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Arctic Fuel Ban 20200218
The federal government says it will support an international ban on environmentally damaging heavy fuel oils in Arctic shipping. A Nunavut government spokeswoman says the territory will push for measures to help offset the cost to residents and industry. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
inuvik rcmp drugs and weapons
Tyler Christensen, 28, and Mariah Sharphead, 21, both of Edmonton, face drug-possession- and firearm-related charges. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
michael mcleod
Michael McLeod's constituency assistant says McLeod plans to support motion M-1, tabled by B.C. NDP MP Peter Julian in December. The motion supports creating a Green New Deal, a plan for ambitious government action to tackle climate change and socio-economic inequality. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Indian Day School
One month into the Indian day school settlement claims process, First Nations health officials in the Atlantic region are voicing their frustration over what they're calling the "unethical" process and a lack of communication from the federal government. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
SQ vehicle in winter
The investigation, which began in June, found that individuals were buying alcohol in Montreal and transporting it to Kativik to resell it illegally for an inflated price. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Doug Gilday
Whitehorse's Raven Inn — the city's first major hotel development in decades — is set to open its doors next month. All its rooms have already been booked for the Arctic Winter Games from March 15 to 21. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
 Delaney Taylor
On Monday morning, students received an email that said one of the pumps in the building was leaking and the heat had to be temporarily shut off. They were also told they may smell glycol because of issues with the heating system, something the college has been dealing with for [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
aurora college fall
On Monday morning, students received an email that said one of the pumps in the building was leaking and the heat had to be temporarily shut off. They were also told they may smell glycol because of issues with the heating system, something the college has been dealing with for [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
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Nunavut's Legislative Assembly will reconvene Tuesday in Iqaluit for nearly four weeks. During that time cabinet has plans to talk about cannabis regulation. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Karen & Rhoda Nanook in front of water tank
Rhoda Nanook's home water tank was tested after the Taloyoak Housing Authority discovered her floating measurement device contained lead. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Grande Alliance signing
The Grand Council of the Crees says the Grande Alliance, a $4.7 billion economic development project announced Monday, is the Cree vision of development and represents a 'clear break from the past colonial and paternalistic government policies' that kept their communities undeveloped. [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Elijah Smith building
RCMP in Whitehorse say an unknown package seen in a downtown building early Monday was found to be non-suspicious, and there's no threat to the public. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife courthouse summer
A 22-year-old Gameti man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a Behchoko man last year. In a Yellowknife courtroom on Monday, Alecus Quitte admitted he stabbed Archie Wedzin twice in the neck after a night of drinking vodka and smoking crack cocaine. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Arctic Fuel Ban 20200216
The federal government is expected to support international measures that would reduce the environmental impact of Arctic shipping but would cost northern families hundreds of dollars a year. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Richie Beattie
A Yukon Quest musher fell off his dogsled while his team continued on, eventually joined by a passerby who guided the team into the midway checkpoint earlier this month. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Legault and Abel Bosum
A railway expansion, moving toward electrification for industrial projects and designating protected wildlife spaces are some of the components of the venture. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Sarah Haalboom
Blood Ties Four Directions Centre, a health and wellness organization in Whitehorse, is holding a contest to find Yukon-related designs for its condom cases. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Whitehorse sidewalk
The City of Whitehorse tells property owners and businesses to clear the sidewalks adjacent to their properties within a certain time period following a snowfall. But a Whitehorse lawyer says the city is still liable for injuries that occur in that space. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
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Two Fort Resolution residents are drawing attention to what they say is a lack of mental health services in their community. [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: CBC North