NWT News

City’s public works director steps down

April 19, 2018 - Yellowknife

Dennis Kefalas, who handled a complaint in 2014 about alleged workplace misconduct at the Municipal Enforcement Division, has resigned from his high-ranking post at the city.

Kefalas leaves his job as director of Public Works and Engineering right as an independent inquiry into those allegations and how that complaint was dealt with is set to begin.

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FROM HANSARD: Pot pardons a federal issue: Sebert

April 19, 2018 - Yellowknife

The following is an edited exchange taken from Hansard in the legislative assembly March 13. MLA Tom Beaulieu, who represents Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh constituency, which includes Fort Resolution, Lutselk’e, Dettah, and Ndilo, is questioning Justice Minister Louis Sebert on the issue of pardons for marijuana charges once the drug is legalized in Canada.

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Prehistoric worm poop tells tale of ancient ocean

April 14, 2018 - Mackenzie Mountains

One never knows which, if any, action they take will leave its mark on our world for millennia to come.

For instance, a simple ocean-floor-dwelling worm engaging in its morning constitution 500 million years ago could have never imagined that action would provide a glimpse back in time to humankind today. But such is the case.

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