Opinion

Breaking the ice: delivering the goods to the Arctic in a pandemic

Arctic haulers race against time and COVID-19

You may have seen these modern-day adventurers supplying Canada’s remote northern communities on the CBC TV show High Arctic Haulers, which chronicles the annual Eastern Arctic sealift. They battle ice-choked sea routes, a short summer sailing season—July to October—and a lack of ports and docks to off-load vital supplies to remote towns and settlements in…

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Housing is Nunavut’s weakest link

“Will I find employment with housing quickly enough after I graduate, or will I end up like my younger sister, moving south simply to find a decent place to live?”