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Mary Jesus Statues
Pierre Beaverho, an 89-year-old elder from Whati, N.W.T., got the birthday of his dreams this year. [...]
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Source: CBC North
Shelley Cuthbert
Shelley Cuthbert said she didn't hand over her dogs, days after a deadline to forfeit the animals. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Ike Haulli
Ike Haulli was convicted in 2008 for indecent assault and for having sex with someone younger than 14 years old. He also recently lost a civil case revealing further details of sexual abuse spanning decades. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Teslin
The Electoral District Boundaries Commission says that public consultations revealed a clear need and desire for another electoral district, increasing the number of MLAs from 19 to 20. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Almost any time you go into any sports or recreational activity you have to sign a waiver. It's the sort of thing written in fancy language that's hard to follow in detail, but which amounts to a statement that no matter what happens, you can't sue anyone for anything. The idea is [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
It is well known that the federal government initiated a system of disks with identifying numbers for Inuit in 1941. Each disk was stamped with a unique number. This system remained in place until 1972 in the Northwest Territories, longer in Nunavik. What is little known is the fact that a different [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Ike Haulli, an Igloolik business owner who sexually abused children between 1968 and 1986, has been removed from the board of the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce, the organization said yesterday in a release. Haulli, a BRCC board member for many years, had served as the organization's president until last year. The [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Yukon legislative assembly
Jarrett Parker was a regional manager at health and social services who raised concerns about youth who asked to be in government care. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
The family of an Inukjuak woman who died more than two decades ago continues to ask police to revisit the investigation into her death. Alacie Nowyakallak was 34 when she went missing in Montreal on Oct. 3, 1994. Less than two weeks later, on Oct. 14, her body was found in the [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Bed bugs
Christina Kasook says that the infestation is mainly in one room, but bedbugs have been found 'throughout the building.' [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Denecho King
Police said that the door was ajar when they arrived at the unit and saw John Wifladt and Colin Digness lying in the unit's hallway. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
A federal MP for Nunavik says he's gone from disappointment to disgust over the Catholic church's refusal to apologize to Indigenous survivors of Canadian residential schools. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops held a news conference on Parliament Hill April 18 to try and provide clarity about a March 27 letter [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Sandy Silver
Premier Sandy Silver says Minister Pauline Frost is doing "amazing," "impeccable" and "spectacular" work, despite opposition calls for her to be demoted. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Coffee beans are really seeds, found in the centre of a small red fruit that looks kind of like a cranberry. It's that centre—and the dark colour of the caffeine-bearing liquid fuel the beans brew up—that inspired the name of Iqaluit's hip new coffee joint: Black Heart Café. “Iqaluit needed something different. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
beer tax protest
Supreme Court decision doesn't sit well with residents of the capital city, thirsty for cheaper booze. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Caribou Count 20140316
Hunters in Iqaluit are investigating allegations of illegal caribou hunting around the city. As many as 10 caribou are alleged to have been poached. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Rankin Inlet drum dance
This year, 40 participants showed up for the week-long festival, which runs until Friday in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Canadian Rangers Teslin 1
Twelve new recruits were sworn in this week in the community. They'll join some other local Rangers who had been doing patrols elsewhere, to form a new section in Teslin. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North