AANDC supports northern Canadians in their efforts to improve social and economic well-being, to develop healthier, more sustainable communities and to participate more fully in Canada's political, social and economic development.
The following showcases the success of AANDC's programs, services and activities in the North with regard to natural resources, science and technology, contaminants, food and nutrition and water.
|International Polar Year – From Knowledge to Action
These podcasts and vodcasts feature International Polar Year success stories from across the country, bringing together researchers and participants to wrap-up all of the research conducted under International Polar Year.
|Contaminated Sites Program
The following showcases the success of AANDC's contaminated sites programs in the North with regard to remediation of contaminated sites.
|Science through a Different Lens
IPY projects can do more than just contribute to scientific understanding; they can be tools for building community capacity and community development according to IPY Science Coordinator for the Yukon, Bob Van Dijken.
|Getting a Clear Picture on the Effects of Climate Change
Armed with digital cameras and hand-held GPS units, scientists and northern hunters and trappers examined and recorded the changing biosphere of the North.
|Northern Youth Abroad
Northern Youth Abroad is a program serving youth living in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, offering high school credits, travel and work experience in southern Canada and abroad.
|Success Reaches New Heights with First Air
First Air, the airline of the North, keeps growing by smart investments from the Inuit-owned Makivik Corporation.
|Cape Dorset, Nunavut: The Epicentre of Inuit Art
The Inuit people of Cape Dorset have a solid sense of family, society and tradition, and through their art have managed to place this tiny hamlet prominently on the international arts scene.
|Sprouts Day Camp, Iqaluit, Nunavut
See how the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, in partnership with Actua Canada, promotes education, cultural awareness and healthy lifestyles through this highly successful program.
|Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is working to ensure a promising future for the Inuvialuit. Through its efforts, the people of the Western Arctic take part in, and benefit from the many successful business ventures serving the Canadian North.