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Inclusive dance workout comes to Hay River

July 6, 2018

Zumba may be intimidating to someone who has never taken a salsa or hip hop lesson, but Melanie King says a background in dance is not necessary to reap the full benefits of this high-energy workout. Read More

Pondering passenger rights in the North

July 6, 2018

Northern Canada has different needs than southern Canada, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) was told in Yellowknife during consultations last week on new air passenger rights. Read More

NEWS BRIEFS: Recreation award nominations sought

July 6, 2018

Each year, the NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA) presents awards to celebrate and recognize dedicated recreation leaders and volunteers in Northern communities for their continuing efforts and achievements in promoting recreation and active living for all Northerners. Read More

Hay River council rejects home-business bylaw

July 5, 2018

Town council rejected an updated procurement bylaw on June 26 after some councillors said it treated home-based businesses unfairly.

The existing procurement policy dictates how the town of Hay River should buy goods and services, and grants a purchase preference of 10 per cent to local businesses. Read More

Field of dreams in Hay River

July 4, 2018

The Boden family has 48 acres and plan.

On their property just outside of Hay River, Anne Boden and her husband Peter want to start the largest commercial produce farm in the Northwest Territories. Read More

EDITORIAL: There’s gold in China

July 3, 2018

Yellowknife’s rise to affluence has traditionally been tied to digging for mineral wealth. And if the city is to continue prospering, it needs to keep digging, all the way to the People’s Republic of China. Read More

Judo athlete preps for Pan-Am Games

July 3, 2018

Seventeen-year-old judo competitor Wilson Elliott said two losses at last weekend’s national tournament will not deter him from keeping a positive mindset when he travels to Argentina for the Junior Pan-American Games next week. Read More

The land is our book

July 1, 2018

Friends, right about this time, as I am making my way back to the North, it is good to know things don’t really change all that much here, ever. Read More