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Jane Glassco fellowship, north-focused policy mentorship program, on pause for 2 years

A fellowship for Northerners interested in tackling policy challenges has been put on pause for two years.The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship, one of several initiatives from the Gordon Foundation, is an 18-month program that mentors...

N.W.T. suggests waste recovery rules that could one day shift recycling costs to producers

Proposed changes to the N.W.T.'s waste recovery rules could open the door for a program that would change how we recycle in the North.Extended producer responsibility — better known as EPR — shifts the...

Expedition finds cache of cameras on remote Yukon glacier, 85 years after mountaineer left them behind

After six days of searching the Walsh Glacier in Yukon's Kluane National Park for a decades-old cache of cameras, Griffin Post's expedition team was ready to pack it in.Half his crew had already flown...

'She's always been my Queen': Northerners remember the personal touch of Queen Elizabeth

As condolences pour in from around the world to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth, some northerners are remembering the moments they spent with her — seemingly small interactions that had a large impact...

Wildfire near Yellowknife created its own weather and spawned a stormcloud that sent smoke 10 km into the air

Believe it or not, the colossal clouds that towered over Yellowknife Tuesday evening were pretty average-sized — for a wildfire-generated thunderstorm.But make no mistake, experts say: such storms are an extreme weather event that...

Goose hunters in Nunavut asked to report odd bird behaviour in case it's avian flu

The current strain of avian flu that's circulating in Canada hasn't reached Nunavut yet, but scientists want hunters in the territory to report any sick birds they see.Jennifer Provencher, a research scientist with Environment...

Iqaluit woman's comic book explores the monsters within us

There's something profound about exploring the good side of "bad" characters — their perspectives, their motivations — that compels Olivia Akeeshoo Chislett to draw.The Iqaluit artist and teacher is getting ready for the publication of...

Northern premiers say Russia's war jeopardizes Arctic Council's work to keep peace in the North

The premiers of Canada's three territories say Russia's invasion of Ukraine threatens the work of an international council that promotes peace in the Arctic.In letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dated a March 2,...

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