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Inuit youth enrol in climate change project

The Our People, Our Climate project has accepted eight Inuit for its pilot online course about climate change in Nunavut. One of the goals of the course is to introduce Inuit youth, 15 to...

Trudeau promises to eliminate diesel during Iqaluit visit

A day after battling party leaders in the one and only English language debate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in Iqaluit touting his government's pledge to fight climate change and promising to eliminate...

Climate band wagoners should tackle Nunavut issues

It never ceases to amaze me how people jump on the bandwagon of the day and think they are making a difference. Yes, we are concerned about the matter of global warming and how we...

Lightstone pushes for renewable energy rebate program

On a day when youth marched outside the legislative assembly calling for climate change action, Iqaluit-Manirajak MLA Adam Lightstone called for a renewable energy rebate program in Nunavut. All other Canadian jurisdictions have them, Lightstone...

More marine protected areas may be on the way near Nunavut northernmost hamlets

The Qikitani Inuit Association (QIA), together with the governments of Canada and Nunavut, have agreed to look at protecting portions of Tuvaijuittuq. Tuvaijuittuq means 'the ice never melts' in Inuktitut and refers to an area...

Nunavut’s rapidly changing seasons concern Ruth Kaviok

Ruth Kaviok returned from the tropics of Peru in March following a trip of several weeks as a volunteer with Canada World Youth. Her Arctic home is much colder, but warming trends are on her...