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Grey Mountain Primary School
RCMP say they received several reports of a 'suspicious noise, possibly gunshots,' near Grey Mountain Primary school in Riverdale Thursday morning. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Source: CBC North
Junghwan (David) Park
Hay River RCMP are calling for anyone who may have picked up missing 34-year-old Junghwan (David) Park. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
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'There is no indication of any threat to the public in relation to this investigation,' RCMP said in an email. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yukon River vehicle
Police say it matches the description and licence plate of a vehicle reported stolen last fall. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. President Donald Trump has said he "really didn't care" about opening a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling but insisted it be included in recent tax legislation at the urging of others. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
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The government of Canada is making a $94.3 million investment under the Oceans Protection Plan to help make transporting supplies to the North more efficient. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
On Saturday night in Iqaluit you will be able to laugh—and may well cry—as the city's comedians gather together to honour one of their own, Nanauq Kusugak, whose death by suicide earlier this month sparked a call for better mental health services in Nunavut. “But this show is not about suicide: [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Yukon economic development conference
Mining might well be “the greatest chance of building something,” when it comes to economic development in Kaska territory, says chief George Morgan. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
During a riot at the Baffin Correctional Centre in Iqaluit late last year, four inmates broke through the jail's ceiling and caused a flood after breaking an overhead fire sprinkler. These previously unreleased details are included in a written decision addressing offences committed by one of the rioters, who was also [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Iqaluit ski map app
Iqaluit's Aniirajak ski club has published a trail map, which is now available at the Unikkaarvik Visitor Centre. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
David Pudlat
The young artist shares his love of creating and tells us about carving an inukshuk out of Nunavut's serpentine rock. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Rhoda Nashalik and Tasha Partridge said they were really nervous. The 13-year-old Grade 7 and Grade 8 students from Pangnirtung were in Cape Dorset for the first time, to spend the week with a group of junior high students on the other side of Baffin Island. They were among seven students from [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Gerard Comeau
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled unanimously that provinces and territories have the constitutional right to restrict the importation of goods from each other, as long as the primary aim of the restriction isn't to impede trade. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
The Government of Nunavut spent more than half a million dollars on emergency measures two years ago after high sodium levels were first detected in Sanikiluaq's water reservoir, according to reports recently tabled in the Nunavut legislative assembly. Since high sodium levels were discovered in 2016, the lack of from-the-tap potable [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Denecho King
Three more witnesses testified in 25-year-old Denecho King's murder trial on Wednesday — one of whom says he heard King say he killed two people. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Felicien Labat
Felicien Labat was “the last of the priests” that spoke her language and understood the region's elders, said Lucy Jackson. [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Warning: Some readers may be disturbed by certain details in this story. Ike Haulli, a highly respected business owner from Igloolik who until recently served as chair of the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce, has been exposed as an egregious sexual predator. To resolve civil lawsuits launched by four people he sexually [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News