NWT crews battling forest fires in Northern Ontario

July 18, 2018

Forest fires currently raging in Northern Ontario are depending on help from across the country, including the NWT.

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Youth trades program enters fifth year in Baker Lake

May 23, 2018 - Baker Lake

Senior students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) were immersed in the trades during the fifth annual Trades Awareness, Skills and Knowledge (TASK) week in Baker Lake.

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Competition choked out at Alberta tourney

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

A Yellowknife man has captured gold at the Canadian Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Federation (CBJJF) Alberta provincial championship

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Scottie Dogs victorious at Super Soccer

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

It was complete school sweep for NJ Macpherson Elementary school at the Grade 4 and 5 Super Soccer tournament.

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Little goalie eyes the big leagues

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

At age 11, Spencer Miller is already involving himself in the big leagues. The Yellowknife goaltender will be representing NWT hockey at an elite camp run by the Ottawa Senators this summer.

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New owner for Cellar

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Yellowknife’s music scene came together Friday night at The Cellar Bar and Grill to wish long-time owner Dale Bardeau one last farewell.

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‘I’m not giving up,’ says ex-military man with stage three cancer

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Matthew Tremblett has a frightful disease: brain cancer. But unlike many similarly afflicted, he doesn’t take it lying down. He’ll be walking and so should you.

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Fat Fox shuts its doors, for now

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

It was a bittersweet atmosphere inside one of Yellowknife’s beloved coffee shops Saturday as the Fat Fox closed the doors on their 50 Street location last Saturday.

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Healthy Hints: Dealing with annoyances

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

We all have things that we find annoying. When you’re in a rush at the grocery store and the person in front of you has a price check. When someone uses the last of the toilet paper and doesn’t replace the roll. When someone engages in an obnoxiously loud phone conversation on public transit.

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Will pipeline just be a pipe dream?

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

The chickens, as they say, have come home to roost concerning this country’s voting habits.

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Soldier to fight poaching in South Africa

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

A passion for protecting the environment is putting a Canadian soldier from Yellowknife on the front lines in the fight against poaching.

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CITY COUNCIL BRIEFS: Mounties get domestic violence training

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Local RCMP are training up to address policing priorities, specifically working to improve response to domestic violence, safe planning and sexual assault reporting, said Insp. Alexandre Laporte.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Accused killer learns fate Thursday

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Kevin Mantla – charged in connection with a bloody 2015 attack at a Yellowknife apartment – will learn his fate Thursday. 

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Coral shines at Super Soccer

May 22, 2018 - Coral Harbour

The Coral Harbour U19 girls team romped its way to the territorial A Division banner at the Super Soccer tournament in Yellowknife May 4 to 6.

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Feds ‘passing the buck’ on Giant Mine contamination, says chief

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

‘How contaminated is it? Will somebody tell me that? And will somebody tell my people how much there is contaminated?’

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Paddling company makes waves

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Long-time Yellowknifer Dan Wong is using his love of the NWT’s rivers and lakes to give paddlers new and old the tools to explore the territory’s plentiful lakes and rivers.

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Political cartoonist becomes national author

May 22, 2018

You might be from the great white north if you’ve noticed his cartoons in the local paper.

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Progress from the police

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

Statistics tell us that crime rates are disproportionately high in the Northwest Territories.

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Diamonds help NWT economy shine

May 22, 2018 - Yellowknife

The Northwest Territories’ economy grew last year, thanks in large part to the completion of one full year of production at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine.

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Boil water advisory lifted for 4 South Slave communities

May 22, 2018

The boil water advisory issued to Hay River, Enterprise, Kakisa and K’alt’odeeche First Nation last Friday by the Chief Public Health Officer has been lifted.

The May 19 release  indicated there was a high level of turbidity (muddy water) found in the Town of Hay River’s water supply. The advisory lasted three days before being lifted, this morning.

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Daughter motivates young Iqaluit mother to pursue her dreams

May 21, 2018 - Iqaluit

After finishing a year at Nunavut Sivuniksavut and two years in office administration, Neoma Cox wanted something more. You could say she found it.

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Iqaluit week in Cambridge Bay

May 21, 2018

HALLOKKAFFI IKALUKTUTIAMIT. INUIN NAMAINAKTUT. TINGMIALIKKHIUKTUT INUIN. UPINGALIKTUK NUNAKPUT. KAUMAINNAKTUK HIKINIKLU HIKINNAAKGINAKTUK UBLUK TAMAAT. KATIMAYUNLU INUGIAHIYUK IKALUKTUTIAMI. KOANA PULAAKTUT NUNAPTINGNUN. INUIN NAMAINAKTUT. NAMAKLUHI.
Welcome to sunny Cambridge Bay.

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Teens rule the house at youth parliament

May 20, 2018 - NWT

Nineteen teenagers from around the territory got to be MLA for a day.

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SPORTS TALK: If we legalize weed why not sports betting?

May 20, 2018 - NWT/Nunavut

Big news coming out of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on May 14.

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AROUND THE NORTH: Tis the season to be bear aware

May 20, 2018

Deh Cho

Warmer weather means bears are coming out of hibernation to roam.

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Fort Liard pauses firefighting services

May 20, 2018 - Acho Dene Koe/Fort Liard

Last week, 13 people committed to start training to revive Fort Liard’s firefighting services.

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Bison anthrax-free this year

May 20, 2018 - Thebacha/Fort Smith

Anthrax hasn’t been a problem for bison in Wood Buffalo National Park this year, according to the park’s conservation manager.

Rhona Kindopp says it’s important to note the risk to humans of naturally-occurring anthrax throughout soils in western and Northern Canada is “extremely low.”

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Rare earths project back on the table

May 19, 2018 - NWT

Avalon Advanced Materials announced last week it was reconsidering the viability of the Nechalacho rare earths project that it had shelved in 2014.

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So close for Fort Simpson

May 19, 2018 - Somba K'e/Yellowknife

The men’s division final of the Arctic Shoot-Out basketball tournament proved that Yellowknife doesn’t always win everything.

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Inuvik’s third squash tournament of the year a success

May 19, 2018 - Inuvik

Inuvik’s third squash tournament of the year was a success, according to organizer Britney Selina.

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EDITORIAL: Paddling against the licensing current

May 19, 2018 - NWT

Although a new draft policy for operator business licences in both the Nahanni and Naats’ihch’oh national park reserves is under development and will be ready for public review this summer, it comes too late for the benefit of one operator who is looking to open up shop in Nahanni.

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