Media Monitoring for Friday July 31, 2015

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CBC.ca

Federal science, tech announcements home in on Canada's Arctic
CBC.ca
The facility supports emergency preparedness and response, shipping and navigation, environmental monitoring, northern sovereignty and resource development with geospatial data that it receives through its antennas. Two of its three antennas are ...
Minister Aglukkaq Announces Investment in Arctic Research FacilityCanada NewsWire (press release)

all 24 news articles » 1 hour 50 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Minister Aglukkaq announces investment in Nunavut Sealing Industry
Canada NewsWire (press release)
"Our Government has championed Canada's seal hunt at home and on the world stage. We understand the importance of a sustainable and diversified economy that includes strong traditional industries. Today's investment will support research, training and ...

and more » 2 hours 19 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

CBC.ca

Laval University gets $100M from Ottawa to study effects of Arctic climate change
CBC.ca
Laval University in Quebec City has received a $98 million federal grant — its biggest subsidy to date — to continue a research project on the North. However, an environmental group said that doesn't make up for the hundreds of millions of dollars ...

2 hours 26 min ago in 'Climate Change'

Resource Clips

Peregrine welcomes Nunavut's new port, but few other mineral projects would ...
Resource Clips
With a Canadian federal election call anticipated any day now, cynics are calling the Conservative government spending announcements “Christmas in July.” But one potential miner welcomes the plan to build a deep water port in the Nunavut capital of ...
Federal and Nunavut Governments to Fund Construction of Iqaluit Marine PortJunior Mining Network
Few details, and no clear timeline, on Iqaluit's $85M portCBC.ca
Federal government announces funding for long-awaited Iqaluit portYorkton This Week (press release)

all 9 news articles » 2 hours 48 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

CBC.ca

Federal and Nunavut Governments to Fund Construction of Iqaluit Marine Port
Junior Mining Network
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 31, 2015) - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. ("Peregrine" or the "Company") (TSX:PGD) is pleased to report that funding for the construction of a Marine Port and Sea Lift Facility in Iqaluit, the capital of ...
Few details, and no clear timeline, on Iqaluit's $85M portCBC.ca
Federal government announces funding for long-awaited Iqaluit portYorkton This Week (press release)

all 7 news articles » 4 hours 5 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Winnipeg Sun

Mobile health units for remote Manitoba communities
Winnipeg Sun
Fred Ford, president of the Manitoba Inuit Association, said the program will be culturally sensitive in bringing knowledge of prevention to the communities. "The diseases that they're addressing through the Healthier Together program are diseases that ...

4 hours 17 min ago in 'Inuit'

Radio Canada International

Iceland blasts Canada, rest of Arctic Five, for exclusion from fishing agreement
Radio Canada International
Iceland says the recent Arctic fishing moratorium, signed by the five Arctic coastal states without Iceland's participation, is 'unacceptable' and a worrying precedent. “We have been able to have good cooperation between the eight (circumpolar ...

and more » 4 hours 29 min ago in 'Inuit'

Nunavut woman accused of second-degree murder denied bail
Nunatsiaq News
The Nunavut Court of Justice denied bail July 31, at least for now, to an Igloolik woman charged with second-degree murder in connection with the 2013 death of her partner. Farrah Siakuluk, 32, appeared before Justice Earl Johnson in an Iqaluit ...

4 hours 30 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Richmond student blows hot and cold for polar expedition
Richmond News
“One of my major interests involved in going up north is I will be able to explore sustainability up there because I know that the Arctic is changing, and I'm also really excited to interact with Inuit culture,” says Xu, who left for Ottawa last Friday ...

5 hours 16 min ago in 'Inuit'

CBC.ca

Federal and Nunavut Governments to Fund Construction of Iqaluit Marine Port
Benzinga
The announcement was made on July 30, 2015 in Iqaluit by the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Development Agency and Member of Parliament for Nunavut. The estimated budget for the project is $84.9 million with the ...
Federal government announces funding for long-awaited Iqaluit portYorkton This Week (press release)

all 3 news articles » 5 hours 42 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Government of Canada commits to ongoing funding for Aboriginal health programs
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
$15.8 million annually for the Health Services Integration Fund, a program helps to integrate federal and provincial health services to improve access for First Nations and Inuit by funding First Nations and Inuit organizations, communities and other ...

and more » 6 hours 11 min ago in 'Inuit'

Government of Canada commits to ongoing funding for Aboriginal health programs
Canada NewsWire (press release)
$15.8 million annually for the Health Services Integration Fund, a program helps to integrate federal and provincial health services to improve access for First Nations and Inuit by funding First Nations and Inuit organizations, communities and other ...

and more » 6 hours 23 min ago in 'Inuit'

The Federal Gas Tax Fund at work in Nunavut
Benzinga
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Nunavut communities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide $15 million ...

and more » 6 hours 43 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Harper Government supports fur industry with new investment for humane trapping
Canada NewsWire (press release)
"Our Government has been steadfast in its support for hunters across Canada and has stood up and defended both the seal and polar bear hunt on the world stage. Today's announcement demonstrates, once again, our firm commitment to support hunters ...

Google News 7 hours 19 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

CBC.ca

MV Farley Mowat to be raised in Shelburne on Sunday
CBC.ca
The federal government originally seized the Farley Mowat in 2008 after its captain and first officer were arrested and accused of interfering with that season's seal hunt. Mowat — the late author who once wrote a book called The Boat Who Wouldn't ...

