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Aid for displaced Enterprise residents ends next month

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 10:12

Displacement allowances for Enterprise residents who lost their homes in last year's wildfires will end in August.

The post Aid for displaced Enterprise residents ends next month first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Carmen Braden releases lead single from new album

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 09:39

Yellowknife's Carmen Braden will release her fourth studio album in December. The single Voice in the Dark, released on Friday, has a radio theme.

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Man held for nearly a week in Behchokǫ̀ detachment cell

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 08:26

A man says his son spent six days in a police cell before his transfer to Yellowknife's jail. NWT lawyers say long detachment stays are increasingly an issue.

The post Man held for nearly a week in Behchokǫ̀ detachment cell first appeared on Cabin Radio.

As Arctic heavy fuel oil ban comes into force, critics want more

Fri, 07/05/2024 - 08:02

A long-awaited ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic is now in force. Some environmental and Indigenous groups say it doesn't go far enough.

The post As Arctic heavy fuel oil ban comes into force, critics want more first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Edzo wildfire is now being held, NWT Fire says

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 18:43

NWT Fire says "really great work" by firefighters means a wildfire that triggered an evacuation notice in Edzo this week is now being held.

The post Edzo wildfire is now being held, NWT Fire says first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Mackenzie River is so low, the Coast Guard can’t reach most of it

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 10:15

The Canadian Coast Guard says the Mackenzie River is so low that its vessels will be sent elsewhere – and anyone on the river should "use extreme caution."

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NWT signs memo on ‘northern economic corridors’ with Alberta

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 09:58

The NWT and Alberta agreed to work together on transportation links and other economic partnerships, in part to "enhance Alberta's access to the Arctic."

The post NWT signs memo on ‘northern economic corridors’ with Alberta first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Enterprise mayor resigns after four months

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 08:03

Sandra McMaster resigned from her position as mayor of Enterprise after four months leading the small hamlet through its wildfire recovery and other issues.

The post Enterprise mayor resigns after four months first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Legal aid concerned about children’s lawyer budget cuts

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 07:58

The premier says cuts at the Office of the Children's Lawyer remove an administrative role. Some lawyers say that misinterprets the work the office is doing.

The post Legal aid concerned about children’s lawyer budget cuts first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Tsiigehtchic completes switch to hamlet status

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 07:54

"We finally made it." The formal paperwork that declares Tsiigehtchic a hamlet went out last week. The next step is electing a municipal mayor and council.

The post Tsiigehtchic completes switch to hamlet status first appeared on Cabin Radio.

What’s with all the fluffy Yellowknife trees right now?

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 07:50

White, cotton-like fluff floating in the wind around Yellowknife seems to be everywhere lately. Here's what that is and why it's doing that.

The post What’s with all the fluffy Yellowknife trees right now? first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Tuberculosis exposure advisory issued for Stanton hospital

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 18:46

Anyone in Stanton's emergency room during a period on June 19 was potentially exposed to an infectious case of TB. The GNWT said its advisory was precautionary.

The post Tuberculosis exposure advisory issued for Stanton hospital first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Edzo fire risk now lower, though ‘not entirely settled’

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 18:28

A wildfire close to Edzo that triggered an evacuation notice earlier this week is now less of an immediate risk, NWT Fire said, but some risk remains.

The post Edzo fire risk now lower, though ‘not entirely settled’ first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Health services scaled back over Yellowknife TB outbreak

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 14:23

A tuberculosis concern that appears to have developed days ago in Yellowknife was only publicized for the first time in a Wednesday radio interview.

The post Health services scaled back over Yellowknife TB outbreak first appeared on Cabin Radio.

The Bay ‘won’t even ship to Yellowknife’ right now

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 14:19

Once, the Hudson's Bay Company was a trading giant of northern Canada. Now, residents in Yellowknife can't even get The Bay to ship there.

The post The Bay ‘won’t even ship to Yellowknife’ right now first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Tom Beaulieu becomes new administrator of Fort Resolution

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 11:48

Former MLA Tom Beaulieu has been appointed the administrator of Fort Resolution, where the GNWT removed elected local leaders a year ago.

The post Tom Beaulieu becomes new administrator of Fort Resolution first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Industry focuses on ‘critical’ part after fatal NWT helicopter crash

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 08:42

The aviation industry took swift action after a "critical" piece of hardware was reported to be central to the Fort Good Hope helicopter crash investigation.

The post Industry focuses on ‘critical’ part after fatal NWT helicopter crash first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Edzo Elders spend their pension on Housing NWT arrears

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 08:03

Every month, their pension comes in. Then some goes straight out to cover arrears. Here are some of the complexities behind the housing debts many Elders face.

The post Edzo Elders spend their pension on Housing NWT arrears first appeared on Cabin Radio.

East Arm’s Trophy Lodge opens after court victory

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 08:01

An East Arm fishing lodge is now open for bookings after receiving a business licence, ending a process that involved a court case against Parks Canada.

The post East Arm’s Trophy Lodge opens after court victory first appeared on Cabin Radio.

Diamond mine builds NWT’s largest off-grid solar plant

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 07:57

The Diavik diamond mine, set to close in 2026, opened one of the NWT's largest solar plants to deliver power through the years-long process of shutting down.

The post Diamond mine builds NWT’s largest off-grid solar plant first appeared on Cabin Radio.

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