Defense expert slams Ottawa for ignoring North Warning System upgrade

Defense expert slams Ottawa for ignoring North Warning System upgrade

In a scathing article published on Jan. 14, James Fergusson, a defense expert, says the federal government is dodging the need to replace the...
Finnair expands its network across northern borders into Norway and Russia

Finnair expands its network across northern borders into Norway and Russia

Finnair, the national carrier of Finland, is taking advantage of its role as an important airline for Asian tourists heading to destinations inside the...
In a last move as PM, Russia’s Medvedev secured funding for the first Lider-class icebreaker

In a last move as PM, Russia’s Medvedev secured funding for...

On January 15, the same day he delivered his resignation, former Russian Prim minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a resolution allocating 127 billion rubles (€1.85...
The U.S. census is set to kick off in a remote Alaska Native village

The U.S. census is set to kick off in a remote...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — This year's once-a-decade official U.S. national population count will start in a small Alaska Native village perched on the tundra overlooking...
American forces withdraw from allied exercise in Arctic Norway

American forces withdraw from allied exercise in Arctic Norway

About 3,000 U.S. troops who were originally set to take part in Cold Response, a series of Norway-led winter drills in the Norwegian Arctic,...
Canada’s western Arctic waters are set to see better marine monitoring

Canada’s western Arctic waters are set to see better marine monitoring

By this spring, communities in Canada's western Arctic will have a better handle on just who is passing through their waters.From a geofence that...
A new performance collaboration brings Inuit myths to life on Canada’s national stage

A new performance collaboration brings Inuit myths to life on Canada’s...

As the lights dimmed in the Ottawa’s National Arts Centre theater on Friday, Jan. 10, a woman’s voice began to speak softly in Inuktitut....
To improve internet in northern Canada, $1 million is up for grabs

To improve internet in northern Canada, $1 million is up for...

Applications for the annual Community Investment Program from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s $1 million grant initiative will open today.Not-for-profits, charities, and researchers are...
The effort to oust Alaska’s governor gets court approval

The effort to oust Alaska’s governor gets court approval

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The campaign to oust Alaska's governor received court approval to proceed on Friday when a judge ruled that the allegations against...
Norway pushes forward on more oil and gas production

Norway pushes forward on more oil and gas production

The leader of the Norway's Petroleum Directorate, Ingrid Sølvberg, had reason to smile on Thursday as she presented The Shelf 2019, a report on...