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Climate warming in the Arctic will cost the global economy billions of dollars in 2010 alone, according to a Pew Environment Group study released Friday. The Canadian economy added a better-than-expected 43,000 jobs in January, pushing down the
Residents of Whitehorse are no longer getting their water from Schwatka Lake, as the city's water supply has been switched over to aquifers. Nunavut wildlife biologists want to conduct the first extensive survey of caribou across Baffin Island as
The Qikiqtani Compassion Club, he says, distributes marijuana to 543 members, almost all of them in Iqaluit. That would mean nearly eight per cent of the population of the government town is willing to sign a registration form and carry photo ID
Blizzards can last a week or more, and they tend to come very suddenly. So when the financial chiefs of the seven big industrial democracies meet here Friday and Saturday, they'd better have a quick way out. Nunavut — This Canadian Arctic capital has
Foreign ministers and central bankers nervous about meeting in Canada's Arctic should not be worried if they see armed men speeding around on snowmobiles, local police said on Wednesday. This weekend, top officials from the Group of Seven nations
Premier Jean Charest opened the door today to speeding up the entry of foreign information technology workers into Quebec. Charest says Quebec would aim to align its visa treatment procedures with those of the federal government. The premier raised
A child was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle near a school in St. John's Tuesday in what the police say was a hit and run accident. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams will be sidelined from three to 12 weeks because of
Yellowknife say an Inuvik man who punched one police officer in the face and spat blood at another got off too easy when he was sentenced last week. Strong and persistant winds can be blamed for causing a large piece of land-fast ice to break away
Last updated on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 3:43AM EST T oday Kronos Quartet with Tanya Tagaq: Tundra Songs A Grammy-winning experimental chamber group teams up with an Inuit throat singer for what promises to be an unforgettable musical mash-up.
Finance Minister Michael Miltenberger warns that the stimulus money will not last forever. Nunavut's environment minister has rejected a wildlife regulator's recommendation for how many polar bears should be killed each year in the Baffin Bay region.