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    Transport Canada looking at used German drone to patrol Arctic

    Transport Canada looking at used German drone to patrol Arctic


    A used German drone is one of a handful of aircraft under consideration by Transport Canada for its long-delayed Arctic surveillance...

    A used German drone is one of a handful of aircraft under consideration by Transport Canada for its long-delayed Arctic surveillance program.

    Beluga whale spotted in Thames River outside London

    Beluga whale spotted in Thames River outside London


    A beluga whale was spotted Tuesday in the Thames River, feeding near a number of barges. The whale, which normally resides in Arctic waters, was an extremely rare sight in Great Britain, with onlookers gathering to get a...

    A beluga whale was spotted Tuesday in the Thames River, feeding near a number of barges. The whale, which normally resides in Arctic waters, was an extremely rare sight in Great Britain, with onlookers gathering to get a glimpse.

    RCMP confiscate liquor destined for Whati

    RCMP confiscate liquor destined for Whati


    RCMP in Whati, N.W.T., have arrested three people after seizing dozens of bottles of liquor this week that were headed to the...

    RCMP in Whati, N.W.T., have arrested three people after seizing dozens of bottles of liquor this week that were headed to the community.

    Gjoa Haven receives community's first ambulance

    Gjoa Haven receives community's first ambulance


    Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, received its first ambulance in the hamlet's history, last month. Before they received the ambulance, emergency crews would sometimes transport patients on top of fire trucks, according to the...

    Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, received its first ambulance in the hamlet's history, last month. Before they received the ambulance, emergency crews would sometimes transport patients on top of fire trucks, according to the mayor.

    MP drops F-bomb in Commons, accuses Trudeau of not caring about Indigenous rights

    MP drops F-bomb in Commons, accuses Trudeau of not caring about Indigenous rights


    The tone of debate in the House of Commons was lowered for the second time in two weeks Tuesday when an NDP MP from Quebec used the f-word during question...

    The tone of debate in the House of Commons was lowered for the second time in two weeks Tuesday when an NDP MP from Quebec used the f-word during question period.

    Norman Wells oil production to resume after Line 21 pipeline approved to re-open

    Norman Wells oil production to resume after Line 21 pipeline approved to re-open


    After nearly eight months of repairs, the National Energy Board announced Monday the pipeline had been approved to reopen. An Imperial Oil spokesperson said that the company is beginning work to re-start oil production in Norman...

    After nearly eight months of repairs, the National Energy Board announced Monday the pipeline had been approved to reopen. An Imperial Oil spokesperson said that the company is beginning work to re-start oil production in Norman Wells.

    Search for missing Norman Wells man suspended due to cold weather

    Search for missing Norman Wells man suspended due to cold weather


    Cold weather has lead the Sahtu Search and Rescue Society to suspend its search for a missing 20-year-old man from Norman Wells,...

    Cold weather has lead the Sahtu Search and Rescue Society to suspend its search for a missing 20-year-old man from Norman Wells, N.W.T.

    Some Yellowknife councillors balk at proposed requirement to show respect to city policies

    Some Yellowknife councillors balk at proposed requirement to show respect to city policies


    Debate of Yellowknife city council’s new code of ethics revealed lingering tensions between some councillors and senior city staff. During final approval of it, some took exception to being required to respect the city as an institution, its by-laws,...

    Debate of Yellowknife city council’s new code of ethics revealed lingering tensions between some councillors and senior city staff. During final approval of it, some took exception to being required to respect the city as an institution, its by-laws, policies and procedures.'

    Life at Gadzoosdaa: How students from Yukon communities go to high school

    Life at Gadzoosdaa: How students from Yukon communities go to high school


    Many Yukon schools don’t offer classes past Grade 9. If students want a classroom experience, they move into a Whitehorse dorm in Grade...

    Many Yukon schools don’t offer classes past Grade 9. If students want a classroom experience, they move into a Whitehorse dorm in Grade 10.

    Métis kayaker and Cree doctor among this year's Indspire Award winners

    Métis kayaker and Cree doctor among this year's Indspire Award winners


    Twelve Indigenous people from across Canada will receive Indspire Awards this year, which honour the education and achievement of First Nations, Métis and...

    Twelve Indigenous people from across Canada will receive Indspire Awards this year, which honour the education and achievement of First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

    Inuvik mayor steps down after 12 years on council

    Inuvik mayor steps down after 12 years on council


    When a new Inuvik town council and mayor is elected on Oct. 15, a familiar face will be missing. Mayor Jim McDonald is taking a step back from political life after serving on council for 12 years, including one term as...

    When a new Inuvik town council and mayor is elected on Oct. 15, a familiar face will be missing. Mayor Jim McDonald is taking a step back from political life after serving on council for 12 years, including one term as mayor.

    Musicians of the Midnight Sun: Richard Lafferty

    Musicians of the Midnight Sun: Richard Lafferty


    In Episode 1 of Musicians of the Midnight Sun, Pat Braden speaks with Richard Lafferty, an iconic Métis musician from Fort Providence,...

    In Episode 1 of Musicians of the Midnight Sun, Pat Braden speaks with Richard Lafferty, an iconic Métis musician from Fort Providence, N.T.

    Waskaganish powwow goes ahead as planned, despite controversial referendum

    Waskaganish powwow goes ahead as planned, despite controversial referendum


    A traditional powwow in the Cree community of Waskaganish went ahead as planned over the weekend despite controversy and opposition from some community...

    A traditional powwow in the Cree community of Waskaganish went ahead as planned over the weekend despite controversy and opposition from some community members.