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Norseman Fire
The city's fire division responded to the call at 9:11p.m. Wednesday and no smoke or fire was seen upon arrival. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Pull up a seat, dip in your spoon and make a new friend this week. Iqaluit Square, in front of the elders' centre, will be transformed into an open venue for an interactive art installation this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Quebec-based community art collective ATSA, or When Art Takes Action, is [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Naloxone kits
Yukon health centres gear up with naloxone in preparation for summer. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
A 29-year old man, Sean Qaunaq of Igloolik, will appear in the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit today to face charges related to an incident in which he allegedly tried to buy sexual services from two youth in Iqaluit. The Iqaluit RCMP arrested the man after it was reported that [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Whitehorse Trolley
The jolly little yellow trolley was out of service last summer, for 'a huge number of infrastructure and safety upgrades.' [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Fire NWT
"A couple good dumps of rain" won't change fire-prone environments, said a Department of Environment spokesman. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Fuel oil has been spilled near the community of Baker Lake's elder-care centre, the Government of Nunavut said on June 12. The GN did not indicate the size of the spill, saying only that the departments of Community and Government Services, Environment and Health “are working closely with a consultant to [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Amy O'Rourke
Yukoner Amy O'Rourke found herself in a situation no outdoor enthusiast wants to find themselves in — standing about 2 metres from an aggressive black bear, in the middle of the backcountry. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Roman Bourque Sept 30, 2015
A 28-year-old Yellowknife man convicted of manslaughter has been granted day parole for six months, with some conditions. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Dene national chief candidates
As the three candidates for Dene National Chief begin their campaigns over the summer months, here's a bit of background on them, what's motivating them to run and where they see the Dene Nation going forward. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife courthouse summer
A man accused of sexually assaulting and beating his former girlfriend was the last witness to testify in his own trial. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Education Minister Paul Quassa
Nunavut's Premier Paul Quassa should find out Thursday if he'll hang on to the territory's top leadership job, after a non-confidence motion was announced earlier this week. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Haines Junction
The driver of the private ambulance — which police say may have been stolen from a government work site — was killed in an accident Wednesday morning. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Ken Hudson
The Northwest Territory Metis Nation refuse to pay property taxes on their traditional use cabins based on their inherent Indigenous rights, while the GNWT said taxing Metis for their property doesn't affect how they exercise their Aboriginal rights. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Will Aggu MLA Paul Quassa still be premier of Nunavut by dinnertime tomorrow night? That's the question that's been on the minds of many Nunavummiut since yesterday, June 13, when Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main gave notice of a motion to remove Quassa from the assembly's executive council, also called [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
RCMP Saskatchewan
A 29-year-old Nunavut man is facing several charges after he reportedly requested sexual services from two youth. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Paddling the calm seas
Members of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations set off earlier this month on a 3-day ocean journey to Juneau, Alaska, in a traditional dugout canoe. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Chloé Labrie
The Sûreté du Québec have made an arrest in the death of 28-year-old Chloé Labrie, a health worker originally from Victoriaville. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Wally Schumann
Officials with the N.W.T. Infrastructure Department say the plan is to file for a permit with the Gwich'in Land and Water Board in October. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: CBC North