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January 09, 2017|

Walking the Red Path

Life in the northern reserve of St. Theresa Point is demanding, but strengthening and protecting Oji-Cree culture is the greatest priority. In that regard, the reserve has had astounding success.

October 06, 2016|

Songs of the North

Song and faith are twin pillars of community practices in St. Theresa Point. Each autumn, families join together in a festival to celebrate family bonds and spiritual connections.

September 27, 2016|

The Oji-Cree: Mapping the Crossroads

The northern reserves value summer for the activities that are made possible in the warmer weather. St. Theresa Point organizes its summer schedule around social commitments and family.

September 27, 2016

Oji-Cree Youth: Connecting Cultures

Dillon DeWitt

For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong tension.

May 05, 2016

Canada and the US: A Home for Syrian Refugees

Robin Shulman

Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.

May 03, 2016

The Ottawa Wine Club

Tina Rosenberg

Canada helps homeless alcoholics—by giving them free booze.

June 09, 2014

The Big Picture: Alberta’s Oil Sands

Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean

Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.

July 30, 2013

A Melting Arctic

Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

October 31, 2009

Nunavut, Canada: Hope on Ice

Linda Matchan, Michele McDonald, Susan Gray

In the remote northern reaches of one of the wealthiest countries of the world is an aboriginal community whose young people are slowly perishing by suicide.

October 19, 2016|

This Week: Isolation in the Arctic

Growing Isolationism in the arctic, celebrating the Pulitzer Center's 10th anniversary, and India's dilemma of providing electricity to 1.3 billion people.