Everybody feels nervous or worried sometimes, and this type of anxiety can help motivate us or warn us of danger. When that anxiety turns into an anxiety disorder it causes unhelpful anxiety that seriously affects our lives, including how we think, feel and act. Read More
Information in the story (“Judge issues fine in Vinnicombe case,” News/North Feb. 26) requires clarification. The decision made by the judge on the fine was issued on Feb. 20. Vinnicombe’s death occurred on June 28, 2016. News/North apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.
Last week I heard someone describe Inuvik as a “transient town.”
Members of the Yellowknife RCMP took a stylish stand against bullying Wednesday.
Senior management, along with general duty and community policing members of the force, donned pink uniform shirts in support of Pink Shirt Day. Read More
Already the time has come for the citizens of Yellowknife to venture down to Great Slave Lake to experience the best of winter. Read More
Forget about toking and driving.
The territorial government has unveiled new legislation that will introduce zero tolerance rules for young drivers impaired by drugs. Read More
Since late last year, Dawn Loutit of Hay River has been on a waiting list for a double lung transplant in Edmonton. Read More
Several issues of concern to Hay River were raised before the territorial cabinet earlier this month.
The occasion was a Feb. 17 question-and-answer session involving the premier and five other cabinet members during the annual meeting of the NWT Association of Communities. Read More
The main reason far fewer parking tickets were handed out in January, says the city, is because the bylaw officers responsible for parking enforcement were busy setting up the new parking app. Read More
Trevor Kasteel was 13 when his father passed away, and a family friend entrusted with his care started a pattern of sexual abuse. Read More
The parent committee of l’ecole Allain St-Cyr sought a reversal from city council Monday on a $10,000 grant claim it was denied. Read More
by Jack Bourassa
Robots invading, jobs and businesses dying, total income declining, prices skyrocketing. How the conservative business interests of this country love to spread fear among workers. Read More
On March 1, citizens will be marching through the streets of Yellowknife in memory of two slain Indigenous youth to ensure the state of affairs that led to their deaths are changed. Read More
Federal budget’s new approach to funding Indigenous groups
The proposed 2018-19 federal budget released yesterday afternoon takes a new, “distinctions-based” approach to divvying up government funds. Read More
Ebb and flow. Pressure and release. Obscurity and clarity. Dependence and freedom. Mundane and holy. Libby then and Libby now.
Libby Whittall Catling has lived a life of contrasts. Her old life, marked by order, dependence, expectation, judgment, and trauma, stands as a stark juxtaposition to her life now – living off the grid and on the land in Fort Reliance, NWT.
A segregated hospital that treated Northern Indigenous patients for tuberculosis is the subject of a new documentary, and part of a $1-billion class action for widespread abuse and malpractice against Indigenous patients between 1945 and 1981. Read More
Yesterday started out a typical mid-winter Tuesday. These February mornings, the sky lightens noticeably earlier than at winter solstice and we follow suit. Read More
Fort Smith residents where treated to a night out for a mental health awareness workshop. Guest speaker and author, Kathy Tuccaro, travelled to Fort Smith on Feb. 18 and captivated her audience with a video of her life. Read More
I hate to miss writing a column, but I was sick last week. If you call having shingles being sick. Read More
Here are the numbers you have been waiting for – the 2017 lowest return airfares or the last-minute airfare, at the time of your trip. You need to claim these crucial numbers to claim your northern residents travel deduction correctly. Read More