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Yellowknifer editorial: Kids in care test new government

The issue: Child welfare system We say: Kids not faring well So here we have it: the first real test of the NWT's new-style, new-hope government.  After decades of incremental, now-it's-my-turn change to the political leadership of...

Health minister meets with foster family board of directors

The Government of the Northwest Territories health minister and board of the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT met recently to discuss some of the most pressing issues related to the delivery of child...

Letting go at Festival of Silliness

Children and their families escaped the chilly and got silly on Saturday at the Children's Festival of Silliness held in the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC). The first main event was the play Th'owxiya:...

EDITORIAL: Playing in an age of fear

As a society, we’re in the middle of a decades-long collective effort to minimize risk for children. As a result, kids are safer from injury and organizations are safer from litigation but we’ve changed the...