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Susan Kublu w/ parka
Ottawa police have released a photo of Susan Kublu-Iqquittuq's parka in the hope that it might help locate the 37-year-old woman. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Philadelphia Soda Tax
What do you think of having a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks? The government of the Northwest Territories is asking residents to weigh in on that question. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Willy Tchuilen Ngatcha
Willy Tchuilen Ngatcha was the subject of a weeklong hearing into allegations he lacks the competence to work at remote communities in the territory. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Todd Whitehead
Todd Whitehead says high winds on Haines Road were blowing snow machines across the highway. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
John Mutford
Yellowknife's public library is beefing up security after a recent fight caused hundreds of dollars in damages. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Baker Lake
Health Department officials arrived in Baker Lake Sunday and are staying until Wednesday. The meetings are set to develop priorities for moving forward following three suicides since late-December. They've met with local hamlet officials, RCMP, students, teachers, as well as men's and women's groups. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Cabinet Shuffle 20190114
A group that represents Indigenous lawyers and legal scholars is criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his decision to move his justice minister into a new portfolio in last week's cabinet shuffle. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source: CBC North
Earlier
Todd Parsons
The territorial government has refused an offer from the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) to agree to binding arbitration to settle labour negotiations with the government and Northwest Territories Power Corporation, according to a press release from the UNW. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Glen Abernethy, Michael McLeod
The federal government is spending $500,000 out of its Emergency Treatment Fund and the territorial government is pitching in just over $260,000. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
School bus
'I'm scared that another accident is going to happen, and I don't want the next accident to be the big one.' [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Mary Anowtalik
Seventy years after the federal government forcibly relocated Ahiarmuit away from their homeland, it's apologizing to the 21 survivors and their families in Arviat, Nunavut, on Tuesday. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Wolf Hunt
Renewable resource officers in the community received four separate calls in 48 hours from Sunday to Monday. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Lisa's Place no gas
Now, the nearest gas station north of Enterprise is about 140 kilometres away at the Big River Service Centre in Fort Providence. Heading south, it is about 100 kilometres away at Indian Cabins, Alta. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Chief Supt. Amanda Jones of V Division
For the first time, a woman is in charge of the RCMP in Nunavut. Chief Superintendent Amanda Jones took over as commanding officer of the territory's V Division on Monday. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Canada apologizes for forced relocation of Ahiarmiut in Nunavut LIVE
Carolyn Bennett, minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, will issue an official apology on behalf of the Government of Canada for the forced relocations of Nunavut's Ahiarmiut from 1949-1959. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services
Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services management and the Yukon Employees' Union have reached a tentative agreement. About 20 employees have been on strike in Dawson City, Watson Lake, Haines Junction and Whitehorse since Nov. 2, 2018. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Moose meat on a plate
A trio of special lipids that fight diseases like diabetes have been found in moose and caribou meat, and moose antlers. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon Quest Sled Dog Racing
'For the safety of the dogs and the mushers, we just made that decision that it would be best just to truck from Braeburn to Carmacks,' said race marshal Doug Harris. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife court
A 30 month sentence for a man convicted of sexual assault might not allow him to rehabilitate in a meaningful way, says a Northwest Territories judge who handed down the sentence. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hendrika Brown
What's in a name? There are a few different terms people use to describe residents of the Northwest Territories, but they're not official. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: CBC North