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Arviat Young Hunters program praised by federal minister

The Arviat Young Hunters program was recognized last week by Northern Affairs Minister Daniel Vandal as being a leader in community and Inuit-led climate...

Rush hour accident on Franklin Avenue

An apparent vehicle accident closed a lane of traffic on Franklin Avenue during rush hour Tuesday morning. Yellowknife Fire Department (YKFD) and MED attended the...

New statistics show modest progress in stopping hunger in Nunavut

Nearly 57 per cent of Nunavut households suffer from some level of food insecurity, according to new Statistics Canada data released on Tuesday morning. That's...

Guilty plea in mid-day bank robbery

A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Yellowknife bank at knife-point. Robin Kelly was charged in July of last year following a months-long...

City updates council on Giant Mine participation

City administration presented a general overview to council on the municipality's involvement with the Giant Mine Remediation project during last Monday's government priorities committee...

Botched budgeting increases final cost of new hospital

A multi-million dollar bump the territorial government will have to pay the City of Yellowknife for property taxes owed on Stanton Territorial Hospital may...

Hay River council won’t close town hall over lunch hour

Hay River town council has quickly dismissed the idea of closing town hall for an hour over lunch. The recommendation from town administration was discussed...

Ecole Boreale debating students claim rookie award in Edmonton

A two-student team from Ecole Boreale has made an impression at their first debating competition. The team – 17-year-old Grade 12 students Reegan Jungkind and...

Chief writes ENR minister over Teck oilsands project

A vocal opponent of Teck Resources' proposed Frontier oil sands project in northern Alberta is calling on the territorial government to support his community's...

Northern Wildflower: Standing with the chiefs of Wet’suwet’en

Across Canada Indigenous land protectors and settler allies are standing in solidarity behind the hereditary chiefs of Wet'suwet'en in their refusal to allow coastal...

Mountain View: The gatekeepers

Friends, just to say a word or two in support of our Dene Chiefs, like Gerry Cheezie of Smith's Landing First Nation. News/North's excellent article...

Editorial: The invisible border

Trans boundary management agreements between provinces and territories exist because the natural world doesn't recognize jurisdiction. There's no good reason why the Northwest Territories-Alberta border...

Letter: SLFN asks for GNWT support on Teck

This letter was submitted to Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Shane Thompson on behalf of Gerry Cheezie, Chief of Smith's Landing First Nation,...

Johnny Reid gains more fans in Cambridge Bay

Performer Johnny Reid left a lasting impression and captured some hearts during his concerts in Cambridge Bay on Feb. 9 and 10. He also offered...

Politicians urge speedy reinstatement of Aurora College board

The education minister wants to have a new Aurora College board of directors in place in two years, but other politicians remain impatient. Education, Culture...

Yellowknifer editorial: Polytechnic in peril

The issue: Polytechnic university We say: NWT maybe not ready for one A few tough lessons are being learned about the territorial government's limitations as the...

Iglulik man charged with child pornography offences

A 24-year-old Iglulik man is facing charges related to luring a child, distributing pornography and possessing pornography. The RCMP, including the V Division Specialized Investigative...