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Arctic killer whales alter narwhal distribution and activity
Funding was provided by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ocean Tracking Network, International Governance Strategy, Oceans North, Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, WWF Canada, ArcticNet, the Carlsberg Foundation, the U.S. National Science ...
Five stories in the news today, Feb. 22
A disciplinary hearing for an Ontario science teacher accused of telling his high school students they could die as a result of vaccination continues today in Toronto. The professional ... The Nunavut government will release its 2017-18 budget ...
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Fresh call to protect Canadian caribou
The North American range of caribou extends from Alaska, through the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, into the boreal forest and south through the Canadian Rockies and the Columbia and Selkirk Mountains. ... In response, Rachel Plotkin of the ...
Nunavut connection: Iqaluit-born man in the running to become Canada's next astronaut
Applicants have to satisfy specific requirements: a degree in engineering, science or medicine; three years of professional experience; a height between four foot 11 and six foot three inches; weight between 50 and 95 kilograms; and exceptional health ...
Canadian Arctic glaciers now major contributor to sea level change: study
The Queen Elizabeth Islands are the northernmost cluster of islands in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, split between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. “In the past decade, as air temperatures have warmed, surface melt has increased dramatically ...
Iqaluit kids go home with free laptops after coding workshop
Kids in Iqaluit, who participated in a week-long coding workshop that ended Friday, got to keep the laptops they learned on. Run by the Pinnguaq Association, the course is part of a ramp-up to a full-year curriculum designed to build computer science ...
We've got hard decisions to make on Nutrition North, Carolyn Bennett says
That community engagement tour began May 30, 2016 with a session in Old Crow, Yukon and continued through the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and northern communities in six provinces. The final meeting was held this past Jan. 26 in Fort Albany, Ont.
Canada Needs More Coast Guard Icebreakers
Nature is baffling scientists by what seems to be an accelerating warming of the Arctic and the predictable impact on sea ice. ... Colonel Pierre Leblanc (retired) is a former commander of Joint Task Force North (Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories).
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