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wildfire near Yellowknife
The fire northwest of Yellowknife has nearly doubled since Saturday, but remains not a threat to the city, according to an N.W.T. Fire update Sunday. [...]
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Evacuation alert yukon keno city, elsa
Yukon Emergency Measures Organization issued an evacuation alert for kilometres 83 to 111 of the Silver Trail (or Highway 11), including Elsa and Keno City. [...]
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Xavier, Celine, Nayla and Fibie Pasche
Xavier Pasche, his wife, Celine Pasche and their two daughters, Nayla, 6, and Fibie, 2 have cycled 72,000 kilometres together for the past nine years, 11,000 of those kilometres after the birth of their two children. [...]
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tunchai Redvers portrait
Fireweed, a poetry compilation by Tunchai Redvers, is divided into four chapters, each relating to a phase in the 'healing cycle of fireweed plants.' [...]
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Stephane Modat
The head chef of Quebec City's Fairmont Le Château Frontenac recently visited the northern community of Chisasib, Que., because he is studying Cree ways of cooking fish. [...]
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Source: CBC North
Helicopter tin can hill
Daniel Campbell, who is on a houseboat on Yellowknife Bay, reported seeing the small fire and smoke rising from Tin Can Hill in Yellowknife Saturday afternoon. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Smokey Yellowknife
Environment Canada has issued air quality statements for parts of the N.W.T.'s Mackenzie Delta region, including Fort McPherson and Tsiigehtchic. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
hot weather
The sweltering weather continues Saturday with several parts of Canada under heat warnings. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Trump Alaska Towns Fears
A Maryland man visiting Alaska with his family was killed and one of his three children was critically injured on Friday after their floatplane's takeoff was aborted. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Mary Ann Villeneuve
The changes to the 10-day arts festival include no longer charging admission to attendees, and opening up its gallery to sales on opening night. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
The cleared site of the Chooutla Indian residential school
The Anglican Diocese of the Yukon will make a public apology to former Chooutla Residential School students. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Warren and Carolyn Wright and the Bellanca
The 1929 Bellanca Pacemaker is one of just two operational aircraft of its kind in the world. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Irene Otter
The Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association and the French company Huttopia have collaborated to develop a prototype ready-to-camp tent called the 'Creetopia,' inspired by Cree culture. [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Source: CBC North
Thaidene Nene National Park
The signing of the final agreement for the Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve was set for July 25. Parks Canada now says it needs more time. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Wildfire burning near Yellowknife
A team of wildfire officials are in Yellowknife monitoring the situation while fire crews are working at the east and southeast edges of the fire to contain it. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
firepit campfire
The ban comes 'due to very dry conditions and no indication of rain,' says the city. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese
Australian police have confirmed that a young man found dead with a young woman along the Alaska Highway earlier this week is the son of a senior New South Wales officer. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese
Australian police have confirmed that a young man found dead with a young woman along the Alaska Highway earlier this week is the son of a senior New South Wales officer. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Riverdale fox
Yukon's Department of Environment says people should not give food to foxes in Whitehorse's Riverdale neighbourhood, or anywhere for that matter. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
KFN drum dance
Members of the K'atl'odeeche First Nation were promised ‘cows and plows' in 1900, which they never received. This week members received a portion of a $28.3M settlement of that broken promise. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North