Media Monitoring for Saturday April 30, 2016
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Nova Scotia/Nunavut Legion announce coaching staff for track and field championships
The Nova Scotia/Nunavut Legion Command, along with Athletics Nova Scotia, has announced its coaching staff for the 2016 Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships in Ste. Therese, Que., this August. The midget youth team ...
and more » 13 hours 21 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Opponents of the seal hunt, almost none of whom have ever visited this kind of indigenous community, continue to perpetuate the fiction that the seals are endangered and count on those cute white seal dolls to engender sympathy for the animals, even ...
Google News 15 hours 55 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril is an Inuit furious at animal lovers opposed to the seal trade. This doc makes it easy to understand why. The director takes her crew to her home village of Kimmirut, where hunting seals has been essential for survival. The Inuit ...
15 hours 55 min ago in 'Inuit'
Assault trial for Nunavut artist set to begin Sept. 21
Jonathan Cruz, an Iqaluit-based graffiti and hip-hop artist whose murals appear around Nunavut, will stand trial on three assault charges on Sept. 21, Justice Neil Sharkey said at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit April 29. Cruz, 33, who has held ...
17 hours 6 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Obama administration warns of 'climate refugees' due to rapid Arctic warming
The Obama administration has warned the US will need to deal with a wave of “climate refugees” as the Arctic continues to warm, joining with the Canadian government to express alarm over how climate change is affecting indigenous communities.
Interior chief: 'We will have climate refugees'The Hill
all 2 news articles » 18 hours 30 min ago in 'Climate Change'
EU trade deal good for Nunavut fish harvesters, Tootoo says
Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo, the minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Coast Guard, said April 28 that CETA, the Canada-EU trade agreement that's expected to be ratified later this year, would give Nunavut commercial fish harvesters better access to ...
19 hours 45 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Nunavut capital gives green light to Grizzlies graveyard shoot
While most film crews approach Iqaluit city council for approval when they come to town to shoot, there is currently no legal requirement for them to do so. With more and more film crews choosing Iqaluit for filming, councillors discussed April 26 the ...
22 hours 11 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
Inuit cancer resource launced
“Cancer has affected many Inuit women and their families,” said Rebecca Kudloo, Pauktuutit's president. “Understanding cancer through Inuit-specific resources will enable people to improve their self-care and cancer prevention to live healthier lives.”.
22 hours 37 min ago in 'Inuit'