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EDITORIAL: Kivalliq caribou: what do you have to lose?

Kivalliq News
July 26, 2018 - Kivalliq

What do Northern Quebec, Southern British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Baffin Island have in common?

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Visitor Centre visits spike in June

July 26, 2018 - Hay River

Visits to the Hay River’s tourism information centre skyrocketed this June.

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Tattoo artist joins pipeline protest

July 26, 2018 - Kivalliq

Ever since Ippiksaut Friesen started learning how to do traditional Inuit tattoos a year ago, she has travelled around Canada to share her practice with people.

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IRC holds free literacy camp

July 25, 2018 - Inuvik

More than 100 youth in Inuvik, Aklavik and Tuktoyaktuk are spending three weeks this summer making slime, cooking pizza bannock and choreographing dances.

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Story of Cosmos 954 continues

July 25, 2018 - Hay River

On the morning of January 24, 1978, a ball of fire was seen ripping through the early morning sky above Northern Canada.

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Fatal hit and run occurs in Arviat

July 25, 2018 - Arviat

The RCMP responded to a report of a deceased male on an Arviat roadway in the early morning hours on Wednesday.

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Inuvik celebrates 60th anniversary

July 25, 2018 - Inuvik

Inuvik celebrated its 60th anniversary with a weekend full of events, games, and dancing.

Denise McDonald, chair of the planning committee, said the theme of the celebrations was “bringing friends together.”

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GN piecing together driver exam services

July 25, 2018 - Nunavut

The Government of Nunavut is working on a schedule to send driver examiners on tours of communities to fill the gap left when RCMP stopped testing drivers as of July 1.

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AROUND THE SOUTH SLAVE: Boy meets legend at hockey camp

July 25, 2018 - NWT

Deh Gah Got’ie Koe/Fort Providence

If asked what kind of summer he is having, Zander Bartlett might say, “a great one.”

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Riverside Growers pesto recalled over botulism risk

July 25, 2018 - Hay River

The territory’s chief public health officer is warning anyone who bought ready-to-eat pesto from Riverside Growers NT not to eat it because it carries a risk of botulism.

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Three vie for ITK presidency: Obed, Ittinuar and Williamson

July 25, 2018 - Inuit Nunangat

Delegates to the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami  (ITK) 2018 annual general assembly are set to elect a president from a field of three Aug. 16.

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Fighter jets sent to Yellowknife

July 25, 2018

Multiple CF-18 Hornet fighter jets pierced the skies over Yellowknife over the weekend, capturing the attention of city residents.

The aircraft were a temporary distraction for some Folk on the Rocks concert-goers, curious why the military planes were patrolling the skies.

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Author’s latest treat for Arctic history buffs

July 25, 2018 - Nunavut

Arctic history enthusiasts will have a new book to feast on come Aug. 4 – Kenn Harper’s third volume of In Those Days: Collected Writings on Arctic History, Tales of Arctic Whalers.

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She Takes the Cake looks for new, loving owner

July 25, 2018 - Hay River

The owner of She Takes the Cake is putting the beloved Hay River cafe up for sale.

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MLA calls for Kivalliq Inuit to take action on caribou

July 25, 2018 - Kivalliq

A Kivalliq MLA is calling on Inuit in the region come up with a plan to protect the Qamanirjuaq caribou herd from a continued population decline.

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NWT woman found dead near Merritt, BC

July 24, 2018 - NWT

Mounties in Merritt, BC confirmed today that a woman found dead on Sunday, July 22 on Highway 5 neat Merritt, BC is from the NWT. 

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Folk on the Rocks ‘seamless,’ says organizer

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

The 38th edition of Folk on the Rocks has come and gone after the festival wrapped after a weekend that organizers have characterized as “seamless.”

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COURT BRIEFS: Man accused of dealing fentanyl denied bail

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

A man accused of importing a deadly opioid onto the streets of Yellowknife was denied bail in NWT Supreme Court Friday.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Territory’s credit rating stable

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

The GNWT received confirmation of its Aa1 credit rating with a stable outlook from Moody’s Investor Services, stated a news release yesterday.

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Downtown sobering shelter to open mid-September

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) will open a sobering shelter in downtown Yellowknife, adjacent to the Northern Lites Motel on 50th St. in mid-September.

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CITY BRIEFS: Visitors services increasingly go online, say consultants

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

Despite providing bricks-and-mortar visitors centres, many tourism destinations opt for key investments in online information and onboard destination marketing firms.

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SPORTS TALK: Zach Zorn is doing it the right way

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

Another Yellowknife resident is using sports as a way to a better future but he still thinks professional hockey is his thing.

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WOMEN WARRIORS: A city that cultivates young artists

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

This past week in Yellowknife my daughters ages 8, 7, and 5 and I have been exposed to more arts, culture and live music than any previous summers living down south.

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Three-way dance for the dough

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

For the second time this season, the Yellowknife chapter of the Mediocre Golf Association needed a playoff to determine its latest champion.

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EDITORIAL: Spend the money to make Yellowknife more accessible

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

Jake Flanagan is a victim of segregation.

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Circus comes to the capital

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

The circus flipped, spun and raced its way through Yellowknife this week as The Great Benjamin’s Circus performed at the multiplex on Saturday.

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UNW and Dominion Diamond ratify agreement, add 50 Ekati jobs

July 24, 2018 - NWT

The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) membership voted to ratify a new collective agreement with employer Dominion Diamond, after the company threatened to layoff 150 workers, citing absenteeism.

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Resolute’s Angela Piercey on a path to become manager of Qausuittuq National Park

July 24, 2018 - Qausuittuq/Resolute

When Angela Piercey gazes over the landscape at Qausuittuq National Park, she’s enchanted by the scenery and the wildlife.

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Workplace misconduct inquiry will cost $30-40K

July 24, 2018 - Yellowknife

The estimated price tag for the inquiry into allegations of workplace misconduct against municipal enforcement manager Doug Gillard is between $30,000 and $40,000.

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Millions for new Iqaluit dump

July 24, 2018 - Iqaluit

The City of Iqaluit announced July 20 it will go ahead with a new dump, the same day councillor Terry Dobbin tendered his resignation from council.

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