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Aboriginal Day celebration hosts Inuit throat singers (3 photos) - TimminsToday

Fri, 2017-06-23 11:48

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Aboriginal Day celebration hosts Inuit throat singers (3 photos)
TimminsToday
Tamara Tekpannie and Janice Oolayou, originally from Nunavut now residing in Ottawa, performed the first-ever live performance of traditional Inuit throat singing in Timmins under blue skies after week-long rain. “One of my friends heard about this ...

Canadian Arctic icebreaking and sealift season starts early - Nunatsiaq News

Thu, 2017-06-22 16:10

Nunatsiaq News

Canadian Arctic icebreaking and sealift season starts early
Nunatsiaq News
Added federal focus puts the Coast Guard in a position to “support ocean science, management, and maritime security” as well as “our most northern residents” and protect the Arctic marine environment as well, said the release. Canada's aging Coast ...

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Turn summer brain drain into summer brain gain at the Ontario Science Centre - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:16

Canada NewsWire (press release)

Turn summer brain drain into summer brain gain at the Ontario Science Centre
Canada NewsWire (press release)
A compilation of photographs and texts from youth in regions most affected by climate change, including Nunavut, this installation gives a human face and personal stories to the consequences of climate change. Portraits of Resilience is a Many Strong ...

Turn summer brain drain into summer brain gain at the Ontario Science Centre - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:11

Turn summer brain drain into summer brain gain at the Ontario Science Centre
PR Newswire (press release)
A compilation of photographs and texts from youth in regions most affected by climate change, including Nunavut, this installation gives a human face and personal stories to the consequences of climate change. Portraits of Resilience is a Many Strong ...

Prince Charles and Camilla are packing a lot of visiting into their 3 hours in Iqaluit - CBC.ca

Thu, 2017-06-22 05:00

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Prince Charles and Camilla are packing a lot of visiting into their 3 hours in Iqaluit
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Next up, for Charles, is a discussion at the Nunavut Research Institute about environmental science including how qamutiks are being used in measuring ice thickness. While he does that, the Duchess of Cornwall is a guest at a women and wellness event ...

George Wyse encourages students, young researchers to think of science as a team sport - UCalgary News

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:16

UCalgary News

George Wyse encourages students, young researchers to think of science as a team sport
UCalgary News
Wyse, who retired from clinical practice in December 2016, also shared his 12-step program for a successful career in research, telling students and young researchers to embrace change, take risks and think of science as a team sport. “Find those who ...

George Wyse encourages students, young researchers to think of science as a team sport - UCalgary News

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:16

UCalgary News

George Wyse encourages students, young researchers to think of science as a team sport
UCalgary News
Wyse, who retired from clinical practice in December 2016, also shared his 12-step program for a successful career in research, telling students and young researchers to embrace change, take risks and think of science as a team sport. “Find those who ...

Engineering among highest paid occupations in Canada - Design ENGINEERING

Tue, 2017-06-20 15:25

Design ENGINEERING

Engineering among highest paid occupations in Canada
Design ENGINEERING
Full-time employees in science occupations had an average hourly wage of $33.45 in 2016, compared with $33.20 for occupations in education, law and social, community and government services. Within natural and applied sciences occupations, petroleum ...

New Canada Goose Arctic gallery at Canadian Museum of Nature reveals fascinating diversity of this fast-changing ... - Marketwired (press release)

Tue, 2017-06-20 10:30

New Canada Goose Arctic gallery at Canadian Museum of Nature reveals fascinating diversity of this fast-changing ...
Marketwired (press release)
... Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Ocean Wise and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Oceans North Canada, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Nunavut Sivuniksavut, ...

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Pickering science teacher named Hometown Hero by Earth Day Canada - durhamregion.com

Tue, 2017-06-20 05:06

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Pickering science teacher named Hometown Hero by Earth Day Canada
durhamregion.com
Earth Day Canada's Hometown Heroes Award Program also has categories for youth, individuals, groups and small businesses. This year's teacher category finalists are Ann Jackson from Russell, Ont., and Pascale Baillargeon from Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People - Quill & Quire

Mon, 2017-06-19 16:30

Quill & Quire

Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People
Quill & Quire
The three women from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, explain the traditions and ways of life growing up in a small Inuit community. Also from .... Author James Gladstone grounds his narrative in scientific fact but tempers the information with a poetic voice ...

Canadian Coast Guard 2017 Arctic Season Underway - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Mon, 2017-06-19 12:58

Canadian Coast Guard 2017 Arctic Season Underway
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Guided by the new Oceans Protection Plan as well as the Enhanced Federal Operational Capacity in the Arctic Initiative, the Canadian Coast Guard is positioned to support ocean science, management, and maritime security while strengthening its ability ...

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