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The nomination period for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.'s upcoming election for vice-president opens later this month. Interested candidates should file their nomination papers from Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, if they wish to run in the Dec. 10 election, NTI said in an Oct. 18 news release. Nomination papers are available through NTI's [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Polar bear marking
An animal rights organization paid for nuisance polar bears to be airlifted out of Churchill, Man., rather than shot in 1971. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Whitehorse city hall
It's election day for 6 municipalities across the Yukon, and CBC North will be there with results, highlights, and reaction every step of the way. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Once again, thank you for getting in touch regarding the article “Catch-22 glitch reduces student daycare spaces at Iqaluit's Inuksuk High” published by Nunatsiaq News on Oct. 16. In our view, it is unfortunate that Nunatsiaq News, a reputable, award-winning publication known for its balanced, quality reporting did not undertake any [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
mobile home
The chief of the Tahltan First Nation says Telegraph Creek, B.C., is a "construction zone" these days as crews continue their work to rebuild after a wildfire. About 30 workers are in the community every day, and a workers' camp is expected to be set up in the next few [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
CAMBRIDGE BAY—The ambitious development plans of the Nunavut Resources Corp. were dealt a big blow earlier this year when its chief operating officer, Scott Northey, discovered the organization's bank account had been drained of about $300,000. Over three months, emails from a hacker who had somehow acquired or mirrored Northey's personal [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Tulita helicopter crash
An accident in which a helicopter fell down the side of a mountain near Tulita, N.W.T., seriously injuring the pilot, was caused by several factors, says a report recently released by the federal Transportation Safety Board. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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Thursday is voting day in 6 Yukon communities. Here's where to go to cast your ballot. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Kevin O'Reilly, Steven Nitah, Larry Innes
Speaking to a standing committee, Steven Nitah gave a crash course on the history of Thaidene Nene, why it's important and what is standing in the way of its finalization. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan
The Gwich'in Tribal Council has laid off two of its directors and a manager because of a budget shortfall, according to a press release. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
bear timbit
Two people have been charged after British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says they posted photos of themselves on social media hand feeding Timbits and hot dogs to bears. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Leigh Swansborough and Clarissa Black
Leigh Swansborough and Clarissa Black spent 4 and a half months paddling and walking from Alaska to Tuktoyaktuk. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Earlier
Yellowknife RCMP detachment
The firearms were taken from a home's detached garage on Haener Drive between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to an RCMP news release. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Whitehorse city hall
Candidates vying for the job of Whitehorse mayor were asked whether access to information laws should apply to the city government, and also whether they support a 'sunshine list' for city employees. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Cannabis Yukon
The Whitehorse store opened at 11 a.m. but there were glitches in online sales. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Cannabis is legal across Canada as of Oct. 17, but don't expect to see long line-ups snaking around buildings in Nunavut or Nunavik. Both jurisdictions are relying on online cannabis sales, at least for now. And that caused a different kind of congestion on Wednesday. In Nunavut, the territory's sole provider is [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
SQDC cannabis store Montreal
Representatives of the Cree Nation Government in northern Quebec say they hope legalization of cannabis in Canada will help create a more open and honest discussion about the dangers of its use, particularly among youth. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
When members of the House of Commons held an emergency debate on the impact of climate change last Monday night, they were 30 years too late, the president of the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Canada said yesterday in a statement. “Inuit have been bringing warnings about global warming to the international community as [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Marijuana Jack
While some northerners were lining up on Wednesday to get their hands on now-legal cannabis products, others have no intention of trying it. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: CBC North