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'Keep a good attitude': Yukon students rap about land skills

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT

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If you're lost in the woods, you better stay put. You gotta be calm. Don't move a foot.




North West Company spends $31M to buy its own airline

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:01:04 EDT

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The North West Company Inc. announced Friday it has purchased Thunder Bay, Ont.-based North Star Air for $31 million.




Yukoners show their generosity with spring food drive

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT

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The Whitehorse city-wide spring food drive this week was a success, with thousands of bags of donated food collected.




'I feel sound in my body,' says Inuit drum dancer who was born deaf

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

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At the recent Qaggiit drum dance festival in Kugaaruk, Nunavut, the audience was so inspired by Philip Ugjuk's participation, they started a collection so he could enjoy his stay.




See fan photos of the Stanley Cup's trip through Nunavut

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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Hockey fans in Nunavut came out for a photo with the NHL's top prize this week as the Stanley Cup made its way through several communities in the territory.




Sails on the horizon in the Northwest Passage as tall ship plans summer voyage

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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'It's about as state-of-the-art, and about as far away from Sir John Franklin, as you can get,' says David Clark, the director creating a documentary film of the voyage.




'Their positivity is infectious': Girls from remote First Nation play in 1st hockey tournament

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EDT

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When Eabametoong First Nation's first girls hockey team finished their first competitive hockey game in Thunder Bay, Ont., they skated to centre ice, shouting: 'We won! We won!' The scoreboard didn't reflect their view, but the players weren't going to let that stop the celebration.




FireSmart tree cutting in Whitehorse irks local homeowner

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:01:18 EDT

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A Yukon homeowner says a fire control program is leaving her feeling burned. She says the government's removal of trees near her property came as a surprise.




24 surgeries cancelled so far after Stanton Hospital's sterilizing machines break down

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:45:56 EDT

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The machines used to sterilize equipment for surgeries at Stanton Territorial hospital have broken down, leading to dozens of procedures being rescheduled.




Who likes the new Yukon budget? Lots of people, but only sort of

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:08:10 EDT

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The Liberal government tabled its long-awaited first budget on Thursday, and the reaction was... warmish.




'We're doing everything we can': Fort Chipewyan RCMP find boot of 1 missing hunter

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:45:35 EDT

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'At this point in time, there’s really, I don’t think, a resource we can tap that we haven’t acquired,' an emotional Sgt. Danny Knight, Fort Chipewyan's RCMP detachment commander, told CBC on Friday.




N.W.T. Power Corp. responsible for flooding below Taltson dam, MLA says

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:31:17 EDT

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Record-high water levels below the Taltson dam destroyed wildlife and property this winter, and the MLA for the region says the Northwest Territories Power Corporation is to blame.




Trump signs order to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:35:20 EDT

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Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order Friday that could lead to the expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.




One year later, family of Inuvik man killed in workplace accident still seeking answers

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:30:00 EDT

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Robbie Vinnicombe and his sister Jacqui have travelled to Yellowknife from Australia to learn more about how Robbie's son David, 19, was killed in a workplace accident in Inuvik last summer.




Cancer Society applauds cigarette tax hike in Yukon

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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It's the only tax hike in this year's Yukon budget, and it's a good one, according to the Canadian Cancer Society: 'this budget's going to save lives.'




'We're quite concerned they haven't learned anything': Report on Namushka fire urges change

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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With another dry forest fire season predicted for the Northwest Territories, owners of a lodge that burned to the ground last July are still waiting for answers about why they did not receive any help, or even a warning.




Nunavut wrestles 'big challenges' regulating pot before 2018 legalization

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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A high youth population and isolated communities are just some of the unique challenges Nunavut faces as the territory responds to the federal government’s announcement that Canada will have a legal marijuana market in 2018.




Iqaluit's new cemetery wins design award despite past flooding issues

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:30:00 EDT

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Iqaluit's flood-plagued cemetery has been recognized by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects as one of the year's top projects.




Family affair: Mother and daughter share graduation day at Nunavut Arctic College

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Mother and daughter Joanna Qammaniq and Anne Hellwig will celebrate receiving their diplomas together at Nunavut Arctic College's graduation ceremony today.




Famous flame on Parliament Hill to be updated with Nunavut shield

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Canada's much-loved Centennial Flame monument was built in the 1960s, long before the 1999 creation of Nunavut, so it lacks the shield and flower of the newest territory. But the Liberal government has plans to correct the omission, with a project to insert Nunavut's symbols.