[all hail wikipeadia]
Nunavut is the newest, largest, and northernmost territory of Canada. It was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999, via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, though the boundaries had been contemplatively drawn in 1993.
This is the same year as the show ended. Uh, that's it. I don't have any smart comments about this.
I am currently writing a biography of the Fraser family - huge amounts of personal fanon with a teeny bit of canon somewhere in there.