Arctic Winter Games

Coverage of the Arctic Winter Games 2018 from Hay River/Fort Smith

Junior girls golden again at AWG

March 27, 2018

by Dylan Short

The NWT is on top once again in women’s futsal after the territory won the gold medal final of the junior category at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. Read More

‘You could say he was The Hockey Dad’

March 26, 2018

by Cody Punter

Heading into the semifinals on March 22, the Northwest Territories’ Arctic Winter Games female hockey team had their eye on repeating their gold performance from the Games in Nuuk. Read More

Team NT keeps the wins coming

March 22, 2018

It’s been a profitable week in the ulu department for Team NT at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games.

As of press time, the territory’s best and brightest had collected 44 ulus across all sports and there is sure to be more to come. Read More

AWG Igloo takes beating from sun

March 21, 2018

A Hay River woman had to battle the elements – specifically unseasonably warm temperatures and sunshine – to preserve an igloo she built as a personal project for the Arctic Winter Games. Read More

Let the games begin!

March 21, 2018

After years of planning, work and anticipation, the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games officially kicked off with flashy opening ceremonies on March 18 in the brand-new recreation centre in Hay River. Read More

Team NT hard at it

March 21, 2018

Who would have thought that a little sporting competition that began in 1970 would turn into one of the largest multi-sport events in the world? Read More