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Yellowknife's 15-year-old 'fighting girl' competes at judo nationals

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT


This 15-year-old girl from Yellowknife says she hopes to compete for Canada on the world stage one day.

Yukon entrepreneur with disability celebrates 1 year anniversary of successful startup

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:00:00 EDT


The Whitehorse woman, who has a rare genetic disorder called Charge Syndrome, decided she wanted to fill a 'niche' in town.

'I didn't plan to shoot them,' La Loche killer says of Fontaine brothers

Thu, 18 May 2017 11:11:31 EDT


The young man guilty of last year's shootings in La Loche, Sask., says killing Dayne and Drayden Fontaine was not part of his plan.

Trapped 'like a caged animal': Climate change taking toll on mental health of Inuit

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT


The annual ice melt in Canada's North is occurring earlier and earlier, and some researchers say that and other climate-related changes are affecting the mental health of populations in Inuit communities. CBC's Sabrina Fabian reports from Rigolet, Labrador.

Federal gov't promises millions to Nunavut, N.W.T. for Indigenous language services

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:52:22 EDT


Between now and 2020, the federal government will give $19.6 million to the N.W.T., and $15.8 million to Nunavut to support Indigenous languages.

Iqaluit RCMP, family of Mary Ann Birmingham plead for help solving 31-year-old murder

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Mary Ann Birmingham was brutally murdered in her home in Iqaluit on May 26, 1986 when she was 15 years old. The police have renewed their plea for the public's help in solving the crime.

More flour products added to growing list of national flour recall

Sat, 27 May 2017 10:12:17 EDT


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more brands to its recall list of flour and flour-based products, over further fears of E. coli contamination.

N.W.T. RCMP blame data entry mistake on high number of unfounded sexual assault complaints

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:51:50 EDT


The RCMP in the Northwest Territories say it was a data entry mistake that led to a report that 30 per cent of sexual assault complaints are deemed 'unfounded.'

Ex-director of Folk on the Rocks taking fight for compensation to Supreme Court

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:00:00 EDT


David Whitelock, the former executive director of Yellowknife’s Folk on the Rocks, is taking his fight against the music festival to the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories.

Native Alaskans who protected Alaska in WWII to be honoured

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:01:05 EDT


The military will honour more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II.

Freezer full of rotting game meat and pelts found at Ross River dump

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:06:08 EDT


A bear hide, a lynx carcass and three lake trout were among the decomposed contents. Conservation officers are asking the public for information.

Yellowknife to hold vigil Friday to honour victims of Manchester bombing

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT


There will be a vigil in Yellowknife on Friday evening to honour the 22 people who were killed in Manchester, England, earlier this week.

What's that Yukon plant? Upload a pic to this app to get an answer

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:36:56 EDT


A Yukon plant expert says a smartphone app is helping gather citizen science.

Yellowknife Housing First program expands to include families in 1 year pilot project

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A new 'families first' initiative, to be run by the YWCA NWT, aims to place up to 12 homeless families into city rental accommodations within a year.

Yukon looks to preserve and manage grizzly bear population

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:22:39 EDT


Yukon's grizzly population appears to be doing well, even as the species faces threats elsewhere. 'So, the writing's on the wall that this is a species that if we're not careful ... we could be in that situation.'

Yellowknife man gets 30 months for his part in 'dial-a-dope' drug network

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:22:50 EDT


A Yellowknife man who moved to the city to make money for school is now sentenced to jail for his part in a 'sophisticated' drug ring.

Fate of residential school records in hands of Supreme Court

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:00:00 EDT


The fate of more than 35,000 residential school records is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Canada.

N.W.T. RCMP see major increase in impaired driving charges during road safety week

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:46:38 EDT


The RCMP laid impaired driving charges against 11 people during road safety week, including a charge of impaired driving causing death after a fatal accident on the Ingraham Trail.

48-year-old man falls through ice, dies outside Pangnirtung Wednesday night

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:24:01 EDT


A 48-year-old man died outside of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Wednesday night, after falling through ice on a hunting trip.

Families of missing, murdered women urge critics to get behind national inquiry

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:38:42 EDT


Bernie Williams says she and other indigenous women have already been to hell and back — and now is not the time to give up on a national public inquiry they've spent decades fighting for.