Media Monitoring for Thursday May 05, 2016

This is a live feed updated every hour. All links are off-site. Please exercise due diligence in determining the accuracy of each article.


rabble.ca (blog)

'Angry Inuk' doc makes case for sustainable seal hunting in Canada
rabble.ca (blog)
A lot more awareness about the issue needs to be raised, however, to counter the million-dollar industry that is anti-seal hunt campaigns. Angry Inuk is featured at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. It last showing is May 7 at the TIFF Bell ...

55 min 10 sec ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

CBC.ca

'A great honour': Johannes Lampe sworn in as Nunatsiavut president
CBC.ca
There was a packed house Wednesday in Nain to see Johannes Lampe take his oath to officially become president of the Nunatsiavut government. "My fellow Labrador Inuit, it is a great honour to stand before you as your new president," Lampe told the ...
Nunatsiavut Government against blanket ban on polar bear tradeThe Telegram

all 2 news articles » 1 hour 40 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

St. Cloud Times

Canadian harp seal slaughter must end
St. Cloud Times
Spring is a dangerous time to be a harp seal in Canada. Every spring our neighbor to the north announces a quota for the annual seal hunt, resulting in the destruction of thousands of young seals. At 2 weeks of age, baby seals become legal to hunt, as ...

2 hours 23 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

The Telegram

Nunatsiavut Government against blanket ban on polar bear trade
The Telegram
The Inuit government issued a statement, to note the United States will not push for a change in the status of the polar bear under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). The Convention includes three lists in appendices, ...

and more » 2 hours 33 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Hill Times (subscription)

Canadian Arctic territorial claim dependent on inclusivity and collaboration with Inuit
Hill Times (subscription)
The panel explained how, according to domestic law, Inuit must be included on Arctic sovereignty to honour existing treaties and agreements. While recognizing that the Crown has not “been a boy scout when it comes to implementing treaties,” Peter W.

4 hours 19 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Hill Times (subscription)

Canadian Arctic territorial claim dependent on inclusivity and collaboration with Inuit
Hill Times (subscription)
Canada's claim to its extended Arctic continental shelf can only be legitimized through an inclusive and collaborative engagement with circumpolar Inuit peoples. This was the sentiment that grounded panellists' comments on Inuit and Canadian Arctic ...

4 hours 19 min ago in 'Inuit'

Nunatsiaq News

Governor General starts tour of Churchill, Nunavut, Nunavik
Nunatsiaq News
May 5, Arviat: Meetings with Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, Mayor Bob Leonard and hamlet council members, followed by a visit to John Arnalukjuak High School and the presentation of the Governor General's bronze academic medal to Shelby ...

5 hours 37 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

KTOO

US will not support ban on international trade of polar bear products
KTOO
... South Africa this fall at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or the CITES Conference. The 2013 CITES Conference was the last time the U.S. attempted to ban the international trade of polar bear ...

and more » 16 hours 6 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Merritt Herald

The right-to-life debate
Merritt Herald
Every believer who truly understands the right-to-life issue argues for it from the standpoint of God's sovereignty over life. God is in control of life and death — not man. It is not our place to “play God” and take human life or hasten death. ... We ...

and more » 16 hours 23 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Minister Geoffrey Kelley visits Nunavik to ensure needs are being met
Canada NewsWire (press release)
KUUJJUAQ, QC, May 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, completed yesterday a visit to Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, where he travelled to meet with the local and regional authorities in order to ensure that the ...

and more » 22 hours 24 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Edmonton Journal

Must-see films at Edmonton's Northwestfest cover music, animals
Edmonton Journal
“There's some things a man should never do,” a bloodied Newfoundland sealer said to Brian Davies, who was sent by the Canadian government in 1965 to the seal hunt as an animal expert. Davies's only suggestion: shut it down. Over 90 minutes, Huntwatch ...

23 hours 23 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'
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