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Here’s why Vancouver’s Sikh motorcyclists are in Yellowknife

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 12:56

Almost 40 riders from the Sikh Motorcycle Club took a road trip to Yellowknife to call for changes to NWT helmet rules that would help people who wear a turban.

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Fire ban in Yellowknife as South Slave braces for 37C and smoke

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 11:08

Yellowknife reinstated a fire ban as other parts of the NWT prepared for extraordinarily warm and smoky weather. All-time records could fall.

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The Yellowknife Wolverines are in a league of their own

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 09:02

Yellowknife's girls' softball team has no real opponent in the NWT. That's why the team plays in Alberta provincials where, remarkably, it keeps winning.

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Yellowknife now has six animated murals. Here’s how to find them

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 08:45

First, stand back and admire the art. Then use an app to bring each installation to life. Here's our guide to six new animated murals in Yellowknife.

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Inuvik to host Fiddle and Flow Festival next month

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 08:33

A three-day celebration featuring musicians from across the Beaufort Delta will take place in Inuvik in mid-August. There's still time to apply to take part.

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Know an NWT resident who’s had a ‘major impact’? Get them a medal

jeu, 07/18/2024 - 08:26

Nominations are now open for the King Charles III Coronation Medal. Twenty will be awarded in the NWT. Here's how you can nominate someone, and why.

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Want to meet your Nato quota? Build us a highway, NWT tells Canada

mer, 07/17/2024 - 17:25

The NWT government is pitching the $1 billion-plus Mackenzie Valley Highway as one way to up Canada's defence spending in line with Nato requirements.

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What the heck is happening with the NWT’s ferries?

mer, 07/17/2024 - 16:14

Four ferries serve the NWT's highways. Three of them have been withdrawn from service for extended periods this summer. We asked the minister what's happening.

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Yellowknife tent encampment group switches to new approach

mer, 07/17/2024 - 15:36

A large wooden platform designed to be the base for a Yellowknife tent encampment has disappeared, but only so the materials can support a change in the plan.

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Nahanni Butte residents take water advisory in stride

mer, 07/17/2024 - 11:45

Leaders in Nahanni Butte say a manganese issue in the Dehcho community's drinking water is a recent development and swift action is being taken.

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Two horses will attend celebration of late Yellowknife veterinarian

mer, 07/17/2024 - 08:36

Two horses are making a 15-hour journey from Alberta to attend the celebration of life for Dr Tom Pisz, the Yellowknife veterinarian who passed away in June.

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Young kids, pregnant women ‘shouldn’t drink Nahanni Butte tap water’

mar, 07/16/2024 - 16:28

Nahanni Butte's drinking water has high levels of manganese and should be avoided by young children or pregnant women, while adults should "take precautions."

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Yellowknife will ‘take a look’ at banning some right turns on red

mar, 07/16/2024 - 15:50

A parent of a Yellowknife child hit by a vehicle fears someone could be seriously injured or killed before changes are made. The mayor says the city is acting.

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Alleging ‘oppressive conduct,’ Gwichya Gwich’in take GTC to court

mar, 07/16/2024 - 15:42

Tsiigehtchic’s Gwichya Gwich’in Council says it is taking the Gwich'in Tribal Council, its parent, to court over alleged "oppressive and prejudicial conduct."

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Ken Kyikavichik, Frederick Blake Jr run for Gwich’in grand chief

mar, 07/16/2024 - 12:36

Incumbent Ken Kyikavichik and former Mackenzie Delta MLA Frederick Blake Jr are the two candidates for Gwich'in grand chief at next month's election.

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Police say Sunday Behchokǫ̀ standoff ended in arrest, charges

mar, 07/16/2024 - 11:18

RCMP say a 41-year-old man has been charged with pointing a firearm and uttering threats after what residents described as a standoff in Behchokǫ̀ on Sunday.

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Sailboat sinks in Yellowknife Bay

mar, 07/16/2024 - 08:47

A sailboat capsized in Yellowknife Bay on Monday, attracting the attention of police and emergency responders as it gradually sank.

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Construction centre is central to Fort Good Hope’s housing vision

mar, 07/16/2024 - 08:01

"We want to start building our own homes." What amounts to a modular home factory is the central plank of a community-driven housing strategy in Fort Good Hope.

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Little Buffalo evacuation notice over fires south of Fort Res

lun, 07/15/2024 - 23:27

Wildfires south of Fort Resolution have triggered an evacuation notice for the Little Buffalo River area, NWT Fire said on Monday evening.

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Boil-water advisory as Sambaa K’e plant breaks down

lun, 07/15/2024 - 19:02

Sambaa K'e is under a boil-water advisory after a failure at its water treatment plant, the NWT's chief environmental health officer said.

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