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Hay River, N.W.T. siblings Kelvin and T’áncháy Redvers are being recognized for their work over the past five years supporting and empowering Indigenous youth with a Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal.
A Northwest Territories Power Corporation employee is in hospital after sustaining an injury at the Jackfish Lake generating plant in Yellowknife.
The Town of Inuvik recently adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, also referred to as UNDRIP.
A Yukon museum has a new venture which is part exercise video, part tourism ad. The idea is for people to watch videos of northern scenery as they use a stationary bike, getting a sense of movement on the open road.
A Northwest Territories committee is changing its process for determining species at risk with the goal of better reflecting Indigenous and community knowledge.
The Yukon government has released its strategy outlining how the territory will move forward through the next phases of the pandemic.
The internet was in and out for nearly eight days before Northwestel fixed the issue Thursday evening, the company confirmed.
Despite, or perhaps because of, more than half a billion dollars in new spending, not everyone’s happy with this year’s Yukon budget.
The flags at the N.W.T. Legislature have been lowered to half-mast in recognition of the passing of the first Speaker of the Northwest Territories, David Searle.
As of Friday, residents in Hay River and Inuvik over 18, and residents in Yellowknife aged 50 years and older can now make an appointment to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, according to a news release from the territory’s government.
Nunavut’s Department of Environment and the Kivalliq Wildlife Board are teaming up to take a closer look at the impacts the road for Meliadine Mine near Rankin Inlet is having on migrating caribou.
Mass vaccinations for COVID-19 are starting in Iqaluit March 15. City residents age 18 and over can call to make their appointments with Iqaluit Public Health on or after March 10.
Four new cases were announced Friday in Arviat.
The N.W.T. hamlet has been without reliable internet for eight days, and residents are struggling to pay for fuel and food as a blizzard approaches.
High waters in the spring could cause trouble for trappers and harvesters if their cabins flood, says MLA Lesa Semmler. She wants relief and expanded eligibility rules for territorial relief programs.
Local leaders say tapping into underground heat could create a source of power and heat in communities and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
The policy looks to award 15 per cent of all territorial procurement contracts to Yukon First Nations businesses, and incentivizes subcontracting or partnering with those businesses.
Madeleine Allakariallak, the host of CBC’s only Inuktitut-language TV program, Igalaaq, says the CBC must do more to give Inuit a voice.
The Yukon government is expecting to be in the red this year, with a projected $12.7-million deficit in a $1.79-billion budget that doesn’t shy away from capital spending.
The government apology for harms caused by the now-abandoned gold mine would be the first of its kind in northern history.
Premier Caroline Cochrane and Dr. Kami Kandola, the territory’s chief public health officer, will give an update on self-isolation requirements on Thursday. Watch it live here.
MLAs want a total review of the territorial government’s policies from education to hiring and housing — and cabinet members agree.
Newly formed Black Voters Matter (BVM) Canada (West & North) partner with Black-led organizations to encourage political change.
Periodic outbreaks of COVID-19 may be one of the best clues we have to the scale of the fly-in worker system across the global Arctic.
MLAs have delayed two bills related to fuel supply and fuel purchasing. The delay could impact fuel prices in 2021 as funds to buy fuel won’t become available while prices are low.
A Nunavut judge has granted Baffinland Iron Mines an injunction against a group of protesters who blockaded the Mary River mine airstrip and trucking road for a week in February.
CBC North spoke to a couple of Fort Liard residents to find out how the community’s recuperating from the containment order, how they’re staying resilient a year into COVID-19 and for their advice going forward.
On top of the pandemic, the government will table its annual budget Thursday. Oh, and there’s an election coming. Buckle up.
A former Yellowknife MLA says the rules set for an investigation of bullying complaints levelled against the clerk of the Northwest Territories legislature will prevent investigators — and the public — from getting a full picture of what its been like to work in the office of the clerk.
The Northern Birthwork Collective wants to train doulas in each community and create culturally-safe programming for the N.W.T. for reproductive health, pregnancy, birth, postpartum and parenting.
The Arctic Winter Games International Committee has announced the postponement of the 2022 Arctic Winter Games that were set to take place in Wood Buffalo, Alberta.
Premier Sandy Silver and Dr. Brendan Hanley, Yukon’s chief medical officer of health, will give an update on the COVID-19 situation in the territory at 10:30 a.m. local time.
“There seems to be some kind of top secret exposure control plan that [the minister] can’t even share any information with me on the floor of this house,” said Frame Lake MLA Kevin O’Reilly Tuesday.