Media Monitoring for Friday July 31, 2015

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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 ...

2 hours 19 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 » 6 hours 41 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

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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 6 hours 51 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 » 8 hours 4 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 ...

9 hours 11 min ago in 'Inuit'

CANOE & KAYAK

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CANOE & KAYAK
An ancient inuksuk marks our campsite and a seal carcass on the beach made us uneasy. We'd heard from an Inuit hunter we'd bumped into that day that there was a Polar Bear around town. Burning some drift wood and a discarded toboggan, I slept out for ...

and more » 10 hours 29 min ago in 'Inuit'

The Register

Behold, Facebook's 10Gbps ray-gun internet drone wider than a 737
The Register
... get everyone on the planet online as soon as possible. Expect Amazon jungle selfies and posts from angry Inuit complaining about having to eat seal liver again on Facebook feeds soon. ®. Sponsored: VersaStack for data center with direct attached ...

and more » 11 hours 8 min ago in 'Inuit'

Government of Canada Announces Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Funding in Yukon
Canada NewsWire (press release)
WHITEHORSE, July 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Yukon Minister of Health and Social Services Mike Nixon, announced an investment to strengthen training and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder ...

and more » 12 hours 8 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Yahoo News

Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King's church
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 » 12 hours 9 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

CTV News

Federal government to fund long-awaited Iqaluit port
CTV News
IQALUIT, Nunavut -- Iqaluit may finally get a harbour where needed supplies and welcomed tourists can be brought into town safely and conveniently. Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq was in the northern capital Thursday to say the federal government ...
Federal government announces $64M for long-awaited Iqaluit portCBC.ca
Minister Aglukkaq Announces Federal Funding for Iqaluit Marine Port and Sea ...Benzinga

all 4 news articles » 15 hours 10 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Poet to read at Cobourg book launch Aug. 6
Northumberland Today
She makes a call that "there ought to be names for qualities of silence, as the Inuit don't have for snow." Qualities of silence. Stevie Howell explores the current reality with the qualities of cultural dissonance. In her poem Outpatient Methadone ...

16 hours 25 min ago in 'Inuit'

Philippine Star

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Philippine Star
The devil is in the details — Rebecca Minkoff's chevron nails took inspiration from bohemian New Yorkers during the '60s, Tibi gave the classic French tip an Inuit-inspired twist with a curvy snowcap style, and Cushnie et Ochs went graphic with ...

16 hours 45 min ago in 'Inuit'

Local company awarded $5.7-million subcontract to supply fixed firefighting ...
Wellington Advertiser
The AOPS project will deliver six ice-capable offshore patrol ships that will conduct sovereignty and surveillance operations in Canada's Exclusive Economic Zone, including in the Arctic. The Royal Canadian Navy will also use the AOPS to support other ...

16 hours 51 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

The Plan Nord - A $35.5-million investment in telecommunications for Nunavik
Broadcaster
The Tamaani telecommunications service, launched in 2004 by the Kativik Regional Government, offers satellite Internet service to communities and businesses in Nunavik. The funds invested will also allow for the replacement of the local wireless ...

and more » 17 hours 38 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Yahoo News

Afghan Taliban name a new leader, but peace talks delayed
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 » 17 hours 56 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Truth and Reconciliation positive for First Nations
The Catholic Register
More than 150,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit children went through the government-mandated schools that for the most part were run by church entities, more than 60 per cent of which were Catholic. Today, more than 80,000 former students of the ...

19 hours 33 min ago in 'Inuit'

Nunatsiaq News

Owners of Iqaluit's iconic cafe reminisce before moving on
Nunatsiaq News
Because if we didn't have the customers we would not succeed,” she said. “And I think it's because I always said I wanted a family environment. I want people to come and be comfortable. I've always ensured we'd have majority Inuit employment. That's ...

20 hours 9 min ago in 'Inuit'

CBC.ca

Search underway in Hall Beach, Nunavut for missing 13 year-old
CBC.ca
A search operation is underway in Hall Beach to look for a missing 13-year-old boy. The boy, identified as Mike Jr. Maliki, was reported missing at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28th. He was last seen at a cabin 2 to 3 kilometres north of Hall Beach. A ...

20 hours 14 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

CTV News

Metis population face higher risk of cancer diagnosis
CTV News
... decision-makers to be aware of the very specific needs in terms of the Metis community," she said. "You can't assume that the risk factors and circumstances are the same as First Nations or Inuit people, let alone non-aboriginal members of the ...

and more » 20 hours 26 min ago in 'Inuit'

CBC.ca

Cecil the lion outrage provokes skepticism in northern hunters
CBC.ca
Nunavut MLA Joe Savikataaq does both. He's been on several big game hunts in Africa, for cape buffalo, elephants and other game. "It's just mostly the experience and the fun," says Savikataaq, who has taken his sons along on safaris. "We enjoy hunting ...

and more » 21 hours 9 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut walrus tests positive for trichinella, GN warns
Nunatsiaq News
A walrus recently hunted in Nunavut's Kivalliq region tested positive for trichinella this week, prompting health officials to issue a warning. The Government of Nunavut's health department is advising any Nunavummiut who have recently eaten uncooked ...

21 hours 20 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavik rare earths project moves to feasibility study phase
Nunatsiaq News
It's one of the few commodities in demand among global metal markets — and Nunavik could see its first rare earth mine go into production as early as 2019. Montreal-based Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. has proposed a project that would mine more than 350 ...

22 hours 32 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
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