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Reduce tourist interaction with polar bears, says president of Kivalliq Wildlife Board

August 30, 2018 - Kivalliq

Calls for increased polar bear kills are ramping up once again following a second fatal attack in the Kivalliq region in two months.

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Truck hits youth, takes them to hospital – and takes off

August 30, 2018

RCMP are investigating a motor vehicle collision that struck three pedestrians – all receiving non-life threatening injuries.

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Cam Bay sealift will be late, ice breaker en route

August 30, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

Extensive ice in the Queen Maud Gulf  has left a Nunavut Sealink and Supply Inc. (NSSI) cargo ship anchored at the east end of the Bellot Strait for a few days this week.

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EDITORIAL: Have we all accepted climate change?

August 30, 2018 - Hay River

It was a funny thing – funny in the sense of being unusual or odd. But definitely not funny in the sense of ha-ha funny.

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Search is on for long-term water supplies for Hall Beach and Iglulik

August 30, 2018 - Hall Beach/Iglulik

While Iqaluit’s low water supply has garnered a great deal of attention, researchers are trying to determine long-term water sources for Hall Beach and Iglulik.

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‘Confused’ by colonialism

August 30, 2018 - Hay River

It is not often a politician muses about possibly having made a mistake.

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Peggy Day honoured for homeless shelter work

August 30, 2018 - Inuvik

Inuvik Homeless Shelter board member Peggy Day received Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s (ITK) and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation’s (IRC) community volunteer award earlier this month.

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COLUMN: Female talent, not tokens, behind Leafs hires

August 30, 2018 - Kivalliq

With NHL teams slated to open their training camps during the next two weeks, love them or hate them, a large number of Kivalliq hockey fans have their eyes fixed on the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Riverview Lodge fumigated

August 30, 2018 - Hay River

A battle against bedbugs in the Riverview Lodge seniors building went ahead as planned on Aug. 23.

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Twenty years and counting at Co-op

August 30, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Kissarvik Co-op retail store manager Glenn Woodford was recognized for his 20 years of service to Arctic Co-operatives during a special ceremony for long-service awards held in Rankin Inlet on Aug. 17.

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Second annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit to be held in Inuvik

August 29, 2018 - Inuvik

The Internet Society will hold its second annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit in Inuvik October 10-11.

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Yellowknife couple $1M richer after lotto win

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

A lucky feeling on Friday the 13th and a stop at a Fort Providence gas station has paid off for one happy Yellowknife couple.

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Fort Resolution principal Kate Powell dies at 44

August 29, 2018 - Deninu Ku'e/Fort Resolution

Kate Powell, the principal of Deninu School in Fort Resolution, passed away on Aug. 17 after a battle with cancer.

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Countdown underway for Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop

August 29, 2018 - Kinngait/Cape Dorset

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the grand opening of the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop, and Louisa Parr is at the centre of it all.

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Theft of handgun, ammunition leaves Fort Smith RCMP ‘concerned’

August 29, 2018 - 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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Amirco Barry Pickers take slo-pitch playoff title

August 29, 2018 - Inuvik

In two tight final games, the Amirco Barry Pickers faced off against two-time Midnight Sun Tournament winners the Native Yankees to win the 2018 Inuvik Slo-Pitch Association title.

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World Religions Conference returning to Hay River Reserve

August 29, 2018 - Hay River

A World Religions Conference will be returning next month to the Hay River area for the third time.

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RCMP detachment soon to be up to full strength

August 29, 2018 - Hay River

The RCMP detachment in Hay River will soon be at full strength, including with the filling of two new positions added earlier this year.

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Kivalliq youth find inspiration on High Arctic expedition

August 29, 2018 - Kivalliq

Seven Kivalliq youths were among the 130 high school and university students who joined educators from around the world on the 2018 Students on Ice expedition to western Greenland and Nunavut’s High Arctic from July 23 until Aug. 7.

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Welcome to fish camp

August 29, 2018 - Iglulik

A 10-minute drive across the island took several young men from Iglulik to a fishing camp Aug. 5-10.

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Norman Yakeleya elected national chief of Dene Nation

August 29, 2018 - Hay River

The Dene Nation has a new national chief, but he’s not in any way new to the political scene in the NWT.

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Naujaat Cadet program on the ropes

August 29, 2018 - Naujaat

The most successful cadet corps in Nunavut during the past few years appears to be in its death throes in Naujaat this month.

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Yellowknife named third-most Instagram-worthy place in Canada

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

Yellowknife hosts of a hotbed of awe-inspiring photo opportunities waiting to be captured with a click of a camera, and social media users elsewhere are captivated.

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Harvest Fair continues to grow

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

Local harvesters and food enthusiasts gathered at the Yellowknives Dene First Nation’s Willideh site last weekend for the 10th annual Yellowknife Fall Harvest.

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NWT Speed Skating hosts annual summer camp

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

Fall is on the horizon, which means ice sports are starting to ramp things up and that includes NWT Speed Skating.

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Copperhouse co-owner grilled after chef fired

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

The co-owner of a popular restaurant is responding to recent accusations that his acting head chef was unjustly fired.

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Diavik targets increased productivity with new kimberlite pipe

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

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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Cardinals atop the fastpitch perch

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

There is once again a new champion in the Yk Fastball League and it’s one of the old guard back on top.

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LABOUR VIEWS: Celebrate and remember on Labour Day

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

by Jack Bourassa

The upcoming long weekend gives me an empowered feeling that leaves me inspired.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Stacie Smith announces council bid

August 29, 2018 - Yellowknife

Stacie Smith, owner of Flowers North, has announced her candidacy for Yellowknife city council.

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