Container ship near drift ice, Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Nunavut.

In late 2017, a new Arctic highway linked Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. for the first time.

Floe Edge Blog

Driving the Arctic’s New Tuktoyaktuk Highway

The Arctic's newest highway now offers an important year-round link between the Inuvialuit communities of Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Eclipse Sound as seen from Mt. Herodier near Pond Inlet, Nunavut.

Campaign Milestone

A Transition for Oceans North

The Arctic is replete with creation stories. Two years ago, we collaborated with Inuk artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory on a film project that paid tribute to the Nuliajuk (Sedna) creation story...

The team loads remote ship-tracking equipment in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.


A New Way to Track Arctic Vessels

Our convoy of snow machines and qamutiks, weighed down with solar panels, aluminum pipe and radio equipment, headed out from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut at 6 p.m. It was a late start but...

Mary Simon (m) with Jaypoody Alivaqtuq (l) and Kono Tattuinee (r) in Bathurst Inlet during the C-3 Expedition in 2017.


Safeguarding the Arctic’s Future

Growing up in Kuujjuaq, a village near Ungava Bay in Nunavik, Quebec, Mary Simon and her family lived close to the land and sea, relying on both for a healthy diet. “Not only marine mammals, but mussels...

Ad about 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada.


Canada 150 and the Arctic

Canada’s 150th birthday has been celebrated with fireworks and special events — but birthdays are also a time for reflection. This momentous year for Canada is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of climate change on the North...

Elders teach youth to prepare Arctic Char for drying. Dry char is called piffi in Inunniaqtun.

Travel Story

A Place of Many Fish

On a warm summer day, I joined two dozen youth and elders from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut on a 50-kilometre journey by aluminum motor boats and motorized freighter canoes to Iqaluktuuq, a traditional fishing site. Known in the Inunniaqtun language as “A Place of Many Arctic Char,” we traveled there for a five-day elder-youth camp...