Cherie Dimaline reaches young readers with futuristic, dystopian narrative rooted in Canadian history
The epidemic of youth suicide in Indigenous communities preyed on Cherie Dimaline's mind. But what could she — a writer — do to make a difference and to reach kids who might feel a little hopeless? Her solution: Write a novel where young, Indigenous people save the world.
The Northwest Territories' newest bishop arrived in the North with a kayak, and was searching to buy a snowmobile in his first week in Inuvik.
In 2019, Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, as part of the artist collective Isuma, will represent Canada at one of the most prestigious art exhibitions in the world, the Venice Biennale.
The school has been given a stamp of approval to offer its own degree programs — another step towards making the institution a full-fledged university.
Darcy Bourassa was just walking around his house on Tuesday when 'I must have stepped right in the perfect spot and went through.'
Respondents to a survey by Nunavut's government were largely in favour of the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis, though opinions differ on how that should happen.
As It Happens SeaLegacy's remarks about polar bear hunt 'racist and factually untrue,' says Iqaluit mayor
A group that released footage of an emaciated polar bear has drawn the ire of Iqaluit's mayor for suggesting Inuit hunters are downplaying climate change to protect their bottom line.
Basketball was Jill Taylor's favourite sport, and 'there is no better way to honour her than with a game,' says Kelly Webster.
An Aurora College review is currently underway and the Standing Committee on Social Development wants more voices included to talk about program cuts to teacher education and social work.
The most recent edition of The Canadian Press Stylebook had several errors about Inuit but the editor says the 3,000 copies won't be recalled.
The organization says staff are serving 30 per cent more meals than last year, with up to 160 people stopping for lunch every day. The increased demand comes at the same time donations are down in the annual kettle campaign.
Deep discounts on some regional airline fares mean a lot to far-flung family members in N.W.T.
Yellowknife RCMP arrested a man suspected of the assault and robbery of a taxi driver in an alley in the 54th St. area downtown on Thursday morning.
A statement from the party says Hanson must 'attend to health related family matters.'
In hamlet elections that occurred across the territory on Monday, Nunavut’s languages commissioner heard that more than one community ran English-only elections.
Police say the deceased is a 37-year-old Indigenous man. An autopsy is expected on Monday.
The territorial government's Highways Department says there's black ice and slush on the Alaska Highway.
All Nunavut hamlets, except Iqaluit, voted in new leadership on Monday.
Cameron Bernarde is disabled due to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and, therefore, cannot be held fully accountable for the crime, says lawyer Peter Harte.
Audio All 25 people on crashed Saskatchewan flight 'accounted for' but some require air ambulance, RCMP say
A West Wind Aviation plane carrying 22 passengers and three crew members crashed near the Fond-du-Lac, Sask., airport shortly after takeoff early Wednesday night, according to the RCMP. Several injuries were reported, but no fatalities.video
A family of dog lovers is now able to adopt little Bear — a tiny, husky pup from Iqaluit — after questioning a city bylaw that prohibited them from adopting her.
The Northwest Territories Health Authority says the closure of its chemotherapy unit at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife was a “proactive” measure.
Brian Gillen, chair of the Yukon Hospital Corporation, calls the two-storey, 40,000 square foot addition, "a remarkable facility, by any standard."
Residents of Tuktoyaktuk will soon be able to bring an unlimited supply of beer and wine into the community after a plebiscite Monday was in favour of lifting restrictions in place since 2009.
The family of an Indigenous rights advocate from Newfoundland is considering legal action against an Ontario organ transplant agency after she was denied access to a liver transplant wait list based on a history of alcohol use disorder.
An instructor with Aurora College in Fort Smith, N.W.T., was using the Caterpillar machine to move some gravel around when it broke through the ice on the Salt River.
A seniors activity centre in the James Bay Cree community of Chisasibi turned to social media Tuesday in an attempt to increase the chances traditional meat will be on the menu. It’s asking hunters to make donations of wild meat.
'It’s literally the biggest break we’ve ever gotten as a family. It’s quite the honour,' says Morgan Ranseth. The mother of three and her partner received the keys to their new home on Wednesday.
Hay River RCMP have concluded 'no criminal activity' took place when a man in a vehicle called out to a 13-year-old boy at Princess Alexander School Tuesday morning and asked him to come over.
Samuel Kanatewat, nine-months-old, sported his best Montreal Canadiens gear for a Christmas visit from team members.
A three-kilometre skating path along the river should be ready in time for the Christmas holidays.
Nunavut's health department is warning residents to avoid foxes in and around the community — especially if they show strange behaviour such as staggering, frothing at the mouth, choking or making strange noises.
It's taken almost two decades, but Nunavut is finally getting a spot on the Centennial Flame monument. The government will unveil the updated monument today and reignite the flame.
Nunavut’s new finance minister says the territorial election is the reason Nunavut will be the last jurisdiction to announce a plan for legalizing cannabis, but preparations will move ahead in the new year.
Charman Smith's friends say she's been in jail in Istanbul since last year, and they want her returned to Canada. Yukon's MP says Canadian officials are doing what they can to help her.
The City of Yellowknife has passed its budget for 2018, and the proposed hefty tax hike of 5.64 per cent is no more.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the inquiry staff had one confirmed appointment in Inuvik, but expected others to come once word spread.
Alaska state Rep. Dean Westlake won't heed calls to step down after 7 woman accused him of inappropriate behaviour.
While the territory will get 75 per cent of the tax revenue from pot, First Nations communities should get a cut of that too, says Dene Nation chief.
A Yukon business owner says the Yukon government should allow for private retailers when marijuana is made legal. He's campaigning to have people voice their support for private business in public comments, which are open until Dec. 20.
Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy told a teacher that a man, standing beside a vehicle in the bus loop, called out to him and asked him to come over, according to an RCMP news release.
Monday's hamlet elections brought old and new faces into office, and prompted several automatic recounts.
Chemotherapy services have been suspended at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife after an Alberta cancer group found the hospital's chemotherapy program needs improvement.
'We are on this deepening trend where the Arctic is a very different place than it was even a decade ago,' said Jeremy Mathis, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Arctic research program.
Three Tuktoyaktuk residents argued the N.W.T. government's decision to distribute store vouchers instead of cash violated their human rights.
'At this point in time, we have three partially-constructed buildings which have to be torn down,' said the lawyer for the Ross River Dena Council.
The IDs are 'inclusive and respectful of transgender, two-spirit, intersex, and non-binary residents,' the government said in a news release Monday.
Quebec provincial police are asking Nunavimmiut for help in an investigation of a child pornography case after the arrest of Predrag Remic in Sherbrooke on Dec. 6.
Nunavut’s languages commissioner had polling shut down and ballots shredded in Kuguluktuk’s hamlet election because the requisite translations were not available to voters.
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