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How the North is Doing When it comes to Canada’s Climate Targets

The North constitutes a "very small fraction" of the nation's total greenhouse gas emissions; however, a new climate change report indicates the territories should still be aiming for more...

Mary Simon, Canada’s Next Governor General, Is The First Indigenous Person At That Position

Mary Simon is the first indigenous Governor General ever in Canada. She also served as a former ambassador and also, she is well known as a charismatic and beloved...

Iqaluit’s Piviniit Thrift Store Forced To Move

Iqaluit's Piviniit Thrift Store has been renting its space from the Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre for a long time, but now, it will be forced to relocate. The store...

Aishihik Road, East of Haines Junction, Closed Because Of Wildfire

Wildland fire officials have announced that Aishihik Road, east of Haines Junction, will be closed until Monday. The reason for such a course of action is the wildfire that...

New Case of COVID-19 Reported in Yellowknife

On Monday, Public health officials in the N.W.T. gave a public exposure notice after a non-N.W.T. local tested positive for COVID-19 in Yellowknife. Anyone aboard the Canadian North flight 244...

No Public Health Records Accessed or Stolen After ‘Incident’ at Hay River Facility –...

The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority in the Northwest Territories says no client records were accessed or stolen following “an incident” at a facility on Wednesday. In a...

Search is on for Alaska Hiker Charged by Bears on Mountain Trail

Search teams in Alaska were looking on Wednesday for a hiker who has been missing since early Tuesday morning when she reported being threatened by bears on a mountain...

Authorities Issue Flood Watch Advisories For Yukon River And Teslin, Carmacks

Officials in Yukon have issued flood advisories that cover parts of the central and south territory. The flood watch advisories came in Tuesday and stated that the water level in...

Iqaluit’s Aqsarniit Middle School Will Partially Open On Monday

According to a Sunday release, two students from Iqaluit’s Aqsarniit Middle School have contacted COVID-19. The city has been experiencing a COVID-19 surge for quite some time, and because...

A Fire Erupted At A Glick Court Residence In Yellowknife On Thursday

The locals reported the fire on Thursday, just after 11 a.m. At that time, the Yellowknife fire department received a call, immediately sending one of their units to remedy...