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Sunridge Place Northview REIT
A pair of southern investment firms could soon control a major portion of Yellowknife's real estate, including two dozen apartment buildings with hundreds of units and many of the big commercial buildings downtown. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Arnica Inn
The N.W.T. Housing Corporation refused to back a project to convert the Arnica Inn into 42 units of transitional housing. Now, the project likely won't go ahead. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
French immersion contract
F.H. Collins high school in Whitehorse has cancelled a "contract" sent home this month with French immersion students, after some parents raised concerns. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
White Pass
Avalanche technicians have a message for any Yukoners heading to the White Pass this long Heritage Day weekend: play it extra safe, because avalanche danger is high. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Plane takes off near cemetery in Alaska
Alaska's aviation accident rate was 2.35 times higher than the rest of the nation from 2008 to 2017, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Now, it's calling for a comprehensive review. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Pat Angnakak
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak is asking the government of Nunavut to check itself on how it regulates legal, or illegal, fundraisers done through lotteries and raffles. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Silvertip mine
Coeur Mining has suspended operations at its Silvertip mine near Watson Lake, Yukon, blaming a slump in zinc and lead markets. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Janice McKenna
Until recently, cremation fell into a kind of legislative grey area. While a law paving the way for cremation in the territory passed in 2017, there were no regulations to guide the practice. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Dope Experience Aklavik
The Dope Experience is a $1-million, arts-based project that was developed by the territory's Health Department in consultation with youth and elders for the N.W.T. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Lorne Kusugak
Rankin Inlet South MLA and cabinet minister Lorne Kusugak says he is proud to hear that the Edmonton Eskimos are keeping their name — despite pressures for the Canadian Football League team to drop the term that is widely considered offensive to Inuit. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Kenny Bell
The existing city hall will be getting an upgrade, according to Kenny Bell, Iqaluit's mayor. [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: CBC North
Rural Alaska Real ID
Motor vehicle offices across the U.S. have experienced high demand as an Oct. 1 deadline approaches for Real IDs, special licenses many will need to board domestic flights and enter some federal facilities. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
City of Edmonton
Dora Campbell, 72, says the man her daughter Crystal was seeing nearly killed them both. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
Skagway cruise ships
More than a million cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Skagway, Alaska, this year, and the town is preparing should ships dock amid a novel coronavirus outbreak. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
Bison on the loose in Village of Hythe
Three bison roam into Valhalla. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
Robert Edwards alone
Robert Edwards was left to survive in Canada's northern wilderness for 30 days. His only provisions? The clothes on his back and a dead muskox. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
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Underwater archeologists from Parks Canada found highly personal items as they recovered more than 350 artifacts during their most recent - and they say most successful - season yet at the HMS Erebus wreck site off the coast of Nunavut. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
BC LNG Pipeline Protest 20190110
A former B.C. treaty negotiator is calling out the provincial government for its role in the Wet'suwet'en conflict over the Coastal GasLink pipeline, saying the provincial and federal governments acknowledged long ago that the hereditary chiefs are the appropriate people to negotiate with on matters of rights and title. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
Jim Gilpin
A longtime resident of Whitehorse's Hillcrest neighbourhood says the Yukon government should postpone its Alaska Highway reconstruction project in the city because the plans are flawed. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North
K'ai Taile
A low cost grocery store has been open in Fort Chipewyan for 18 months, and residents say it's changed the way they buy food. [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: CBC North