arctic news

Today
"Chat" in Waterloo, Que.
'Perdu dans la toundra' (which means 'Lost in the Tundra' in English), is a children's book that tells the story of how the kindness of northerners helped a small, grey stuffed cat named 'Chat' make its way back to worried four-year-old in Quebec. [...]
Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
NWT fur at auction
After criticism, The North West Company has decided it will continue purchasing fur from trappers at its Northern stores across Canada. [...]
Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Earlier
Anchorage, Alaska
The pilot of an airplane in a fatal Alaska crash had six times the legal limit of alcohol in his system for flying, according to federal investigators. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Honouring connections
The Yukon government and Council of Yukon First Nations say they are working together on a new program that aims to reunite children in foster care with their families or, at the very least, their culture. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
child coughing
The N.W.T. Department of Health is issuing a public health advisory after 8 lab confirmed cases of whooping cough in the Tlicho region. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dylan Cozens at NHL draft
Dylan Cozens has made hockey history once again. The 18-year-old from Whitehorse has been named to Team Canada's final roster for the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championship. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alvin Fiddler
An agreement struck in 2017 between Indigenous Services Canada and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation on faster funding for suicide prevention projects is "making a huge impact," says NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Paulie Chinna
Paulie Chinna, the minister responsible for the N.W.T. Housing Corporation, called the current situation 'unacceptable.' [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Michele Thoms
For nearly 25 years, teachers, parents, and a slew of volunteers with St. Patrick High School have been helping curb drunk driving in Yellowknife by giving party goers a ride home. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hunting Grizzlies
Far less bears were killed this year as a result of conflict with humans than in the previous two seasons, say Yukon conservation officers — and it's likely due to weather. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Metis Toddler 20160921
After a Northwest Territories judge said the former foster parents abused the process by getting their adoption recognized in the North, the parents are now preparing to appeal the ruling. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Kluane squirrel project
When male red squirrels move away, they live longer and have more mating options — benefits that female squirrels don't get when they leave home. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Cold Yellowknife
It's been five days and counting of wind chills below -50 C in the North Slave region, and that's not expected to change any time soon, says CBC meteorologist Bradlyn Oakes. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
R.J. Simpson
Workers in the N.W.T. who are experiencing domestic violence will be able to take up to five days of paid leave starting in 2020. It's just one of the changes introduced to the N.W.T. Employment Standards Act. [...]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Klaune Lake
Yukon RCMP found the body of Walter Egg, 68, on Dec. 10, two days after his family reported him missing. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
RCMP
A search warrant was executed on a home in Iqaluit on Wednesday and a large amount of drugs, 'trafficking supplies,' and cash were seized. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Mary Cockney
The John Wayne Kiktorak Centre has renewed its lease with the town to remain in its current building on Berger Street, despite calls to relocate it. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
marijuana bud
Yukoners led Canadians in buying the most legal pot per capita from retail stores in the first year of legalization, according to a study released by Statistics Canada. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Kahnawake Day School
The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a court challenge to a nationwide class settlement to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit for harms suffered while attending federally-operated Indian day schools. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Scott thomas and dave beck PAL
The two men at the centre of a storm of controversy related to their actions aboard a plane are offering apologies, and say their lives have been turned upside down. [...]
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: CBC North