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Neighbours in court to shut down noisy Yukon kennel

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:38:31 EDT

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Shelley Cuthbert's neighbours say her kennel is a constant, noisy disturbance that threatens their safety. 'Is it my kid that has to be sacrificed before somebody realizes this is an inappropriate location for this facility?' one neighbour asked.




Whitehorse needs more building lots, and fast, councillors say

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:09:11 EDT

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'The economy is rolling along, we've got mines opening up ... we’ve come through a bit of a slow period, and now I think demand is going to go up,' said Dan Boyd.




Mayor troubled by series of fires in Pangnirtung, Nunavut

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:32:42 EDT

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The community has seen fires in five buildings in the last month.




Yellowknifer finds her cool in Brrrlesque, takes to stage in Australia

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:50:20 EDT

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How a 'shy person' overcame her fears and brought her first ever Brrrlesque act across the ocean.




16-year-old arrested after firing 11 shots into the air in Pangnirtung, Nunavut

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:06:56 EDT

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A 16-year-old fired 11 shots into the air in multiple locations around the community of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, early Tuesday morning.




Minister Carolyn Bennett urges Conservatives to kick Lynn Beyak out of caucus

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:19:20 EDT

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Liberal cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett is urging the leader of the Official Opposition to kick Sen. Lynn Beyak out of the Conservative caucus over her open letter about the status of Indigenous Canadians.




4 months after vacating sinking building, Northern Frontier Visitors Association mulls dissolution

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:05 EDT

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On Oct. 2, members will decide at a special meeting whether to continue looking, become an advocacy group, or whether to dissolve the association entirely.




Yukon justice minister to appoint investigator into case of mentally-ill inmate who spent years in jail

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:21:05 EDT

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Yukon Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee says an independent investigator will examine the corrections system, to determine what went wrong.




Competitive cell service coming to all Nunavut communities by 2019

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:01:24 EDT

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Currently, around half of Nunavut communities do not have cell service, but Bell is building cell towers in those communities and Qiniq is upgrading its towers to offer cell service.




Dominion Diamond investors OK $1.2B US sale to Washington Companies

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:01:18 EDT

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The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its $1.2-billion US sale to Washington Companies.




28 days on the land: Is this the future of addictions treatment in Nunavut?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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After nearly two decades without a residential addictions treatment facility in Nunavut, the community of Cambridge Bay has found its own culturally-tailored solution: a mobile treatment centre on the land.




Scavenging grizzly bear puts Fort McPherson on alert

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:14:50 EDT

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People in Fort McPherson, N.W.T., are urged to be aware that a grizzly bear is in the area.




Delegates ditch Grand Chief George Mackenzie's swearing-in ceremony

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 EDT

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Tlicho leaders say there needs to be clampdown on the abuse of charter flight services shown by some people in their communities.




'Scores and scores' of artifacts to come out of storage with Dawson City Museum overhaul

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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One goal of the four-year project is to provide visitors with a richer picture of the town's history and heritage, beyond the Klondike gold rush.




N.W.T. legislators head back Tuesday as cabinet faces midterm review

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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A midterm review of the performance of N.W.T. cabinet ministers over the first two years of their term will get underway Tuesday.




Stargazers set sights on 'dark sky' designations for Yukon parks

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:36:58 EDT

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'We've got another nine months of tourism potential that’s untapped, with winter tourism,' said Forest Pearson of the Yukon Astronomical Society. 'A big part of that winter tourism is aurorae, and access to night skies.'




Foul play not suspected in death at Whitehorse hotel

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:04:24 EDT

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The body of 62-year-old Debra Misko of Whitehorse was found in a room at the Chilkoot Trail Inn on Sept. 9.




Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea ice

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:03:02 EDT

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'We know what doesn't work: sitting around in office looking at computer screens and having teleconferences expressing concerns about this.'




Hockey fees climb but registration 'higher than ever' in some Yellowknife divisions

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:23:06 EDT

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It’s getting more expensive to register their kids in Yellowknife minor hockey but that doesn’t seem to be slowing down too many parents.




Drone school offers flight safety course to pilots in Inuvik

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:43:05 EDT

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As the popularity of aerial drones reaches new heights, Aurora College in Inuvik is offering a safety course to make sure people have the training they need.