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Copperhouse consultant clarifies fired chef’s status

September 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

A controversial dismissal of a migrant employee at Copperhouse Eatery and Lounge has caused some confusion about how immigration papers are processed and what are the best avenues for protecting newcomers with appropriate status.

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Canada Post needs banking, says union

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

As hundreds lined up for MP Michael McLeod’s community barbecue earlier this month, many may have noticed a union campaign that promises to be the future of the post office.

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Yk hockey player heads to WHL

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

It takes a lot of work to make the roster of any Western Hockey League team.

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New facilities mean more options for active kids

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

There is high demand in Yellowknife for facilities at which young people can get active.

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Summer of robotics

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

By the time many elementary school students graduate high school, wrist-watches are expected to have more programming power than the average laptop today.

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Jerald Sibbeston running as ‘anti-corruption’ candidate

Mayoral candidate Jerald Sibbeston says he will shoot intruders after an alleged break-in at his home early Friday morning.
September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

Jerald Sibbeston wants to end what he considers brazen abuses of power by those in the city’s upper ranks.

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Girls gather for some shinny

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

The group may have been smaller but that didn’t mean it wasn’t a success.

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Family physician closes regular practice

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

After 17 years, Dr. Ewan Affleck has closed his practice with Yellowknife Primary Care Centre.

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EDITORIAL: Bylaw boss has to go

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

Fall time in the city. Yellow leaves, municipal election campaign signs on neighbourhood lawns, and an ugly problem at city hall that remains unresolved since coming to light in January.

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A summer break for meter scofflaws, but city could be out $120K

September 4, 2018

Where were the parking tickets all summer?

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BRIEFS PACKAGE: City hires new Indigenous relations advisor

September 4, 2018

Maggie Mercredi has assumed the newly established position of Indigenous relations advisor with the city.

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Great Slave Helicopters granted bankruptcy protection

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

Great Slave Helicopters, one of three Yellowknife-based subsidiary companies belonging to Discovery Air, is restructuring its operations and selling assets, stated a Canadian News Wire news release yesterday.

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Operation Nanook gathers forces

September 4, 2018 - Iqaluit

When the call came from 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group headquarters in Yellowknife asking Moses Iqqaqsaq of Iglulik if he wanted to head out to a navy ship, the response was simple.

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Kids, parents join creative forces at Old Town Pond Sailors Regatta

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

Big crowds and not so big model boats converged at the Government Dock Saturday for a windy ninth annual Old Town Pond Sailors Regatta.

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Fat Fox building demolished over the weekend

September 4, 2018 - Yellowknife

The plot thickens with the future of Range Street as the historical building that housed the Fat Fox was demolished over the weekend.

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Archeology project to dig into Kitikmeot Inuit history

September 4, 2018

The Kitikmeot Heritage Society and the University of Toronto have partnered on a new five-year archeological project.

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Rivals poke holes in Conservative mining royalties policy

Despite repeated attempts by the Government of Nunavut to assess the tax value of the Mary River Project, a September court judgment has nullified its 2016 notice of assessment. NNSL file photo.
September 4, 2018 - Nunavut

The Conservative Party is offering to let Nunavut keep all of its resource royalties, but political adversaries argue such a move wouldn’t provide a windfall for the territorial government.

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Investigators probe cruise ship incident

September 3, 2018 - Kugaaruk/Resolute

Transportation Safety Board investigators are looking into what caused a 117-metre cruise ship to temporarily run aground near Kugaaruk on Aug. 24.

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Man in custody following firearm incident in Wekweéti

September 3, 2018 - Wekweéti

A 23-year-old Wekweéti man is in custody after RCMP responded to a complaint about a firearm in the remote community last week.

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Diavik digs new diamond source

September 2, 2018 - NWT

Diavik Diamond Mine expects to sustain productivity for the next four years after tapping into a new source of diamonds last week.

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EDITORIAL: High seas, grey seas

September 2, 2018 - NWT

Considering the High Arctic is probably the most expensive place in the world to drill for oil, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ban on new oil and gas development in the Beaufort was classic posturing.

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AROUND THE NORTH: Welcome to Fort Simpson

September 2, 2018 - NWT

Liidlii Kue/Fort Simpson

There will be a new sign to welcome people into the village of Fort Simpson, should a recent request-for-proposals be answered.

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NWT School sports set for another season

September 2, 2018 - NWT

Sept. 4 is the day when everything gets back to normal for parents.

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Theft of handgun, ammunition has RCMP concerned

September 2, 2018 - Thebacha/Fort Smith

RCMP are urging Fort Smith residents to remain vigilant after a handgun and ammunition were stolen in a pair of recent break-ins in the community.

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Military spending key to building the North

September 1, 2018 - NWT

Amid rising tensions with Russia and the increasing effects of climate change, one defence expert says now is the time to invest.

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A MOUNTAIN VIEW: Looking Away

September 1, 2018 - NWT

Friends, I just wanted to follow up on my last column here in News/North

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NEWS BRIEFS: Liidlii Kue First Nation re-elects Gerald Antoine

September 1, 2018 - NWT

Liidlii Kue/Fort Simpson

Gerald Antoine was re-elected chief of the Liiddlii Kue First Nation in Fort Simpson on Aug. 28.

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Rising Youth grants back community-led projects

September 1, 2018 - NWT

The Rising Youth program is empowering young people to lead their own community initiatives by offering micro-grants until March 2020.

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Speedskaters go to camp

September 1, 2018 - Somba K'e/Yellowknife

We’re on the downswing of summer and heading into fall and that can only mean one thing in the sports world: ice is coming back.

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SPORTS TALK: Careful what you say – your kids might pay for it in 30 years

September 1, 2018 - NWT/Nunavut

If you’re going to criticize Donald Trump – and there are plenty of ways to do so because he makes it way, way too easy – make sure the image you’re using to accompany said criticism matches your argument.

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