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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...

The Public Still Expect Answers From Fort Resolution

After 215 bodies of children were found in Kamloops, B.C., some people have started asking questions if the school in Fort Resolution also hides mass graves. Closed sixty-four years...

Polar Bears Sometimes Bludgeon Walruses to Death with Rocks and Ice, Study Finds

A new study confirms what Inuit hunters have been stating for centuries: Polar bears use ice and rocks to bludgeon walruses to death. For at least 20 decades, Inuit in Greenland...

Critics Lay into N.W.T.’S Shifting Approach to Shelter, Isolation during Yellowknife Outbreak

The present wave of COVID-19 in Yellowknife — the worst one yet— may have turned out differently for individuals experiencing homelessness had the territorial administration stuck to its early plans,...

Despite The Changing Water Levels, No State Of Emergency Was Issued In Fort Good...

Although the water levels have been changing for quite some time, the director of emergency services Roger Plouffe stated that Fort Good Hope is safe as the water hasn’t...

Cruise Ship Arrives in Skagway, after Passenger Flown Home with COVID-19

The mayor of Skagway in Alaska, Andrew Cremata, calls the first big cruise ship to dock in his community in almost two years the "light at the end of the...

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...

Trudeau Pledges Support for Mental Health and Housing in Nunavut

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a campaign stop in Iqaluit Monday, promising his administration will invest in mental health and housing supports in the region. Campaigning with the local Liberal...

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...

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...