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Shipping through waters in the Western Arctic is expected to double over the next decade. The Inuvialuit Game Council and WWF-Canada want to make sure mariners can make smart choices when it comes to wildlife and harvesting areas. [...]
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
Source: CBC North
Inuvik council
The street is currently populated solely with single-family dwellings. Residents came out to council in droves earlier this week to express their concerns that modular units won't fit in with what's already there. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Stewart Crossing fire
Warm and windy conditions have been keeping Yukon firefighters busy, at a time of year when the wildfire season is more typically winding down. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Perry Trimper
A Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet minister apologized Thursday evening after accidentally leaving comments on a voicemail, which the Innu Nation staffer who received them called "very racist." [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House on Thursday voted to reinstate a ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — a largely symbolic move aimed at reversing a plan by President Donald Trump to drill in the pristine refuge. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Isuma film 2
The latest feature film by Zacharias Kunuk imagines an encounter between Inuit camp leader Noah Piugattuk and an Indian Agent come to pressure them into a permanent settlement. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ramsay O'Reilly
Candidates from Yellowknife's Frame Lake riding took part in a wide-ranging debate Tuesday night, discussing topics from Yellowknife's downtown to a universal basic income. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Chisasibi community meeting
More than 200 people attended a community meeting in Chisasibi to discuss the illegal sale of drugs and alcohol and the resulting social issues, as the community deals with the suicides of three youth since January. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Orphan moose
Three months after he first arrived at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Watson the orphaned moose is healthy and thriving. He's also ready to be seen by the public. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Grizzly Bear
Berries, trash and dog food equal a smorgasbord for bears. Yukon officials say people should be careful not to attract bears, as the animals fatten up for winter. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dragging body
A professor who studies the sociology of dying says a CBC News video of a body being dragged on the floor of a trailer shows the “culture of respect” for the dead he previously witnessed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Alberta may no longer exist. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
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Much of the information currently used to guide Inuit health programs and policies is out of date, and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami hopes to change that with an ambitious new project. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Legislative Assembly
A lot of discussion about the previous N.W.T. Legislative Assembly centered around how they spent plenty of time discussing how to govern, but less time passing laws. David Wasylciw uses data to show that sentiment may not be far off. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Wally Schumann Twitter
Social media plays a part of most election campaigns, but there are few rules in the N.W.T. governing incumbent candidates' use of Facebook and Twitter accounts they used in their role as MLAs. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Phyllis Webstad
The collection of archives, personal stories and photos of residential school survivors at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation in Winnipeg were added to the UNESCO Canada Memory of the World Register Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
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The N.W.T. Housing Corporation wants to build duplexes for RCMP on Inuvik's Carmichael Drive, but residents in the area fear the project could bring down the value of their homes. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Crooked Creek fire
18 people have been flown out of the vicinity of a growing wildfire in central Yukon, while other residents are still on alert that they may need to evacuate their homes. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Crooked Creek fire
Residents of Stewart Crossing and Ethel Lake areas in central Yukon are on alert that they may need to evacuate their homes. If an evacuation order is issued, they will have two hours to leave. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
General Motors Investigation
Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling nearly 3.8 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S and Canada to fix a brake problem. The company says it has 113 reports of crashes and 13 injuries related to the problem. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
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The federal government's new Arctic strategy lists health, infrastructure and economic development at the top, with calls to end poverty, eradicate hunger and eliminate homelessness, but it includes few details on how it plans to do all that. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North