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Residents Being Moved from Iqaluit Elders’ Home After Staff COVID-19 Exposure

The Iqaluit Elders’ Home is being shut and elders are being moved out of the place, after employees were exposed to COVID-19 and ordered to self-isolate, as per Nunavut’s...

22 Homes in Jean Marie River Damaged by Floods

Several homes in Jean Marie River have been damaged by water and contaminated with fuel following the Mackenzie River flooding the Northwest Territories community on both Friday and Saturday...

Climbing Pair Finds ‘Calmness and Harmony’ on Canada’s 3rd-Highest Peak

Pascale Marceau and Eva Capozzola are still re-adjusting to life on the ground. "It's a huge transition," said Marceau from Haines Junction, Yukon, on Wednesday morning. "You know, we spent so much...

Nellie Pokiak Remembered as a ‘Pioneer’ in the Science Community

An obituary remembering Nellie Pokiak forgot to mention one thing; her pioneering contribution to research and science. Pokiak, a famous member of the Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, community, passed away last week...

Schools In Behchokǫ̀, Yellowknife, Ndilǫ, And Dettah Closed Because Of The COVID-19 Outbreak

Because of the recent COVID-19 outbreak that happened in the territory, Northwestern Territory Health Officials have ordered all schools in Yellowknife, Ndilǫ and Dettah to close until further notice....

Iqaluit Declares Local State of Emergency Following a COVID-19 Transmission in the Community

Iqaluit City declared a local state of emergency Monday afternoon at an emergency city council convention. City councilor Kyle Sheppard led the move during the meeting, which was live-streamed on...

Northern Woman Shelly Elverum Gathers Arctic Sea Salt

Shelly Elverum has grown up in the North and for 20 years she has been a resident of Pond Inlet, Nunavut. For quite some time she has been using...

Northerners Commemorate Judge Thomas Berger, a Champion of Indigenous Rights

Judge Thomas Berger transformed Canadian law and Indigenous title and treaty rights, and increased expectations for consultation over a proposed development on Indigenous land, according to northern Indigenous leaders. The...

Famous Polar Bear Biologist Mourned after Nunavut Helicopter Crash

Scientists are mourning the death of renowned Canadian polar beat scientist Markus Dyck, who was among the three on board a helicopter that crashed near Resolute Bay, Nunavut, on...

Construction Firm Files $7.5 Million Counterclaim Over Carmacks Arena Project

A construction firm the Yukon government has accused of leaving the Carmacks arena partly completed before quitting the project is counter-suing for over $7.5 million. Scott Design Build Inc. filed...