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Indigenous Funding 20161003
MP Michael McLeod said the former federal minister 'stood up for the North and stood up on Indigenous issues.' [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: CBC North
Rebecca Alty, Tony Foliot, Michael McLeod, Dan Wong
CanNor announced $248,000 with a further $51,000 coming from the city and $30,000 from the territorial government. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alaska Budget
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed sweeping budget cuts Wednesday that he said are necessary to resolve an ongoing deficit. 'This budget is going to impact all Alaskans,' he said. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon court house
Audrey Vigneau and Susan Hermann admitted to writing Facebook posts about a couple involved in a legal dispute over home ownership. They've been ordered to pay the couple $809,000 in damages. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife court
Alden Lennie turned himself into RCMP on Feb. 8, according to a police statement. A mistrial was called in his sexual assault trial after he didn't show up in court. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife Detah ice road
RCMP confirm that an aircraft is going to be making an emergency landing on the ice road between Detah and Yellowknife. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Steve Geick
Workers at Yukon's three hospitals have a returned a 'very strong' strike mandate to their union after a vote last week, according to a release issued Wednesday evening. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Drilling production stope at Cantung Mine
The federal and Northwest Territories governments are working together to sell the Cantung mine and Mactung deposit. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Caroline Cochrane
Last October, Education Minister Caroline Cochrane pledged to have the senior bureaucrat tasked with leading the transformation of Aurora College on the job by January. It remains unfilled today, with no clear indication on when the person will be hired. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Sea ice radar map - coloured
A collaborative project between the University of Victoria and two hamlets in Nunavut provides hunters with real-time radar images of ice conditions. Hunters say it will save then time and gas and make travelling more safe. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Inuk dating group meme
If you've been finding the dating scene in your Arctic community a little chilly, there's a new way to find love across the North — a Facebook group for single Inuit. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
'We want to build a capacity of the communities to find local solutions that work for them,' said Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi in Whitehorse on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dall Sheep on Alaska Highway
Wildlife officials in Yukon's Kluane National Park want to protect the Dall sheep that wander onto the Alaska Highway. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
Arctic Inspiration Prize
A teaching farm in Dawson City, Yukon, and a traditional-culture preschool in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, both got a major funding boost this week. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CBC North
First Nations Bank robbery
Police are looking for a male suspected of robbing the First Nations Bank of Canada on 48th Street in Yellowknife. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Kaitlynn Hester Moses
The Cree Nation Youth Council teamed up with the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay for this year's winter gathering. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Washington Oysters Pesticide
Oyster farms mark potential growth in marine life cultivation for food that a state task force has projected could be a $100 million industry. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Thierry Corbarieu
After over a week-long trek through Yukon wilderness, France's Thierry Corbarieu has won the 2019 Yukon Arctic Ultra, billed as the world's 'coldest and toughest ultra.' [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Harry Maksagak
A coalition of wellness groups in Cambridge Bay are floating the idea of a funeral home or designated space for visitations and funerals. Their first step was to bring elders together to talk about traditional Inuit practices. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: CBC North