I didn’t until I arrived in Tuktoyaktuk. We descended a ladder into the ground where I got my first close up of permafrost. It was freezing below the surface because the ice doesn’t melt, so a perfect place to store your summer or winter catch. 71 more words
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The first recorded attempt to discover the Northwest Passage was the east-west voyage of John Cabot in 1497, sent by Henry VII in search of a direct route to the Orient. 65 more words
A recent CBC News article reported that “Researchers have found a unique way to detect hidden cases of tuberculosis in Canada’s North, where the bacterial infection is still an important public health problem. 114 more words
Merit eyes new opportunities in Canada’s North.
Merit is active in project construction and management all over the world. Could you highlight some of its key current projects in Canada’s North? 886 more words