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The Future of the North
Topics related to the digital world and Northern regions encompass a diverse range of subjects that focus on the intersection of technology, innovation, and the unique challenges and opportunities found in the north of Canada and other high-latitude areas.
Cyber-North: Tech Innovations Empowering Northern Communities and Beyond
Cyber-North is a cutting-edge platform dedicated to showcasing technology innovations and their empowering effects on Arctic communities and beyond. By highlighting the latest advancements and success stories, we aim to foster a deeper understanding of how technology is addressing the unique challenges faced by these Northern regions. From improving digital connectivity to mitigating climate change impacts, Cyber-North explores the transformative role technology plays in enhancing the lives of people living in the North of Canada Arctic and other high-latitude areas, while also inspiring new solutions for the future.
Investigate advancements and solutions for improving digital connectivity in Northern regions, including satellite technology, undersea fiber-optic cables, and wireless networks that bridge the digital divide in these areas.
Discover cutting-edge technologies and practices that promote sustainability in Northern regions, including renewable energy solutions, smart grid systems, and eco-friendly innovations that help preserve the environment and support local communities.
Learn about successful digital entrepreneurs and e-commerce businesses based in Northern regions, as well as the unique challenges and opportunities they face, and gain insights on strategies for building and scaling online businesses in these areas.
Northern Tech Innovators
Meet the innovators and startups driving technological change in the North, and stay updated on the latest developments, breakthroughs, and trends emerging from Northern-based tech companies and research institutions.
Climate Change Solutions
Explore the ways technology is being utilized to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change in Northern regions, from monitoring sea ice and permafrost thaw to harnessing renewable energy and improving ecological resilience.
Digital Culture & Heritage
Delve into the intersection of technology and the rich cultural heritage of Northern communities, examining how digital tools are being used to preserve, share, and celebrate traditional arts, languages, and histories in the digital age.
CYBER – NORTH NEWS
Revolutionizing Connectivity in the North: SSC, OneWeb, and Northwestel Collaborate on a New Satellite Network Portal in Yellowknife
In a strategic move poised to dramatically improve connectivity in Northern Canada, the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has partnered with OneWeb, a leading UK-based low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company. The collaboration involves a ten-year...
Inuk TikToker Showcases Inuit Culture & Food
Colleen Mackay, an Inuk woman in her late 30s from Ikpiarjuk, Nunavut, has become a sensation on TikTok by sharing videos of herself enjoying traditional Inuit food. Pursuing a master's degree in sociology at Carleton University, Mackay uses her platform to not only...
Nunavik Inuit Art Goes Digital in New Exhibit
The Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa is hosting a digital exhibition called Our Land, Our Art, which showcases the life and culture of Nunavik, a remote region in northern Quebec. This exhibition, organized by the Avataq Cultural Institute, brings together digital...
Canada’s Natural Carbon Sinks: A Climate Strategy
Canada is considering the potential of natural carbon sinks in its climate strategy. A national report shows how protecting and restoring forests, wetlands, grasslands, and croplands can help reduce emissions and provide other environmental benefits.
Indigenous People Face New Colonization Through Climate Solutions
A UN delegate claims that climate change solutions are a new way of colonizing Indigenous people, as mining permits on Indigenous lands are fast-tracked for renewable energy projects.
MICA to Announce $16M in Funding for Mining Innovation Projects
The Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) is set to announce $16 million in funding for innovators working on projects to improve efficiency and sustainability in the mining industry. The Sudbury-based network, launched in 2021, is a pan-Canadian...
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