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Free Northern Periodicals Online
This is certainly not new news. However, if you are not familiar with these free online Canadian and Greenland periodicals, take a look. Occasionally there is news about dogs. That’s not primarily the reason you might want to visit these sites. They are about culture and life (and some politics) in the arctic, and is revealing of what is important in the north.
“Nunatsiaq News is the newspaper of record for Nunavut, and the Nunavik territory of Quebec. It has been published since 1975. Reaching 52 eastern Arctic communities and more than 70,000 readers a week through its website at nunatsiaq.com, Nunatsiaq News continues to grow its readership. Our editorial team offers credible, in-depth, award-winning journalism, drawing readers from northern and southern Canada and around the world.
Nunatsiaq News now publishes daily news six days a week at nunatsiaq.com. The print issue is published every Friday, in English and Inuktitut, and is distributed around Nunavut and Nunavik, as well as in southern Canada. Nunatsiaq News is owned by Nortext Publishing Corp., which maintains offices in Iqaluit and Ottawa”; published weekly in English.
Nunatsiaq News Virtual Edition
This version “reads” like a newspaper whose virtual pages you turn; Inuktitut and English.
At this website you can choose from Nunavut News as well as Kivalliq News; Inuktitut and English
CBC News North
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. You can sign up to receive daily updates by email that cover Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Northern Quebec (Nunavik); English
A publication of “Makivik, which in Inuktitut means ‘To Rise Up’, is a fitting name for an organization mandated to protect the rights, interests and financial compensation provided by the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, the first comprehensive Inuit land claim in Canada, and the more recent offshore Nunavik Inuit Land Claim Agreement that came into effect in 2008.” Available in Inuktitut, English and French.
The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is “responsible for communicating a unified Inuit perspective on the issues affecting our population, and for ensuring that Inuit are consulted and accommodated where our Indigenous and other treaty rights stand to be affected by Crown decisions.” Published in Inuktitut and English.
Published for Air Greenland in Greenlandic, Danish and English.