To delay or not to delay on cannabis

May 9, 2018 - Hay River

Representatives of two standing committees of the Legislative Assembly stopped in Hay River on May 2 to get public input on Bill 6, the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Implementation Act.

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Party time in Rankin

May 9, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Children of all ages were treated to a great time during the annual Pakallak Tyme festivities in Rankin Inlet this past week.

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Five out of eight for Yellowknife

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

So Sir John Franklin and St. Pat’s once again won a majority of the banners up for grabs at Senior Super Soccer this past weekend.

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Exchange program with Ontario an educational experience

May 8, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

There were more than a few moist eyes when the Mimico Canadiens of Mimico, Ont., departed Rankin Inlet after their 10-day stay in the community this past week.

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Soccer volunteers honoured

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

If you’ve been around soccer long enough, you will no doubt have run into Mike Doyle and Vivian Hansen along the way. The two long-time volunteers from Yellowknife have been involved in just about everything there is to do when it comes to the sport in the NWT.

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SPORTS CHECK: Team North going strong

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

The 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships are well underway in Membertou, N.S., and Team North is in with a chance on both sides of the gender spectrum.

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LOOKING BACK: CMHC housing and rental predictions

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

40 years ago

Territorial Bakery Ltd. was putting up a new shop on Franklin Ave. across 53rd Street from Northern United Place.

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LABOUR VIEWS: You can be part of the solution: get involved

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

by Josee-Anne Thibault

One of the priorities identified by the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) this year was the importance of member engagement. Why is member engagement so important to an organization like the UNW?

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Fiery forecast issued for NWT

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Abnormally dry winter conditions could mean more intense wildland fires in the southern NWT and areas around Yellowknife, say officials.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Bear spray released in apartment block

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

A 32-year-old woman faces several charges after a can of bear spray was released inside a downtown apartment complex Sunday.

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End of King trial brings mixed feelings, reflection for family of victim

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

With Friday’s closing arguments signaling the end of accused murderer Denecho King’s trial, the family of victim John Wifladt took time outside the Yellowknife courthouse to reflect on a difficult and emotional four weeks – and to remember the man they called a brother, a son and a friend.

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Councillors assess code of conduct recommendations

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Councillors discussed four-year terms and concerns around appointing an integrity commissioner, following extensive recommendations emerging from a governance review.

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Council Briefs: City floats fire hydrant infrastructure expansion

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Council will direct city administration on whether to expand fire hydrant infrastructure, amid discussions over a marketing plan to dispose of lots in Engle Business District Phase Two.

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Using people skills to promote safety

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

When it comes to creating a culture of safety in the workplace, Kevin Burns says seeing workers go home each day without an injury is not enough.

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NWT can expect “vigorous” late summer fires

May 8, 2018 - NWT

Abnormally dry winter conditions could influence more intense wildland fires in the southern NWT and areas around Yellowknife, say officials.

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Legal weed a learning experience

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

I learned a new term this week.

Perhaps it’s one that has just eluded me, but until this week I wasn’t familiar with the definition of a “craft cannabis sector.”

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MLAs’ modest raise brings big headache

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

The 19 elected reps in the legislative assembly bought themselves a $71,000 headache by allowing a wage freeze to thaw just as they are pleading poverty with unionized workers.

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Business group wants piece of legal pot pie

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

If Ottawa is going to legalize it, NWT should privatize it.

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Lack of student comprehension leads to new math curriculum

May 8, 2018

It’s not as easy as one, two and three.

The Yellowknife Education District No. 1 school board is planning to enhance their math curriculum for junior kindergarten through Grade 8 after research shows students don’t know how to explain their work.

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Yk Hero’s raise funds at gumboot rally

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

While Iron Man and the rest of The Avengers tried to save the world from Thanos onscreen at the Capitol Theatre, some local superheroes were down the street fighting for a good cause of their own at the 2018 Gumboot Rally.

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Canyon opens new legion

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

It was a kitchen party downtown last weekend, as Canadian country star George Canyon opened the city’s new legion branch.

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This is just a test

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Residents across the NWT will receive a test emergency alert today at 1:55 p.m.

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RCMP investigating washroom fire at Ruth Inch Memorial Pool

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Yellowknife Fire Division and RCMP attended Ruth Inch Memorial Pool Monday after a toilet paper dispenser was set on fire.

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Cutting for a cause

May 8, 2018 - Yellowknife

Approximately 40 people in need attended the ‘Yes We Care’ day at Northern United Place to receive free haircuts on Tuesday.

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National premier of sci-fi mashup ready to hit NACC stage

May 8, 2018

In the far north of a galaxy light-years away from earth, a cross between two-beloved sagas will come to life for one night only on the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre stage.

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Drugs, cash seized in Deline

May 7, 2018

A 43-year-old Fort Good Hope man is facing charges after Deline RCMP seized drugs and cash last week.

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Naujaat student only Northern recipient of national scholarship

May 7, 2018 - Naujaat

One young Naujaat high-school student couldn’t be more pleased after receiving a Horatio Alger Scholarship.

Among 85 scholarship recipients across Canada, Rosalie Ijjangiaq is the only recipient in the North – that’s all three territories.

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LETTER: Time to start healing

May 6, 2018 - NWT

by Winston McNeely,
president FGH Metis Local #54 Land Corporation
Fort Good Hope, NT

Dear editor,

We are writing in concern about the circumstances of people and the issue of residential school.

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Volleyball champs crowned

May 6, 2018 - Iqaluit

Rankin Inlet’s 18U girls outfit captured the territorial title in Iqaluit late last month and it could be the start of a long reign at the top.

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Yellowknifers Join Northern Fellowship

May 6, 2018 - Yellowknife

Two Yellowknife residents are joining the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship for the program’s next two-year cycle.

Don Couturier, and Chloe Dragon Smith have been accepted into the program by the program’s umbrella corporation, The Gordon Foundation.

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