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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked review concludes Inuit instruction doomed to fail

“The present configuration of the NTEP (Nunavut Teacher Education Program) is not capable of producing a bilingual, Inuit teacher workforce.” This according to the NTEP review report by Directions Evidence and Policy Research Group. The...

Obed scolds southern press at historic national TB apology

Moments after Inuit from across Inuit Nunangat heard Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deliver a national apology in Iqaluit March 8 for the violation of their human rights during the tuberculosis epidemic in the mid-1900s,...

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...