There are 60 active cases in the territory after 34 new infections.
A researcher admits she was "surprised" to see this so far north.
Research says it's becoming a source of greenhouse gas emissions.
Shortages are so severe that some are forced to sleep in shifts, an expert says.
The Whitehorse-based airline says it is "heartbroken" by the incident.
The trip to Nunavut comes as the Liberal government places focus on the environment.
A researcher says her team couldn't believe the distance travelled.
Ottawa spent 65 per cent more last year on Nutrition North than they did in 2011.
Why do I share this story on National Aboriginal Day? Because the Salluit Running Club is an example of something we don't hear enough of in southern Canada: a good news story from the North. And while it cannot and must not be forgotten that Salluit, like many northern communities, faces significant challenges--including, most tragically, an alarmingly high number of youth suicides--I encountered many reasons for hope during my visit to communities in northern Manitoba, Nunavut and Nunavik.
A long overdue conversation has begun in Canada about how to ensure large sections of our country are no longer cut off from an essential service which is taken for granted by so many others -- access to high-speed Internet. Not only are a large section of our fellow Canadians being cut off from vital services, they are also being prevented from fully participating in Canadian society and contributing the ideas and the innovations that make our country great. Rural Canada makes up 30 per cent of the country's population and produces one-third of our economic output. It is time to get Internet service in rural and northern Canada moving at full speed.