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Yukon's chief electoral officer starts inquiry into Mountainview riding

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:40:04 EDT


Allegations of questionable election campaigning tactics surfaced in the Kwanlin Dün subdivision earlier this week. Chief electoral officer Lori McKee is now making her own inquiries.

Council of Yukon First Nations election forum: Parties speak of reconciliation

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:09 EDT


Three Yukon party leaders spoke of partnership and reconciliation at a forum held Wednesday, but some in the audience were wary of these promises.

Hay River town councillor on trial for impaired driving

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:08:34 EDT


The lawyer defending Hay River town councillor Keith Dohey, who is charged with drunk driving, argued Friday that police didn't follow proper procedures.

Homelessness action plan aims to expand services and prioritize long-term planning

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:28:24 EDT


Creating a sobering centre and expanding shelter hours in Yellowknife are a few of the top priorities of a new action plan to reduce homelessness.

Yellowknife journalist found not guilty of obstruction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:12:22 EDT


John McFadden, a journalist with Northern News Services, was found not guilty today of obstruction of justice for taking photographs of RCMP officers searching a parked van in downtown Yellowknife.

CMHC consults Northerners on national housing strategy

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:03:42 EDT


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is in Whitehorse this week, hearing from Northerners about what a proposed new national housing strategy should look like.

RIDING PROFILE | Pelly-Nisutlin — Frank de Jong, Stacey Hassard, Ken Hodgins, Carl Sidney

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:30:35 EDT


Yukon's electoral boundaries commission grappled with the make-up of a far-flung riding, and concedes it's an anomaly.

Vote down Education Act changes, Nunavut Tunngavik tells MLAs

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:45:26 EDT


Nunavut's land claims organization is calling on the legislative assembly to reject controversial changes to the territory's education act, saying the amendments violate Inuit rights to control their own education system.

What NTCL did with 'the worst of the environmental concerns' in Hay River

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:21:41 EDT


Internal emails provided to CBC News detail a plan carried out last month by Northern Transportation Company Ltd. to move 'all and any environmental issue' off two Hay River lots the company has been trying to sell.

Police seize drugs from luggage at 2 airports; 3 Nunavut men arrested

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:42:49 EDT


Three men from Nunavut have been arrested for trafficking drugs into the territory. During busts at the Ottawa and Iqaluit airports, officers seized drugs and 'trafficking supplies' in the mens' luggage.

Bedbug infestation shuts down offices in Iqaluit's Grinnell Place again

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:58:24 EDT


The Government of Nunavut offices at Iqaluit's Grinnell Place are closed once again due to a persistent bedbug infestation.

Yukon hunters attacked by angry moose fined for wasting meat

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:55:05 EDT


A Whitehorse father and son must pay $5,000 to the Yukon Turn In Poachers fund after they were sentenced for wasting the entire carcass of a cow moose that attacked them.

Fate of men's healing program in Yellowknife rests on review

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:12:12 EDT


The Northwest Territories government is resisting a push to extend a pilot project aimed at helping men who have been violent in relationships.

MLA outlines 'ludicrous' medical travel situation, as Nunavut contracts set to expire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Given that the Nunavut Health Department paid airlines more than $50 million for medical travel last year, MLA Joe Enook says he was 'shocked, dismayed and very sad' when an airline bumped medical patients from an overbooked flight this summer.

Yukon RCMP auxiliary constables may be restored to former duties

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT


Acting Yukon RCMP commander Supt. Brian Jones says discussions are underway that could lead to the auxiliaries being back on the beat with regular officers.