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Baker Lake, winter
Shawn Attungala is guilty of domestic assault, though he won't have a criminal record for long. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Inuvik house fire
The town's director of protective services said the two occupants escaped the fire prior due to "the fast thinking and quick actions of the husband." [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Alaska Arctic Refuge
Alaska Natives who rely on caribou for subsistence lined up in the state's largest city to protest U.S. federal plans for petroleum development in a wilderness area. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ribbon cutting CRA opening
The Canada Revenue Agency opened the doors to three new northern service centres in Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Iqaluit Monday morning. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Tom Jensen, Pamela Strand, Natasha Brotherston
Industry minister Wally Schumann said the act would allow government to 'regulate minerals effectively, efficiently, and transparently.' [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Zach McKillop
A man originally from Sudbury who died on his 28th birthday is being remembered for his love of being outside and flying. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Brent Sass
Sass was out front Monday morning, as the leading mushers approached the finish line in Fairbanks, Alaska. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Stipdonk family
Although the focus was on skiing, the whole event on Saturday showcased Marsh Lake residents' community pride. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Polar bear
People in Russia's eastern Arctic are scrambling to come with a plan to take back their community after it was overrun by dozens of polar bears over the weekend. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
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A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he briefly took control of a small plane during a short commercial flight over western Alaska, authorities say. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Ira Webb
Zero Waste Yukon is collecting signatures on a petition to increase fees on single-use retail bags throughout Yukon. Currently, Yukon retailers can charge a voluntary fee of five cents a bag. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
kevin-curling
The last vacancies in the Brier field are filled with the addition on the weekend of Alberta's Kevin Koe, Manitoba's Reid Carruthers, Saskatchewan's Kirk Muyres, Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories and Yukon's Jon Solberg. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Todd Parsons press conference
Weeks of a tense labour dispute between the Union of Northern Workers and the government of the Northwest Territories has union members divided on the conduct and future of the UNW's leadership. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
9 Wing Gander Cormorant helicopter 2015 file picture CP
The Northern Search and Rescue Roundtable brought together volunteers, military, and the Coast Guard. But it's been two years since the last meeting and some want to know why. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Lorraine Gordon's
A family in Rankin Inlet is disappointed by how long it took to get an emergency repair on their home through the Nunavut Housing Corporation. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: CBC North
Arctic Ultra 2019 -  Ahmad Fathi Junaidi
With competitors pushing forward, some exhausted minds are beginning to see things among the trees, like warm tents or monsters. For some 'the trail seems go on forever,' but they continue forward on the Yukon Arctic Ultra. [...]
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
body search
The Ottawa Police Service's major crime unit temporarily suspended its weeks-long search this past weekend to find an Ottawa woman's body at the Trail Road landfill site. [...]
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Union of Northern Workers flag
The government of the Northwest Territories and the Union did not reach a tentative agreement after two days of mediation, but there won't be a strike on Monday. [...]
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Conner McKay-Ivanko
A Hay River, N.W.T., teenager is going to compete in the 2019 Canada Winter Games after teaching himself to play table tennis by watching YouTube videos. [...]
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: CBC North
Troy Sebastian
Snagging is a popular, tongue-in-cheek term used in many Indigenous communities. "In essence and in this context it really means human relations. Not just hook up culture or sexuality, but the relations that we have as Indigenous peoples." [...]
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: CBC North