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After 23 years, N.W.T.'s Deh Cho Drum newspaper suspends publication

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:32:49 EDT

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The Deh Cho Drum, a weekly newspaper that covers communities in N.W.T.'s Dehcho region, announced it's running its final issue Thursday.




Whitehorse Huskies battle for the Coy Cup, this time at home

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:02:06 EDT

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Four senior AA teams are competing in B.C. Hockey's championship event, this year in Yukon's capital. The Whitehorse Huskies are hoping to add another banner to the rafters of the Takhini Arena.




Man who jumped from window during police search found not guilty of drug trafficking

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:45:43 EDT

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A Yellowknife judge found two men not guilty Wednesday of trafficking crack cocaine.




Snowmobile crash, broken arm, prompts calls for ice road marking in N.W.T.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:00:36 EDT

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'I flew maybe 40 feet, before I landed,' says Andrew McBride. 'Eventually I got up and realized my sled was wrecked, and I had a bloody nose and my arm was starting to throb, and that's when I realized I had broken my left arm.'




Ed Horne victims frustrated with latest delay in lawsuit against former lawyers

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:08:32 EDT

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The lawsuit between a group of victims of convicted pedophile Ed Horne, and the lawyers who represented them in a multi-million-dollar settlement faced another delay over contact information for each of the 143 plaintiffs.




2nd final hearing set for Nunavut gold mine once rejected by review board

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:31:24 EDT

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The Nunavut Impact Review Board will hold hearings in Cambridge Bay May 31 to June 3 to take a second look at a proposed gold mine the board rejected over caribou concerns.




N.W.T. triples fines for drivers who don't stop for school buses

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:09:51 EDT

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Effective April 1, the territory's Department of Transportation is increasing 229 driving-related fines.




Rankin Inlet, Cambridge Bay to vote on beer and wine store May 1

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:35:48 EDT

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People in Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay will vote in May on whether a beer and wine store should open in their communities.




Whitehorse man admits to killing Christopher Brisson, suggests lesser plea

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:14:23 EDT

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The body of Christopher Brisson, 25, was found in September 2015 in the Miles Canyon area of Whitehorse, three days after his family reported him missing.




Yukon innovators take aim at northern health problems

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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From early cancer detection to more efficient snowshoes - these Yukoners have novel ideas for improving well-being. They're the finalists in the annual Yukon Innovation Prize competition.




Darryl Boucher-Marlowe elected chief of Lutselk'e

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:59:43 EDT

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Marlowe beat incumbent Felix Lockhart and candidate Irene Catholique in yesterday's election.




Police bait Whitehorse car thieves with... cars

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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Whitehorse police are trying out a big-city tactic to crack down on vehicle thefts. 'Bait cars are everywhere. Steal one. Go to jail.'




Communities struggle to provide input on Nunavut's land use plan, says Iqaluit mayor

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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Concerns about whether communities have the capacity to contribute to wide regional plans were repeatedly raised during the final public hearings on Nunavut's land use plan.




No 'apparent injuries' for woman rescued from balcony during weekend house fire

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:52:58 EDT

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A house fire in Yellowknife on Saturday sent one woman to hospital and caused an estimated $120,000 of damage.




Ekati mine workers ratify 4-year deal with Dominion Diamond

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:29:47 EDT

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The deal includes a five per cent wage increase over the life of the contract, as well as keeping vacation, sick leave and severance policies from the previous contract.




Explorer Hotel fire caused by young person playing with lighter

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:07:12 EDT

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City officials say a minor lit a book on fire in a room on the second floor, activating the hotel's sprinkler system.




National MMIW inquiry's first hearings will be in Whitehorse

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:56:50 EDT

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​'We want to hear what people want to share with us,' said Qajaq Robinson, one of five commissioners appointed last year to head up the inquiry. The first family hearings will happen in Whitehorse during the week of May 29.




Northern travellers beware: Mumps outbreak declared throughout Edmonton

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:33:58 EDT

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Alberta Health Services is offering two free doses of mumps vaccine to anyone in the Edmonton area who was born in or after 1970.




E. coli risk prompts recall of Robin Hood all-purpose flour

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:54:39 EDT

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A popular brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada is being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.




N.W.T considers more oversight for radiologists, as massive review begins

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:51:41 EDT

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The Northwest Territories plans to increase oversight for radiologists, following concerns that a radiologist working in the territory may have misread scans.