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Alain Boisvert
The plan is to pump eight million litres of water a day — the equivalent of about three Olympic-sized swimming pools — for the next 60 days. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
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The past four years have been the hottest on record, but new research shows the Earth was actually in a global warming "hiatus" that is about to end — and make the Earth even hotter. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Yukon's justice minister called for the inspection last year. It was to review the controversial case of Michael Nehass, a mentally-ill inmate who spent years at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre, sometimes in segregation, which experts said worsened his condition. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Ullivik boarding home
Quebec's liquor board approved an alcohol permit for a new resto-bar about 600 metres from the Ullivik boarding home in Dorval, Que., despite opposition from Montreal police, Dorval city officials and the centre's director. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CBC North
Medical marijuana
Fervour over how cannabis could help patients suffering from various ailments has run wildly ahead of what scientific studies have proven it can do, experts say. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Koovian Flanagan
First-time hunter Koovian Flanagan is still shaking with excitement on Long Island, as she fills bags with food to share. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Page to Plate workshop
'Literacy and cookbooks tie together perfectly,' said the program coordinator. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Yukon is developing a new curriculum which places more emphasis on Indigenous culture. This week teachers met with Indigenous elders outside Whitehorse at a healing camp to discuss the idea. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Police were called at around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, where they found the body of a 49-year-old woman, according to a news release. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
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The chief of Nahanni Butte confirms a plane went down in Nahanni Butte. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavut Brewing Co. should now be able to receive the water it needs to produce beer, following a decision by Iqaluit city council last night. Council agreed to a plan, recommended by city administration, that would allow businesses to enter service agreements with the city to receive extra trucked water, [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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Wilfred Abraham, 54, is facing one count of second-degree murder after police were called for service at about 11 p.m. Monday evening, where they found a body. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
There's a pan-Arctic brain-storming session coming to Iqaluit next week. Northerners from Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and all three Canadian territories are visiting Iqaluit on August 21 and 22, to take part in what's called a “Northern Policy Hackathon” being hosted by the Gordon Foundation. But what is a hackathon anyway? “You bring people together [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Canada Residential Schools
The Liberal government will declare a federal statutory holiday to mark the tragic legacy of the residential school system, fulfilling a recommendation made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
WWII Ship Stern Located
U.S. scientists discovered the 22-metre stern of the USS Abner Read last month, about 88 metres below the Bering Sea. The Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Cape Dorset youth have their artwork on display at Nunavut's legislative assembly. Embassy of Imagination, an Inuit youth art collective led by Alexa Hatanaka and Patrick Thompson, is running their exhibit “Uvanga and Imagine If” from August 12 until December 1. Uvanga means “myself”—which corresponds to the self-portraits on display, while [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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The Nunavut Brewing Company and other Iqaluit businesses will be getting water after weeks of controversy over whether the city would be able to deliver it. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami awards
Inuvik's Underwood Day, Melissa Rogers and Peggy Day among those awarded by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami for their contributions to the community. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Shovel Lake wildfire
The British Columbia government has declared a state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CBC North