|N.W.T. MLA says she's 'insulted' by lack of MMIWG action plan - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 19:43:14 EDT|
The MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes, who is also the daughter of a woman who was murdered by a common-law partner, used a four-minute member's statement to condemn the response so far and call for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
|Albino porcupine spotted in southern Yukon - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 17:42:53 EDT|
A Watson Lake woman and her boyfriend spotted the albino porcupine last Saturday.
|N.W.T. on track for Phase 2 of COVID-19 reopening plan, top doctor says - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 20:18:48 EDT|
The Northwest Territories could enact Phase 2 of its reopening plan as early as June 12.
|RCMP investigating after officer shoots 'aggressive' dog in Yellowknife - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 18:37:05 EDT|
RCMP say an officer ended up discharging his firearm at an aggressive dog Wednesday morning, according to a news release.
|Airline shutdown creates new challenges for rural Alaska - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 16:18:33 EDT|
Alaska's largest regional airline halted all service in April with only a few hours' notice, leaving people in the more than 115 Alaska communities it served with little to no time to make other arrangements.
|Behchoko leaders plan to continue alcohol ban for another 30 days - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 17:15:18 EDT|
Community leaders in Behchoko`, N.W.T., have applied for three straight 10-day prohibition orders, effectively continuing alcohol ban for another month.
|RCMP officer removed from Nunavut community after video surfaces of arrest - Tue, 2 Jun 2020 16:35:26 EDT|
RCMP have removed an officer from Kinngait, Nunavut, after a video surfaced on social media showing what appears to be a police officer using the door of a police vehicle to run down an intoxicated man late Monday night.
|Alaska pipeline worker mauled by black bear - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 15:01:19 EDT|
A contract worker for the trans-Alaska pipeline system was mauled by a bear and seriously injured while running on a public road near a pump station, a spokesperson for the pipeline operator said Tuesday.
|Putin backs state of emergency in Arctic region over fuel spill in river - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 14:34:15 EDT|
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of fuel into a river and upbraided a senior official on television over what he said was a bungled state response.
|Edmonton police arrest man suspected to be involved in fatal crash in N.W.T. - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 13:46:57 EDT|
A man accused of being the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal car crash near Behchoko, N.W.T., in April has been arrested, according to an RCMP news release Wednesday.