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‘The Dene Nation wants a new blueprint for housing’ 

“Enormous” housing pressures felt across the territory won’t be relieved unless communities are given more control of how federal dollars are spent, says Dene...

Seniors housing ‘crisis’ to deepen

As seniors housing faces a “crisis,” Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green called for 100 more units of independent seniors housing in Yellowknife during the...

Charges filed in alleged fraud against Hamlet of Taloyoak

Two individuals, including a former senior administrative officer in Taloyoak, are facing charges after accusations that the hamlet's finances were mishandled. Ghulam Murtaza, 60, a...

MLAs likely to begrudgingly pass carbon tax

Two things were clear in the legislative assembly Thursday: the territory’s made-in-the North carbox tax was set to pass, and no one was happy...

Coffee roasting company moving downtown

There's something new brewing in downtown Yellowknife. Popular coffee roasting company Barren Ground Coffee announced this week that it is making a bold move to...

Yellowknife parking meter pay app out of order

Due to some technical difficulties, the City of Yellowknife is advising residents that its McKay Pay app for parking meters is malfunctioning. A Thursday press...

Road from NWT to western Nunavut gets $40 million

A combined $40 million in funding from the federal and territorial governments will go toward environmental reviews for a major infrastructure project to spur...

Simeonie Akpalialuk named new chair of QEC board

Simeonie Akpalialuk has been chosen as chairperson of Qulliq Energy Corporation’s board of directors and Keith Peterson will serve as vice-chair, QEC announced Thursday. Akpalialuk,...

RCMP charge Gjoa Haven man with murder

The RCMP have laid a murder charge against a 34-year-old Gjoa Haven man. Police responded to a complaint of a 33-year-old woman found in her...

Focus on Business: ReLeaf

With the legalization of cannabis last fall, many enthusiasts were biting at the chance to open their own retail store in Yellowknife. The GNWT has...

Amid community funding gap talk, Moses apologizes for laughing

Alfred Moses, minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) apologized Wednesday after earlier chuckling that day in response to a question about a funding...

Good neighbour agreement with sobering centre delayed

After missing a June deadline for a "good neighbour agreement" — which would outline shared responsibilities around the downtown Day Shelter/Sobering Centre and area...

Why not the City of Hay River?

You see strange things driving across Canada. Near the top of the list of strangeness are signs informing motorists they are entering Dryden, a community...

Critical phone systems at NWT RCMP detachments restored, say police 

After Monday’s internet and phone service outage caused potentially dangerous disruptions to critical communication lines between the NWT RCMP and almost a dozen small...

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