The following letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on June 7 from Ecology North and copied to premier Bob McLeod amd NWT MP Michael McLeod. It has been edited for length.
Dear Prime Minister Trudeau;
Ecology North has been around since 1971 and is actively engaged on climate issues in the North. Read More
New statistics from the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services indicate one person died from an opioid overdose in the territory in 2017, a decrease from 2016.
The Aurora College Foundational Review recommends transforming the College into a polytechnic university that provides numerous degrees as well as college education and apprenticeship training. It’s about time you say? I say woohoo! Read More
by Jim Martin, Fort McPherson
I was sitting in the A&W having breakfast when two friends asked me if I wanted to go to check out their new traditional camp. It sounded interesting so I agreed to go with them to see what it is all about. Read More
Whether we call it National Indigenous Peoples Day or National Aboriginal Day, the founding peoples of the Northwest Territories have much to teach the world. Read More
by John Holman
The Sagittariids began at the start of the month, although here in the sub-Arctic there is no darkness for us to enjoy the celestial delights thereof. What do we get instead? Read More
The Tlicho Government says it’s “extremely disappointed” with the GNWT for taking it to court to try to resolve negotiations around a road to Fortune Minerals Ltd.’s NICO cobalt-gold-copper-bismuth project, 160 kilometres northwest of Yellowknife. Read More
Northwest Territories artist Godson is running a music contest for youth this summer. Read More
It was a win 44 years in the making for the Washington Capitals and a win 13 years in the making for Alexander the Great. Read More
The Inuvik Wind Project was highlighted as a key example of energy from the Arctic intended to meet Arctic needs at the Arctic Energy and Emerging Technologies Conference and Trade Show June 12.
The John Wayne Kiktorak Centre (JWKC) has opened its doors for the first time during the day to offer meals and programs to its clients in the summer.
The popular Saturday Fisherman’s Wharf outdoor market will open June 16. Read More
Hay River has once again done something that it has proven over the years to be very good at doing. Read More