The pilot program will eventually see three community safety officers respond to non-criminal safety concerns in the hamlet. Unlike the RCMP, the community safety officers will carry no weapons and go through specialized training.
CBC News is presenting live coverage of the installation of Canada's 30th governor general in both Inuktitut and English on CBC TV, Gem, CBC Radio, the Listen app and here on cbcnews.ca.
Jane Groenewegen and her son, Jordan, say flooding on their respective Vale Island properties in Hay River, N.W.T., is unlike anything they've dealt with before — and they're calling on the town to take action.
The community of Behchokǫ̀, N.W.T., is temporarily banning alcohol until Aug. 22 amid a "significant increase in alcohol abuse and related unlawful activity."