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Nunavut Yukon
In hamlet elections across the territory on Monday, Nunavut’s languages commissioner heard more than one community ran English-only elections. While commissioner Helen Klengenberg was able to stop Kugluktuk’s ...
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Northwest Territories Nunavut Yukon
Liz Hanson is temporarily stepping away from her role as leader of the Yukon NDP, the party said in a statement on Thursday. The statement says Hanson must “attend to ...
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Northwest Territories Nunavut Yukon
RCMP are investigating a suspicious death in Pelly Crossing, Yukon. In a news release, police say the victim is a 37-year-old Indigenous man.  The death was reported to RCMP on Wednesday. The Yukon ...
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Northwest Territories Nunavut Yukon
All Nunavut hamlets, except Iqaluit, voted in new leadership on Monday.  Since the terms for mayor and councillor positions are staggered in many cases, communities only voted to ...
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Nunavut Yukon
Several roads are closed Thursday across Yukon.  The Alaska Highway is closed from Jakes Corner to the Yukon/B.C. border. The territorial government’s Highways Department says there’s black ice and slush on the highway. ...
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Northwest Territories Nunavut Yukon
Residents of Tuktoyaktuk should soon be able to bring an unlimited supply of beer and wine into the community after a plebiscite Monday in favour of lifting restrictions in place ...
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Closure of chemotherapy unit at Stanton was 'proactive' measure says health authority
The Northwest Territories Health Authority says the closure of its chemotherapy unit at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife this week was a “proactive” measure. On Tuesday, the health ...
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Nunavut Yukon
Bear — a fluffy, husky puppy from Iqaluit — found a home just in time for Christmas. But it wasn’t easy. Her new foster parents had to first battle an ...
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Nunavut Yukon
A seniors activity centre in the James Bay Cree community of Chisasibi turned to Facebook Tuesday to increase the chances traditional meat will be on the menu. It’s asking ...
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'It means everything': Yellowknife family gets keys to Habitat for Humanity home
It was a life-changing day for a family in Yellowknife, who were handed keys to their new Habitat for Humanity home on Wednesday. Jean-Claude Ouellette-Landry and Morgan Ranseth ...
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