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Yellowknifers clean out new bakery on its opening day

1 hour 46 min ago

The From Scratch bakery in downtown Yellowknife sold out in a flash on its opening day, thrilling the couple who set it up.

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You can now book lab appointments at Yellowknife’s hospital

2 hours 23 min ago

The NWT's health authority introduced new options for accessing lab services at Yellowknife's hospital, where wait times have been longer than usual.

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Lessons from the front lines of 2023’s wildfires

4 hours 33 min ago

You can only do so much to stop a wildfire. Learning how to get out of the way can save lives and millions of dollars. What did last year tell us about that?

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‘The Arctic is our biggest vulnerability. We have to do more.’

10 hours 23 min ago

We asked defence minister Bill Blair to set out what the NWT gets from Canada's new focus on Arctic security. Conservatives, meanwhile, urged immediate action.

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NWT child’s counselling file missing for years in ‘serious breach’

11 hours 45 min ago

A child's counselling file has been missing from an NWT office for years, despite a series of searches that kept finding mislaid files – just not the right one.

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Crook the Kid and Manshad team up over men’s mental health

11 hours 48 min ago

Fort Good Hope artist Crook the Kid's first single from a new album is a collaboration about the toxic "tough it out" mentality some men feel obliged to adopt.

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Would you take a bus between Yellowknife and the South Slave?

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 09:05

A new bus service could connect Yellowknife to Behchokǫ̀, Fort Providence, Hay River and Fort Smith. But first, there's a survey asking for your opinion.

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In pictures: A beautiful weekend at the Peel River Jamboree

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 09:02

The Peel River Jamboree is a pillar of life in Fort McPherson. Less than a year after a major flood scare, the 2024 jamboree is turning into a banner weekend.

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GNWT increases foster care and adoption subsidies

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 09:00

The NWT government increased the sums payable per day to families who foster or adopt. It's the first change since 2018, driven by the rising cost of living.

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Watch: Yellowknife’s figure skaters shake it off in showcase

Sat, 04/13/2024 - 20:46

In a Taylor Swift-themed show, more than 100 Yellowknife figure skaters wrapped up their season. Watch a highlight reel and see photos.

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Is this the right vision for the NWT’s economy?

Sat, 04/13/2024 - 09:03

The NWT's industry minister articulated her vision for what the territory must do next to replace ageing diamond mines with a new economic heartbeat.

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Let’s talk about wildfire smoke. Also, worms and tree sex.

Sat, 04/13/2024 - 08:59

Yellowknife Earth Week will tell you how wildfire smoke hurts your health, introduce you to worms, and show you "the private lives of trees." Get the schedule.

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Online NWT cannabis delivery may be about to shut down

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 20:49

The only cannabis store in the NWT offering online ordering says it'll shut down the service on Sunday if a dispute over supply isn't resolved.

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NWT launches fentanyl test strips in response to drug poisonings

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 08:02

The NWT began a pilot project offering people test strips that help them check drugs for fentanyl. Some experts called the move a step in the right direction.

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Atco boss criticizes GNWT over Hay River power franchise loss

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 08:00

Nancy Southern hit out at the GNWT over Atco's loss of the Hay River power franchise as she announced subsidiary Northland Utilities will be renamed Naka Power.

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Heating oil spill hits residential Yellowknife street

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 07:58

A fuel truck spilled heating oil into the spring run-off on a Yellowknife road. Some residents say the response was inadequate. A nearby lake may be affected.

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Ottawa says it’ll create $500-million youth mental health fund

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 07:52

The federal budget commits half a billion dollars to youth mental health, a key concern in the North. How that money would be accessed isn't yet clear.

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Unhoused Indigenous women ‘overpoliced, underprotected’ in YK

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 20:00

A new report from the Yellowknife Women's Society says urgent action is needed to address the policing of unhoused Indigenous women in the city.

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What MLAs heard about Missing Persons Act in Aklavik and Inuvik

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 17:53

Residents of Inuvik and Aklavik, the home community of missing Frank Gruben, gathered to provide feedback on a Missing Persons Act the NWT hopes to introduce.

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‘Not even a sound.’ Silent waterfall encapsulates NWT’s low water

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 08:01

Generations of Dene in Kakisa know the thunderous sound of Náįlįcho, or Lady Evelyn Falls. Right now, it's silent, unsettling Elders for whom this is home.

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