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    Toasting to roasting: Inuit-owned coffee company teams up with Indigenous farmers in Peru

    Toasting to roasting: Inuit-owned coffee company teams up with Indigenous farmers in Peru


    Kaapittiaq, a new venture run by the Kitikmeot Heritage Society in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is roasting and packaging coffee beans picked by Peruvian farmers in a unique...

    Kaapittiaq, a new venture run by the Kitikmeot Heritage Society in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is roasting and packaging coffee beans picked by Peruvian farmers in a unique partnership.

    Your North: Best reader photos for the weeks of September 11, 18

    Your North: Best reader photos for the weeks of September 11, 18


    Fall has officially arrived, and a super-sized edition of your best photos from across the North showcases the colours of the seasons: sunsets, rainbows, beautiful lakes, and frozen-over...

    Fall has officially arrived, and a super-sized edition of your best photos from across the North showcases the colours of the seasons: sunsets, rainbows, beautiful lakes, and frozen-over ice.

    Yukoner off to Abu Dhabi for WorldSkills Competition

    Yukoner off to Abu Dhabi for WorldSkills Competition


    David Lister is the only Yukoner, and northerner, to be selected for Team Canada to compete at the WorldSkills Competition in...

    David Lister is the only Yukoner, and northerner, to be selected for Team Canada to compete at the WorldSkills Competition in October.

    'We're sharing culture': Whitehorse's Elijah Smith School celebrates 25 years

    'We're sharing culture': Whitehorse's Elijah Smith School celebrates 25 years


    A Whitehorse school celebrated its silver anniversary this week, as Elijah Smith Elementary opened its 25th year with its annual start-of-school...

    A Whitehorse school celebrated its silver anniversary this week, as Elijah Smith Elementary opened its 25th year with its annual start-of-school feast.

    History, science, and the 'Year of Two Winters': uncovering the secrets of Dene migration

    History, science, and the 'Year of Two Winters': uncovering the secrets of Dene migration


    The recent Dene Migration Symposium in Tsuut’ina Nation, a Dene community near Calgary, highlighted some of the current understanding of Dene history in the N.W.T., including theories on how people may have first come to the Mackenzie...

    The recent Dene Migration Symposium in Tsuut’ina Nation, a Dene community near Calgary, highlighted some of the current understanding of Dene history in the N.W.T., including theories on how people may have first come to the Mackenzie Valley.

    'It's very scary': Whitehorse residents rattled after fifth homicide in 2017

    'It's very scary': Whitehorse residents rattled after fifth homicide in 2017


    Whitehorse residents are expressing their concern after a recent shooting police are treating as a homicide — the fifth in the city so far this...

    Whitehorse residents are expressing their concern after a recent shooting police are treating as a homicide — the fifth in the city so far this year.

    Whitehorse moms offer support to others raising 'quirky kids'

    Whitehorse moms offer support to others raising 'quirky kids'


    'Raising children is not easy,' says Nicole Beaudry, 'but when you raise a child who has challenges, it’s very difficult and...

    'Raising children is not easy,' says Nicole Beaudry, 'but when you raise a child who has challenges, it’s very difficult and isolating.'

    Inuvik students bag two moose as part of on-the-land program

    Inuvik students bag two moose as part of on-the-land program


    Elementary and secondary school students in Inuvik, N.W.T. took in a unique experience as part of the community's on-the-land programming: bagging a moose, learning how to butcher it, and, ultimately, sharing the meat with their...

    Elementary and secondary school students in Inuvik, N.W.T. took in a unique experience as part of the community's on-the-land programming: bagging a moose, learning how to butcher it, and, ultimately, sharing the meat with their classmates.

    'Where kids can come express themselves': Yukon's Shakat Journal rises again

    'Where kids can come express themselves': Yukon's Shakat Journal rises again


    The Shakat Journal re-launched this week in Whitehorse, 26 years after its original version stopped publication. The new Shakat is put together by young people, for young...

    The Shakat Journal re-launched this week in Whitehorse, 26 years after its original version stopped publication. The new Shakat is put together by young people, for young people.

    Climate change scientists fight for funding to save High Arctic lab

    Climate change scientists fight for funding to save High Arctic lab


    Scientists say if they can't get more funding, they will have to pull the plug on Canada's northernmost research station in May of...

    Scientists say if they can't get more funding, they will have to pull the plug on Canada's northernmost research station in May of 2018.

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation


    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for...

    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for organizations.

    Alaska officials: Budget error could shut down ferry system

    Alaska officials: Budget error could shut down ferry system


    The Alaska Marine Highway lost its allocated $30 million for the year due to an unforeseen error in the state's supplemental budget, the Juneau Empire...

    The Alaska Marine Highway lost its allocated $30 million for the year due to an unforeseen error in the state's supplemental budget, the Juneau Empire reported.

    Can't stop dogs barking, says Yukon kennel owner being sued by neighbours

    Can't stop dogs barking, says Yukon kennel owner being sued by neighbours


    Shelley Cuthbert told Yukon Territorial Court the noise at her Tagish kennel is far from constant, and is often provoked by the neighbours themselves. 'If there's stranger danger near the property, they let me...

    Shelley Cuthbert told Yukon Territorial Court the noise at her Tagish kennel is far from constant, and is often provoked by the neighbours themselves. 'If there's stranger danger near the property, they let me know.'