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    Yukon halts river-freezing experiment at Dawson City

    Yukon halts river-freezing experiment at Dawson City


    'This was an innovative process to try to adapt to a changing climate ... we weren't successful,' said Yukon's highways...

    'This was an innovative process to try to adapt to a changing climate ... we weren't successful,' said Yukon's highways minister.

    First Air aiming high with Ottawa airport expansion plan

    First Air aiming high with Ottawa airport expansion plan


    First Air, an Inuit-owned airline that serves Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, is looking to expand its operation out of the Ottawa International...

    First Air, an Inuit-owned airline that serves Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, is looking to expand its operation out of the Ottawa International Airport.

    Whitehorse taxi drivers may be disabling mandatory cameras, official says

    Whitehorse taxi drivers may be disabling mandatory cameras, official says


    The city's bylaw manager told council on Monday that four cabs were checked earlier this month and only one was compliant with the bylaw requiring video recording inside the...

    The city's bylaw manager told council on Monday that four cabs were checked earlier this month and only one was compliant with the bylaw requiring video recording inside the vehicle.

    Inquiry into Quebec's treatment of Indigenous people visits Mistissini

    Inquiry into Quebec's treatment of Indigenous people visits Mistissini


    The inquiry on how Quebec treats Indigenous people will hold a public information meeting Tuesday evening in the James Bay community of...

    The inquiry on how Quebec treats Indigenous people will hold a public information meeting Tuesday evening in the James Bay community of Mistissini.

    U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal of bearded seal listing

    U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal of bearded seal listing


    The court Monday declined to review a lower court conclusion that the National Marine Fisheries Service had acted properly in listing Arctic Ocean bearded seals as threatened because of projected sea ice...

    The court Monday declined to review a lower court conclusion that the National Marine Fisheries Service had acted properly in listing Arctic Ocean bearded seals as threatened because of projected sea ice loss.

    Yukon kennel owner asks court for more time to surrender dogs

    Yukon kennel owner asks court for more time to surrender dogs


    Shelley Cuthbert is asking for a stay on a court order to effectively shut down her kennel operation near Tagish. The court injunction was granted last year after neighbours complained of noise and disturbance from the...

    Shelley Cuthbert is asking for a stay on a court order to effectively shut down her kennel operation near Tagish. The court injunction was granted last year after neighbours complained of noise and disturbance from the kennel.

    'We must get this done': Liberals stick to First Nations water promise amid new boil-water advisories

    'We must get this done': Liberals stick to First Nations water promise amid new boil-water advisories


    As part of its goal to end long-term boil water advisories for First Nations reserves, the federal government has added nearly 250 more drinking water systems to its list of those eligible for public monies, meaning it will have to address many more...

    As part of its goal to end long-term boil water advisories for First Nations reserves, the federal government has added nearly 250 more drinking water systems to its list of those eligible for public monies, meaning it will have to address many more advisories than it originally intended.

    Bell Canada alerts customers after data breach

    Bell Canada alerts customers after data breach


    Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC...

    Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC News.

    Why B.C. and Alaska avoided a massive tsunami

    Why B.C. and Alaska avoided a massive tsunami


    Coastal communities in B.C. and Alaska were evacuated to higher ground early this morning after tsunami warning sirens blared following a large earthquake off the coast of Alaska. But the warning was later cancelled without any reported tsunami damage....

    Coastal communities in B.C. and Alaska were evacuated to higher ground early this morning after tsunami warning sirens blared following a large earthquake off the coast of Alaska. But the warning was later cancelled without any reported tsunami damage. Why?

    Sex trade 'alive and well' in Yukon, researcher says after 3-year project

    Sex trade 'alive and well' in Yukon, researcher says after 3-year project


    'We pride ourselves on being a caring community here, yet there are women who are trading sex for a place to stay or for food,' said Charlotte Hrenchuk, coordinator for the 'Not Your Fantasy'...

    'We pride ourselves on being a caring community here, yet there are women who are trading sex for a place to stay or for food,' said Charlotte Hrenchuk, coordinator for the 'Not Your Fantasy' project.

    Large earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska, tremors felt hundreds of kilometres away

    Large earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska, tremors felt hundreds of kilometres away


    A tsunami warning for coastal British Columbia and parts of Alaska has ended after a powerful earthquake struck, about 250 kilometres southeast of Chiniak, Alaska, early...

    A tsunami warning for coastal British Columbia and parts of Alaska has ended after a powerful earthquake struck, about 250 kilometres southeast of Chiniak, Alaska, early today.

    Feds announce $727K for Yellowknife cultural institutions

    Feds announce $727K for Yellowknife cultural institutions


    On Monday, it was announced that three cultural institutes in Yellowknife will share $727,000 in federal...

    On Monday, it was announced that three cultural institutes in Yellowknife will share $727,000 in federal funding.