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Jaylene Delorme-Buggins
Jaylene Delorme-Buggins was 'really bothered' to hear PPC candidate Paul Durst reference her in arguing for cuts to Indigenous services. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Whitehorse real estate
It's an issue that's come up throughout the federal election campaign in Yukon — affordability. More specifically, the affordability of housing. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Fishing line cleanup
Some Whitehorse high-schoolers say they found a 'shocking' amount of discarded fishing line in and around some local lakes — and they're looking for solutions. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Andrew Spring and Lloyd Chicot in Brazil
'We don't want agriculture, were it to be developed, to have any negative impacts on the land or the water or the animals,' said Wilfred Laurier professor Andrew Spring. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alyssa Carpenter
Recognizing the signs of suicidal ideation and knowing how to help are teachable skills, says Alyssa Carpenter, the N.W.T.'s only certified safeTALK counsellor. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Cambridge Bay grads
During the election campaign, several people have floated the idea of lowering the voting age. With over 40 per cent of the territory under the age of 19, the idea may be more transformative in Nunavut than anywhere else. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Cara Streeter and Susan Ruben
The RCMP are holding the mitten-making workshop in Paulatuk, N.W.T., in an effort to connect with residents, learn about Inuvialuit culture, and talk about some tough subjects. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Earlier
NWT federal candidates 2019
Five contenders are vying for the Northwest Territories' seat in Parliament on election day. Catch up on their backgrounds and policy positions before you cast your ballot. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon federal candidates
Each of the five people vying to be Yukon's MP sat down with CBC's Dave White to talk about their plans and policies. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Cannabis Marijuana Industry 20180212
The Yukon government shuttered its retail store, as promised, one year after pot went legal across the country. But Yukon's opposition parties still have questions about pot's new normal. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Brian Ng
From civil servant, to serving gourmet cuisine, Brian Ng is living out his Iron Chef dream. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Steven Crowchild and Cherokee Eagletail
The three-day event brought Dene from all over the world together to reunite, find commonalities and tell stories. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Aaron, Melissa, Noel, and Anneluzelia Hernandez; Jesse-Anne Borero Hernandez
'We're gonna have to watch tons and tons of reruns of Family Feud, and I think we'll do a couple of mock sessions to get ourselves ready,' says Aaron Hernandez. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Nunavut candidates
Health care is mainly a territorial responsibility, but nearly all the funding for health care programming in Nunavut comes from the federal government. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tourists in red suits
Half the money from a new fee will go to administer the fee program, half will go to local communities. [...]
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Nunavut housing construction Iqaluit
The United Nations' special rapporteur on adequate housing presented a new report to the General Assembly Friday highlighting the struggle of Indigenous communities around the world in attaining safe and secure housing. [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
FEDELXN CONSERVATIVES 20191012
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Friday he supports compensation for First Nations children and families who “suffered” under the on-reserve child welfare system. [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
19th assembly
MLAs will select the next premier by secret ballot on Oct. 24. [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Glenn Harold Field
RCMP say Glenn Harold Field, 63, spends a lot of time on the land, but is known to have regular contact with people. Police received a report earlier this month that he hasn't made contact recently. [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Luke Quinlan
Quinlan says he entered the federal race as the People's Party candidate because no one else was addressing the high cost of living in the North. [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Source: CBC North