arctic news

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Telegraph Creek rockslide
Crews are busy trying to clean up a large rockslide that's blocked the only road to the northern B.C. community of Telegraph Creek. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Car exhaust
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the pollution cost of idling, historical carbon emissions and the connection between population and climate change. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
N.W.T. legislative assembly
N.W.T. Premier Caroline Cochrane announced changes in senior management Thursday. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Minister Patterk Netser
The Nunavut Housing Corporation has promised to review how it allocates housing construction in communities, and how it decides what rent will cost. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
tree stump
Mike Lees has become a paleontologist-in-training after an impromptu pee break in Edmonton's river valley led to the discovery of a petrified tree stump from the time of the dinosaurs. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Air Tindi
The Transportation Safety Board released four new recommendations Thursday for the operators of small aircraft in Canada. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Watson Lake Hearse
The decades-old hearse owned by Town of Watson Lake, Yukon, is going to be auctioned off next spring. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
John Streicker
John Streicker, minister responsible for Yukon's cannabis regime, says the now-closed government cannabis store turned a profit of $192,605. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
colten mcneely accused
A man accused of second-degree murder in a small N.W.T. community testified in his own defence in Yellowknife on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Polar bear and cub churchill
Justin Elias, 31, was found guilty in N.W.T. Territorial Court in August of killing the animal without a bear tag, a violation of the Wildlife Act, and for unlawfully keeping the bear's pelt. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yvonne Imam, artist from Eastern India. Oct. 29, 2019
The artists behind a new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada say it's about more than highlighting Indigenous art from around the world — it's about spreading knowledge of their diverse cultures. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Trans Mountain pipes in Hope
Some Indigenous leaders have said an ownership stake in the multi-billion dollar project could provide lucrative returns and ensure the environment is protected through Indigenous monitoring of the pipeline. [...]
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Source: CBC North
Anne Walsh
Around 30 people joined Yellowknife's first Family Violence Awareness Month Solidarity March downtown Wednesday. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Nova Scotia RCMP
Inuvik RCMP are investigating the sudden death of a 54-year-old man. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Glass jars
Yukon's recycling depots say they're in a pickle with too much useless, non-refundable glass. So they're putting a lid on it. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Giant Mine memorial
Karen Fullowka's father Vern died in the Giant Mine blast on Sept. 18, 1992. She was 8 at the time. Fullowka says she forgave Roger Warren years ago but that news of his death brought her peace. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tagish Lake
A property title ‘defect' in Yukon means waterfront property owners may not own as much land as they think they do. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
April Andersen
Social workers from Nunatsiavut are on the front lines in Sheshatshiu, helping people deal with the community's suicide crisis. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Brioni Connolly
The owners of a café at Yukonstruct's Whitehorse headquarters say their business isn't going anywhere — despite an eviction letter they received last month. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alaska float plane crash May 20, 2019
The rate of fatal airplane crashes in Alaska is higher than the U.S. national average, according to the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. [...]
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Source: CBC North