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Craig Scott is the executive director of Ecology North. NNSL file photo

GREENING THE NORTH: Northerners can lead fight against plastic waste

Ecology North is excited to be offering Yellowknifer readers a bi-monthly column that will highlight topical environmental issues, events, and propose constructive solutions to environmental issues in the North. We are excited about this...

FOOD BANK JOURNAL: Yellowknifers step up when called

The YK Food Bank exists because we have a desperate need in our community. Every month, hundreds of single adults and families look to us to supplement their grocery budgets, and the numbers are...

AT YOUR SERVICE: Helmets for Hardy helps – and heals

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Foster Family Coalition will have 10 spots available for people with FASD to learn life skills starting at the end of May. Courtesy of FFCNWT

Family Foster Coalition of the NWT to launch FASD resource centre

The foster family coalition is launching a new program to raise awareness for and assist people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Korry Garvey with FFCNWT says the new program will teach people with FASD rudimentary...

Yellowknife Food Bank holding food drive on Sunday

The Yellowknife Food Bank will be holding a mobile food drive on Sunday after its shelves were left nearly empty last weekend. Cherish Winsor, president of the food bank, posted a photo of the bare...

MS Walk raises $34,000

Canada's rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the world's highest—roughly 77,000 live with the disease, according to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Laurie McLean, the society's Yellowknife facilitator, does her part and...
Marg Henderson fills crates with food for the various organizations which Food Rescue delivers to on Tuesday at the Food Rescue headquarters. The organization was established in 2008 with a mandate to stop food from being thrown in the trash and re-distribute to community groups that serve needy people in the city. NNSL file photo

AT YOUR SERVICE: Yk Food Rescue feeds the hungry

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