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    Substitute teachers can now join Yukon union

    Substitute teachers can now join Yukon union


    A new deal between the teachers' union and the territorial government also includes pay raises and a commitment to prioritize hiring Yukon First Nations...

    A new deal between the teachers' union and the territorial government also includes pay raises and a commitment to prioritize hiring Yukon First Nations teachers.

    Truck driver charged after hitting school bus on Alaska Highway

    Truck driver charged after hitting school bus on Alaska Highway


    The truck failed to stop as the school bus waited to pick up a child just south of Whitehorse, RCMP say. The truck clipped the bus, causing minor...

    The truck failed to stop as the school bus waited to pick up a child just south of Whitehorse, RCMP say. The truck clipped the bus, causing minor damage.

    Victory for Teslin Tlingit Council in funding dispute with feds

    Victory for Teslin Tlingit Council in funding dispute with feds


    The Yukon Supreme Court ruled that the federal government has failed to negotiate an adequate funding agreement with the First...

    The Yukon Supreme Court ruled that the federal government has failed to negotiate an adequate funding agreement with the First Nation.

    Ottawa to apologize for forced relocation of Ahiarmiut in Nunavut

    Ottawa to apologize for forced relocation of Ahiarmiut in Nunavut


    Later this month, the government will formally apologize for the forced removal of Ahiarmiut from their traditional homes. Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations is travelling to Arviat, Nunavut, Jan. 22 to deliver the...

    Later this month, the government will formally apologize for the forced removal of Ahiarmiut from their traditional homes. Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations is travelling to Arviat, Nunavut, Jan. 22 to deliver the apology in person.

    Missing snowmobiler call was a 'false report,' says RCMP

    Missing snowmobiler call was a 'false report,' says RCMP


    Just before midnight on Jan. 7, Hay River RCMP received a call from someone who identified themselves as Shawn Lafferty, 20, and said that they were lost. That was a false report, police now...

    Just before midnight on Jan. 7, Hay River RCMP received a call from someone who identified themselves as Shawn Lafferty, 20, and said that they were lost. That was a false report, police now say.

    Attention bad drivers: Whitehorse police are coming for you

    Attention bad drivers: Whitehorse police are coming for you


    'It wouldn’t be very hard to constantly be writing tickets, for failing to yield, driving too fast for the road conditions, and this sort of thing,' said Yukon RCMP Insp. Keith...

    'It wouldn’t be very hard to constantly be writing tickets, for failing to yield, driving too fast for the road conditions, and this sort of thing,' said Yukon RCMP Insp. Keith MacKinnon.

    Broadcasting 'from outside': Inuvialuktun language show returns to the air

    Broadcasting 'from outside': Inuvialuktun language show returns to the air


    Last Thursday, it was –19 C in Edmonton and –26 in Inuvik, N.W.T. Either way, it was cold and CBC Radio's Dodie Malegana was using that fact for lesson in how to speak Inuvialuktun, the endangered languages of Canada's...

    Last Thursday, it was –19 C in Edmonton and –26 in Inuvik, N.W.T. Either way, it was cold and CBC Radio's Dodie Malegana was using that fact for lesson in how to speak Inuvialuktun, the endangered languages of Canada's North.

    World's permafrost warming, with Siberia rising the most: study

    World's permafrost warming, with Siberia rising the most: study


    Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 C over a...

    Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 C over a decade.

    Former Hay River doctor denied peace bond in aftermath of 2016 affair

    Former Hay River doctor denied peace bond in aftermath of 2016 affair


    A judge denied a peace bond application on Monday to a well-known doctor from Hay River who was born and raised in the community, but has since moved...

    A judge denied a peace bond application on Monday to a well-known doctor from Hay River who was born and raised in the community, but has since moved south.

    Dawson City's sewage plant has got to go, Yukon gov't says

    Dawson City's sewage plant has got to go, Yukon gov't says


    The 6-year-old facility has been a persistent and expensive headache for the government. 'We now project that by 2026, that the plant will no longer be viable,' says minister John...

    The 6-year-old facility has been a persistent and expensive headache for the government. 'We now project that by 2026, that the plant will no longer be viable,' says minister John Streicker.

    'Essential to our way of living': N.W.T. woman launches Water is Life photo project

    'Essential to our way of living': N.W.T. woman launches Water is Life photo project


    A Yellowknife woman is using a series of portraits to show solidarity with members of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation opposing a pipeline on their traditional territory and water protectors across the country through her new photo project, 'Water is...

    A Yellowknife woman is using a series of portraits to show solidarity with members of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation opposing a pipeline on their traditional territory and water protectors across the country through her new photo project, 'Water is Life.'

    Nunavut government hopes for new bidders to drum up competition in airline market

    Nunavut government hopes for new bidders to drum up competition in airline market


    The government of Nunavut is trying to drum up competition in the territory’s airline market as it looks for new bidders for its medical and work travel...

    The government of Nunavut is trying to drum up competition in the territory’s airline market as it looks for new bidders for its medical and work travel business.

    Investigators hired to look into dumped medical records

    Investigators hired to look into dumped medical records


    Investigators hired by the N.W.T.'s health department are looking into how hundreds of health records wound up in the dump in Fort Simpson,...

    Investigators hired by the N.W.T.'s health department are looking into how hundreds of health records wound up in the dump in Fort Simpson, N.W.T.

    1 Igloolik woman found, 1 still missing in Ottawa

    1 Igloolik woman found, 1 still missing in Ottawa


    The mother and daughter are originally from Igloolik, Nunavut, and were last seen on Friday. Ottawa Police Services are now looking to hear from Susan...

    The mother and daughter are originally from Igloolik, Nunavut, and were last seen on Friday. Ottawa Police Services are now looking to hear from Susan Kublu-Iqquittuq.