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Mackenzie Days celebration
The festival ran for almost 40 years before it was cancelled in 2013 because of issues related to alcohol. The Mackenzie Days Society is trying to lower entry fees to make the event more accessible, especially for youth. [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Stanton Territorial Hospital
The Stanton Health Authority claims the three doctors who Bursey claims operated on her were not employees of the Hospital but were "independent medical practitioners" using the hospital to see patients​. [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North
James Poker, Kirby Mistenapeo, Thunderheart Tshakapesh
After a series of delays caused by intergovernmental disputes, the Grand Chief of the Innu Nation says a foster care inquiry is back on track. [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North
Iqaluit bay
RCMP in Iqaluit are warning hunters of unsafe ice conditions near Pink Lady Island. [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North
Robert Service Campground
The Robert Service Campground will see improvements to its office and washrooms, and eventually the construction of a new building for events. [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The U.S. has opened a 60-day public comment period before environmental hearings on allowing drilling on the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Andy Nieman
Andy Nieman, Yukon's Child and Youth Advocate for 6 years, is doubtful that a review by his successor will lead to any significant change. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Rankin Inlet map
Kashtin Simik reportedly left Chesterfield Inlet on Friday and has not returned home. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Alexander Tootiak
Alexander Tootiak described as Inuk, 5'4" tall and 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife fire hall
An overnight fire in a Yellowknife parking lot Monday destroyed an SUV, according to the city. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Junghwan (David) Park
RCMP in Hay River, N.W.T., say they believe they found the body Junghwan (David) Park who went missing earlier this month. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
nelson Lepine
A panel of Indigenous-owned development corporations in Yukon recently spoke in Watson Lake and found common ground in one complaint: financial reporting rules create a mountain of redundant paperwork. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Inuktut in Nunavut needs stronger federal recognition and funding, the president of Nunavut's Inuit birthright organization told a United Nations meeting last week. Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk and other Inuit representatives are attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York, which runs until April 27. Kotierk [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Special to Nunatsiaq News A copy of Alethea Arnaquq-Baril's 2016 documentary Angry Inuk should have arrived at the offices of NBC's The Ellen Show by now. Tanya Tagaq's record company, Six Shooter Records, decided to use the DVD as a piece of mailed activism on April 9 after a discussion erupted on [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Darryl Sheepway
'Not one day has gone by where I haven't wished I could go back and change things,' Sheepway said in court, reading from a prepared statement. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
Denecho King
John Wifladt was 'not making logical sense,' said Grismer. 'He had some motor function, but was certainly not aware of his surroundings.' [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: CBC North
The roughly 55,000 belugas that summer in western Hudson Bay need protection through a new national marine conservation area, the conservation group Oceans North said last week in a report. The belugas, which migrate from their winter home south of Baffin Island into the Churchill, Seal, and Nelson river estuaries, comprise [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Rabies continues to surface in Nunavut, with two foxes in Coral Harbour having tested positive for the dangerous disease, Nunavut's Health Department has announced. Earlier this month the Nunavut government issued a rabies warning for Igloolik. The rabies virus, which infects the central nervous system, can cause a serious disease in [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News