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    1 person hospitalized after small plane crashes near B.C.-Yukon border

    1 person hospitalized after small plane crashes near B.C.-Yukon border


    An airplane and a helicopter were sent to the scene, and two search and rescue technicians parachuted to the crash site and assessed the injured person, who was then transported to...

    An airplane and a helicopter were sent to the scene, and two search and rescue technicians parachuted to the crash site and assessed the injured person, who was then transported to hospital.

    All-women mining rescue team sets sights on international competition in Russia

    All-women mining rescue team sets sights on international competition in Russia


    An all-female mine rescue team thinks it could be the first of its kind to participate in the International Mines Rescue Competition this year — if it can raise enough money to get...

    An all-female mine rescue team thinks it could be the first of its kind to participate in the International Mines Rescue Competition this year — if it can raise enough money to get there.

    Meet 'Molly of Denali,' Indigenous Alaskan and star of new animated series

    Meet 'Molly of Denali,' Indigenous Alaskan and star of new animated series


    'The audience is four to eight-year-olds, but I have a sneaking suspicion that a lot of adults are going to be watching the series as well,' said the show's creative...

    'The audience is four to eight-year-olds, but I have a sneaking suspicion that a lot of adults are going to be watching the series as well,' said the show's creative producer.

    National Aboriginal Hockey Championships coming to the North in 2019

    National Aboriginal Hockey Championships coming to the North in 2019


    Whitehorse was announced this week as the host of next year's tournament. 'For it to actually happen, it’s such a big accomplishment for us,' an organizer...

    Whitehorse was announced this week as the host of next year's tournament. 'For it to actually happen, it’s such a big accomplishment for us,' an organizer said.

    Former Hay River hockey player laces up skates for new Olympic sport

    Former Hay River hockey player laces up skates for new Olympic sport


    From hockey player to sprinter, now Gavin Broadhead is trying out speed skating after winning a high-performance sport recruitment program in...

    From hockey player to sprinter, now Gavin Broadhead is trying out speed skating after winning a high-performance sport recruitment program in Alberta.

    More polar bears are entering communities in East Greenland, hunters say in new survey

    More polar bears are entering communities in East Greenland, hunters say in new survey


    In the last 15 years, polar bear hunters in eastern Greenland have had to adapt their hunting practices because of climate change, according to a new survey published this week in the journal Frontiers in Maritime...

    In the last 15 years, polar bear hunters in eastern Greenland have had to adapt their hunting practices because of climate change, according to a new survey published this week in the journal Frontiers in Maritime Science.

    'And then, the bear got up': A young Inuk's harrowing rite of passage

    'And then, the bear got up': A young Inuk's harrowing rite of passage


    Jack Allakariallak has been on hunting trips since he was 2 weeks old. He started with small game like ptarmigan and arctic hare, but as he got older he set his sights on harvesting a polar...

    Jack Allakariallak has been on hunting trips since he was 2 weeks old. He started with small game like ptarmigan and arctic hare, but as he got older he set his sights on harvesting a polar bear.

    Your North: Best reader photos for the week of May 14

    Your North: Best reader photos for the week of May 14


    The long weekend is here! Celebrate getting into the swing of May with our weekly gallery of your best photos from across the Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest...

    The long weekend is here! Celebrate getting into the swing of May with our weekly gallery of your best photos from across the Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories.

    Union accuses Dominion Diamond of 'union-busting' in plan to lay off 150 workers

    Union accuses Dominion Diamond of 'union-busting' in plan to lay off 150 workers


    The union representing unionized workers at Dominion Diamond’s Ekati mine says the company has not backed up its claims of 'unsustainable' absenteeism among its workers and is accusing it of...

    The union representing unionized workers at Dominion Diamond’s Ekati mine says the company has not backed up its claims of 'unsustainable' absenteeism among its workers and is accusing it of 'union-busting.'

    Feds say all N.W.T. communities have high-speed internet, residents disagree

    Feds say all N.W.T. communities have high-speed internet, residents disagree


    After the federal government announced that every N.W.T. community now has 4G cell service and high speed internet, many residents say they still can't use certain technology like Android boxes or...

    After the federal government announced that every N.W.T. community now has 4G cell service and high speed internet, many residents say they still can't use certain technology like Android boxes or Netflix.

    Youth suicides, violence: Nunavut community calling out for help amid 'sense of desperation'

    Youth suicides, violence: Nunavut community calling out for help amid 'sense of desperation'


    A dozen youth in a remote community in Nunavut attempted suicide this past February. The next month calls to RCMP doubled. Now, officials are descending on Pangnirtung next week after receiving a desperate plea for...

    A dozen youth in a remote community in Nunavut attempted suicide this past February. The next month calls to RCMP doubled. Now, officials are descending on Pangnirtung next week after receiving a desperate plea for help.

    Sea otters make a comeback in southeast Alaska, and fishermen aren't happy

    Sea otters make a comeback in southeast Alaska, and fishermen aren't happy


    Northern sea otters, once hunted to the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle, have made a spectacular comeback by gobbling some of the state's finest...

    Northern sea otters, once hunted to the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle, have made a spectacular comeback by gobbling some of the state's finest seafood.

    Yellowknife RCMP investigating sudden death

    Yellowknife RCMP investigating sudden death


    RCMP responded to a call from Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, after the woman was taken there from a...

    RCMP responded to a call from Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, after the woman was taken there from a residence.

    'Take the mic': Indigenous Music Awards nominees draw on histories, culture to create music and tell stories

    'Take the mic': Indigenous Music Awards nominees draw on histories, culture to create music and tell stories


    CBC News spoke some of the nominees for Friday's Indigenous Music Awards, each of whom draw on their different histories, backgrounds and cultures to create their music and tell their...

    CBC News spoke some of the nominees for Friday's Indigenous Music Awards, each of whom draw on their different histories, backgrounds and cultures to create their music and tell their stories.