|High water advisory for Yukon's Southern Lakes - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 20:46:15 EDT|
The Yukon government has issued a high water advisory for the Southern Lakes region including Bennett, Tagish and Marsh Lake. In the Wednesday advisory, it said the water levels are "well above average for this time of year."
|CYFN to build Indigenous-led women and children's shelter in Whitehorse - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:31:00 EDT|
A new women and children’s shelter will be built in the Yukon. On Wednesday, the territorial government and the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) announced that a chunk of land will be transferred to the council to build it.
|Gaps in census data collection may show incomplete picture of Indigenous languages - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:48:55 EDT|
Dialects of Inuktitut and Cree are the main Indigenous languages spoken in Canada, according to a new report by Statistics Canada on languages.
|Nearly half of nurses in N.W.T. and Nunavut plan to retire in the next decade, survey shows - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 17:21:56 EDT|
The results of a recent survey of nurses contain few surprises: mandated overtime, burnout and having to deal with violence in the workplace are some of the factors that are making nurses rethink their chosen profession.
|Masks, physical distancing no longer required in Yukon schools - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:13:34 EDT|
As Yukon kids get ready to go back to class, Dr. Sudit Ranade, the chief medical officer of health, outlined the public health measures — and rules that will be dropped — in schools.
|NASA and German Aerospace Centre hold open house in Yellowknife - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 15:51:31 EDT|
NASA and the German Aerospace Centre are both conducting research experiments on climate change in the North. They held an open house on Tuesday afternoon for people interested in learning about their projects.
|N.W.T. has the highest tobacco tax in Canada again - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 13:29:17 EDT|
The tax for cigarettes has gone up by 13 per cent, while the tax on loose tobacco has climbed by nearly 74 per cent. Government officials say that's partly an effort to get people to quit, and to make it harder for teens to start smoking in the first place.
|After tragedy and an early life of crime, Fort Smith man finds a new path - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:23:49 EDT|
After the loss of his twin brother, Tracy Nadary fell into a life of crime and addictions. But he's looking for a fresh start after joining the Crazy Indians Brotherhood and is hoping to inspire others.
|Is Wood Buffalo National Park 'in danger'? UNESCO investigators are in Canada to find out - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 13:09:44 EDT|
A United Nations body that monitors some of the world's greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country's largest national park, including plans to release treated oilsands tailings into its watershed.
|Baffinland promotes proposed production increase at Nunavut regulator meeting - Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:51:12 EDT|
North Baffin residents had their say on Baffinland Iron Mines' proposal to continue shipping up to six million tonnes of ore from its Mary River mine this year, at a community round table hosted by the Nunavut Impact Review Board.