Seals are hot at chilly G7 Canadian Arctic meeting

Reuters: Seals are hot at the G7 meeting in Canada's Arctic this weekend, whether it's the sealskin mitts artisans are trying to sell, or the raw seal meat on the menu at a community feast on Saturday. But officials and locals insist that hunting here is an essential livelihood for a community that already faces high prices for basic goods. Iqaluit, a town of 6,000 some 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, is only accessible by air in winter, when Frobisher Bay freezes into a jagged shoreline ......
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