From life jackets to kayaks, Inuit ideas and ingenuity continue to shape Canada and the world. An immense territory, the Canadian Arctic is home to a growing population of over 100,000 northern Canadians, with a majority of Indigenous peoples with a millennial history and rich culture. Today, technological shifts, demographic shifts, environmental shifts, economic shifts, and others are transforming Inuit communities. Addressing the challenges and seizing the opportunities of accelerating changes in culture, technology and economy require creative approaches, including mobilizing innovations from past and present to shape an inspiring future.
Organizations in Northern Canada are expanding their innovative community work through the Arctic Inspiration Prize, which distributes up to $3 million annually to teams who are using Arctic knowledge, from traditional to scientific, to
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