arctic news

Earlier
water tap
The Hamlet of Arviat, Nunavut, is under a boil water advisory until further notice. Meanwhile, an extended boil water advisory for Whale Cove, Nunavut, has been lifted. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
James Bay Eeyou School
Under the pressure of a teacher shortage, school boards in the North are putting unlicensed teachers into classrooms. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
April Desjarlais
A neighbour of Yellowknife's downtown sobering and day centre is renewing her call for full-time security at the facility, after a man who was assaulted outside the centre died. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
Chief Electoral Officer 20180508
All five political parties have chosen their candidates for the October election, here's a look at who they are. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
South Klondike Highway
James Giczi, 56, died Friday evening after his motorcycle left the highway and overturned, just south of the Annie Lake Road turnoff, about 25 kilometres from the Carcross cutoff. [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source: CBC North
Bob McLeod
McLeod spoke with CBC News for a wide-ranging exit interview, reflecting about his time in politics, some of his achievements, and where he sees the future of the Northwest Territories. [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ron Lacroix
Though Sunday's fire at the Crestview Manor apartment building in Yellowknife appears to be minor, it's left residents feeling anxious about whether they can return. [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source: CBC North
Amy Wilson
Ann Wilson became an outspoken advocate for the Indigenous people and communities she served as a field nurse, and was often frustrated by government inaction. Her 1965 memoir is being republished this month. [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source: CBC North
Northern Students
Fall is a time of migration in the North. It's especially true for young people leaving home to study in Southern Canada for the first time. CBC's Trailbreaker caught up with a few of them as they started settling in. [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source: CBC North
Almost 5000 asylum seekers have crossed the Norwegian-Russian border since the European migrant crisis arose. The Norwegian government decides to toughen the asylum regulations. The crisis flared up this September, when [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
With the Arctic becoming an object of steadily growing attention, Murmansk Oblast establishes the “Arctic University” to prepare Barents students for jobs in Arctic oil and gas projects. The first [...]
Fri, Nov 06, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area's most iconic species. [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway's Foreign Ministry. [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
About 200 million rubles have been stolen from Zvezdochka, the Northern Fleet yard in Severodvinsk. A source in the Russian law enforcement authorities confirms to TASS that about 200 million rubles [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly. [...]
Sun, Oct 18, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
As Syrian refugees in the hundreds cross over from Russia, capacities in Kirkenes reach the limits. Now an abandoned military compound is turned into refugee reception center. On a windy hill [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Transit cargo between Europe and Asia plummets, but cargo to and from Russian ports along the Northern Sea Route is increasing considerably, Deputy Minister of Transport Olersky says.. “Low bunker [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The Arctic Council should learn from the Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation and focus on the regional level when it comes to cooperation in the Arctic, says Rune Rafaelsen, Senior Adviser in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat. [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Iceland and Germany are cooperating on building an ice-free, deep-water harbour that can be a hub for Arctic shipping and petroleum activity. The German company Bremenports has concluded an agreement [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer