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‘Slow’ progress on third-party sexual assault reporting

Third-party reporting has been identified by RCMP as a way to address underreporting of sexual assault in Canada, but the NWT is making "slow"...

‘Pause’ to drilling at Pine Point

  Drilling has come to a temporary halt at Pine Point, where work had been underway to gather information on possibly restarting mining at the...

RCMP investigate killing of Arviat man

RCMP intend to charge a 30-year-old Arviat man with murder in relation to the death of another man, 29, from the community. The police released...

Farmers market seeking vendors for 2019

The Yellowknife Farmers market is looking for vendors for the 2019 summer season. The market runs from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday from...

Nunavut budget 2019 : Stable, confident, but careful, says finance minister

Less deficit and new money to health and wellness initiatives – these are the highlights proposed by Finance Minister George Hickes Feb. 20 in...

Straight outta the Sahtu

Northern rapper and artist Dylan Jones, aka Crook the Kid, is bringing his new album to NACC on Friday. “I’m from a small community close...

Songwriting and recording sessions planned in Cape Dorset

The Kinngait Performing Arts Club inherited some studio recording equipment as a result of the Nunavut Hitmakerz workshops and concert in the community in...

Team NT and Nunavut schedule: Day 6

Here's what Team NT and Nunavut will be up to on Day 6 of the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Wednesday. All...

Team NT boys hockey team gets ready for its “playoff round” at Canada Winter Games

Had it not been for some bad luck, there's a very good chance we would be talking about Team NT's boys hockey team being...

Tired but resolute Nunavut boys hockey squad set for placement round

You could forgive Nunavut's Canada Winter Games boys hockey team for being a bit gassed after their final round-robin game against Team NT on...

Instant icon returning

A multi-coloured igloo, which first appeared in Hay River last year and quickly became an icon for the community, is returning. Teira Arnault began building...

Playing with words

A library and the classic board game Scrabble seem to be a perfect match. "Playing with words," said Tatiana Petrov, the program librarian at NWT...

The hip-hop teacher

Pierre Cook combines three seemingly diverse things into one person – teaching, classical music and, perhaps most surprising of all, hip-hop. Cook, who teaches at...

United Way NWT offers financial support

Three non-profit organizations in Hay River have received financial support from United Way NWT. Each organization will be receiving $7,500 – the Hay River Soup...

Books for the taking – and reading

Last week, a peaked-roof box – looking somewhat like a large birdhouse – was installed outside of Growing Together. But it is not a birdhouse....

Team NT gymnasts battle on at Canada Winter Games

They're a bit battered, maybe a bit bruised, but Team NT's gymnasts are still fighting on at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer,...

Focus on business: A-List Organizing

As children, some people play house with dolls. Others may play army. Some may even play doctor. But when Alyssa Mosher was growing up, she...

Search continues for bank robbery suspect

Yellowknife Mounties are continuing their search for a suspect they say robbed a city bank in broad daylight last week. “The investigation remains active and...

Man who failed to attend jury trial opts for new, judge alone trial

A Yellowknife man who forced a mistrial after failing to show up at his sexual assault trial has waived his right to be tried...

Inuvik’s fruit man contemplates retirement

After 33 years of delivering fresh produce and dry goods to Inuvik residents, the town's "fruit man" said his aging body is warning him...

IRC hosts 31st annual Native Hockey Tournament

The 31st annual Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Native Hockey Tournament wrapped up on Feb. 17, with 190 players from communities across the Beaufort Delta...

Inuvik project wins $500,000 prize

An Inuvik-based project that will create an association of Northern Indigenous artists from across the Beaufort Delta Region to help support their work and...

GN expands raw fur shipment program

Harvesters will soon be able to ship raw, frozen fox and wolverine hides south at no cost. The Government of Nunavut (GN) is expanding its...

Legislation change limits Arctic Market participation

Local food vendors are being forced to limit their Arctic Market appearances after a recent change in the interpretation of a food permit legislation...

Lutsel K’e Dene vote 88 per cent for Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve

Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation members voted in favour of designating Thaidene Nene as a national park reserve on Feb. 19. Eighty-eight per cent of...

RCMP provide crime stats for Jan. 2019

Inspector Alex LaPorte came before city council on Feb. 18 to deliver crime stats for the month of January. According to the statistic, thefts are...

Yellowknife architects enter global design competition

A team of Yellowknife architects has entered their striking spire into an international design competition. The eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition gives out prestigious awards to...

City looking to land $1.1 million contract with fed government to assist homelessness

With federal funding from the Homelessness Partnership Strategy (HPS) due to run out at the end of March, city council met on Feb. 18...

Tom Cochrane fans recount their interactions

Garry Beattie jokes that he's not leaving Cambridge Bay to become a "roadie" for Tom Cochrane. For two nights last week, he got to act...

Black History through a futuristic lens

Sci-fi, satire and surrealism aren't words we usually associate with Black History Month every February. But on a Sunday afternoon at the Yellowknife Public Library,...
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Opinion & Editorial Articles

EDITORIAL: City dodges human rights bullet

There’s no question about it, living in Yelowknife is expensive. There are arguably few who...

Editorial: Can junk have historic and cultural value?

We have to admit to being a bit conflicted when we heard that some old...

City dodges human rights bullet

There’s no question about it, living in Yellowknife is expensive. There are arguably few who...
In My View with Harry Maksagak

IN MY VIEW: Meaningful talks

A meaningful meeting is one that results in well-informed engagement for all parties of interest....

EDITORIAL: Feds lack courage to protect Inuktut

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami says Inuktut is Canada's most resilient Indigenous language. Perhaps ITK shouldn't be...

EDITORIAL: Price of internet too darn high

Stephen Hawking once said, “We are all now connected by the internet, like neurons in...

NORTHERN WILDFLOWER: Share the caribou stew

Growing up with my grandmother I don’t remember eating very much store-bought meat. We always had...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Housing and northern allowance for home owners in the NWT

From: Ernest Taylor Pokiak, Tuktoyaktuk Dear editor, This is an opportune time to send a message to...
GNWT Local 1 members attend a strike preparation meeting at Mildred Hall School on Saturday. The strike was narrowly avoided later that night after 11th hour negotiations produced an agreement to put outstanding issues to mediator Vince Ready to decide. NNSL file photo

EDITORIAL: Yk a company town and that company is the GNWT

If territorial government workers had an extra spring in their steps Monday morning, they could...

Yellowknife’s Own Lot in Life

Oh, so that’s what improvements look like. I recall my first memorable view of the downtown...