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Dentist Hoverboard Procedure
An Alaska dentist, who gained notoriety after he was seen in a video riding a hoverboard and pulling teeth, was convicted of defrauding the Alaska Medicaid program. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Melinda Munson, Gretchen Wehmhoff
"We've kind of been on cloud nine, and we couldn't tell anyone for a while,' said Gretchen Wehmhoff, who's set to take over the Skagway News with her friend Melinda Munson. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Yukon River
January's weather this year has people across the country doing the same thing: bundling up. But the North's been the coldest. Out of the fifteen coldest places on Earth on Friday, 10 were in Yukon and one was in Nunavut. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Charlene Blake's son Kenton Blake
With just three weeks before the deadline approaches, Tsiigehtchic the application and applied to the Toronto Blue Jays Field of Dreams program. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Tyrell Ollie
Tyrell Ollie and his cousin found themselves stuck in the remote Yukon bush for a week, after their snowmobile broke down. They had few provisions, and the temperature hovered around -45 C. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Life's Like That by Walt Humphries
Walt Humphries has seen and done it all. Since he first arrived in 1964, he's been a writer, prospector, explorer, painter, and become part of Yellowknife's pantheon of great characters. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Diane Thom
Neither the health minister nor the territory's premier would comment on allegations of widespread abuses of foster families by front-line workers, published by CBC on Friday. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Dave England Snowmobiling
In his spare time, Dave England runs snowmobiles up ramps, getting the machine a dozen metres in the air. Then, he flips them end over end before coming down to earth — all in the matter of seconds. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Ann Rose Totalik and Tanya Tucktoo
Student support payments for January first went out two weeks late. Two women say it left them struggling to pay rent and feed their children. [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: CBC North
Old Crow contaminants
The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation which examined the level of contaminants, like cadmium and mercury, in the bodies of 77 Old Crow residents. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
George Morgan Liard First Nation
The Yukon government and the Liard First Nation have signed a deal for the first phase of upgrades to the Nahanni Range Road. It will mean training and jobs for First Nation members. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
charles camsell
The Dene Nation is seeking a formal apology for the way its members were treated in medical institutions. The move comes as a class action lawsuit seeking redress for ‘Indian hospitals' heads toward certification. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Caroline Wawzonek January 2020
An official with the Corrections Service of Canada said the federal agency does not allow prisoners who require rehabilitative programming to finish their sentences in the N.W.T. because the programming is not available here. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Ayo Kayode
An Edmonton man says he's fighting a ticket after being pulled over on one of the coldest days of the year because his licence plate was covered with snow. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Unidentified mother and child
From a three-year battle to get one counselling session for a sexually-abused child, to children being dropped off in the middle of the night with scabies — four foster parents are sharing their stories of negligence and unsafe practices within the N.W.T. government's division of Child and Family Services. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Iqaluit gas station
The reduction of 4 cents per litre before tax will apply to all gasoline and diesel products — including automotive diesel fuel — in all Nunavut communities, except Iqaluit, where there will be further reductions. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Foster child at Camp Connections
Child protection workers in the N.W.T. 'lied' about the behavioural issues of children in care, and 'verbally abused' foster parents, according to a letter sent to MLAs by the Foster Family Coalition of the Northwest Territories. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Old Crow, Yukon
About 2,400 litres of diesel spilled last Friday at the tank farm in Old Crow, Yukon, after a valve malfunctioned. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: CBC North
Rebecca Kudloo
A national organization representing Inuit women in Canada is calling for a radical shift in the way police work is done in the North, as a report to be released Thursday has uncovered 'systemic racialized policing' in the Arctic. [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: CBC North
Moose
The Quebec government is reducing the sport moose hunt in the réserve faunique La Vérendrye by 30 per cent for 2020 in what it calls a "precautionary measure", but maintains a moratorium is not needed. [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: CBC North