Monday’s strike averted, GNWT, union head to binding recommendations

The Union of Northern Workers announced early Sunday morning that plans for a territoriy-wide strike on Monday will be postponed. Since Friday, the UNW and territorial government have sought to find an 11th hour deal...

Car bursts into flames on School Draw Avenue

A blazing car fire on School Draw Avenue was quickly doused by firefighters who responded to the engulfed vehicle just before 7 p.m. Friday. Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) descended on the residential area where a...

‘Sending us to war with toothpicks,’ Frustration, confusion from Local 1 members as strike...

Frustration, anxiety and uncertainty. Emotions spilled out of a packed UNW building in Yellowknife Saturday afternoon - the venue for a Local 1 union meeting - after dozens of the hundreds of members who showed...

Strike preparation meeting in Yellowknife on Saturday

Government workers in Yellowknife are being called to a general meeting Saturday to prepare for a looming strike, scheduled to take place Monday at 12:01 a.m. unless a final stab at mediation or binding...

Missing snowmobiler a hoax, say RCMP

After a “distress call” prompted RCMP to launch a far-reaching search and rescue operation for a missing snowmobiler last week, Mounties now say they received a “false report.” “The direction of the investigation has revealed...
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