Last year, under Prime Minister Trudeau's predecessor, Stephen Harper, Canada finalized the creation of the 2.6 million-acre Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve in Newfoundland and Labrador. Final boundaries were also set in 2015 for a national park and an adjoining territorial park in the Thaidene Nene region of the Northwest Territories, which will protect an additional 6.4 million acres.
For generations, the Sahtúgot'ine Dene people in northern Canada have told a story about the "water heart," a power that connects all living things throughout their traditional territory. This heart beats deep within Great Bear Lake, a place as magnificent and untamed as its name suggests.
Omnifilm Entertainment and One World Studios Bring Thrilling Award-winning Docu-series "Ice Pilots" to the Digital World
From da Vinci's flying machines, and the Wright brothers first flight, to Capt. Chuck Yeager flying faster than sound, and Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11's first human lunar landing, aviators have been celebrated as movie stars for their bravado and chutzpah.
Yellowknife and the End of Six Weeks in the Northland: Canada's Northwest Territories on the Looney Front, Part 6
Well, it didn't pan out as planned, and a big stop sign on the brink of Tibbitt Lake, just 43 miles north, of Yellowknife
Our Grand Caravan To get here from Inuvik I took the milk run in a Grand Caravan - a little nine-seater Cessna 208b single
Loaded for Bear - A Day in the Death of a Grizzly: Canada's Northwest Territories on the Looney Front, Part 4
'Will you be serious!' 'Well, perhaps it wanted to have its teeth whitened and straightened, like all young dandies these
Canada's Aboriginal Day in the Arctic Far North: Canada's Northwest Territories on the Looney Front, Part 3
[Upcoming blog on Saturday: The grizzlies roam into town - and are executed] Pole Hang The Bum Hop is like skipping rope
Pingos Driftwood The Dené First Nation, who live further upstream, have no truck for Scotland or Mackenzie and still call
Inuvik, Where the Welcome Sign Is Billed as Top Attraction: Canada's Northwest Territories on the Looney Front, Part 1
It seems like an open invitation to would-be terrorists. However, after the less than rapturous welcome I garnered in Anchorage
By adopting new rules on the rights of Indigenous peoples within the World Heritage process--and by working to integrate the review of natural and cultural values in its evaluations--UNESCO has taken important steps in the right direction, which the people of Pimachiowin Aki hope will improve the ability of Indigenous peoples.
A satellite image of the smoke plume from fires burning in the Northwest Territories captured on July 7, 2014. In addition