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Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Nunavut’s environment department is warning people not to feed or approach polar bears. “Polar bears are dangerous and unpredictable so it is important to always...
‘Stopgap’ measures needed to prevent suicide, says Canada’s National Inuit Youth Council president

‘Stopgap’ measures needed to prevent suicide, says Canada’s National Inuit Youth...

“Stopgap” measures are needed in the short term to prevent suicides in Inuit communities, says the president of the National Inuit Youth Council. Brian Pottle...
‘Gifting it forward’: Iceland donates books to college, library in Iqaluit

‘Gifting it forward’: Iceland donates books to college, library in Iqaluit

The “world champions” of book publishing had a gift for Canada on Tuesday — books. Iceland’s ambassador to Canada, Hlynur Gudjonsson, gifted Nunavut Arctic College...
Pope again asks for forgiveness as tour ends in Canada’s north

Pope again asks for forgiveness as tour ends in Canada’s north

IQALUIT — Pope Francis again asked for forgiveness after meeting on Friday with residential school survivors in the Arctic territory of Nunavut, the last...
A fresh shipment ends Sanikiluaq’s fuel shortage

A fresh shipment ends Sanikiluaq’s fuel shortage

A new shipment of fuel has arrived in Sanikiluaq. Hudson Bay MLA Daniel Qavvik told Nunatsiaq News the shipment arrived Sunday. The community had been...
Pope to hold public event in Iqaluit outside Nakasuk School

Pope to hold public event in Iqaluit outside Nakasuk School

Pope Francis will hold one public event when he visits Iqaluit on July 29, according to a schedule released by the Canadian Conference of...
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...
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,...
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...
‘We’re ready when Ottawa’s ready’: Canada’s premiers await federal response on health care

‘We’re ready when Ottawa’s ready’: Canada’s premiers await federal response on...

The federal government has yet to respond to a request from Canada’s premiers for an increase in federal spending on health care, says Nunavut...
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