Survivors of residential day schools who attended during the day but went home at night can apply for $10,000 in compensation. The settlement also applies to the estate and descendants of day scholars who died on or after May 30, 2005. There are five N.W.T. residential day schools listed in the settlement.
Despite reports of Iqaluit’s tap water smelling like fuel, city and territorial officials say it’s well below Canadian water safety guidelines and is safe to drink.
The territorial health authority is reporting a 13th death in the Northwest Territories, the first since the Omicron variant became dominant in the territory, and five hospitalizations.
Work is underway on energy efficiency upgrades at Yellowknife’s Borealis Housing Cooperative, thanks to a $9.05 million dollar federal grant, and $100,000 from the NWT Housing Corporation.