Bearded, shaggy and 20 kilograms lighter, 26-year-old Kristoffer Glestad is slowly readjusting to urban life after six months living out his childhood dream alone in the remote wilderness of the Northwest Territories.
Wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner travels to Wood Buffalo National Park to witness the one place on earth where wolves prey on buffalo.
Wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner travels to Wood Buffalo National Park to witness the one place on earth where wolves prey on buffalo. [excerpt] A pack of wolves is hunting a small herd of buffalo across a frozen landscape. It's a scene out of the ancient past, when buffalo and wolves once roamed the plains of North America. However this location is in northern Canada in Wood Buffalo National Park where this ancient relationship has continued uninterrupted for thousands of years. Wolves and Buffalo follows the fortunes of one pack of wolves, the Delta Pack. Will the pups survive their first year? Will the packs alpha animals retain their pack position to breed again next year? As they try to bring down the buffalo to keep themselves and their new pups alive what will the future hold for these ancient warriors? Observing wolves in their natural environment is never easy but wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner has had more luck than most over the years. More than 20 years ago he first went to Wood Buffalo Park and filmed an event between these two species that had not been seen for more than a hundred years: wolves hunting buffalo. Due to recent industrial energy developments in northern Canada Jeff is returning to learn more about their unique relationship and what the future holds for both wolves and buffalo. [...] http://www.cbc.ca/natureofthings/episodes/wolves-and-buffalo
Northwest Territories singer-songwriter Mary Caroline trades her cabin on the Liard River for life as VIA Rail's "artist on board".
“Basically I get a free train ride, then I play shows on the train and at certain stations,” Caroline told Moose FM from Belleville station, in Ontario, on Monday. She started in Halifax a day earlier.
“I played four shows yesterday on the train and it was very cool – I met lots of people.
“I’m playing a lot of stuff off my new album to promote it, some cover songs too, and some train-based songs like Folsom Prison Blues and House of the Rising Sun. Those are the two I have so far – maybe I’ll learn some more before the end of my adventure.”
The program has been running since 2009 – artists interested in taking part have to meet a few criteria and fill out a form to be considered.
1. Fort Smith, Northwest Territories: Fort Smith deserves a place on the bucket list if for no other reason than it is a gateway to the remote, spectacular World Heritage Site, Wood Buffalo National Park.
1. Fort Smith, Northwest Territories: Fort Smith deserves a place on the bucket list
OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2015- UNHCR thanks the Government of New Brunswick, Northwest Territories and Ontario for their unprecedented contributions to the Syrian refugee crisis.
On 11 September 2015, the Premier of Northwest Territories, the Honourable Bob McLeod announced a contribution in the amount of $ 25 thousand Canadian dollars as an immediate response to the Syrian crisis.
Rally Against Fracking in the NWT Fracking Action North (FAN) is a coalition of NWT organizations, including Alternatives North, Ecology North, the NWT Chapter Council of Canadians, Canadian Physicians for the Environment, and individuals/citizens...
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