Northern Canada

'It's wild': Wacky weather in Nunavut breaks records

'Nature seems confused,' says senior climatologist with Environment Canada<p>Blizzards, 140 km/h wind gusts, and rain?<p>Many regions of Nunavut …

Weather

GUNTER: Edmonton Eskimos name debate is overheated

<i>LORNE GUNTER</i><p>The people who seem most upset by the name “Eskimos” for our football team are not northern Indigenous people (although, admittedly, some …

Canadian News

Inuit want free travel over international waters between Canada, Greenland

Inuit from Canada and Greenland hope to convince at least four governments to let them manage and travel freely over an international stretch of …

Canada

This Canadian city is so cold that ramen is freezing in mid-air

Canadian winters are known to be cold but a picture of icy ramen noodles posted to reddit today might prove that to be an understatement.<p>Taken in -30 …

Northwest Territories

Inuit in Canada and Greenland want to co-manage open seas

Climate change, tourism and industrial development are changing the waters of the Pikialasorsuaq, which separates people linked by history and bloodlines<p>The Inuit of the western edge of Greenland call the tip of Baffin Bay that lies between them and their distant relatives in Canada the …

News

In a Canadian first, Yukon rolls out cancer warning labels on alcohol

Yukon has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to begin adding warning labels on bottles of wine, beer and liquor, to advise consumers about safe …

Canadian News

11-23: NEWS: Detention conditions still a sore spot in Nunavik community

NEWS: Nunavik November 23, 2017 - 11:45 am<p>Detention conditions still a sore spot in Nunavik community<p>“We don’t want to mix our local detainees with …

Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Never intended to fire gun, accused says

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>Christopher Brisson<p>Darryl Sheepway testified in his own defence Wednesday in Yukon Supreme Court.<p>The 39-year-old is facing a …

Canadian News

Families say MMIWG inquiry cancels Rankin Inlet hearings

<i>Kathleen Martens</i> <i><br>APTN News</i> <br>Witnesses scheduled to testify in Rankin Inlet say they’ve been contacted by the national MMIWG inquiry informing them that …

Nunavut

Guest curator: Jill Delaney

<i>Canada: Who Do We Think We Are?</i> is a new exhibition by Library and Archives Canada (<p>LAC) marking the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. …

Art

Whitehorse Daily Star: Disaster planning conference set for next month

The Yukon Chamber of Commerce will host a one-day conference next month to help Yukon businesses and other organizations plan for surviving a …

Canadian News

Northern airline setting up maintenance facility at Edmonton International Airport

Canadian North Airlines is setting up a multi-million dollar maintenance facility early next year in its operations base at Edmonton International …

Canadian News

Whitehorse Daily Star: Housing project a Yukon first: minister

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Pamela Hine and Pauline Frost<p>A Housing First building is being planned for downtown Whitehorse.<p>It will be a first for the …

Canadian News

Trudeau, Notley urge public discussion about renaming Edmonton Eskimos

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley are the latest prominent voices to urge a public discussion about renaming …

Canadian News

A bloody mess: The story behind paid plasma in Canada

Internal documents show Health Canada working hand-in-glove with a private company to push a donation model the Krever inquiry warned against. Has it …

Canada

Roy Blake facing 2 sexual assault charges, after resigning from Nunatsiavut Government

The alleged assaults occurred in the 1980s<p>A politician who resigned from the Nunatsiavut Government in Labrador a week ago is facing sexual assault …

Canada

‘Be a partner’: First Nations buy stake in Suncor project in historic deal

After sealing what was touted as the largest business investment by First Nations in Canada, an Alberta chief challenged other large corporations to …

Canadian News

Ontario savouring home ice at Travelers Championship

Ontario women’s and men’s teams continue their impressive home-province run at the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kingston. Skip Jodi …

Curling

Manitoba homicide rates almost twice the national average

Manitoba homicide rates were the second highest among provinces last year despite a decline in murders.<p>There were 42 homicides in the province in …

Canadian News

Travel Style: Journalist Jim Byers

Jim Byers<p>Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite …

Travel

Whitehorse Daily Star: Schools set for improvements or replacement

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee and Yukon Party Housing Critic Wade Istchenko<p>Seven Yukon schools are being considered …

Canadian News

Whitehorse Daily Star: Pharmacist challenges decision in the courts

A Whitehorse pharmacist is fighting a decision that would see his licence suspended.<p>Gennadi Goniavyi filed a court appeal in September of findings …

Canadian News

Whitehorse Daily Star: Homelessness remains crucial issue, chief says

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>HOUSING IS THE ISSUE – Pauline Frost, the minister responsible for the Yukon Housing Corp., addresses the participants of the …

Canadian News

Nunavut court registries is a toxic workplace, investigation finds

Court services unit rife with gossip, favouritism, and lack of leadership and trust, report finds<p>Nunavut's court services unit is a toxic workplace, …

The Workplace

Your Complete Guide To Exploring Canada's Yukon Territory

<i>Photographer Jared Hail shares his journey through Canada’s Yukon territory.</i><p>When you mix adventure and creativity in travel, you never know what …

Black Culture

Opinion: It's time to stop using a racial slur for our football team

The Edmonton Eskimos had a big football game Sunday and thousands of people in my hometown who hoped their team would make it to the Grey Cup were …

Canadian News

See What Happens At A ‘Day Spa’ For Whales

To graduate student Sarah Fortune, the rocky crags off Baffin Island were just part of its stark beauty. Then, she saw a group of eight bowhead …

Oceans

Faces of the Open Door: Inuit carvers bring their art to Montreal

<i>Part Three in a series of profiles about Westmount day centre the Open Door.</i><p>Related<p>Part 1: Lifeline for homeless people in Montreal may be …

Canadian News

Q&A: Luce Lebart from the AMC-backed Canadian Photography Institute

Luce Lebart has moved to Ottawa and a new initiative - the Canadian Photography Institute at the National Galleries of Canada, which is …

Canada

Search underway for missing Igloolik man and child

A man in his 20s and a boy left Igloolik by snowmobile on Sunday, and have not been heard from since<p>A man and a boy are missing after setting out on …

Nunavut