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Ross River, Yukon
The Electoral Boundaries Commission is not proposing to reduce or increase the number of MLAs, but says Yukon's electoral map needs some tinkering. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source: CBC North
Yukon Financial Advisory Panel
CBC Yukon host Dave White sits down with members of the territory's financial advisory panel to talk about what they found. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Source: CBC North
Earlier
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Mark Hagemoen is new to Saskatoon and southern Saskatchewan, and is taking on a leadership role in the face of some controversy in the Catholic community. Here's how he plans to approach the issues. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
The federal Liberal government says it now supports a private member's bill to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould made the announcement Nov. 20 at the Indigenous leaders symposium on UNDRIP in Gatineau, Que. The declaration recognizes the basic human rights of Indigenous [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: Nunatsiaq News
An Iqaluit-based lawyer has resigned from the National Inquiry for Missing and Murdered Women and Girls. Joseph Murdoch-Flowers, raised in Nunatsiavut and Nunavik, joined the inquiry's legal team last spring. He was one of six staff who made up its Inuit working group. Murdoch-Flowers announced his resignation Nov. 21 and sent a [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Joseph Murdoch-Flowers
Another lawyer for the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls has resigned. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Nunavut fifth legislative assembly swearing in
Members of Nunavut's fifth Legislative Assembly will be sworn in Tuesday morning in Iqaluit. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Brad Cathers
The Yukon government presented its proposed framework for legal cannabis on Monday, but the Yukon Party says it leaves 'many unanswered questions.' [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Barb Hood
The territorial government is failing to follow through on commitments made in 2015 to address senior care in the North, according to the NWT Seniors' Society. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Aspiring actors in Iqaluit will get a chance later this week to audition in front of bigwigs from the Vancouver Film School. Among the film school's visiting panel of judges will be Grace Dove, a Shuswap actress from Prince George, British Columbia. Shortly after graduating from Vancouver Film School, Dove went [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Helaina Moses
Helaina Moses and her boyfriend went for a bite to eat after a night on the town, and were told to pay upfront. 'It kind of felt like they were assuming we didn't have the money to pay for our food because of our skin colour.' [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
ROVANIEMI, FINLAND—You can touch the white ice floes made of flat white felt and the leads between them will light up. Or you can try on the “Breaking of the Dawn” jacket, with its reindeer-leather trim and heat and light sensitive sensors. Or you can dabble your hand in the water [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Salluit airport new
The airport's garage and terminal will be rebuilt, and new technology to help planes land will be installed. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife courthouse summer
23-year-old Joel Gordon pleaded guilty in Yellowknife in N.W.T. Supreme Court to charges of distributing child pornography, extortion and child luring. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Nunavut Court of Justice
Nunavut's court services unit is rife with gossip, favouritism, micromanaging, and a lack of leadership and trust, an internal investigation has found. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: CBC North
Tracy-Anne McPhee
Yukoners will be able to buy legal marijuana on July 1, the territorial government says. A proposed framework for legal pot in Yukon was presented on Monday. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: CBC North
RCMP
A five-year-old boy has non-life-threatening injuries after a driver struck him with a pickup truck on Saturday. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: CBC North
Nunavut police are asking the public to help identify an Iqaluit driver involved in a weekend hit-and-run incident that injured a five-year-old boy. On the evening of Nov. 18, the boy was playing hockey in the parking lot of an apartment building in the 500s area of the city. The RCMP said [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Hudson House
Defence lawyers in the drug trial of two Yellowknife men took aim at the RCMP investigation that uncovered more than $500,000 in drugs in an apartment almost three years ago. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: CBC North
strong winds iqaluit
A strong wind warning is in effect for Iqaluit on Monday, causing several closures across the city. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: CBC North