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Was the Clipper Adventurer cruising towards the land of liability?

Many of you will have read about the luxury Arctic cruise vessel Clipper Adventurer and its recent misadventure in the Northwest Passage, when, on Aug. 27, it ran aground about 100 kilometres off Kugluktuk, putting 128 passengers and crew at … Continue reading

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Just in: Canada Post to lose food mail program

On The National late yesterday evening: The government is expected to make an announcement this week that North West Company, Arctic Co-operatives Limited and La Fédération des coopératives du Nouveau-Québec will be provided with the multi-million dollar subsidy instead of … Continue reading

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The best kind of sordid boondoggle: an instructive one

It seems that a once-viable sports hunt company in Nunavik, Tuttulik Outfitters, now lies frozen in a state of suspended animation, while some 280 pissed-off caribou hunters feel like some grifter’s just run a game on them. Not too surprising, … Continue reading

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