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Mary Papatsie missing Inuk woman Ottawa police June 2017
The family of Mary Papatsie say they are still looking for answers about her April 2017 disappearance. She still hasn't been found. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Midway Lake
The Dene Nation are preparing to hold its 49th national assembly at Midway Lake, N.W.T. in a wooded area with no electricity, no internet and no cell service. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: CBC North
Power line Colville Lake, NWT
According to the Northwest Territories Power Corporation, customers in Yellowknife have experienced an average of 6.2 outages since May 2019 compared to a historic average of 5.25 and 5.65 outages during this period. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Prelude Lake fire
The department of Environment and Natural Resources says both fires were caused by lightning. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
heat-thermometer
Last month was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Whitehorse rally for federal leaders' debate on climate change
Dozens of people rallied at CBC stations in Whitehorse and in Yellowknife, among other Canadian communities, to demand the public broadcaster host a federal leaders' debate on climate change and a proposed Green New Deal. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
RCMP
RCMP ask anyone who may have information about two dead adults found Monday south of Liard Hot Springs to contact them. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife Bay, Jolliffe Island
The future of Jolliffe Island and houseboats moored near its shores is uncertain, but city officials and Yellowknives Dene say it's too early to speculate on particular plan for the island. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ice core research
New research on lead pollution trapped in Arctic ice is revealing how plagues, wars and the climate affected the economy of Medieval Europe. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Pond Inlet, Nunavut
Two people died in Iqaluit while on medical travel, and were flown up to Pond Inlet, Nunavut, in pressed wood caskets. The government's burial coverage states that remains are prepared with 'the most economic casket.' [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Jack Anawak
More than 60 years ago, the federal government sent Inuit South for tuberculosis treatment. Many died there, their deaths unreported to their loved ones. Now, Inuit are finding their relatives — sometimes in unmarked graves. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Bruce and Cheryl Wilcox
A Carcross, Yukon, couple is fed up with the constant noise from the construction of a new bridge over the Nares River. They want their house relocated. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Lynda Dickson
Dickson says her priorities as new chief of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation are transparency, healing and housing. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Grizzly Bear stock image
A grizzly bear that terrorized a couple for roughly 12 hours on a remote lake in the Northwest Territories was known to be a problem, according to a territorial wildlife officer. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Grizzly Bear stock image
'This year it was decided it's getting worse and the bear is getting more bold,' said Lee Mandeville, who later shot and killed the grizzly. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Heat in Winnipeg
Environment Canada expects temperatures to reach 29 C in Kakisa, Enterprise, Fort Smith, Hay River, Jean-Marie River, Fort Simpson and Fort Providence. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
'First Americans' costumes from Buy Nothing group
An Inuk woman is calling out the people behind an Ottawa "Buy Nothing" Facebook group over their response to her complaint about a costume kit she found offensive. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Mike Bedell
A new national park was about to open in the territory of Nunavut, and Mike Bedell and Pamela Coulston wanted to show it to the world. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tracy-Anne McPhee
Yukon is getting federal money for drug-testing devices and for training for officers to test drivers for drug impairment, the federal government announced on Tuesday. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Kyle Thomas
Kyle Thomas who operates With Bread, a popular micro-bakery at the Yellowknife Farmer's Market, says he lost 30 loaves of bread worth about $250 due to Tuesday morning's power outage. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North