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Yellowknife courthouse summer
A judge and jury found the man had committed a number of violent acts against his ex-girlfriend. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
A 20-year-old Kuujjuaq man faces a charge of first-degree murder in the June 12 death of a 28-year-old woman. Randy Koneak was arrested June 13 and formally charged June 14 with the death of Chloé Labrie. He remains in detention in Amos. The death of Labrie, a medical technician at Kuujjuaq Tulattavik [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Giant Mine
The company, owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has been awarded the majority of job contracts for the Giant Mine remediation project to benefit their Northern partners and residents. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Giant Mine
The company, owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has been awarded the majority of job contracts for the Giant Mine remediation project to benefit their Northern partners and residents. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Updated arsenic map 2018
The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer has issued an updated public health advisory on arsenic levels in lakes around Yellowknife. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Updated arsenic map 2018
The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer has issued an updated public health advisory on arsenic levels in lakes around Yellowknife. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Many Nunatsiaq News readers will have trouble even recalling what took place last week in the news after the events of this week in the Nunavut legislature. These included the notice of motion for the removal of Paul Quassa, MLA for Aggu and then premier, the passing of this motion in [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
George Mackenzie
The Tlicho government said it was blindsided by the territorial government's decision to go to the courts to deal with negotiations between Fortune Minerals Limited and the Tlicho government. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Integrated Supports for Yukon Youth office
Senior officials within the Department of Health and Social Services shut down a walk-in service for at-risk Yukon youth last Friday, CBC has learned. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Who knew computer games could help with mental health? This summer, youth in six Nunavut communities are working with researchers from York University to redesign a computer game that teaches coping methods for combatting depression (among other skills) to make it Nunavut-specific. The role-playing game, which is based on practices [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Within minutes of the announcement that Joe Savikataaq would be Nunavut's new premier, reaction to the political changes in Nunavut started to appear via news releases and on social media. Nunavut Tunngavik's President Aluki Kotierk was the first to congratulate Savikataaq on his appointment as premier, which came at about 7:30 [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Fox pups in Copper Ridge, Whitehorse
A group of foxes in Whitehorse has been gathering boots, gloves and other types of clothing in the neighbourhood of Copper Ridge. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Ken Froese
Arsenic hasn't been detected through air quality tests at Giant Mine remediation site. 'There's nothing of concern,' said a director with the Giant Mine Oversight Board. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavut has a new premier, Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq, along with a new face in the cabinet, Iqaluit-Tasiluk MLA George Hickes. That's after a whirlwind day in the Nunavut legislature, June 14, that saw Aggu MLA Paul Quassa, the premier, ousted by a non-confidence vote. Of the 21 members who voted, [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Haines Junction
The Yukon Coroner's Service said a 19-year-old woman from Whitehorse is dead after a stolen ambulance rolled into a ditch Wednesday, just outside of Haines Junction. [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Police have not yet said whether anyone is facing charges, after they were called to a home near Alder Drive around 10:45 a.m. on Thursday. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
(Updated at 3:23 p.m.) Nunavut's MLAs will pick a new premier this afternoon, after they removed Aggu MLA Paul Quassa from that lead role during a historic non-confidence vote in the legislative assembly earlier today, June 14. Of 21 members, including Quassa, 16 voted in favour of a motion to oust the [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
labrador snow
Even for Labrador, this is a surprising amount of snow. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
In general, you do not have to answer questions put to you by anyone. You have the right to remain silent. That doesn't mean that you cannot be required to provide a licence while driving or evidence that you are allowed to, for example, operate a restaurant. What it does mean is that [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News