Meet Hannah James & Michelle D’Souza

Meet Hannah James & Michelle D’Souza

Hannah James has more than 15 years of experience in journalism and communications. She has produced national TV documentaries covering a range of Indigenous rights issues, and has written about Truth and Reconciliation. Dr. Michelle D’Souza has seven years of...
The cold can bite you

The cold can bite you

We really got to appreciate elder George’s words when we took the opportunity to go out onto the land with a local friend, Ipeelie Ootoova, on Saturday. He took us north-east of CHARS, over the ice for a little over 20 km, in a skidoo drawn Qamutiik (Inuit...
Community Consultations in Cam Bay

Community Consultations in Cam Bay

Spending time getting to know the community members of Cambridge Bay has been an important part of our February visit. While meeting local people and having the opportunity to learn more about day-to-day life, cultural traditions and history has been enriching on a...
Meet Alex Borisenko

Meet Alex Borisenko

Alex has been involved in ARCBIO from the beginning. He coordinates the project’s research logistics and leads the planning mission to identify sampling sites around Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk, in anticipation of the upcoming field season. Alex was part of a team...
CHARS: Research in the Canadian Arctic

CHARS: Research in the Canadian Arctic

We started off our first day in Nunavut heading into the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS). CHARS was built as part of Canada’s Northern Strategy. This new Arctic research facility demonstrates state-of-the-art design that brings science, technology, and...
Meet Tad McIlwraith

Meet Tad McIlwraith

Tad joined the ARCBIO project in January 2019, where he provides advice on ethical research practices to scientific researchers working on ARCBIO. He sits on the University of Guelph’s Research Ethics Board and works on oral history projects with First Nations...