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N.W.T. RCMP are investigating two vehicle collisions in the Beaufort Delta — one in Inuvik on Monday and one near Tuktoyaktuk on Sunday. There were no life threatening injuries in either incident. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
A recount called in Ungava has confirmed the Coalition Avenir Québec's narrow win in the Nunavik riding. Following Quebec's election Oct. 1, CAQ candidate Denis Lamothe finished 44 votes ahead of second-place Parti Québécois candidate Jonathan Mattson in the northern riding. The PQ made an official request for a judicial recount Oct. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Rebecca Alty
Yellowknife's new mayor, Rebecca Alty, officially takes office on Nov. 5. As she prepares for the work ahead, she reflects on how an opportunity to run someone else's election campaign sparked her career in city politics. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
CAMBRIDGE BAY—When Stanley Anablak of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association delivered his president's report this morning to the annual general meeting in Cambridge Bay, he included an encouraging look-ahead for the Grays Bay Road and Port Project. “Despite the headwinds we've faced over the year, there is still hope for the project,” [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
 Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
Yukon's Champagne and Aishihik First Nations want to help build opportunities for people who might have trouble finding work. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Doug Gillard
A longtime manager of the City of Yellowknife's municipal enforcement division has been given a new job with a different city department. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
The daycare inside Iqaluit's Inuksuk High School says it's only able to offer five of its 24 spaces to the children of high school students, due to conflicting funding program rules. Shauna Beaton, the chairperson of the Inuksuk Infant Development Centre, or IIDC, communicated that to the Iqaluit District Education Authority [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
CAMBRIDGE BAY—Cambridge Bay residents reacted with anger and disbelief when they learned last night that large vehicles and other items on board a barge stranded in Inuvik will not be airlifted to their community. At a meeting with John Vandenberg, assistant deputy minister of the Government of the Northwest Territories' Department [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Whitehorse election
CBC contacted the mayoral candidates in Whitehorse, Watson Lake, Faro, Teslin and Carmacks to ask them three short questions. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Angus Beaulieu MMS
Angus Beaulieu, a master Métis fiddler from Deninu Kue First Nation in Fort Resolution, N.W.T, has been playing the fiddle for almost 70 years, but he wasn't always a master fiddler. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Quebec's cannabis stores will open their online order system at 9 a.m. on Oct. 17—the only way residents of Nunavik will be able to obtain legal marijuana, at least for now. Starting on Wednesday, residents across Quebec can make online or in-person purchases at one of the province's 12 Société québécoise [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Caroline Cochrane
Caroline Cochrane says she'll leave those decisions to a yet-to-be-hired government official. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
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A company working on opening the N.W.T.'s next mine is hoping to begin construction of a 180-kilometre all-season road to it next winter. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Andrew Mianscum Jr.
Andrew Mianscum Jr., who goes to school in the Cree community of Mistissini, Que., has been bullied about his school work. The video his sister posted has been viewed 220,000 times. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Madeleine Redfern
Sexual harassment and how to talk about it has been a focus of conversation on and off social media in Nunavut over the last week. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Lynn Napier-Buckley
According to unofficial numbers from returning officer Margo Harney in Fort Smith, Lynn Napier-Buckley has been re-elected as mayor. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Rebecca Alty
Adrian Bell conceded on Cabin Radio, saying he called Alty to tell her. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Monika Steputh
It was the culmination of the three-month 2018 Junction Artist in Residence program. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
N.W.T. votes
It's election day for six municipalities across the Northwest Territories, and CBC North will be there with results, highlights, and reaction every step of the way. Here's how to follow our coverage on web, social media, and television. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North