Nunavut MLAs approve $1.9 billion in spending as winter legislative sitting wraps up

Nunavut MLAs approve $1.9 billion in spending as winter legislative sitting...

After a nearly four-week run, including many long days, punctuated by a blizzard and a visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Nunavut’s MLAs adjourned the...
Alaska musher Pete Kaiser wins his first Iditarod

Alaska musher Pete Kaiser wins his first Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ended in a predawn close finish on the snow-covered streets of Nome on Wednesday,...
US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

Last month's federal budget signals that United States may soon be willing to spend more money on programs in the Arctic.The omnibus spending bill...
The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on hold until August

The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on...

Norwegian coastal authorities say it is safest to let a shrimp trawler stranded in the waters north of Svalbard since December 28 to remain in...
Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau apologizes for historic mistreatment of Inuit TB patients

Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau apologizes for historic mistreatment of Inuit TB...

Inuit in Iqaluit who listened to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologize Friday for the federal government’s mismanagement of the tuberculosis epidemic among Inuit between...
Women of the Arctic is now a nonprofit focused on gender issues

Women of the Arctic is now a nonprofit focused on gender...

A new organization devoted to bringing more focus to gender issues in the Arctic has taken a step closer to securing its future.Last month,...
Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel will get $17 billion in Chinese investment

Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel will get $17 billion in Chinese investment

HELSINKI — A train tunnel linking Helsinki with Estonia's capital Tallinn has got a provisional 15 billion euros ($17 billion) in financing from China's...
Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the Northern Sea Route

Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the...

The Russian government has elaborated a set of rules for foreign naval vessels sailing on the Northern Sea Route, according to Izvestia. The newspaper has...
Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Some of the last survivors of the doomed Franklin expedition may have met their demise at the hands of Inuit who they made the...
Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada's federal government has committed $20 million to help up to 15 communities in rural and Indigenous areas of Canada to reduce their dependence on...