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Norman Yakeleya
Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya says the hereditary chiefs have 'every right' to assert their laws on their traditional territory. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
adithi balaji
Adithi Balaji won a selective scholarship from the Loran Scholars Foundation. They cited her work in environmental activism as a reason she was given the award. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
Jessi Pascal
Spring is still months away in the Northwest Territories, but people are already looking ahead at the spring breakup season. In Aklavik, some see signs that could point to heavy flooding. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
QUE Cree 20200217
Cree leaders in Quebec are focused on reassuring a jittery population after announcing a far-reaching economic development agreement with Quebec regarding massive infrastructure improvements in the territory over the next 30 years and, very likely, more resource extraction projects. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
George Hickes
The bulk of new money in the Government of Nunavut's $2.35 billion budget for 2020-2021 is slated to help the territory's health-care system 'keep up,' Finance Minister George Hickes told the assembly Wednesday in a 45-minute address. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
FILM Cara Gee 20200219
Canadian actress Cara Gee was living in Los Angeles for only about a month in 2018 when she landed the 'dreamiest' project. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Ernest Monias
Known as the Elvis of the north, Ernest Monias has been on the music scene since the late 1970s. Over the last five years he has seen an increase in popularity, especially among younger people, thanks to being meme'd on social media. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Emily McDougall, Kluane Adamek, Dana Tizya-Tramm
Leaders of the First Nations in Yukon have signed a declaration stating that climate change is an emergency, and requires immediate action. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
LNG Pipeline 20200218
The Liberal government has postponed a planned tabling of its promised bill on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a result of ongoing rail blockades sparked by RCMP action on Wet'suwet'en territory, according to Kanesatake Grand Chief Serge Simon. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Seasonal time change
A Yukon government online survey on whether to end seasonal time changes in the territory gets biggest response ever to one of its public engagements. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
College Drive Whitehorse
Yukon College will soon be Yukon University, and the school wants to say goodbye to "College Drive." [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
New Stanton hospital
The impact of the new Stanton Territorial Hospital on Yellowknife residents' property tax bills was largely felt in 2019 and not 2020, the city's mayor confirmed Tuesday. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Cameron Hills Project
A troubled oil and gas company that has wells in the Northwest Territories has gone into receivership, and the N.W.T.'s oil and gas regulator is worried that taxpayers will be left to clean up the property. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Margaret Nakashuk
Over a quarter of the territorial health budget is going towards medical travel, but the MLA for Pangnirtung says that money is being wasted because patients are missing their flights. [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: CBC North
Classroom
The Yukon government says an independent review of the territory's education system is aimed at improving inclusive and special education. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Alaska Native Leader Coin Q&A
The U.S. Mint announced in October that the member of Tlingit Nation will become the first Alaska Native to appear on U.S. currency. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife airport
Yellowknife RCMP respond to emergency aircraft landing near airport, no injuries reported. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Maxie Plante
Maxie Plante, who's a pilot with Summit Air in Yellowknife, placed first in the race in Japan Saturday, ahead of two former world champions. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
CUR Women Hearts 20200218
In a surprising turn of events, Nunavut beat Northern Ontario six to five at the annual Canadian Women's Curling Championship in Moose Jaw, Sask. It is their first win in this year's championship so far. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
NWT RCMP Enterprise Seizure
On Sunday, the N.W.T. RCMP federal investigations unit stopped a vehicle near Enterprise and discovered approximately 450 grams of crack cocaine. The vehicle's two occupants were arrested. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North