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Where is Reign Lake? Fictional reserve real winner at Whitehorse hockey tournament

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:00:00 EDT


Reign Lake is a fictional reserve Cody Munch created in honour of a friend who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in Fort St. John, B.C. This past weekend, Reign Lake won the B division at Yukon Native Hockey Tournament in Whitehorse.

Long-lost brothers find each other, and their huge Yukon family

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:14:57 EDT


'As a result of wanting to find out medical history, I found out I got a brother I didn't know about for about 50 years,' said Chuck Dunlop of Calgary.

'A wake-up call': Thick, High Arctic ice flowing south thanks to climate change, researcher says

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:06:21 EDT


After a Canadian icebreaker was diverted from a research mission in the Arctic to assist with never-before-seen levels of ice off the coast of Newfoundland, a climate-change researcher is sounding the alarm about the potential for increasingly treacherous conditions in the North Atlantic.

Only woman to finish this year's Arctic Ultra shares her secrets to success

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:50:26 EDT


Jen Stronge, 48, is one of six people to finish this year's 6633 Arctic Ultra. Around 70 per cent of those who enter the race end up dropping out.

22-year-old Yellowknife man charged after violent assault downtown

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:48:10 EDT


A 23-year-old man from Whitehorse was physically assaulted outside a downtown home and was medevaced to Edmonton with 'serious injuries.'

Meet the Whitehorse man who designed and built the AWG's snowboard park

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:39:58 EDT


Tyler Nichol has built snowboard parks across Canada’s west for 15 years — even for the 2010 Olympics — but it's his most recent stint that’s close to heart.

MLA calls out Nunavut gov't for buying new vehicles without approval

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:30:42 EDT


Nunavut’s government was taken to task last week for spending money that hadn’t yet been approved by the Legislative Assembly.

Vehicles fly off the lot as families flock to Whitehorse for hockey

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:00:57 EDT


Sport Yukon estimates $3.3 million flows into Whitehorse and Yukon during the three-day tournament, which runs from March 16 to 18.

Disbanded more than a decade ago, Yellowknife Inuit Association could be rebuilt

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:00:00 EDT


More than a dozen people came out to a meeting over the weekend to brainstorm ideas for getting the group off the ground.

New video game brings Tlicho folktale to life

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 EDT


The video game will only be available on PC at first, but creators hope to eventually release it on more platforms.

Relive day 1 of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:00:00 EDT


The opening ceremonies are over, and competition began Monday at the Arctic Winter Games. Our reporters kept you up to date all day in our live blog.

Beyond 94: Where is Canada at with reconciliation?

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:00:00 EDT


A new national, interactive website will now monitor the progress of one of Canada's most important tools for change — the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action.

Throat singers perform for ambassadors, collaborate with Sami rapper on 'whirlwind' European tour

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:00:00 EDT


Kathleen Merritt and Charlotte Qamaniq performed in four countries in eight days after invitation to sing at The Hague.

Woman seeks maker of mystery parka that warmed 12 little girls over decades

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 EDT


Joella Hogan wants to know who made the traditional parka that has kept her, and 12 other little girls, warm over the past 40 years.

Move over Willy Wonka, Yukon gets its own chocolate factory

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:00:00 EDT


Yukon just got sweeter, thanks to the opening of Yukon Chocolate Company in Whitehorse.

No transit strike in Whitehorse Monday morning

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:58:51 EDT


Whitehorse transit workers will not strike Monday morning, deciding instead on a work-to-rule campaign. The Yukon Employees’ Union, which represents the 34 workers, issued a strike notice on Friday and set a deadline of 6 a.m. Monday.

At MMIWG hearings, translating Inuit stories of loss and heartache takes its toll

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 06:00:00 EDT


After years of dealing in the dry language of government and business, Suzie Napayok now has a very different job: relaying the harrowing stories of loss at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Whitehorse students get trip of a lifetime harvesting a bison

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:00:00 EDT


For the last 19 years Grade 7 students at Elijah Smith Elementary School have participated in a weeklong winter cultural camp. With the added bonus of hunting a bison, this year was a success.

Saving one of Alberta's northernmost and oldest churches

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:00:00 EDT


It’s tough for her to see the structure lean slowly, Marlene Lepine said, the paintings on the ceiling fade and the wood decor deterioriate.

Athletes descend on N.W.T.'s South Slave region as 2018 Arctic Winter Games set to begin

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 06:00:00 EDT


Athletes from the circumpolar world have descended on the N.W.T. communities of Hay River and Fort Smith, where a dream nearly 15 years in the making culminates tonight with the opening of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games.