7 hours 43 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Nunavut Liberal candidate praises port, dumps on Aglukkaq
Nunatsiaq News
Though he supports the Conservative government's plan to help pay for a deep sea port at Iqaluit, Nunavut Liberal candidate Hunter Tootoo lashed out at the “Harper/Aglukkaq regime” July 31, accusing them of ignoring the territory's infrastructure needs ...

8 hours 21 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Gold mine operator's updated FEIS conforms, Nunavut regulator finds
Nunatsiaq News
Gold mine operator's updated FEIS conforms, Nunavut regulator finds. Mine's proposed expansion now under review. NUNATSIAQ NEWS. This map shows the existing Vault Pit and where it would expand into Phaser Lake, to create Phaser Pit. (IMAGE ...

8 hours 53 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Minister Aglukkaq Announces Investment in Arctic Research Facility
Canada NewsWire (press release)
... research in the Arctic. Supporting these facilities will not only promote Canadian sovereignty and stewardship of Canada's Arctic lands, waters and resources, but also support the local economy by generating employment and service contracts in the ...

and more » 8 hours 56 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Deutsche Welle

10 German slang words for money
Deutsche Welle
Flocken (flakes). A German saying actually recommends avoiding talk of money: "Über Geld spricht man nicht." Yet there are countless ways to avoid the taboo - using slang. If the Inuit mythically have 50 words for snow, the German expressions for cash ...

9 hours 15 min ago in 'Inuit'

Adaptation strategies to climate change in the Arctic: a global patchwork of ...
environmentalresearchweb
Arctic amplification is a term coined by climate scientists that describes the particularly rapid changes in the Arctic environment associated with climatic change. Observations and models show higher rates of warming in the Arctic over the past ...

9 hours 54 min ago in 'Climate Change'

The Guardian

Why Benedict Cumberbatch is luckier than Richard Burton
The Guardian
... covered in fake stage blood. Michael Billington described him as “barking his lines as if playing to an audience of deaf Inuit”. But perhaps the reason the production was so shockingly bad was it represented the last gasp of uninhibited actor power ...

and more » 11 hours 25 min ago in 'Inuit'

CBC.ca

ACTUA summer camp combines science and Inuit traditional knowledge in Nunavut
CBC.ca
Magnets, soil sampling, you name it; about 30 kids, ages seven to 12, are attending free week-long science camps in eight Nunavut communities this summer. It's part of a science camp program run by ACTUA, a not-for-profit organization that aims to ...

11 hours 58 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

CBC.ca

Ottawa and Quebec invest $35M to improve internet access in Nunavik
CBC.ca
The governments of Canada and Quebec are injecting $35 million to help extend basic internet service for Nunavik residents, businesses and organizations. The Quebec minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Arcand, made the announcement ...
The Plan Nord - A $35.5-million investment in telecommunications for NunavikBroadcaster
Quebec, federal government pledge $26.5 million to maintain satellite Internet ...Cartt.ca (subscription)

all 4 news articles » 12 hours 6 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut police investigate sudden death of Iqaluit infant
Nunatsiaq News
A baby only a few months old arrived unresponsive at Iqaluit's hospital July 29, where the infant was pronounced dead. Police are investigating. (FILE PHOTO). Members of the Nunavut RCMP are investing the sudden death of an infant in the territory's ...

12 hours 45 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Mother Jones

Stark Photos of the World's Last Legal Polar Bear Hunt
Mother Jones
By international agreement, only indigenous peoples may hunt the world's remaining polar bears. In Canada, subsistence hunting permits are issued by lottery; hunters keep the meat and can earn more than $10,000 from the pelt, like this one harvested in ...

13 hours 19 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Tsawwassen artist's work is turned into 'Lost Ships' coin
Delta-Optimist
He adds that immersing himself in research for the coin inspired him to also create a larger work of the two ships in the Arctic. "The Franklin Expedition is a very important event in Canadian history which laid the foundations of Canada's Arctic ...

16 hours 24 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Harper Government Invests in State-of-the-Art Satellite Station
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Geospatial data received at the ISSF is used to support emergency preparedness and response, shipping and navigation, environmental monitoring, northern sovereignty and resource development. The new antenna will receive ... Situated north of the Arctic ...

and more » 20 hours 45 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Herald Sun

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Herald Sun
Craig Michaels, sovereign analyst at Standard and Poor's, tells the WSJ's James Glynn why political wrangling around the budget could put Australia?s AAA rating at risk. WSJ Live; 31 July ... Arctic-bound icebreaker navigates through activists in ...

and more »Google News 20 hours 55 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Yahoo News

Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest
Yahoo News
Australia has been hit by falling commodity prices, slowing growth, and weakness in key trading partners like China. Craig Michaels, sovereign analyst at Standard and Poor's, tells the WSJ's James Glynn why political wrangling around the budget ...

and more » 22 hours 9 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

The Globe and Mail

The healing waters of Lac Ste. Anne
The Globe and Mail
Mr. Tambour was feeling so good he absolved the Catholic Church for its role in the residential schools scandal. (More than 145,000 First Nation, Métis and Inuit children were taken from their communities during the 1930s to the 1950s and forced to ...

23 hours 16 min ago in 'Inuit'

Carey Price helps to raise $161000 for Breakfast Club
Williams Lake Tribune
Carey's goal as the club's National First Nations, Metis and Inuit Ambassador, is to bring awareness to the issue of children arriving at school hungry and the impact this has on their behaviour and classroom performance. “In addition, we are helping ...

Google News 23 hours 40 min ago in 'Inuit'
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