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Indoor flea market opens at Caribou Centre

April 12, 2018 - Hay River

The owners of the Caribou Centre have come up with a new idea to bring people into vacant space in the building.

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Rankin cadets zero in on national championship

April 12, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Five members of the 3019 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (RCACC) Rankin Inlet were off to Gimli, Man., to participate in the cadet regional marksmanship competition from April 13-15.

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$2.1 million for economic development announced in Inuvik

April 11, 2018 - Inuvik

The federal government is investing $2.1 million in economic development in the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu regions of the Northwest Territories in Inuvik April 5.

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Ice to stay at rec centre throughout April

April 11, 2018 - Hay River

The ice in the new rec centre will remain throughout April.

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Hay River seniors’ society gets eight for board

April 11, 2018 - Hay River

A new leadership group has been selected for the Hay River Seniors’ Society at its annual general meeting on April 7.

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Summit held in Inuvik discusses drilling in calving grounds

April 11, 2018 - Inuvik

Parties that signed the 1985 Porcupine Caribou Management Agreement gathered for the Porcupine Caribou Summit II at the Mackenzie Hotel in Inuvik April 6-7.

Representatives from the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC), the Inuvialuit Game Council, the Yukon Government, the Vuntut Gwitchin Government, the Aboriginal Caucus, the Government of Canada, and the Government of the Northwest Territories were present at the summit.

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Big boost for Inuit art in U.S.

April 11, 2018 - Ann Arbor, Michigan

An American couple has gifted their U.S. $2.5-million Inuit art collection and donated U.S. $2 million to create an Inuit art program at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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A bigger and better Eggstravaganza

April 11, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

When all was said and done, the second annual Easter Eggstravaganza outdid the hype and delivered a memorable day for the community of Rankin Inlet on March 31.

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Kitikmeot entrepreneurs on the rise

April 11, 2018 - Cambridge Bay/Kugluktuk

Inspire Nunavut, a program that trains entrepreneurs, is complete in Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk, but the business benefits for local youth are just beginning.

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KFN in second year of recycling initiative

April 11, 2018 - Hay River

K’atlodeeche First Nation (KFN) is just finishing off the second year of a recycling project.

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Stars align to get downed Naujaat water trucks back on road

April 11, 2018 - Kivalliq

“We got lucky. Very lucky.”

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Apartment fire claims life of Yellowknife woman

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

A 55-year-old Yellowknife woman is dead after a fire broke out at an apartment complex over the weekend.

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No sign of missing Hay River man

April 10, 2018 - Hay River

As of the morning of April 10, a missing man in Hay River had still not been located.

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Witnesses recall Denecho King’s violent behaviour leading up to alleged murder

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

Hours before allegedly carrying out a deadly attack at a Yellowknife apartment in late 2014, Denecho King had a series of violent outbursts – culminating in an assault of a woman outside of a taxi cab, witnesses testified during day two of the accused murderer’s tightly-secured trial.

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Workers comp proposes new fine system for safety violations

April 10, 2018 - NWT

Employers and workers who don’t comply with workplace safety regulations could be subject to new fines, if a proposed ticketing system gets ministerial approval.

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GG to be named honorary Toonik at opening ceremony of Iqaluit’s spring festival

April 10, 2018 - Iqaluit

The 53rd Toonik Tyme, the capital’s spring celebration, will receive the royal treatment this year when Governor General Julie Payette participates in the official opening ceremonies the evening of April 12 at the curling rink.

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Garage fire on Byrne Road closes traffic

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

Emergency crews responded to a garage fire at 402 Byrne Rd. around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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City Briefs: city approves paving contracts, update to Kam Lake sewage clean-up

April 10, 2018

Council moves to separate monument from paving contracts

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Premier has ‘a lot of confidence’ in cabinet

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

Premier Bob McLeod says evening out the workload among his ministers was a primary reason for shuffling his cabinet.

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Rental board dismisses $42,000 housing authority claim

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

The NWT Housing Corporation is weighing whether it will seek legal action against a woman that the Yellowknife Housing Authority alleges accessed public housing under false pretenses.

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Serving the community – through media

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

I’ve never met Randy Henderson.

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Trail trash needs amnesty

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

Environmental eyesores and illegal dumping in and around Yellowknife continue to reveal the truly ugly nature of some people.

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Yellowknife Wolfpack peewees host San Diego Saints in exhibition hockey series

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

The Yellowknife Wolfpack peewees finished off their 2017-2018 season last week and did it by taking on some guests from south of the border.

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Humboldt Broncos tragedy hits close to home for Brad Mueller

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

The scope of the tragedy that has befallen the Humboldt Broncos is almost more than this country can bear.

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AROUND THE NORTH: Culture at school

April 10, 2018 - Kimmirut

Students at Qaqqalik School learned traditional skills in March, thanks to the Kimmirut District Education Authority.

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Yellowknife family fighting cancer after father’s diagnosis

April 10, 2018 - Yellowknife

When she received the call her father had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer, Debra Smith said her initial reaction was disbelief. Her dad, John, 68, and his wife Linda, were on vacation in Grates Cove, Nfld. for Christmas.

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We are all #HumboldtStrong

April 10, 2018

In the wake of tragedy our nation is showing its true colours.

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Nunavut Deaf Society seeks more members

April 10, 2018 - Nunavut

As membership in the Nunavut Deaf Society (NDS) slowly grows, the volunteer organization is turning its energy toward making homes safer for deaf people.

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Security tight as Denecho King trial begins

April 9, 2018 - Yellowknife

The trial of accused murderer Denecho King began Monday with witness testimony and heightened security in Supreme Court.

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AROUND THE NORTH: Hamlet Day in Pang

April 9, 2018 - Panniqtuuq/Pangnirtung

The community of Pangnirtung celebrated Hamlet Day April 3 with games, a feast and a dance.

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