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Don't rush to brand 2 caribou herds endangered, warns Nunatsiavut government

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:12:29 EST

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Minister Darryl Shiwak says the tools are already in place to protect the species.




Boil water advisory in Lutselk'e, N.W.T., has been lifted

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:52:49 EST

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The territory’s chief environmental health officer issued the advisory on Wednesday due to the possible delivery of unchlorinated water to residents.




Developers plan for tallest building in Yukon

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:11:46 EST

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The proposed building — Mah's Point Two — would be eight storeys high and have 40 condo units.




Young Yukoners hold protest at Whitehorse hotel after violent video emerges

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:20:58 EST

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A group of young writers in Whitehorse held a small protest Thursday evening, calling on the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel to answer questions about a video showing a violent incident.




Allegations of past misconduct haven't shaken Yellowknife mayor's confidence in city staff

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:30:15 EST

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The mayor of Yellowknife says he had full confidence in the senior administrative officer who oversaw a 2014 complaint alleging bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour by the manager of the city’s municipal enforcement division.




Senator Charlie Watt elected new president of Makivik Corporation

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:19:29 EST

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Watt was elected on Thursday with 54 per cent of the vote. Incumbent Jobie Tukkiapik came in second with 33 per cent of the vote.




Scientists find link between group of pollutants and health problems in Inuit

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST

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A class of chemicals known to accumulate in the Arctic has been linked to chronic health problems in Inuit.




Inuk actor Natar Ungalaaq nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for the film Iqaluit

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:00:00 EST

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Natar Ungalaaq is nominated for an acting award in this year's Canadian Screen Awards for his portrayal of Noah in the film Iqaluit.




'Fairly large' wolves seen lurking around Old Crow, Yukon

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:14:40 EST

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'They're becoming more bold, coming right up to peoples' houses,' said Darius Elias, wildlife manager for the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.




Yellowknife security cameras go offline following reports city staff abused their use

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:00:40 EST

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The city of Yellowknife has temporarily shut down its security cameras, following allegations some city staff abused their use of them.




Council of Yukon First Nations appoints new interim regional chief

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:33:43 EST

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The council appointed the new interim chief following the passing of regional Chief Mike Smith. Kluane Adamek will be in the position until the election in the summer.




New abuse evidence not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school claims, says court

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:29 EST

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A British Columbia Supreme Court Justice ruled Wednesday that new evidence of abuse was not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school compensation claims.




B.C. man wins inaugural Mohn prize for Arctic research

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:21:56 EST

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A B.C. man has won the inaugural Mohn prize for outstanding research related to the Arctic.




2017 was 2nd-warmest across the globe since 1880, NASA says

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:13:48 EST

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According to NASA, the global surface temperature average was 0.90 C warmer than the 1951–1980 mean, making it the second-warmest since 1880, behind only to 2016.




'Where's the effing police?' More residents concerned with N.W.T. RCMP dispatch

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST

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The RCMP Operational Communications Centre in Yellowknife handles all police-related calls for the Northwest Territories, and has a 36 per cent vacancy rate. Some residents are concerned.




Council of Yukon First Nations takes over Native Language Centre

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EST

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The Yukon government is handing responsibility for the Yukon Native Language Centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations.




N.W.T. needs to step up its climate change strategy, says auditor general

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:50:40 EST

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Canada's auditor general, Michael Ferguson, was in Yellowknife on Wednesday to talk with territorial legislators about the N.W.T.’s climate change strategy.




National youth volunteer pilot project to include Iqaluit

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST

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In the Liberals quest to develop a national program to inspire young people to volunteer, Iqaluit will be a testing ground.




Woman at centre of social media storm says no one told her how to dress

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:13:36 EST

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Facebook commentators blasted a government campaign as racist, but the woman at the heart of it says the conversation was misinformed from the start.




Smelly furnace, stale air and no bathroom: Why Colville Lake, N.W.T., needs a new youth centre

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:33:25 EST

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Colville Lake, N.W.T., is getting a new youth centre — and it’s much needed, says a youth.