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News Headlines: Monday, September 26, 2016
Imperial Oil owes Ottawa millions in cleanup money A lion's share of the millions of dollars owed on the cleanup deposit for Imperial Oil's oil and gas fields at Norman Wells has yet be paid, according to the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC).
Aboriginal, metis leaders meet with RCMP More than a week after meeting with acting detachment commander RCMP Cpl. Mark Phillips, and a sergeant out of Yellowknife, local leaders said they are still waiting for a followup from the Mounties.
'Conditions are different here' It will not only take a village to end violence against women, according to YWCA executive director Lyda Fuller. It's also going to take a strategy tailored to the North.
Aboriginal wellness centre's future unknown The former chair of the Stanton Territorial Health Authority Elders' Advisory Council says he's worried the health department is abandoning plans for an aboriginal wellness centre.
Hay River Reserve's arena pushed back An arena will not be built on the Hay River Reserve this year. K'atlodeeche First Nation (KFN) had been trying to get the money together to build an arena, partly because of the reconstruction project at the rec centre in Hay River.
Three-plus years in jail for fentanyl supplier Fentanyl is in the NWT and it's killing people, a Supreme Court judge said as he sentenced a 32-year-old man to more than three years in jail for supplying a local dealer with the drug.
Gloria Murdock-Smith life's journey leads back to home A woman who grew up in poverty and a challenging family situation in Hay River has returned more than three decades later to become town manager.
Fort Smith nurse awarded for excellence Fort Smith's Julie Lys always knew she would return to the North when she became a nurse.
LED lights up the Deh Cho If the Arctic Energy Alliance gets its way, households across the Deh Cho will be lit up in a more energy-efficient way, thanks to the alliance's new LED-swap initiative.
Students become teachers Nicole Norman now knows which berries growing in and around Tsiigehtchic are safe to eat, thanks to a special series of on-the-land events at Chief Paul Niditchie School the week of Sept. 1.