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Feds committed to helping North realize true potential

The North is an integral part of our heritage and holds tremendous promise for our country’s future. During Canada’s chairmanship, we will work closely with other Arctic states and indigenous peoples to promote our northern interests and co-operate with other Arctic Council partners on a shared circumpolar vision for the region.

Photograph courtesy of the PMO
Northern exposure: Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen pictured on Aug. 22, 2012, in Cambridge Bay along with John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.

 

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Feds committed to helping North realize true potential

The North is an integral part of our heritage and holds tremendous promise for our country’s future. During Canada’s chairmanship, we will work closely with other Arctic states and indigenous peoples to promote our northern interests and co-operate with other Arctic Council partners on a shared circumpolar vision for the region.

Photograph courtesy of the PMO
Northern exposure: Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen pictured on Aug. 22, 2012, in Cambridge Bay along with John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.

 

  

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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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