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We need more days like we had on June 21

We need more days like we had on June 21

The North Slave Metis Alliance prepared enough food to feed between 5,000 and 6,000 people during their annual fish fry for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. People started lining up at 11 a.m.
Quenching one's thirst isn't always easy

Quenching one's thirst isn't always easy

Water water everywhere. And not a drop to drink. Those lines come from a famous poem called 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' written by Samuel Coleridge and published in 1834.
The dream of a polytechnic university: a reality check

The dream of a polytechnic university: a reality check

GNWT cabinet refused to admit the community school system was failing to prepare students for higher education
There be Moniegold in that there dump

There be Moniegold in that there dump

At the dump a few days ago, I found a sealed and pristine container of Moniegold chewy tamarind candy. You can find money at the dump, and you can find gold and now you can even find Moniegold there.
A Northern summer requires a different calendar

A Northern summer requires a different calendar

The people who designed the calendar with four seasons, each three months long, lived in a much more temperate place than here
Now is the time for Canadians to stand together against health care privatization

Now is the time for Canadians to stand together against health care privatization

We can no longer stand by while our public healthcare system withstands attack after attack
GNWT should take more risks

GNWT should take more risks

Come on GNWT public servants and ministers, it’s time to take some risks and deliver services the best way you can
The boreal forest is truly amazing

The boreal forest is truly amazing

A birch tree is a living breathing chemical experiment creating all sorts of interesting chemical compounds that support its life
One discarded cigarette butt could be all it takes

One discarded cigarette butt could be all it takes

I found the burning cigarette butt while participating in a city clean up outside the multiplex last week, I had seen the woman smoking it while i was busy picking up hundreds of butts near the centre and thought nothing of it until I found that burn
Cruise across the Atlantic Ocean

Cruise across the Atlantic Ocean

Recollections from a cruise ship voyage starting in Brazil, going to Europe