arctic news

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New Stanton hospital
The CBC was told that over its 34-year lifespan, the hospital would cost roughly $750 million. That number didn't include property tax, which is estimated to add another $140 million to the hospital's total cost. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Drugs seized in Yellowknife
Two Alberta men facing cocaine trafficking charges in the Northwest Territories must wait until June for a pivotal decision in their case. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Cindy Desrochers
The Métis people adopted the sash in their early days and used for many practical purposes. Today it is worn as a show of pride in being Métis. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Andrew Sinclair
Trevor Sinclair from Yellowknife is one of 100 home cooks selected by Airbnb Experiences to spend a week at the Slow Food Institute's University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Mahalia Yakeleya-Newmark
Mahalia Yakeleya-Newmark is one of 20 changemakers selected for the NDN Collective's 2020 changemaker fellowship. Her project includes a series of five murals with the theme "strong people, strong communities." [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Ambar Roy
RCMP in Iqaluit say they believe a body they've recovered near the Apex River Bridge belongs to Ambar Roy, an 18-year-old Ontario university student who was reported missing while visiting the Nunavut capital in March 2019. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
snow castle
This year, Snowking's Winter Festival celebrates its 'silver jubilee' — the 25th castle built of snow and ice — with a stacked roster of events. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Inuksuk High School dancers
Participants in a dance program at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit say it encourages kids to go to class and do well in school. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Carla Pamak
The community freezer plays a pivotal role in providing traditional food to residents while enhancing a long-standing Inuit food sharing network. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
unicorn mukluks
Cree Anishinaabe two-spirit artist Alley Yupput recently completed a pair of unicorn mukluks for one lucky toddler. [...]
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Brayden Uluqsi and James MacCara
James MacCara is from Yellowknife, and Brayden Uluqsi was born and raised in Rankin Inlet. They reunited in Charlottetown and took home the East Coast Elite League title. [...]
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
Source: CBC North
New aurora dunes
We are no strangers to the brilliant lights that have been talked about for centuries. And now, there is a new type to add to the list — studied even further by citizen scientists snapping pictures at the exact same time. [...]
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
Source: CBC North
Paul Birckel
This week marked 25 years of implementing Yukon First Nation's self government agreements. CBC spoke to some of the people who negotiated the treaties. [...]
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
Source: CBC North
Doctor using a tablet
Dr. Ewan Affleck, a family doctor in Yellowknife, and the other physicians behind a new report released by what's known as the Virtual Care Task Force, say virtual care — when a medical professional interacts with a patient remotely or electronically — would better the quality of health care in [...]
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
Source: CBC North
Prirazlomnaya oil platform in Russian Arctic
While the North could suffer from increased marine traffic and potential spills, Canada's industry is unlikely to see any impact. [...]
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
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