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Nunavik Nordiks win their first game of the hockey tournament in Ottawa!

Well! What a game! Just as I showed up at the Mattamy Homes arena, with 4 minutes left in the first period, the Nunavik Nordiks scored their first goal. By the time I walked to the other end of the arena, they had scored their second goal. By the time I took my camera gear […]

Nunavik Nordiks Vs Nepean Wildcats – Girls Midget Hockey Friendship Game

Good morning!! As mentionned in last week’s post, last night, the Sensplex was host to a special event: a friendship game between Nunavik’s girls midget hockey team and Nepean’s Wildcats. More than 80 people gathered to watch and cheer for both teams.

The match was somewhat special as the organisers of this friendship game went […]

Upcoming Girls Hockey Friendship Game in Ottawa – Let’s welcome the Nunavik Nordiks in a most memorable way!

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Please mark Wednesday, March 21 @ 7:15PM in your calendars!! At that precise moment the girls midget hockey team from Nunavik will be jumping on the ice of the Bell’s Sensplex to face the Nepean Wildcats in a friendship game!! The 16 young ladies, aged 15 to 18, are […]

Aaju Peter photographed by Hans Blohm : two new Order of Canada appointees

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A few days ago I posted a text to congratulate Hans Blohm who has become a member of the Order of Canada. Today, we would like to also mention that, in the same list of nominees, we find Mrs Aaju Peter. Aaju has also been appointed member of the […]

Somerset Island : white ghosts country presentation

Sorry for the short notice! If anyone in the Ottawa area is wondering what to do tonight, Polar Horizons is doing its Somerset Island: white ghosts country presentation at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Désolé pour le délai si court. Si certaines personnes de la région d’Ottawa ne savent trop quoi […]

L'ours polaire de glace n'est plus / The Ice Polar Bear is gone!

Vous vous souvenez peut-être qu’à la fin février nous avions parlé de la sculpture de l’ours polaire de glace qui était alors de passage à Ottawa et s’apprêtait à partir pour Montréal où elle devait finir ses jours vers la mi-avril.

You might remember that at the end of February we mentionned the Ice […]

Bal de neige – Sculpture de neige du Nunavut / Winterlude : Nunavut’s Snow Sculpture

À quelques reprises durant les festivités de Bal de neige, je suis passée par le Parc Jacques-Cartier pour jeter un coup d’oeil au concours de sculpture de neige. Ma première visite s’est faite alors que les équipes étaient affairées à créer leurs oeuvres. Il leur restait moins de 24 heures pour terminer le travail. Il […]

Ice Polar Bear / Ours polaire de glace

For our first “Photo of the week” posting, it was a great opportunity to combine Zippie’s very first Inuktitut Word of the day, ice, with a few photos of the Ice Polar Bear that has been visiting Ottawa for the past few weeks. If you have been to Winterlude, you most likely encountered the six-tonne […]

Welcome / Bienvenue

Welcome to Polar Horizon’s blog where we will try to share with you our experiences, discoveries and coup de coeur for the nature, history and cultural diversity North of the 55th parallel. We wil also introduce you to some of the people who share our passion.

Bienvenue sur le blogue de Horizons Polaires où nous […]