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Seized handgun
Police released details on Thursday about an incident in June that saw shots fired from a vehicle, leading to an arrest and the seizure of guns, money and drugs from two Hillcrest residences. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Police released details on Thursday about an incident in June that saw shots fired from a vehicle, leading to an arrest and the seizure of guns, money and drugs from two Hillcrest residences. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
ALASKA OIL
The department began talks with state officials and the North Slope Borough, looking to update the 2013 management plan that kept drilling off about half of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, the Anchorage Daily News reported this week. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
The department began talks with state officials and the North Slope Borough, looking to update the 2013 management plan that kept drilling off about half of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, the Anchorage Daily News reported this week. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Wind turbine
Yukon Energy says its two turbines on Haeckel Hill are at the end of their life and will soon be decommissioned and sold. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yukon Energy says its two turbines on Haeckel Hill are at the end of their life and will soon be decommissioned and sold. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami delegates elected Natan Obed to a second term as president at the organization's annual general meeting in Inuvik, N.W.T. on Thursday, Aug. 16. “We'll ensure that we continue to have improved relations between our Inuit regions in the way in which we undertake our work,” Obed said in [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
'Culprits had gained entry through a window,' states a release from RCMP. 'Once they gained entry to the power plant, they then turned off all the breakers.' [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
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'Culprits had gained entry through a window,' states a release from RCMP. 'Once they gained entry to the power plant, they then turned off all the breakers.' [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yukon Federation of Labour
The Yukon Federation of Labour has been receiving $36,000 a year from the Yukon government's department of economic development, to use for training and events. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Mealia Sheutiapik was visiting Iqaluit's Elders' Qammaq on Tuesday afternoon when she heard the news that hunters from the Nunavut community had successfully captured a bowhead whale. The catch marks the first bowhead harvested in Iqaluit in seven years and only the second one in around a century. It's no [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Truck in Sushi Cafe, Yellowknife
Police have charged Kimberley Ongahak, 36, with impaired driving, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and taking a vehicle without consent. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Natan Obed
The vote was held Thursday morning in Inuvik, N.W.T. The position of president is a three-year term. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
TIMHORTONS
Tim Hortons admits it's fallen behind the competition with its packaging, but change is coming to your coffee cup and it will start with the lid. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Tim Hortons admits it's fallen behind the competition with its packaging, but change is coming to your coffee cup and it will start with the lid. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
The federal government is moving quickly towards developing new legislation to minimize the number of Inuit children and youth in foster care, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami delegates heard this week. Last January, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott met with Indigenous leaders in Ottawa to address concerns around the over-representation of Inuit, Métis [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Lisa Prosper
A new plaque commemorates the Hay River Missions National Historic Site, once home to a hospital, residential school, rectory, cemetery and Anglican and Catholic churches. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavut's firefighting community is mourning what it believes is the territory's first on-duty death, after a Pond Inlet firefighter died last month. It was the early morning of Monday, July 23, when the Baffin community's fire department received a call about a shack fire. A group of volunteer firefighters responded to [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Personalized health care is on its way to the Arctic. This care, using “precision medicine,” will involve the use of genetic testing to guide the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of many chronic illnesses or rare diseases. The many possibilities of this new targeted health care were highlighted many times during the International [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
1 of 3 open pits at Gahcho Kue diamond mine August 2016
Clark Builders launched a civil suit against De Beers Canada, saying $820,000 worth of work at Gahcho Kue mine went unpaid. The company asked for an additional $250,000 in damages. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North