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Iqaluit animal shelter needs funding, space

Nunavut's only animal shelter continues to provide services for all Nunavut communities despite its challenges. The Nunavut Animal Shelter (NAS), also known as Iqaluit...

Foster parents vent at childcare ‘crisis’

Her 13-year-old foster child was missing. Panicked, the caregiver called a child and family services employee, who told her to contact the RCMP. She did,...

Stop faxing, privacy commissioner tells health authority

Privacy Commissioner Elaine Keenan Bengts insists the NWT Health Authority needs to cut out faxing private health records. Noting the authority’s “reluctance” to switch, she...

Yk’s Gabriel Darku stars in Netflix series

Gabriel Darku has popped and locked a film career. What started as dance commercial appearance in a 2012 McDonald's commercial has led him to appear...

NWT slow to attract online voters

When NWT became the first province or territory to offer online voting in a general election last fall, Cynthia Jewell was unaware.  “I’ve never heard...

Yellowknife Vacations fills the tourist demand for northern adventures

Call them adventurers or gluttons for cold punishment, but either way these travellers seek to fulfill their winter mission desires through Yellowknife Vacations. The travel...

EDITORIAL: What a party!

Well, that was epic. Three days of workshops, fireworks, dog sled rides, dancing, singing, movies and snow carving. All within walking distance. And all for free. To...

Mental health phone-in service rolls out next week

The Government of the Northwest Territories is touting a new phone-in mental health service to be rolled-out next Monday. Announced on Wednesday (Jan. 15) at...

Photos: women’s aim is on target in Pangnirtung

Thirty women entered a marksmanship competition in Pangnirtung on Jan. 4 and Malaya Pitsiulak proved to be the sharpest shooter with 24 points. Jessica Sowdluapik...

GNWT resists proposed pay hike for territorial judges 

Compared to their provincial and territorial counterparts, judges in the NWT are among the highest paid in Canada. They’re pushing to keep it that way. Along...

Yk council debates flying national flags

Rommel Silverio, believed to be the city's first city councillor of Filipino heritage, pushed back against fellow councillors Monday after they advised the city...

Overlander Sports donates skate machine to Naujaat

Sometimes there truly is a silver lining hidden in those storm clouds. Community Government and Services Minister Lorne Kusugak found one of those silver linings...

Researcher explores history of canoeing

With her new book, Jess Dunkin aims to complicate canoeing. In Canoe and Canvas: Life at the Encampments of the American Canoe Association,1880-1910, she tells...