Nunavut land claim organization submits complaint to United Nations

Nunavut land claim organization submits complaint to United Nations

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. has submitted a formal complaint to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, stating that Canada has...
Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

The Quebec government has announced the creation of a task force to counter racism in the province, and Makivik Corp. has a suggestion for...
Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, says he intends to raise Nunavut’s borrowing limit by $100 million.The borrowing limit, which is set by the federal...
How thawing permafrost could resurrect long-dormant diseases

How thawing permafrost could resurrect long-dormant diseases

MOSCOW — In 2016, a 12-year-old boy died and more than 70 people were hospitalized in north-eastern Siberia after an outbreak of a bacteria...
Inuit Circumpolar Council backs Black Lives Matter movement

Inuit Circumpolar Council backs Black Lives Matter movement

The Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents more than 150,000 Inuit in Chukotka, Alaska, Canada and Greenland, said it stands in solidarity with all Black...
Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would cause long-lasting damage, study says

Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would...

When a team of Alaska scientists warned more than a year ago that seismic surveys for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal...
Russia accuses Arctic scientist of treason, passing secrets to China

Russia accuses Arctic scientist of treason, passing secrets to China

MOSCOW — State prosecutors have charged a prominent Russian scientist with treason after accusing him of passing state secrets to China, his lawyer said...
Denmark should support an Arctic military forum, a Danish think-tank says

Denmark should support an Arctic military forum, a Danish think-tank says

Denmark should respond to a growing great-power rivalry in the Arctic between the United States, China and Russia by seeking middle ground in which...
Canadian Coast Guard seeks COVID-19 tests for crew before Arctic operations begin

Canadian Coast Guard seeks COVID-19 tests for crew before Arctic operations...

COVID-19 prevention will be the “key focus” when the Canadian Coast Guard officially starts its icebreaking operations in the Arctic on June 22, its...
Swedish Sámi assembly receives funding to document history of racism

Swedish Sámi assembly receives funding to document history of racism

The Swedish government announced on Tuesday that it would fund Sámi-led preparations to establish a truth commission that will shed light on injustices against...