suggested that the Arctic,...
‘Death sentence’: Indigenous groups shine a spotlight on Canada’s homelessness crisis

‘Death sentence’: Indigenous groups shine a spotlight on Canada’s homelessness crisis

MONTREAL — Nakuset was tired of waiting. So, when the Indigenous activist noticed a spike in deaths among Montreal's homeless population, many of them...
Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg attended a protest Friday in Jokkmokk, in northern Sweden.Thunberg attended the rally, which fell on the day after National Sámi...