Plastic versions of igloos show an early example of culturally sensitive housing, abandoned in favour of inadequate southern-style structures.
We can learn about the spread of diseases through populations by studying naturally occurring instances of herd immunity. Avian cholera in the Canadian Arctic provides a useful case study.
As climate change warms northern rivers and changes precipitation patterns, some types of cold-loving fish are failing.
Despite chronic housing need and persistent health and infrastructural inequities, northern communities are turning to the land and each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Arctic cod are key prey for seals, whales and seabirds. What happens when ship noise drives them away?
The next federal budget will be decisive for Canada’s North. Will the government put in the money to achieve its many priorities in the Arctic?
A drug called palivizumab can keep babies infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) out of the hospital, but many Inuit babies, who have a higher risk of infection, are not getting it.
Although marginalized from policy decisions, northern Indigenous communities have maintained and developed strong social networks to help them cope with climate change.
A ‘shared decision-making’ model enables collaboration with Indigenous communities within Canada’s health-care system - to respond to TRC Calls to Action and address rising cancer rates.
The TB epidemic is out of control in Canada’s North. Eliminating the disease will require accurate data as well as government investment.
The relationship between Canada’s Aboriginal peoples and non-indigenous population has never been an equal one, even though the 1982 national constitution recognises Aboriginal rights.