Alleged bootlegger nabbed in Ndilo

July 16, 2018 - Yellowknife

A Ndilo man is facing a number of charges under the Liquor Act following a police investigation into the illegal sale of alcohol.

On Saturday, July 14, Yellowknife RCMP launched a probe into the suspected illegal sale of alcohol from a residence in Ndilo.

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Have no fear, ‘TechSperts’ are here

March 14, 2018 - Yellowknife

A group of tech-savvy students will soon possess the skills to teach the teachers.

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Benefits boost for seniors, students, single people

March 14, 2018 - Yellowknife

As part of efforts to offset the high cost of living in the territory, the GNWT is expanding benefits for seniors, students and single people who get income assistance.

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COUNCIL BRIEFS: Smoking soon banned on city property

March 14, 2018 - Yellowknife

Yellowknife city council unanimously passed a motion to amend a bylaw that bans vaping and smoking cigarettes or cannabis on city property.

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POLICE AND JUSTICE NEWS: Man killed after exiting vehicle on Highway 3

March 14, 2018

A 35-year-old man is dead after being struck by a pickup truck near mile marker 311 on Highway 3 in the early hours of March 9.

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NEWS BRIEFS: City rolls out new tourism brand

March 14, 2018 - Yellowknife

The Northwest Territories has long been dubbed “spectacular.” Now, with the City of Yellowknife’s launch of a new tourism brand, the capitol will carry its own label.

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FROM HANSARD: Pushing out the dealers in housing

March 14, 2018 - Yellowknife

The following is an edited exchange taken from Hansard in the legislative assembly Wednesday, Feb. 28, between Hay River North MLA R.J. Simpson and Caroline Cochrane, minister responsible for the Housing Corporation. The topic was public housing policies in the territory regarding drug trafficking and bootlegging.

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LABOUR VIEWS: Cost of living increase benefits us all

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

by Todd Parsons

As I am sure you are all aware, collective bargaining negotiations between the GNWT and the UNW failed in late January after years of effort to reach a deal.

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Weledeh roars to the top at Traditional Games

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

William McDonald School’s reign at the top of the Traditional Games Championships is over.

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Yk Galaxy set to get off the ground this spring

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Dillon Torindo has had a taste of professional soccer and very nearly made the cut with now-defunct FC Edmonton in the North American Soccer League.

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Clarification

March 13, 2018

The editorial in Friday’s Yellowknifer stated the territorial government had considered “cutting” A New Day, an anti-family violence program helping men. To be clear, A New Day was an initially a pilot project. Its future was uncertain until it was granted a six-month extension in 2016 followed by a four-year commitment to the NWT John Howard Society to take over the program last year.

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Advocates raise alarm over lack of Northern, Indigenous hiring targets for Giant remediation

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Without hiring targets for Northern and Indigenous workers, local communities will not benefit from Northern Canada’s largest-ever remediation project, say local advocates and politicians.

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EDITORIAL: School board rolls the dice on Sissons

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Parents and students at J.H. Sissons School in the east end of the city enjoy certain aspects of the existing building, which hasn’t had had a major renovation since opening in 1975.

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Fishing derby raises almost $6,000 for Yellowknife Girl Guides

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Anglers took to Walsh Lake over the weekend and caught a big one for charity.

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Justice briefs

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Man killed after exiting vehicle on Highway 3

A 35-year-old man is dead after being struck by a pickup truck near mile marker 311 on Highway 3 in the early hours of March 9.

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RCMP seek public’s help in locating missing man last seen in Yellowknife

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

Yellowknife RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man.

Detocho Anis Abel, 28, was last seen in Yellowknife’s Engle Business District on Monday, March 5th.

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Benefits for seniors, students, single people get a boost

March 13, 2018

As part of efforts to offset the high cost of living in the territory, the GNWT is expanding benefits for seniors, students and single people who get income assistance.

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NWT Arts Council gets $200,000 funding boost

March 13, 2018 - Yellowknife

The lobbying efforts of arts advocates have paid off.

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Iqippagit records album, helps out the Iglulik food bank

March 13, 2018 - Iglulik

Lazarus Qattalik and his Iqippagit bandmates are having a great time jamming and touring the festival circuit, but they also have a charitable side.

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Poor criminal justice system ranking a product of NWT’s high crime rate: lawyer

March 12, 2018 - Yellowknife

Shortcomings in NWT’s criminal justice system – outlined in a recent national report – are unsurprising symptoms of the territory’s high rates of crime, says a Yellowknife-based lawyer.

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Extraordinary Yellowknife: City rolls out new tourism brand

March 12, 2018 - Yellowknife

The Northwest Territories has long been dubbed “spectacular.” Now, with the City of Yellowknife’s launch of a new tourism brand, the capitol will carry its own flashy label.

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Honouring Cambridge Bay’s women

March 12, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

HALLUKKAFFI IKALUKTUTIAMIT. KAIYUKNAKTUK ILANI. KIHIMI HIKINIK KULVAKPAKTUK. ALIANAKHIYUK. AUDLAGIAMI. IKALUKHIULIKPAKTUT INUIN. ANGUNIAKTIIT KATIMAKATAKTUT IKAYUKHUGIT TAPKUAT TIKIHIMAYUT IHIVHIUKTUNUTLU. NUTAKKAT NAMAINAKTUT INUINLU. KATIMAVAKTUTLU ULISSIKNAHUAT ULAPKILIKKATA OMINGMAK FROLIKKATA.

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Cece Hodgson McCauley dead at 95

March 12, 2018 - Lli Goline/Norman Wells

Writer and champion for the North Cece Hodgson McCauley died Sunday night. She was 95.

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Women build futures in the Kitikmeot

March 12, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

Fourteen women took part in a seven-day workshop last week that gave them background on working in the construction industry.

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‘Too many people are in jail that shouldn’t be’

March 12, 2018 - NWT

To overturn the criminal justice system’s ongoing punishment of mentally ill offenders, reform – both inside and outside of the courtroom – is needed, a Yellowknife-based lawyer says.

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TAX BREAK: Your residency deduction

March 12, 2018 - NWT

Here is one from the history books. Have you ever wondered why the Northern residents deduction was created?

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Action at Pine Point

March 12, 2018 - Hay River

Pine Point’s new owner is signaling an aggressive push towards getting the site’s lead-zinc stores estimated and the financial feasibility of the project defined.

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GUEST COMMENT: Child Care Workers to provide mental health services in schools

March 12, 2018 - NWT

by Raymond Pidzamecky M.S.W.

The department of Health & Social Services and Education Culture and Employment (ECE) have known for years that children under 19 are suffering from mental health issues in the Northwest Territories.

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A MOUNTAIN VIEW: The procession of carriages

March 12, 2018 - NWT

Friends, reading about a recent class-action lawsuit brought to bear on behalf of surviving patients of the segregated Charles Camsell Indian Hospital brings to mind a chapter, The Procession of Carriages, in my upcoming book, From Bear Rock Mountain.

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Less than a week to go to the games

March 12, 2018 - NWT

So what’s a chef de mission to do when you’re six days out from the start of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games?

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AROUND THE NORTH: On-the-land programs in the Deh Cho

March 12, 2018 - NWT

Deh Cho

The Dehcho K’ehodi Stewardship and Guardian Program is hosting cultural activities all month at Notana Lake, 63 kilometres from Fort Simpson.

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