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Lake Geraldine Iqaluit Water Supply
The City of Iqaluit wants to extract as much as 500 million litres of water from the Apex River to Lake Geraldine between the months of July and October until 2026. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hay River highrise
According to court documents, in 2014 the Canada Revenue Agency got the legal authority to seize and sell off Harry Satdeo's assets in order to pay off $502,762.10 worth of income tax debt. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
AFN Bennett 20180911
Ottawa needs to ‘walk the walk' on reconciliation, says a Federal Court judge in a ruling released Tuesday as part of an ongoing class action lawsuit launched by residential school day scholars and more than 100 First Nations. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Sandi Coleman
As she wraps up 16 years as host of A New Day on Thursday, Sandi Coleman pays tribute to her listeners. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hospital bed
Forty-five CT scans and 12 surgeries have been cancelled since the CT scanner and sterilization machine broke down. Technicians are set to repair the equipment, but it's unclear how long that will take. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon court
Mark McCluskey, 48, has been sentenced to five and a half months in jail. The 2017 crash injured two people. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alisa Lombard
A Saskatchewan-based class action lawsuit filed for certification alleges coerced sterilization of Indigenous women is yielding reports from more than one hundred women across Canada who say they were sterilized without their consent. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon retail pot
With retail licence now in hand, Triple J's Canna Space will open in downtown Whitehorse on Thursday morning. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
ECE education counsellors
A Department of Education pilot program in the Northwest Territories is connecting students with career and education counsellors. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Jack Anawak 2019
A federal database helping connect Inuit with family members lost under federal tuberculosis policies in the mid-20th century has helped Jack Anawak, a well-known former Nunavut politician, determine where his mother is buried. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CBC North
Diane McLeod-McKay
The Yukon Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner's investigation was launched after some government employees alleged wrongdoing in how youth group homes were being operated. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Michael McLeod
The federal government announced $2.7 million for nine projects in the Northwest Territories that are meant to help the territory's economy and promote culture. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Rhea Alikamik
A sentencing hearing was adjourned on Wednesday for a woman who pleaded guilty to attempting to lure a young girl. Rhea Alikamik's lawyer is arguing the mandatory minimum jail sentence is too harsh. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Andrew Hall
The power producer will likely rely more on its LNG and diesel generators to meet demand, and could be urging Yukoners to conserve power if dry conditions continue through summer. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ribbon cutting for Canyon Creek Road
A report from the parliamentary budget officer questions the value of a key federal government attempt to stimulate infrastructure spending in Canada, but some Northern politicians say the report doesn't tell the full story. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: CBC North