Researchers aim to limit the amount of mercury in the ecosystem in the Northwest Territories by removing contaminated fish from lakes, leaving young, healthy fish to grow mercury-free.   The University of Waterloo, Environment Canada and the Dehcho First Nations are leading this work, dubbing Sanguez Lake, near Jean Marie River, N.W.T. as the test site for the project.   HeidiRead More →

The federal government is poised to apologize for how it treated Inuit who were plucked from their communities across the North and taken to sanatoriums in southern Canada for tuberculosis treatment in the mid-20th century.  The president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the organization that speaks for Inuit in Nunavut, made theRead More →