The council appointed the new interim chief following the passing of regional Chief Mike Smith. Kluane Adamek will be in the position until the election in the summer. More
A British Columbia Supreme Court Justice ruled Wednesday that new evidence of abuse was not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school compensation claims.
A B.C. man has won the inaugural Mohn prize for outstanding research related to the Arctic.audio
According to NASA, the global surface temperature average was 0.90 C warmer than the 1951–1980 mean, making it the second-warmest since 1880, behind only to 2016.
The RCMP Operational Communications Centre in Yellowknife handles all police-related calls for the Northwest Territories, and has a 36 per cent vacancy rate. Some residents are concerned.
The Yukon government is handing responsibility for the Yukon Native Language Centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations.
Canada's auditor general, Michael Ferguson, was in Yellowknife on Wednesday to talk with territorial legislators about the N.W.T.’s climate change strategy.
In the Liberals quest to develop a national program to inspire young people to volunteer, Iqaluit will be a testing ground.
Facebook commentators blasted a government campaign as racist, but the woman at the heart of it says the conversation was misinformed from the start.
Colville Lake, N.W.T., is getting a new youth centre — and it’s much needed, says a youth.
'These homes are going to have the fastest, or among the fastest, internet available anywhere in Canada,' said Matt Stein, CEO of Distributel.
The Nunavut RCMP's major crimes unit and the Baker Lake detachment are assisting the chief coroner in investigating the cause of death.
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that the practice of indefinite solitary confinement in Canadian prisons is unconstitutional.
The Yukon government is trying a $100,000 science experiment to help freeze the Yukon River at Dawson City.
The judges unanimously agreed that the three years probation Melinda Joe was sentenced to was not enough. They sentenced her to a year in jail on top of what remains of her probation.
Victims of convicted pedophile Ed Horne are getting discouraged, are losing faith in the justice system, and two have even died, the court heard as their convoluted lawsuit resurfaced in an Iqaluit courtroom on Tuesday.
The Yukon airline industry says it's not immune to a nation-wide pilot shortage.
The N.W.T.'s chief environmental health officer says the boil water advisory is for 'precautionary reasons only.' There are no reported illnesses.
Yukon's Department of Health and Social Services has allocated an emergency subsidy for parents who paid in advance for child care, but were left in the lurch when the Cheeky Monkeys daycare closed with little notice.
Yellowknife MLA Julie Green says the N.W.T. Office of the Public Guardian has a caseload double the size it should be.
Low arsenic levels in Yellowknife Bay water mean it would be safe water supply, but report recommends choosing the Yellowknife River as continued source of city drinking water.
The project manager says he believes the company has done everything it can to ensure the application makes it through the assessment.
As regional airlines start to feel the shortage of pilots, one northern airline is banking on its own flight school as a solution to the problem.
The new funding will go toward two projects to provide professional skills training for Indigenous youth, including a licensed practical nurse program.
In her News/North column Monday, Cece Hodgson McCauley, a former Dene chief, suggests some people lied to cash in on settlement money.
The poster showed three people, including a woman who some say resembles Disney's Pocahontas. Others say the background resembles previous posters about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
The Canadian Olympic Committee and Biathlon Canada selected 10 athletes to compete in South Korea, including Hay River's Brendan Green.
The study looked at the concentration of radium-228 in the central Arctic Ocean and found that between 2007 and 2015 the concentration doubled, suggesting an increase in other elements and nutrients.
Lena Josie's original sentencing judge denied her a conditional discharge on an assault conviction, because she admitted to using marijuana daily. A Supreme Court judge has decided that was unfair.
Another former bylaw officer with the City of Yellowknife says he also witnessed inappropriate behaviour by Doug Gillard, the manager of the municipal enforcement division.
Ryley Moore was arrested as part of Yellowknife RCMP’s Green Manalishi investigation, which targeted high level drug dealers. Officers intercepted and monitored Moore’s telephone calls and text messages with convicted kingpin Todd Dube.
Sentenced for his second impaired driving offence, Jack Anawak will serve 30 days in jail, the minimum amount of time permitted by the Criminal Code.
Fur Harvesters Inc. expects the value of some northern furs to increase this year.
Whitehorse rejected a proposal to develop a gravel quarry near the junction of the Alaska Highway and Robert Service Way. Local First Nations did not approve of the quarry being brought to that location.
The Alaska Legislature opens a new session Tuesday amid lingering fallout from the resignation of a House member accused of inappropriate behaviour toward female aides.
Three well-known northern stone carvers are promoting the historical and cultural significance of their craft with public workshops geared toward tourists.
Parents heard on Friday that the Cheeky Monkeys daycare was closing. 'They told me that effective immediately, the daycare was closing and we no longer had childcare.'
Tenants from four units in a Riverdale affordable housing complex for single-parent families have been temporarily displaced while the Yukon Housing Corporation deals with the damage.
Three refugee families came to Yukon in the last couple of years, and all have since moved south. That hasn't deterred the enthusiasm for bringing more, says the president of Yukon Cares.
The federal government has agreed to cover the entire cost of extending a district heating system to include Iqaluit's aquatic centre, though it's unclear how much the contribution will be, or how much the city will save in heating costs.
Yellowknife RCMP thank the public for their help in locating a woman reported missing on Jan. 14.
For seven-year-old Helen Iguptak, making her dolls was a meaningful way to reclaim her proud Inuk identity while adrift in a powerful sea of whitewashing.video
Power crews were having trouble getting to Paulatuk, N.W.T., where residents have been without electricity since Sunday.
Survivors from an Indian residential school that used a homemade electric chair for punishment want the federal government to enter into mediation to settle their claims.
Cozens' big night Saturday helped earn him a Western Hockey League player of week award on Monday, after he recorded nine points over three games last week, including a hat trick.
British construction and services giant Carillion PLC has gone into liquidation. It is the lead company behind the construction of the new Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife.
A former municipal enforcement officer says his 2014 complaint about alleged bullying and juvenile behaviour went nowhere; city says 'appropriate steps' were taken.
There's a bounty on the heads of two large-headed, black and brown dogs, who've killed about 20 caribou near Coral Harbour, Nunavut.
Renewable resource officer says fish wastage has been an ongoing problem, but this is the first year it's attracted so much wildlife.
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