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    Innovative project highlighting James Bay wins tourism award

    Innovative project highlighting James Bay wins tourism award


    An adventure contest and web reality series highlighting the James Bay region of Quebec has won an award of excellence from the provincial...

    An adventure contest and web reality series highlighting the James Bay region of Quebec has won an award of excellence from the provincial government.

    Grieving Inuit families blame racism of health-care workers for deaths of loved ones

    Grieving Inuit families blame racism of health-care workers for deaths of loved ones


    Inuit testifying at Quebec's inquiry into how Indigenous people are treated by Quebec's public servants have told Commissioner Jacques Viens heart-wrenching stories of ignored pleas for help and delayed service. The commission is visiting Nunavik for the...

    Inuit testifying at Quebec's inquiry into how Indigenous people are treated by Quebec's public servants have told Commissioner Jacques Viens heart-wrenching stories of ignored pleas for help and delayed service. The commission is visiting Nunavik for the first time since hearings began nearly two years ago.

    Promised Indigenous rights recognition legislation won't be in place before next election

    Promised Indigenous rights recognition legislation won't be in place before next election


    One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's key promises on Indigenous rights — delivered on Valentine's Day — won't come to pass before the next federal election, CBC News has...

    One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's key promises on Indigenous rights — delivered on Valentine's Day — won't come to pass before the next federal election, CBC News has learned

    Iqaluit's Northmart to reopen Saturday after fire

    Iqaluit's Northmart to reopen Saturday after fire


    Iqaluit's largest grocery store is preparing to open on Saturday after a fire last week that destroyed its...

    Iqaluit's largest grocery store is preparing to open on Saturday after a fire last week that destroyed its warehouse.

    Inuit lives must be protected over polar bears, Nunavut community says

    Inuit lives must be protected over polar bears, Nunavut community says


    Government officials must do a better job of controlling the polar bear population along the west coast of Hudson Bay, according to residents left scared and angered by a pair of recent and deadly...

    Government officials must do a better job of controlling the polar bear population along the west coast of Hudson Bay, according to residents left scared and angered by a pair of recent and deadly attacks.

    Radon levels above Health Canada guidelines in 21 Yukon government buildings, tests show

    Radon levels above Health Canada guidelines in 21 Yukon government buildings, tests show


    Twenty-one Yukon government buildings have radon levels over Health Canada's guideline for public buildings, according to test results published on the Yukon government's health and safety...

    Twenty-one Yukon government buildings have radon levels over Health Canada's guideline for public buildings, according to test results published on the Yukon government's health and safety website.

    Petition aims to have Rex Murphy uninvited from Yukon Geoscience Forum

    Petition aims to have Rex Murphy uninvited from Yukon Geoscience Forum


    Rachel Grantham started a petition to have Rex Murphy uninvited from speaking at the Yukon Geoscience Forum in light of a column he wrote criticizing the credibility of Christine Blasey...

    Rachel Grantham started a petition to have Rex Murphy uninvited from speaking at the Yukon Geoscience Forum in light of a column he wrote criticizing the credibility of Christine Blasey Ford.

    Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathon

    Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathon


    A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last...

    A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week.

    N.W.T. one step closer to Mackenzie Valley Highway as Canyon Creek road opens

    N.W.T. one step closer to Mackenzie Valley Highway as Canyon Creek road opens


    A new all-season road in the N.W.T.'s Sahtu region seen as a benchmark in the eventual development of a Mackenzie Valley Highway is officially open, as federal and territorial officials cut the ribbon on a 14.5 km road from Norman Wells to Canyon...

    A new all-season road in the N.W.T.'s Sahtu region seen as a benchmark in the eventual development of a Mackenzie Valley Highway is officially open, as federal and territorial officials cut the ribbon on a 14.5 km road from Norman Wells to Canyon Creek.