Media Monitoring for Tuesday May 03, 2016

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Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut man arrested, charged after shots fired in Cape Dorset
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut man arrested, charged after shots fired in Cape Dorset. Pitseolak Manning, 35, faces firearms charges after May 1 incident. NUNATSIAQ NEWS. RCMP members in Cape Dorset responded to a call about shots fired early May 1 in a residence in the ...

and more » 4 hours 18 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Judge says no to Nunavut mining company's request for tax rebate
Nunatsiaq News
In a judicial review judgment delivered on April 28, Justice Bonnie Tulloch of the Nunavut Court of Justice said the Nunavut government's finance department was correct in withholding a portion of a fuel tax rebate owed to Agnico Eagle because of a ...
Credit Suisse Maintains Outperform Rating For Agnico Eagle Mines, Hikes TP by US$7 on Q1 Earnings (TSE:AEM)Sonoran Weekly Review
Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings UpdatesWeb Breaking News

all 8 news articles » 11 hours 41 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Sydney Morning Herald

It's the next emancipation movement, says Party for the Animals leader
Sydney Morning Herald
"Then, when I was 11 years old, I saw a seal hunt on television: so I became a member of the Dutch animal protection society." Thieme studied law at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. "To my great disappointment, my law course devoted precious little ...

13 hours 5 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Nunatsiaq News

Lawyers argue over sentencing of Nunavut killer
Nunatsiaq News
Pauloosie Padluq's lawyer James Morton is arguing for a lighter sentence to reflect his clients rehabilitative efforts so far and to help continue that trend into the future. Crown lawyer Martin Tooke says Padluq's violent criminal past, and his ...

14 hours 45 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Air search for Nunavut MLA Pauloosie Keyootak cost $339K
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
The federal and territorial governments spent a combined $339,139.70 on planes and helicopters in the search and rescue of Nunavut MLA Pauloosie Keyootak and two others this spring. The Government of Nunavut spent just over $75,000 and the rest was ...

and more » 16 hours 28 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Radio Canada International

Inuit applaud US decision not to push polar bear trade restrictions
CBC.ca
Proposals to uplist polar bear from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I had previously been submitted to the CITES Conference of the Parties in Doha, Qatar in 2010 and in Bangkok, Thailand in 2013. These proposals, which would have effectively banned ...
US stops trying to ban trade in polar bear partsRadio Canada International
US drops bid to ban international trade in polar bear productsNunatsiaq News
Feds Quietly Admit Polar Bears Doing Fine, Abandon Efforts To Ban Fur TradeDaily Caller

all 7 news articles » 16 hours 50 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Edmonton Sun

Kiviaq, former Edmonton athlete and Canada's first Inuit lawyer, dies at age 80
Edmonton Sun
In 2001, he successfully fought Alberta's name laws — which require a person to have both a first name and a last name — to restore his original Inuktitut name. His life and his battle for equality for Inuit people is the subject of a 2006 ...

and more » 20 hours 36 min ago in 'Inuit'

Canadian Premiere of Huntwatch at Northwest Fest
Marketwired (press release)
"The campaign against the commercial seal hunt has been a roller coaster," said Sheryl Fink, IFAW Canada's Director of Wildlife Programs, and a principal character in Huntwatch. "Over the decades we keep winning crucial victories, then the Canadian ...

and more » 21 hours 40 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Edmonton Journal

Kiviaq, former Edmonton athlete and Canada's first Inuit lawyer, dies at age 80
Edmonton Journal
In 2001, he successfully fought Alberta's name laws — which require a person to have both a first name and a last name — to restore his original Inuktitut name. His life and his battle for equality for Inuit people is the subject of a 2006 ...

and more » 22 hours 41 min ago in 'Inuit'

Alaska Dispatch News

How an Alaska village made millions protecting unique freshwater seals
Alaska Dispatch News
The school has since closed, but Aaberg joined in the seal hunt as a boy and goes back a couple of times a year. The family moved to Anchorage when he was in elementary school. The Natives of the lake take around 20 seals a year. Compared to seals from ...

and more » 23 hours 56 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'
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