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Bob Hardy
The Torngat I is cruising the waters around Nain in search of some new species with the hopes of attracting more fishers to the area and creating more employment at the local fish plant. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Niego and Lawson
For the past 15 years, the number of Inuit RCMP in Nunavut has dwindled to two out of 131 officers, while the force has failed to recruit a single new Inuk member. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Singh, Trudeau, Scheer, Bernier, May, Blanche
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament this morning, triggering the official launch of the federal election campaign. [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tuktoyaktuk alcohol seizure
RCMP received a tip on Friday about a vehicle bound for Tuktoyaktuk that was transporting alcohol. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Louie Smith Ted Ackerman and Premiere Sandy Silver
Kwanlin Dun First Nation Elder Louie Smith and his English tutor Ted Ackerman are this years recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dragging body
Alberta Justice has launched an investigation after CBC News recorded video of a funeral home employee dragging a dead person in a body bag from a refrigerated trailer. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Don Jaque, Louis Sebert, Frieda Martselos, Denise Yuhas
Louis Sebert, Frieda Martselos, Don Jaque and Denise Yuhas all say, if elected, they'll make sure Fort Smith is the education capital of the Northwest Territories. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
OneWeb Inuvik antenna
A UK-based telecommunications company is targeting communities above the 60th parallel as the first to be brought online in its mission to create a global high-speed network. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Arctic Policy 20190910
The lengthy document, released by the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations, proposes eight priorities, with health, infrastructure and economic development at the top. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Elections NWT rejection notice
I thought they had taken away my vote. Turns out, I had just confused the system. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Emmett Smith
More than four years after receiving a life-saving liver transplant, a four-year-old boy in Whitehorse has started Kindergarten. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will officially kick off the federal election campaign with a visit to Rideau Hall at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, Liberal sources have told CBC News. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Michelle Stewart University of Regina
Yukon's Kwanlin Dün First Nation is partnering in a new program aimed at helping Indigenous people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) navigate the justice system. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Dave Ramsay and Kevin O'Reilly election signs in Yellowknife
Former industry minister Dave Ramsay hand-picked this riding for his clear contrast with Kevin O'Reilly, who believes in diversifying the economy away from resources. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Invuik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway Sign
The N.W.T. Infrastructure Department had problems with signs informing drivers of where they were entering and leaving private Inuvialuit lands, where caribou hunting is banned, and where tags are required to hunt big game. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
 Francois de Wet
A new training program will make Nunavut doctors the main point of contact in an effort to streamline care for cancer patients who must travel south for treatment. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Chyler Justine
The youth are among over 30 Ambassadors of Hope at We Matter, an Indigenous youth-led non-profit. [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Sgt. James "Jim" Giczi
Yukon RCMP are mourning the off-duty death of one of their own, Sgt. James 'Jim' Giczi, who died following a motorcycle crash on the South Klondike Highway near Carcross last Friday. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
Aja Mason
Starting this week, advocacy groups such as the Yukon Status of Women Council, along with front-line workers, will audit how sexual assault cases in Yukon are handled by police. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North
Stephanie Nigiyok
Community concerns about alcohol usage in Ulukhaktok has resulted in that community considering a public vote on whether to tighten restrictions. [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: CBC North