Media Monitoring for Friday November 27, 2015
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Russia in the Arctic: aggressive or cooperative?
In the High North, Russia is often seen as taking an aggressive approach to assert its sovereignty and the West have been worried about Russia's involvement in the region, especially after the Ukrainian Crisis and the Russian position in Syria. However ...
2 hours 33 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'
Canadian retailer pulls 'stolen' sacred Inuit design from stores
It's a sacred Inuit parka that has been copied and sold for big bucks by a European fashion label. On Wednesday, As It Happens spoke to Salome Awa, the great-granddaughter of the shaman who designed the parka. She says the fashion company KTZ stole ...
and more » 14 hours 1 min ago in 'Inuit'
Climate change consequences for people in Canada's Arctic deserves more ...
The polar bear has become somewhat of an international symbol for the consequences of climate change but some researchers say more work needs to be done on how the disappearing sea ice affects people who call the Arctic home. Climate change is ...
Inuit Circumpolar Council to promote Arctic agenda at COP 21Nunatsiaq News
all 2 news articles » 14 hours 27 min ago in 'Climate Change'
Nunavut woman accuses U.K. fashion label of appropriating Inuit design
“I went through all the garments and there it was: my great-grandfather's garment, designed exactly the same way as he envisioned,” Awa, a CBC Nunavut morning show producer, told Torstar in a telephone interview on Thursday morning. “I was shocked ...
Nunavut family outraged after fashion label copies sacred Inuit designCBC.ca
Is This $1000 Sweater a Rip-Off of a Sacred Inuit Design? TotallyGizmodo
all 4 news articles » 17 hours 3 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Get Inuit announce UK tour
Get Inuit have announced a UK tour in support of their latest EP 'Luge Lessons', which is out now on Alcopop! Records. Kicking off January 24th in Canterbury, the band will be playing eleven shows which includes six dates in association with ...
19 hours 24 min ago in 'Inuit'
Vancouver Sun (blog)
Large, dangerous prey evoke most satisfaction from trophy hunters, BC study finds
Vancouver Sun (blog)
“It's even less popular than the seal hunt.” By contrast, only 23 per cent of respondents opposed hunting for food. Despite widespread opposition and recent outbursts of outrage over trophy hunting incidents in B.C. and abroad, the number of carnivores ...
19 hours 58 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'
Nunavik to get more bandwidth, 4G upgrade, new satellite provider
The KRG, which runs Nunavik's Tamaani Internet, will finish its contract with Telesat and then partner with SES to upgrade its network from current speeds of 1.5 megabits per second, KRG councillors heard Nov. 25 at their meeting in Kuujjuaq. Following ...
20 hours 2 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Pharmacies need to print labels in Inuktut, says Nunavut's languages commissioner
For unilingual Inuktut speakers, knowing when and how to take prescription drugs can be a dangerous guessing game, but Nunavut's languages commissioner wants to see pharmacies print prescriptions in Inuktut. Sandra Inutiq. Nunavut's languages ...
20 hours 53 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
GN workplace unrest will remain top priority for Nunavut MLA
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu Pat Angnakak is hoping the MLA committee of the whole can examine a number of human resource documents early in the new year in an effort to resolve ongoing workplace conflict issues in the Nunavut government's public service.
Google News 22 hours 34 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'