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Inside view of new Flight training simulator
Whitehorse now has the only flight school in the north with a state-of-the-art simulator. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Barrett Horne and Michael Pealow
Some consultants say Yukoners have been dealing with symptoms of social issues: it's time to get at the causes. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
RANKIN INLET—Inuit leaders tried to give hope and encouragement to Nunavummiut who will share their stories of loss in Rankin Inlet this week with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The MMIWG commisson held its first official event in the Inuit Nunangat this week, with a [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Zaida Sanguez
After four suicides in four months in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., earlier this year, several programs are underway aimed at ending suicide in the community. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Blake Wilson chops onions
After some setbacks over the last year, including running out of funding for the Inclusion Café, a skills development program for people with disabilities, the board is looking ahead with new funding. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Nunavummiut are gathering in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, this week for the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Mathias (Maloose) Jolly and Bella M. Petawabano
Several key leaders of the Cree Nation came together Saturday to deliver a powerful public message of acceptance to two-spirited members of their communities. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Kolasch arrest
Newly-released surveillance footage shows the 2016 arrest of Harry Kevin Kolasch. A court ruling that acquitted Kolasch of resisting arrest and is strongly critical of the arresting officer is being appealed by prosecutors. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavut and Inuit leaders are cautiously optimistic following the release of a federal government action plan aimed at reducing disproportionate number of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system, officials have told Nunatsiaq News in the wake of an emergency meeting in Ottawa last month. Data collected in 2016 reports that [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Behchoko drug search warrant
Four people were arrested and are charged with drug and trafficking-related offences. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
The family of a young Nunavik man who died of tuberculosis last year says his death came as a shock—to the family and to many community members. The 21-year-old man was discovered by family members on the evening of June 3, 2017 at his home in Kagniqsualujjuaq. He was found dead, [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Canadian High Arctic Research Station CHARS
While the federal government hasn't set a date for a grand opening, the CHARS main research facility is weeks away from completion. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
A mandatory minimum sentence of four years in jail for reckless discharge of a firearm would be “grossly disproportionate” and in breach of the Charter of Rights were it applied in the case of a young first-time Inuk offender from Baker Lake, Justice Earl Johnson has ruled. Johnson, now a [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Each year, a few hundred seabirds die in Nunavut fishing nets. Whether the birds themselves are from Nunavut isn't clear. That's what researcher Jennifer Provencher is trying to figure out. The dead birds, usually northern fulmars, become part of a vessel's “bycatch,” and are recorded by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. But [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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'We have a board of directors who have been through a very, very challenging year and for different personal reasons are not going to continue.' [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett has signed off on a new mining project near Baker Lake, Nunavut. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
The Nunavut RCMP have seized a 4.5-pound shipment of marijuana headed for Igloolik, police said last Friday in a news release. Police seized the drugs at the Iqaluit airport on Jan. 31, after searching a man's luggage with a warrant. Three RCMP entities—the Iqaluit detachment, “V” division federal operations section, and the [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News