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Should the GNWT do more to help people struggling with infertility?

mar, 03/26/2024 - 07:58

Lana de Bastiani has spent years trying to become pregnant. She says the cost and stress of infertility could be greatly reduced if the GNWT did more to help.

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‘Text me healthy’ campaign for NWT women after cancer treatment

mar, 03/26/2024 - 07:44

NWT women who have finished active cancer treatment in the past decade are invited to sign up for a pilot text-message program.

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City opens survey on 2023 wildfire season

lun, 03/25/2024 - 19:18

The City of Yellowknife has launched an online survey for residents to provide feedback on the municipality's 2023 wildfire response.

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Camping fees in NWT parks are going up this summer

lun, 03/25/2024 - 18:17

NWT Parks is increasing fees for campsites and adding a fee of $6 per reservation to cover the cost of a new online booking portal.

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Ottawa commits $1.1M to flood protection in Hay River

lun, 03/25/2024 - 14:36

The federal government has committed more than $1.16 million for infrastructure improvements aimed at protecting Hay River's West Channel from flooding.

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‘Thanks for inspiring me,’ YK teacher who won at Junos tells students

lun, 03/25/2024 - 12:52

Stephen Richardson, who won Music Teacher of the Year at Sunday's Juno Awards, says his Yellowknife students "are the main reason" he received the honour.

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Police urge Bigelow homicide witnesses ‘do the right thing’

lun, 03/25/2024 - 11:13

Nobody has been arrested or charged, nearly 10 days after two people were killed on a Yellowknife residential street. RCMP say witnesses aren't cooperating.

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Watch: Polar Plunge raises more than $25K for Special Olympics NWT

lun, 03/25/2024 - 08:04

"Everyone should do this next year." Watch some of the people who flung themselves into a gap in Yellowknife Bay's ice to raise funds for Special Olympics NWT.

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Who wants to go to Norway for the Arctic Winter Games?

lun, 03/25/2024 - 08:03

Scandinavia's Sámi people expressed an interest in hosting the Arctic Winter Games. Norwegian politics and the sheer cost of going there might get in the way.

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Starting a family ‘a great motivator’ for new Inuvik plumber

lun, 03/25/2024 - 08:00

Ben Squirrell is a trades success story. With a young family to support, he just launched his own Inuvik plumbing firm after working his way up in the industry.

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The future of the Arctic Winter Games

lun, 03/25/2024 - 07:59

"Decisions have to be made. People are asking questions." These are the changes the Arctic Winter Games might be about to make.

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Try our new podcast: Cabin Talks

lun, 03/25/2024 - 07:58

Cabin Talks collects our most interesting and important interviews in one place. Check out Cabin Radio's new podcast by listening to these three episodes.

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Yellowknife’s Stephen Richardson wins Teacher of the Year at Junos

dim, 03/24/2024 - 21:50

Stephen Richardson, of Yellowknife’s École St Joseph School, was named Canada's MusiCounts Teacher of the Year at the Juno Awards.

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Yellowknife sports centre attracts major sponsor deal

dim, 03/24/2024 - 09:05

Major renovations are complete at a new Yellowknife facility being established by three of the territory's sports organizations, and a new sponsor is on board.

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Enterprise’s community garden is miraculously intact

dim, 03/24/2024 - 09:02

Not much survived the wildfire that struck Enterprise head-on, but the community garden pulled through – and the fresh vegetables ahead are a success story.

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Launching new team, CRTC promises better Indigenous support

dim, 03/24/2024 - 08:58

Canada's telecoms regulator announced a new Indigenous relations team and a consultation on "how to support Indigenous broadcasters and content creators."

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Tłı̨chǫ cannot intervene in regulatory jurisdiction court case

dim, 03/24/2024 - 08:48

The Tłı̨chǫ Government cannot intervene in a court case over the decisions an NWT environmental regulator is allowed to make, a judge ruled.

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Why NorthSideBaby is a big deal in northern Canada

sam, 03/23/2024 - 22:49

An Indigenous rap artist from northern Alberta is amassing tens of thousands of fans through songs that have real meaning in Canada's smallest communities.

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After eight grads last year, Gamètì preps to celebrate six more

sam, 03/23/2024 - 09:03

For years, there was no grad ceremony in Gamètì. Now, it's becoming an annual event – and one graduate is adapting to life at a southern university.

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Yellowknife breaks out of cold snap for Polar Plunge

sam, 03/23/2024 - 08:55

This weekend's Polar Plunge for Special Olympics NWT is the first held by the group in Yellowknife for five years. The temperature should warm up just in time.

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