Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) participated in a signing ceremony on January 30, 2017 to officially recognize and implement the Public Safety Coopera
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Sachs Harbour, or Ikaahuk, (meaning "place where one crosses") is the most northern community in the Northwest Territories. It is situated on the south shore of Banks Island and is the nearest community to Aulavik National Park. It is home to around 125 people.
Once called the "White Fox Capital", this picturesque settlement is now known as the "Muskox Capital of Canada". After all, Banks Island is home to more than half of the world's muskox population.
Although an ancestral territory of the Inuvialuit, Sachs Harbour first became a permanent settlement in 1929. With a flourishing white fox population, three families from the Mackenzie Delta sailed to the island to harvest the valuable pelts.
Bell Let's Talk Day was celebrated on Wednesday, January 5 and many individuals and organizations across the country showed their support - including Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC).
On December 20, 2016, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama issued the United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement.