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New 24-hour convenience store opening in downtown Yellowknife

il y a 7 heures 39 min

A round-the-clock convenience store is set to open in downtown Yellowknife early next month, with a kitchen serving hot food into the night.

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New minor hockey program ‘fills a big void’ in Behchokǫ̀

il y a 8 heures 8 min

For years, Behchokǫ̀ had no minor hockey program. That has just changed, an exciting moment for a community that feels its recreational horizons expanding.

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Flu on the rise in Beaufort Delta, chief public health officer warns

ven, 02/23/2024 - 19:21

Numbers of influenza B and RSV cases are steadily increasing in the Beaufort Delta region, the NWT's chief public health officer said on Friday.

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Testart, Hawkins launch bill to repeal NWT’s carbon tax

ven, 02/23/2024 - 17:32

Kieron Testart and Robert Hawkins say they're bringing forward a bill that would repeal the NWT's carbon tax and "shift it to the federal backstop."

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Premier leaves door open for wildfire inquiry after reviews finish

ven, 02/23/2024 - 16:09

RJ Simpson sounded "more collaborative" on Friday, one MLA said, as he mulled holding a wildfire public inquiry after other reviews – if people still want one.

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NWT’s growers meet in Yellowknife to share ideas

ven, 02/23/2024 - 12:58

Beekeepers, gardeners, farmers and governments are meeting in Yellowknife to share ideas and solutions for the NWT's agri-food economy.

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Winter storm watch downgraded but expect a wild temperature swing

ven, 02/23/2024 - 10:28

Forecasters cancelled a winter storm watch for Yellowknife and nearby communities, but blowing snow and a big temperature swing are still expected.

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Colville Lake declines to share caribou information with GNWT

ven, 02/23/2024 - 08:13

Colville Lake declined to share observations about climate change and caribou with the GNWT at a public session, citing distrust amid an ongoing court case.

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Yellowknife man pleads guilty to 2019 drug charge

ven, 02/23/2024 - 07:34

Nearly five years after he was arrested during a cocaine trafficking investigation in Yellowknife, a man has been convicted of a related charge.

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NWT’s ombud to step down after serving five-year term

ven, 02/23/2024 - 07:32

The NWT’s ombud, Colette Langlois, is stepping down after a five-year term. Meanwhile, she's recommending the ombud's powers expand to cover communities.

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Winter road warning as weather advisory widens

ven, 02/23/2024 - 07:28

Don't use the Gamètì winter road, governments warned as a winter storm approaches. Weather advisories are now in place for more communities.

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Police say downtown Yellowknife incident resolved without injury

ven, 02/23/2024 - 07:17

An "armed and barricaded situation" at a downtown Yellowknife apartment building ended without injury on Thursday evening, RCMP say.

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Winter storm forecast to hit Yellowknife, North Slave

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 17:14

A winter storm is expected to strike Yellowknife and other communities around Great Slave Lake on Friday, bringing winds gusting to 70 km/h and snow.

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Live: MLAs debating wildfire inquiry ahead of vote

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 15:41

Watch MLAs debate whether to hold an NWT wildfires public inquiry, listen to live coverage on Cabin Radio with play-by-play, and read text updates.

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NWT to reach average of $10 a day for childcare in April

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 15:38

Regulated childcare spaces across the NWT are set to cost an average of $10 a day by April 1 – but that doesn't mean everyone will be paying that rate.

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Inside the NWT’s 2023 wildfire decision-making

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 08:02

With experts and NWT managers, we've examined the biggest of 2023's fires in detail. What made them so bad? Which firefighting decisions were made, and why?

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Territory’s fire crews plan earlier start to tackle holdover fires

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 08:00

NWT wildfire staff and equipment will be readied earlier than usual this year because a significant number of fires have continued to burn through the winter.

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Territorial government to introduce Missing Persons Act

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 07:54

The NWT's politicians will begin considering the draft of a Missing Persons Act on Friday, legislation campaigners have sought but which was delayed last year.

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NWT to raise agency nursing issue ‘at the national level’

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 07:52

The NWT's health minister says she will seek advice from counterparts across Canada in a bid to reduce the territory's need for agency nurses.

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Gamètì winter road opens for the season

jeu, 02/22/2024 - 07:44

The winter road connecting Gamètì to the NWT's highway network opened on Wednesday, just in time for a weekend hand games tournament in Behchokǫ̀.

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