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Cumberland Sound, a spa retreat for bowhead whales in need of deep exfoliation

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Strange behaviour by bowhead whales in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, left researchers perplexed — until they realized the whales were using boulders like pumice stones to exfoliate their skin.




Canadian North expanding Edmonton airport operations to include aircraft maintenance

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Canadian North is expanding its operations at the Edmonton International airport to include an aircraft maintenance facility in its 90,000 square foot hangar.




Rankin Inlet MMIWG inquiry community hearings postponed, no new date set

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:10:32 EST

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Rankin Inlet community hearings for the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls has been rescheduled.




Inuit want unrestricted travel over international waters between Nunavut and Greenland

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:21:50 EST

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Inuit from Canada and Greenland hope to convince at least four governments to let them manage and travel freely over an international stretch of Arctic ocean that's one of the most productive environments in the North.




Twin Otter joins search and rescue for missing man and boy travelling on the land in Nunavut

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:54:42 EST

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It's been four days since the man and boy went missing while travelling from Igloolik to Hall Beach, Nunavut. Search and rescue teams are still working hard.




Gravity-defying frozen noodles take internet by storm

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:52:46 EST

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A photo taken in Yellowknife of a bowl of ramen noodles with the chopsticks suspended frozen in place has been viewed more than 573,000 times on Reddit alone.




Mikisew Cree and Fort McKay First Nations close $503M deal on oilsands project

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:31:27 EST

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Two northern Alberta First Nations have closed the deal on the purchase of a 49 per cent interest in a Suncor oilsands storage facility for $503 million.




'I'll just try and rob him': Darryl Sheepway testifies at his Whitehorse murder trial

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:33:46 EST

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Sheepway is on trial for first degree murder in the 2015 death of Christopher Brisson. He admits to shooting Brisson, but wants to plead guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter.




Police asking for public's help to locate federal offender originally from Iqaluit

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:04:56 EST

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Ontario Provincial Police are asking for the public's help in locating a federal offender who is known to frequent Ottawa.




People in Aklavik warned to keep eye out for wolves, dogs after attack last week

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:44:20 EST

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The N.W.T. environment department is warning people in Aklavik to keep an eye out for wolves or aggressive dogs, after a person was attacked last Friday.




Yukon coroner can't investigate racism in Cynthia Blackjack case, appeals court hears

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:52:25 EST

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A mother who lost her 31-year-old daughter says a coroner's inquest should examine systemic racism in Yukon. The territory's chief coroner disagrees saying it's too broad a question to investigate.




Yellowknife fashion show blending 2 worlds: traditional and modern

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:00:00 EST

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Dene fashion designer Tishna Marlowe is showcasing her work at Yellowknife's Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre on Thursday night.




Sister of murdered Inuk woman 'turns pain into positive action' with opera project

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:51:04 EST

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It has been just three weeks since Inuk artist Delilah Saunders and her family testified at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia. Now, Saunders says she's "turning her pain into positive action," collaborating with a Labrador City composer on a chamber opera.




'What's with the weather?': Wacky weather in Nunavut breaks records

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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Nunavut experienced some 'strange' weather in the past few days, causing shipping containers to fly through one community and muddy puddles in another.




New booze labels in Yukon warn of cancer risk from drinking

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 EST

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The new labels will be unique in Canada, and are being introduced as part of an ongoing Health Canada research project in Yukon. Researchers say the labels 'reflect what consumers said they wanted to know.'




Man charged with manslaughter in connection to stabbing death in Gjoa Haven

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:00:21 EST

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A man is being charged with manslaughter in connection to the stabbing death of a man in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, last Thursday.




Former Colville Lake co-op store manager charged with 2 counts of sexual assault

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:14:58 EST

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The former manager of the Kapami Co-op in Colville Lake, N.W.T., is facing two sexual assault charges for alleged offences against two women in the community.




We're making changes, says director of Yukon Wildland Fire Management in wake of audit

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:29:50 EST

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A draft audit report detailed how the government branch was susceptible to possible theft and mismanagement of funds. Mike Etches, the branch's director says 'we've made some pretty good progress' in addressing the problems.




Inuvik teacher honoured with national award for providing 'ultimate Canadian experience'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Inuvik East Three School teacher Denise Lipscombe has been awarded the Experiences Canada History Award for a French exchange program she organized with a school in Quebec City.




Search underway for man and child who set out from Igloolik by snowmobile

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:58:58 EST

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A man and a 13-year-old boy went missing in blizzard conditions while travelling to Hall Beach by snowmobile late Sunday night.