Hunger an 'emergency,' report finds A new report published by Food Banks Canada is calling the rate of hunger in the North an emergency.
Housing applications not bilingual Francophone George Lessard is bilingual and finds having text in both English and French rounds out his understanding of what he's reading, particularly when it comes to official documents.
Pot for pain, says accused The woman charged with illegally growing and trafficking marijuana in her home testified Thursday and Friday she needed to grow her own plants because conventional medicine had failed her.
Highway check stop nets drugs, booze and money A check stop by the RCMP has led to the seizure of drugs, alcohol and money on Highway 3, and resulted in numerous charges.
Update: One board to rule them all The last piece of the puzzle that is the devolution of lands and resources - the devolution implementation bill - began grinding its way through Parliament in Ottawa last week.
Most NWT devolution jobs accepted As the territorial government readies itself to take the reins of lands and resources management on April 1, the Department of Human Resources is hard at work recruiting the people who will make the devolution dream a reality.
Local hires versus qualified hires In most communities, the revelation that a large amount of funding has become available from the GNWT would prompt celebration rather than disagreement.
Keeping faith and building trust In order to talk about the violence they face in their communities, women in the Northwest Territories must first trust the people hearing their stories, according to a new report.
Letting it out Despite the passing of decades, financial compensation, an apology from the prime minister and a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, painful memories persist for people who lived through the residential school system.
Purple Door open once again The popular Purple Door program at Diamond Jenness Secondary School is once again in full swing.
Verdict on fossil coming soon It is expected that the scientific verdict will be delivered later this month on a fossil found at the foot of Louise Falls this summer.
The spirit of Christmas in song Fort Smith takes celebrating Christmas seriously. One of its most beloved traditions is the Fort Smith Community Choir, which performs twice each Yuletide season at St. Joseph Cathedral.
Baking her way through post-secondary To save for college, many high school graduates make a point of saving, apply to every bursary and scholarship they can find, or take out student loans, but it's not every day you hear about a student starting a business to generate extra income.
Job focuses on passion for fun Amanda Takazo-Apples is Gameti's new master of fun. Recently taking the job as the community's recreation co-ordinator, she spends her days finding ways to keep her community busy.
The most important meal of the day Students in Tsiigehtchic got a chance to show off their breakfast program, when staff from Breakfast Club of Canada visited earlier this year.