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    Your North: Best reader photos for the weeks of Nov. 6, 13

    Your North: Best reader photos for the weeks of Nov. 6, 13


    Winter is here, and the weather phenoma of the season - from sundogs to aurora - highlight your best photos from across the territories, along with some major hunting...

    Winter is here, and the weather phenoma of the season - from sundogs to aurora - highlight your best photos from across the territories, along with some major hunting milestones.

    Nunavut creates country food safety guidelines to boost traditional menus across territory

    Nunavut creates country food safety guidelines to boost traditional menus across territory


    The Nunavut health separtment has created food safety guidelines on how to handle and serve country food in the territory — especially to people who are already sick, or have weak immune...

    The Nunavut health separtment has created food safety guidelines on how to handle and serve country food in the territory — especially to people who are already sick, or have weak immune systems.

    Filling the freezer for winter: Stalking caribou in the Yukon

    Filling the freezer for winter: Stalking caribou in the Yukon


    I never in my life imagined I would take an interest in hunting. But here I am, lying in the snow, learning about caribou genitalia. My hunter partners want to have meat in the freezer for the winter, and I want to see how it all goes...

    I never in my life imagined I would take an interest in hunting. But here I am, lying in the snow, learning about caribou genitalia. My hunter partners want to have meat in the freezer for the winter, and I want to see how it all goes down.

    Whitehorse golf lovers buy the course

    Whitehorse golf lovers buy the course


    When Jennifer Byram's family heard that the the Meadow Lakes Golf and Country Club might be sold and shut down, they decided to step in and make an...

    When Jennifer Byram's family heard that the the Meadow Lakes Golf and Country Club might be sold and shut down, they decided to step in and make an offer.

    Victoria shoebox campaign collects gifts for children in remote and northern communities

    Victoria shoebox campaign collects gifts for children in remote and northern communities


    The Victoria chapter of I Love First Peoples is asking people to fill shoeboxes with gifts for children living in two communities near Smithers. The charity is majority indigenous and has 30 chapters across...

    The Victoria chapter of I Love First Peoples is asking people to fill shoeboxes with gifts for children living in two communities near Smithers. The charity is majority indigenous and has 30 chapters across Canada.

    Severely injured man found in garbage bin in Iqaluit, 2 men charged

    Severely injured man found in garbage bin in Iqaluit, 2 men charged


    An Iqaluit man is in hospital after being found severely injured inside a garbage bin, say RCMP. Two men have been charged with aggravated assault and criminal negligence causing bodily harm in connection with the...

    An Iqaluit man is in hospital after being found severely injured inside a garbage bin, say RCMP. Two men have been charged with aggravated assault and criminal negligence causing bodily harm in connection with the incident.

    Fox tests positive for rabies in Baker Lake, Nunavut

    Fox tests positive for rabies in Baker Lake, Nunavut


    A fox recently caught in Baker Lake, Nunavut, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from the health...

    A fox recently caught in Baker Lake, Nunavut, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from the health department.

    2 former Nunavut premiers share leadership forum experience

    2 former Nunavut premiers share leadership forum experience


    'There's apprehension, of course. There’s anxiety,' says outgoing Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, ahead of Friday’s leadership forum, when the next premier will be...

    'There's apprehension, of course. There’s anxiety,' says outgoing Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, ahead of Friday’s leadership forum, when the next premier will be chosen.

    Dawson City airport runway will be paved, minister confirms

    Dawson City airport runway will be paved, minister confirms


    Highways and Public Works Minister Richard Mostyn says the government is now working with Transport Canada 'to make sure we've covered all our...

    Highways and Public Works Minister Richard Mostyn says the government is now working with Transport Canada 'to make sure we've covered all our bases.'

    Yellowknife man raising money for treatment he says could save him from going blind

    Yellowknife man raising money for treatment he says could save him from going blind


    Shahin Moslehi has degenerative eye disease. He’s trying to raise $35,000 through GoFundMe to receive treatment in India after running out of options in...

    Shahin Moslehi has degenerative eye disease. He’s trying to raise $35,000 through GoFundMe to receive treatment in India after running out of options in Canada.

    Paul Quassa will be Nunavut's next premier

    Paul Quassa will be Nunavut's next premier


    Paul Quassa will lead Nunavut as the territory's next premier, after the former education minister emerged from a leadership forum that also produced a fresh-faced crop of new cabinet...

    Paul Quassa will lead Nunavut as the territory's next premier, after the former education minister emerged from a leadership forum that also produced a fresh-faced crop of new cabinet ministers.

    Baffin Fisheries ex-CEO denies fraud accusations; countersues for $20M

    Baffin Fisheries ex-CEO denies fraud accusations; countersues for $20M


    The former CEO of the Baffin Fisheries Coalition says he never defrauded the company, and is now countersuing the BFC for nearly $20 million for breach of contract and...

    The former CEO of the Baffin Fisheries Coalition says he never defrauded the company, and is now countersuing the BFC for nearly $20 million for breach of contract and defamation.

    'We have far more pressing issues,' says Inuk who backs Edmonton Eskimos name

    'We have far more pressing issues,' says Inuk who backs Edmonton Eskimos name


    Since the latest push by the mayor of Winnipeg to get the CFL team to change their name, many Inuit have spoken out to voice their support for the Eskimos...

    Since the latest push by the mayor of Winnipeg to get the CFL team to change their name, many Inuit have spoken out to voice their support for the Eskimos moniker.