Quebec program combats RSV in northern babies

All Inuit babies born in Nunavik, northern Quebec, will receive injections of palivizumab (Synagis) to protect against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a lower respiratory virus they are particularly prone to […]

Empowered Arctic Communities Are More Resilient to Change

A new report released by the Arctic Council finds that the pace at which changes in the Arctic are occurring make adaptation more difficult. If policymakers don’t listen, it could […]

Agreement with Cree communities could set precedent for research

Indigenous people retain majority of intellectual property rights over research findings stemming from their traditional knowledge of local medicinal plants. Stanley George, newly elected Chief of Whapmagoostui, a small Cree […]