Sanikiluaq hunters can’t get international exports for polar bear hides: MLA

Federal environment minister says his department trying to balance protection of at-risk species against sustainable harvest

The federal government is working with Inuit organizations and the Government of Nunavut on a solution to manage export permits for southern Hudson Bay polar bear hides, says Canada’s environment minister. The Canadian government needs to balance the legal obligations of protecting at-risk species with the sustainable harvesting of polar bears, said Environment and Climate...

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Learning about beluga whales in Taloyoak

Former MLA Jeannie Ugyuk, middle, cuts maktaaq in her home on Jan. 20 with Taloyoak Hunters and Trappers Association board members Elizabeth Aiyout, left, and Viola Neeveacheak. The three spent several days working on developing a sustainable harvesting plan for Taloyoak’s planned food processing centre. As Ugyuk cuts, she discusses the presence of beluga whales around the Boothia Peninsula, also known as Aviqtuuq. (Photo by Vincent L’Hérault)


Chasing the Atlantic cod with PISUNA

Part 2 of 3: Inuit-led climate stewardship program is example of applying traditional knowledge amid the sea of western science from the Arctic