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Łıwegǫ̀atì facility to welcome extended care residents

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 17:55

Ten extended care residents will be moved from Stanton Territorial Hospital to the nearby Łıwegǫ̀atì building on Wednesday.

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GNWT and early childhood association agree on terms of reference

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 15:26

The agreement clarifies how the government and association will share information and collaborate on transforming the early learning and childcare sector.

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Breaking down some of the big issues with NWT medical travel

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 08:02

At a briefing, a wide range of problems with NWT medical travel were laid bare – as were some of the territorial government's plans to address them.

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LKFN chief candidates share visions for the community’s future

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 08:00

Kele Antoine and Mavis Cli-Michaud are the two people running for Chief of the Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation this week. Here's how they both see the future.

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Meet Yellowknife’s birdman

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 07:58

He's known as the bird guy in Yellowknife. Come spend some time birding with Reid Hildebrandt to learn about the hobby and what makes him tick.

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‘Severe hail’ possible in parts of the Dehcho on Monday

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 21:54

Forecasters say moderately severe thunderstorms could form over the Dehcho on Monday, potentially bringing rain, wind and hail to Fort Simpson and Wrigley.

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Applause, hugs and handshakes as Fort Good Hope residents come home

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 18:56

"We didn't know if we were going to come back to anything." Fort Good Hope residents expressed relief at being able to head home after a three-week evacuation.

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Glitterati of diamond geology arrive in Yellowknife

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 09:04

Yellowknife is hosting a major conference featuring hundreds of people who specialize in kimberlite geology, otherwise known as the science of finding diamonds.

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What to expect at the 2024 Great Northern Arts Festival

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 09:01

The Great Northern Arts Festival returns to Inuvik next week with an updated format and changes intended to make participation "a lot smoother" for creators.

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Bruno Capinan promises ‘Brazilian, queer, extravagant’ Folk set

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 08:58

The music's vibrant. So are the outfits. Bruno Capinan promises a Folk on the Rocks set that'll leave people "feeling like they can be whoever they want to be."

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GNWT asks for feedback on Fire Prevention Act proposals

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 08:55

The GNWT asked for input on a proposal to change the national building code the NWT follows in some matters, alongside other fire prevention measures.

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Flights begin taking Fort Good Hope evacuees home

Sat, 07/06/2024 - 14:06

Aircraft began ferrying Fort Good Hope residents home on Saturday as the community's three-week evacuation order was lifted.

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Storm surge warning issued for Tuktoyaktuk

Sat, 07/06/2024 - 13:11

Tuk is warned to expect "moderate storm surge" beginning on Sunday. In the background, forecasters have been upgrading their ability to warn of Arctic storms.

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Before and after: the NWT’s incredibly low water

Sat, 07/06/2024 - 12:35

Cameras fixed in place alongside NWT rivers for years offer a snapshot of the extraordinary drop in water level since 2022. Take a look.

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NWT Conservative winner still unconfirmed after complaint

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 19:29

Almost a week after holding a vote, NWT Conservatives still haven't confirmed their candidate for the next federal election. An appeal is reportedly under way.

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No further TB cases identified in Yellowknife so far, says GNWT

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 19:12

The GNWT said a tuberculosis outbreak declared in Yellowknife earlier this week remains at two cases. Some services will remain reduced "until further notice."

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‘Subsidence’ temporarily closes pit at NWT diamond mine

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 18:24

The operator of the NWT's Diavik diamond mine said an "area of subsidence" had triggered a suspension of work at one of the mine's pits.

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Fort Good Hope evacuation order being lifted, chief says

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 16:17

Fort Good Hope residents can soon begin coming home after a wildfire-related evacuation lasting nearly three weeks, the community's chief said.

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Engineers still trying to find leak at Inuvik’s shuttered pool

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 15:46

The latest closure of Inuvik's swimming pool, which has had issues for years, is approaching one month. Workers are still searching for the source of a leak.

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Another NWT ferry is shut down over maintenance issues

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 14:26

The ferry outside Tsiigehtchic has become the latest in the Northwest Territories to be taken out of service over a maintenance problem.

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