‘You can’t be selfish and survive’ in Canada’s harsh but beautiful North

By Joelle Kidd December 24, 2018 The Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik, northern Quebec, is flanked by Hudson Bay on one side and Ungava Bay on the other. Here, above the treeline, wide open skies frame sweeping views of snow through the crisp, cold air. “It’s a beautiful place, amazingly beautiful,” says Esther Wesley, co-ordinator of … Continue reading “‘You can’t be selfish and survive’ in Canada’s harsh but beautiful North”

Arctic Anglicans face dangers of climate change

By Joelle Kidd December 24, 2018 City dwellers may not know just how many kinds of ice there are. “There are all sorts…just the same way that there are all sorts of snow,” says Esther Wesley, co-ordinator of the Anglican Healing Fund. It’s a distinction important to northern communities where ice can be gathered to … Continue reading “Arctic Anglicans face dangers of climate change”

Arctic Anglicans face dangers of climate change

By Joelle Kidd January 22, 2018 With Ungava Bay not yet frozen in mid-December, traditional hunting and fishing are impossible. It’s a “life-or-death situation,” says General Synod reconciliation animator Melanie Delva. Photo: Melanie Delva   City dwellers may not know just how many kinds of ice there are. “There are all sorts…just the same way … Continue reading “Arctic Anglicans face dangers of climate change”

‘You can’t be selfish and survive’ in Canada’s harsh but beautiful North

By Joelle Kidd January 23, 2018   Reconciliation animator Melanie Delva (left) and Anglican Healing Fund Co-ordinator Esther Wesley (right) travelled to eight communities on the Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik, Que. Photo: Melanie Delva The Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik, northern Quebec, is flanked by Hudson Bay on one side and Ungava Bay on the other. … Continue reading “‘You can’t be selfish and survive’ in Canada’s harsh but beautiful North”