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When Starlink’s high-speed internet arrived in Nunavut people across the territory rejoiced, but some renters are now realizing the territory’s largest landlords are obstructing access to the long-awaited service.
N.W.T. health workers are hosting a pop-up STI testing clinic in Yellowknife on Thursday, as the territory deals with an ongoing syphilis outbreak.
For the second straight election, voter turnout in the Ungava riding of northern Quebec was just above 30 per cent — the lowest in the province by far. Two Indigenous candidates who ran and lost in Ungava are demanding that elections officials do better.
The Tłı̨chǫ Highway opened a year ago this week, connecting Whatì, N.W.T., with the national highway system. ‘We see new people, new friends, which is really good for youngsters,’ says one resident.
Younes Oudghough, a Moroccan-Canadian living in Yellowknife, will be up early on Thursday morning to watch his two favourite teams play what will be Canada’s final game at the World Cup.
U.S. federal accident investigators say the government should issue regulations to improve the safety of air tours in part of Alaska where seven sightseeing planes have crashed since 2007, killing 31 people.
A kidney patient from Whitehorse says the lack of in-centre dialysis in the Yukon is “baffling.”
Leaders in some northern communities are looking ways to avoid or respond to delayed or cancelled resupply barges, after this year’s cancellation of the barge to Sachs Harbous, N.W.T.
An estimated 20,000 litres of fuel were spilled in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut after a loaded fuel tanker rolled over on a winter road at the Meadowbank mine complex.
Justice Susan Cooper read the decision for the case of Jerry Issuqangituq on Tuesday, at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit.
David Kuptana can see open water when he looks out his window at the Beaufort Sea. That’s unusual for this time of year, he said, and it has implications for his way of life.
Lots of students and teachers have been missing school this fall because of sickness, according to the territory’s teachers’ union.
Whitehorse needs a new local source of gravel, but it’s not clear yet where a quarry could go. The issue was front and centre at a public hearing this week on the city’s proposed official community plan.
On Nov. 18, the Arctic Winter Games International Committee (AWGIC) said it revoked its policy on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines “to align with current public health advice.” At a news conference in Edmonton on Monday however, the Alberta Premier said she asked the Games to drop the vaccine requirement in response to the committee’s request for funding.
The president of the Arctic Winter Games International Committee is disputing a suggestion by the Alberta premier that the games’ vaccination policy was changed in exchange for government funding.
A Yellowknife couple say more needs to be done for downtown safety after their vehicle, kept in a parking garage, was the latest property to be damaged in the area.
Vancouver-based Li-FT Power Ltd. proposes drilling in 2023 on leases near Hidden Lake and Bighill Lake.
As leaders of northern Canadian Ranger patrols gather for sharing sessions in Yellowknife this week, experts reflect on the force’s role within the broader picture of Arctic security.
The Association of Yukon Communities is urging the Yukon Government to review and change current patient discharge policies to accommodate rural Yukoners who are medevaced to the Whitehorse General Hospital.
For years already, thawing permafrost has been compromising infrastructure in the Beaufort Delta region of the N.W.T. Under six degrees of warming, those challenges will become more pronounced.
An over-budget and delayed hydro expansion project in Atlin, a bill that seeks to improve animal welfare and a failed bid to host the Canada Winter Games — these are perhaps the top issues during the fall sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. But two issues seemed to loom even larger.
Yukon RCMP responded to a call about a man with a gun at the Air North complex. The man was later pronounced dead after a Yukon officer discharged his firearm.
Nunavut will see a new chief public health officer. On Monday, the Nunavut government announced Dr. Sean Wachtel is taking over as top doctor for the territory while Dr. Michael Patterson is set to start work at Iqaluit’s hospital.
The specific cause hasn’t yet been confirmed, and the Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating. The explosion, which happened at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday, blew out the windows of nearby homes and sent a thick plume of black smoke skyward.
In a news release from the Nunavut Government on Monday, the Department of Family Services said the offices in Gjao Haven are set to be closed from Dec. 7 to Jan. 3 due to staff shortages.
The Yukon Liberal Party will elect its new leader by the end of January. The official leadership convention was announced during the annual leader’s dinner in Whitehorse.
The Yukon Party isn’t letting go of a controversy surrounding former Yukon health minister Pauline Frost. An expert explains how to put the issue to bed.
World leaders want to cap global warming at 1.5 C. If we meet that goal, it’ll still be several degrees warmer in the N.W.T.
Residents in the Beaver Crescent area of Hay River, N.W.T., are being let back into their homes after an explosion triggered an evacuation earlier today.
The children’s animation film contains themes of love and courage and also includes an anti-bullying song. However, for at least one Iqaluit mother, the film raised concerns, particularly around the portrayal of Inuit culture.
The federal government announced $39.4 million to support language revitalization in the territories Friday. Nunavut will receive $17.7 million, the Yukon will receive $14.7 million and the Northwest Territories $6.9 million.
The city’s snow removal team is hitting the roads en force this weekend in an attempt to clear up the deep snow that’s blanketed the city in recent weeks. That means windrows, snow piles and traffic disruptions, according to an email from the city Friday afternoon.
Yukon RCMP Chief Supt. Scott Sheppard confirmed Friday that members of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) were in the territory following what police previously described as a “serious incident” the day before at the airline’s Condor Road facility.