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Budget talks wraps up with 1.63 per cent tax increase

Proposed tax increases entered with a bang, and left with a whimper as city budget talks closed Wednesday evening. Sticker shock originally accompanied a projected...

City, YKDFN sign agreement amid concerns over cut reconciliation post

As the City of Yellowknife and Yellowknives Dene First Nation signed a fresh mutual agreement Thursday, leaders faced questions over a scrapped Indigenous relations...

Elders guide juniors in Kugluktuk

Elders come to Jimmy Hikok Ilihakvik a few times a year for cultural rotations – a series of activities such as square dancing, story-telling,...

GN struggles to grow tourism without more investment

“Nunavut is a niche destination, particularly among international travellers.” That’s a key line from the Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s Annual Tourism Report 2018-19. In...

Donations sought for free Christmas feast

Robin Wasicuna has had some not-so-great Christmases. The acclaimed Yellowknife-based chef, formerly of Twin Pine Diner, wants to make sure his own experiences aren’t shared...

UPDATED: Two-vehicle collision snarls rush-hour traffic uptown

Police say there are no known injuries following a two-vehicle collision snarled rush-hour traffic in uptown Yellowknife Wednesday evening. RCMP, paramedics, MED officers and members...

The Kivalliq reigns supreme at futsal

So we all know that the Kivalliq region is hockey-mad and generally turns in a good performance whenever there are tournaments to be had. But...

Celebrating nursing knowledge

Aurora College nursing students celebrated and shared their knowledge at the annual Research Day held at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Dec. 4. Twenty-two...

Downtown Yellowknife building evacuated following suspected propane tank leak

Employees at a downtown building have been forced to evacuate the area due to a suspected propane tank leak, NNSL Media is told. https://youtu.be/xO_MLoGw80w Firefighters, arriving...

Cochrane emerges from first-ever first ministers meeting

Fractious federal politics greeted the country’s lone woman premier as she joined her 12 counterparts for a meeting in Ontario Monday. Northern priorities emerged as...

Scammers, hackers, liars and thieves

Got a nasty surprise when I looked at my bank account Saturday. My end-of-the-month pay cheque wasn't there. Well, that's odd, I thought to myself....

Kugaaruk advances $1.3-million community energy plan

Kugaaruk is entering phase two of its $1.3-million, three-year community energy plan, which will kick off rounds of community consultations. That will be followed...

Council cans proposal to save Indigenous relations post

Yellowknife city council has voted down a proposal from Coun. Stacie Smith to save the embattled Indigenous relations adviser post. Couns. Rommel Silverio and Cynthia...

Fishing for a great tourism idea

Of all the public meetings we attend in Hay River, discussions about tourism are among our favourites. We're not quite sure why that is, but...

Council takes the shears to slated 8.5 per cent tax

Yellowknife city council's 2020 budget deliberations saw its first casualties Monday night. Facing a possible 8.5 per cent tax increase, council is doing a line-by-line...

Secret Santa to wrap up earlier this year in Hay River

Secret Santa, which once again is asking the community to help ensure that less-fortunate families have a happy Christmas, will be wrapping up earlier...

City loses planning director

Nalini Naidoo, a longtime Yellowknifer and the city’s director of planning and development, is bound for the East Coast. Naidoo's last day is Jan. 29....

Sewing club going well at Rankin school

An after school sewing club produced its first completed parka of the year at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik (MUI) in Rankin Inlet this past week. The...

Cold snap in store for Yellowknife

It’s about to get a lot colder in the capital. With a projected cold snap on the horizon for Yellowknife, temperatures are expected to plunge...