The Water in the Arctic City of Iqaluit Is Undrinkable Because It Smells Like Fuel
Iqaluit, Nunavut, is currently under a “do not drink” water order as the city waits for results that'll confirm whether the water supply is contaminated.
New Tech Can Finally Translate Inuit Language—Sort Of
Microsoft Translator is a solid step in preserving a language that’s losing speakers, even if it often misses the mark.
Inuit Hunters Braved -30 C Weather to Block an Iron Mine
Hunters say the mine's expansion will further push away already scarce wildlife. Baffinland Iron Mines said on Thursday that the blockades came down and conversations are pending.
Police Say Officer Who Rammed Truck Into Inuit Man Did It 'Unintentionally’
The findings are unsurprising, but "disappointing," an expert told VICE World News, adding the case highlights how complicated police oversight can be.
This Region in Canada Had No COVID-19 Cases for 9 Months. Now They're Surging
Nunavut was one of the rare places in the world that avoided the pandemic. Now, it has confirmed COVID-19 cases in four communities.
The 25-Year-Old Inuk MP Putting Justin Trudeau on Notice
Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she’s heard the PM's reconciliation talk, and hasn't seen action to back it up.
It's Hard to Get Drugs in Canada's North. It's Even Harder to Get Help
Communities in Canada's territories may be small, but they can have big-city problems with drugs and alcohol.
Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time
Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses
When a journalist’s freedoms are infringed, the primary victims are those whose voices are silenced.
Climate Change Is Revealing Arctic Landscapes Not Seen For 40,000 Years
A new study of Baffin Island's glaciers suggests that modern temperatures represent the warmest century in 115,000 years.
What Canada’s Military Looks Like at the Arctic Front
Philip Cheung’s new series looks at what Canadian soldiers are doing post-Afghanistan.
Prisoners held in solitary speak out about notorious Iqaluit jail
"I feel like an animal," said one. But the Nunavut government defends its use of segregation.