arctic news

Earlier
Rebecca Alty
Adrian Bell conceded on Cabin Radio, saying he called Alty to tell her. [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Monika Steputh
It was the culmination of the three-month 2018 Junction Artist in Residence program. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
N.W.T. votes
It's election day for six municipalities across the Northwest Territories, and CBC North will be there with results, highlights, and reaction every step of the way. Here's how to follow our coverage on web, social media, and television. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Cambridge Bay
The victim was flown to the Yellowknife hospital with serious injuries. The accused faces a variety of charges for allegedly running someone over with an all-terrain vehicle on Oct. 7. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Arctic Chemical Contamination 20181015
A new summary of toxins in the Arctic shows contaminants, such as mercury, continue to threaten polar bears and whales. But new threats — both chemical and climatic — are emerging, says the report done for the eight nations that ring the North Pole. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Heather MacKenzie
It's illegal for women to work underground in Russia but by the end of an international mining competition the team from Canada — comprised of all women from across the country — received monumental honours. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Cambridge Bay—Many in this western Nunavut community of about 1,900 say they are more wary as they walk around town, after someone was run over by an all-terrain vehicle. On Oct. 7, members of the Cambridge Bay RCMP were advised by emergency ground transport that they were responding to a person [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
There's a small glass porthole in the captain's cabin of HMCS Charlottetown. Besides a handful of windshields, the pie-sized lookout is the only true window on the Canadian warship. Windows would mean a weakness for the double-hulled, steel frigate. Still, on the ship's bridge, two sailors are on the lookout for [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
classroom
The president of the Yukon Teachers' Association says there's about half the number of substitute teachers available this year compared to last, and that puts an additional burden on schools. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Alaska Walrus
In the Chukchi Sea between Alaska and Russia, where Pacific walrus females and juveniles spend their summer, ice could be absent during that season by 2060 or sooner, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
CAMBRIDGE BAY—The planned expansion for TMAC Resources Inc.‘s gold mine near Cambridge Bay has cleared one of its final hurdles. On Friday, Caroline Bennett, minister of Crown-Indigenous relations, and Dominic LeBlanc, minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs and internal trade, issued a letter saying they accepted the Nunavut Impact Review Board's [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Norman Wells, NWT
A year after the Northwest Territories government dissolved town council in Norman Wells, the community is taking back the reins. And a territorial official who briefly oversaw the town says her team has worked to set the town up for success. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
If you're looking for an excuse to get out of going to the gym, accessing the aquatic centre in Iqaluit will be slightly more difficult for about two weeks, starting Monday, Oct. 15. A section of the parking lot and the back entrance to the building will be closed off to [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut still has a long way to go to bring its educational attainment close to national levels or even to those in the Northwest Territories. This is revealed by a recent set of Statistics Canada tables that compare the levels of education achieved in Nunavut and by Inuit nationally and in [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
A new project taking place in Nunavut and Nunatsiavut with researchers from the Canadian Centre for Vaccinology aims to better protect Inuit babies against whooping cough. They're doing this by encouraging vaccination against this disease, known also as pertussis, which can be deadly to babies under the age of six months. Right [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Toufic Chamas
A judge signalled that a plea bargain agreed to by the Crown may be too lenient for a man who flew his drone in airspace for planes to land and take off at the Yellowknife airport. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Election New Brunswick
Stations in Yellowknife, Hay River and Inuvik will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. People in Fort Simpson, Fort Smith and Norman Wells can vote from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
CANADA-CANNABIS/
Pot becomes legal on Wednesday, but the rules vary widely across the country, with some provinces allowing private retail sales and others putting recreational cannabis under the control of government-run monopolies. Here's a guide to the rules. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Redskin billboard
If you travel down Interstate 94 near Paw Paw, Mich., you'll see a massive billboard with nothing more than a definition on it. 53 school and recreational sports teams in that state still have race-based team names and mascots. [...]
Sun, Oct 14, 2018
Source: CBC North