An N.W.T. mother is speaking out after getting no notice that the man who sexually assaulted her daughter as a young girl was being released from jail, despite a Justice department program that promises to do just that.
A five-year-old boy has non-life-threatening injuries after a driver struck him with a pickup truck on Saturday.
Defence lawyers in the drug trial of two Yellowknife men took aim at the RCMP investigation that uncovered more than $500,000 in drugs in an apartment almost three years ago.
A strong wind warning is in effect for Iqaluit on Monday, causing closures across the city. Gusts as strong as 110 km/h are possible in the region.
Nunavut's new premier-elect says he's 'very humbled,' and 'pleasantly surprised' to have received the confidence of the house that voted him in.
An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought.
The draft audit report, obtained by CBC, describes a government operation suffering from disorganisation and a lack of control over inventory and overtime costs.
An advocacy group has put a price tag on the heaving roads and leaning buildings ubiquitous to the Northwest Territories.
N.W.T. Housing Corp. cuts contracts with Hay River company after modular homes not delivered on time
The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation cancelled contracts for more than a dozen modular homes destined for several communities in the territory after determining the contractor couldn’t follow through on the order.
The Department of Education and the YK1 school board are looking at building a new school to replace J.H. Sissons.
Winter is here, and the weather phenoma of the season - from sundogs to aurora - highlight your best photos from across the territories, along with some major hunting milestones.
The Nunavut health separtment has created food safety guidelines on how to handle and serve country food in the territory — especially to people who are already sick, or have weak immune systems.
The Victoria chapter of I Love First Peoples is asking people to fill shoeboxes with gifts for children living in two communities near Smithers. The charity is majority indigenous and has 30 chapters across Canada.
Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott says that, while it's not typical for a federal minister to join a provincial inquiry, Ottawa will be send staff along with funding and any necessary information.
Mount Sima in Whitehorse is again welcoming competitive teams who pay extra for early access.
After months of hard labour, Daniel Alagalak finally sat down in his shed to teach his first student how to make an ulu.
Saturday November 18, 2017
I never in my life imagined I would take an interest in hunting. But here I am, lying in the snow, learning about caribou genitalia. My hunter partners want to have meat in the freezer for the winter, and I want to see how it all goes down.videoListen 14:14
Paul Quassa will lead Nunavut as the territory's next premier, after the former education minister emerged from a leadership forum that also produced a fresh-faced crop of new cabinet ministers.video
52-year-old David Nesbitt missed a Nov. 8 court appearance in Yukon. He arrested and charged with harassment and mischief under $5,000.
A man from Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, was arrested after a stabbing death Thursday afternoon.
An Iqaluit man is in hospital after being found severely injured inside a garbage bin, say RCMP. Two men have been charged with aggravated assault and criminal negligence causing bodily harm in connection with the incident.
Firefighters came upon drugs during a call to Hudson House apartments in Yellowknife in 2014, after a pot left on the stove triggered the fire alarm.
Since the latest push by the mayor of Winnipeg to get the CFL team to change their name, many Inuit have spoken out to voice their support for the Eskimos moniker.
A Pangnirtung man is facing several charges after violently attacking a man, and assaulting a woman in Iqaluit on Tuesday.
What does it take to mine for gold in Yukon? A lot of power, says Victoria Gold.
A fox recently caught in Baker Lake, Nunavut, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from the health department.
'There's apprehension, of course. There’s anxiety,' says outgoing Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, ahead of Friday’s leadership forum, when the next premier will be chosen.
Highways and Public Works Minister Richard Mostyn says the government is now working with Transport Canada 'to make sure we've covered all our bases.'
The former CEO of the Baffin Fisheries Coalition says he never defrauded the company, and is now countersuing the BFC for nearly $20 million for breach of contract and defamation.
Shahin Moslehi has degenerative eye disease. He’s trying to raise $35,000 through GoFundMe to receive treatment in India after running out of options in Canada.
The Yellowknife Association for Community Living began its Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder awareness campaign on Friday, as some MLAs call on the government to implement a formal strategy to combat the disorder in the territory.
'It’s just a matter of the government ensuring that they control their spending,' says the Yukon Party's Stacey Hassard, while NDP leader Liz Hanson says 'taxes are not bad.'
'[The First Nation] has been on that land for thousands of years and that area has been known to have that type of activity,' says CEO of development corporation that hopes to build a greenhouse or geothermal power plant on settlement land.
'It was like a ball just dropped, they threw me under the bus. It was just like, 'you're going home, you're done,'' says Melissa Carlick.
RCMP executed a search warrant at a home in the community on Wednesday and seized a computer and other electronic devices, according to a news release.
Wednesday November 15, 2017
"That whole idea of eliminating First Nations’ history is disappearing with this tactile, tangible way of actually seeing your culture come back out of the ice."videoListen 23:14
More than a thousand dead geese that washed up on the shore near Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, last August appear to have died of natural causes, including toxicity caused by drinking salt water.
Jennifer Jerome moved her family from Fort McPherson to Whitehorse last June, in large part, because the N.W.T. health-care system was too 'frustrating.'
Alaska is proposing a new aircraft registration fee to partially offset the cost of maintaining the state's 240 rural airports.
'No water, no birds': Wood Buffalo National Park among most threatened, warn international scientists
One of the world's largest groups of conservation scientists says Canada's biggest national park is among the most threatened World Heritage Sites in North America.
The inquiry was announced in July after a series of deaths of deaths in Natuashish, Labrador.audio
31-year-old Abdirizak Mohamed Sahal was taken into custody and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, and tampering with a serial number on a firearm.
The territory's financial advisory panel released its final report on Wednesday morning. By afternoon, Premier Sandy Silver had ruled out one suggestion in that report - a new territorial sales tax.
RCMP say 18-year-old Gage Eric Harvey walked into Save-on-Foods on Nov. 6 and took money from the cash office.
It had all the hallmarks of a perfect emergency measures test, but this time, in the James Bay community of Chisasibi, it was real.
The Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway officially opened Wednesday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and inaugural drive to the Arctic coastal community Tuktoyaktuk. The $300 million project took four years to complete, but has been on the minds of some for decades.video
The level of overcrowding at Whitehorse General hospital has staff 'alarmed,' says Yukon's Chief of Medical Staff. Since June, about a dozen patients have been moved to rural hospitals.
It’s a winter wonderland in Yellowknife Wednesday, as the city cleans up after 24.2 centimetres of snow fell on Tuesday— a record breaking amount.
A clearer picture of what legal cannabis will look like in the N.W.T. is set to roll out in a few weeks, but the City of Yellowknife says it should have been included in the planning process from the start.
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