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Bethany Nastapoka Epoo
Jobie Epoo is struggling to understand how his daughter Bethany's killer, who was just shy of his 18th birthday at the time of her death, could be treated so leniently by the courts. The man, who can't be named, will serve six years in detention as a young offender. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Willow Allen
Diversity is increasing in the modelling industry, says Willow Allen's agent. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife
While pushing for new life in vacant and unused spaces, and trying to improve the social issues, Rob Warburton says to remember to celebrate the successes downtown. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Jovan Simic and Victoria Perron
Jovan Simic and Victoria Perron recently finished a 500-kilometre, 27-day dog sled trek across the Arctic tundra. But they say the hardest part was coming back home to their day-to-day lives in Iqaluit. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Kablusiak
Kablusiak tackles cultural displacement and challenge ideas of contemporary indigeneity with humour. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
James and Aiden Whittingham
The planet now finds itself in grave danger. We're way beyond holding a day once a year to raise awareness on the issue. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
The Grizzlies
Helping put the story of how the youth in a small Inuit community came together through the sport of lacrosse on the big screen was a big responsibility, say Inuit taking part in the production. [...]
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Watson Lake meal program 1
'It means a lot to me,' said Hammond Dick, one of dozens of elders in Watson Lake, Yukon, who are receiving weekly deliveries of meals prepared in the local hospital kitchen. [...]
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hugh Brody book
Sara Minogue reviews Hugh Brody's book The People's Land, from 1975, comparing it to a more modern publication — a recent Facebook post that went viral, titled 'Dear white people.' [...]
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Rankin Inlet snowmobile repair
The next time Megan Pizzo-Lyall's snow machine breaks down while out on the land, she'll know how to get her machine back up and running again thanks to a small engine repair course in Rankin Inlet. [...]
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Virginia Labelle
Virginia Labelle solves the puzzle: what's the 'most geeky fun you can have'? [...]
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Crystal Lennie
Crystal Lennie now has a diploma and a bachelor's degree, and wants to be a deputy health minister. She calls education a 'lifelong journey.' [...]
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dene DreamMaker Innovation Centre
A corporation aims to help young residents of Lutselk'e, N.W.T., develop skills and better their own community through what's called the Dene DreamMaker Innovation Centre. It opened in February. [...]
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Elle Sagadraca
Elle Joyce Sagadraca's dedication to bodybuilding led to a gold and silver medal win at a regional bikini competition in Ontario. [...]
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Marika Sila
Marika Sila is an Inuvialuit woman who starred in Thursday's episode of CBS's The Twilight Zone. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Peter Fraser and Cullen Crozier
Cullen Crozier wrote a short story in his grandfather's voice called The Duck Caller. It recently won Up Here magazine's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous creative non-fiction. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Blue Jays Rookie Ball Program
The Toronto Blue Jays are installing a new state-of-the art baseball diamond in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, complete with artificial turf, a new backstop and bleachers. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Elder Noel Starblanket
Starblanket, who died this week at age 72, was only 24 when first elected chief. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon CanNor funding
Money was announced on Thursday for 16 projects, including a boutique-style hotel in downtown Whitehorse, a feasibility study for solar power in Beaver Creek, and a project to increase tourists' access to local food. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Crack cocaine
RCMP in Whitehorse say they seized approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine, after finding a man passed out in a vehicle on Thursday. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North