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Northwest Territories News

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Equal access? Disabilities society looks at employment barriers for disabled in Nunavut The Nunavummi Disabilities Makinnasuaqtiit Society wants to find out what barriers exist when it comes to more inclusive hiring practices, and what employers need to hire more people with disabilities.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Stanton hospital being built where aboriginal wellness centre was to go The chair of the Stanton Territorial Health Authority Elders' Advisory Council says land currently being blasted to lay the foundation for the new Stanton Territorial Hospital had been set aside for an aboriginal wellness centre.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
To cut or not to cut? Norman Wells, N.W.T., goes years without a hairdresser People in Norman Wells, N.W.T., say they're in a 'desperate' situation they haven't had a permanent hairdresser for years. That's led to some shaggy 'dos around town and some questionable DIYs.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Melting Greenland ice changing ocean circulation, Earth's gravitational field New studies from researchers from multiple universities across North America say the melting of the Greenland ice sheet due to climate change is having an impact on ocean circulation and rising sea levels.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kugaaruk, Taloyoak residents head to the polls in Netsilik byelection Five candidates from two Nunavut communities are vying to take over the seat in the territorial legislature that was left vacant when Jeannie Ugyuk resigned last year.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'We're not ready at all:' Doctors, elders say N.W.T. is unprepared to manage assisted dying 'I have not seen any consideration of what some First Nations and Inuit perspectives might be on this issue, or what it might look like in remote health care settings,' says a Yellowknife-based doctor. A prominent elder agrees.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Anti-racist approach to education essential to address experience of indigenous teachers and students Learning can be a transformative experience whether at the elementary school, or university level. But what is often overlooked is how our education system doesn't account for the unique experiences of indigenous students and teachers.
CBC.ca | Feb 7, 2016 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brent Sass leads Yukon Quest after race's first day Sass, winner of the 2015 race, posted the fastest time to the Mile 101 checkpoint. He's followed by Hugh Neff and Allen Moore, both former winners of the 1,600-kilometre race. Dave Dalton currently sits in fourth, while Yukoner Ed Hopkins, who finished th
CBC.ca | Feb 7, 2016 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New film Koneline a cinematic poem for Tahltan traditional territory Nettie Wild brought her film - Koneline - on a mini-tour of its homeland before it was shown anywhere else in the world.
CBC.ca | Feb 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cree walkers leave Moose Factory, Ontario, on healing path The Meenwach'heewouwan Maskinnou (Healing Path) Walkers left Moose Factory, Ontario, yesterday on a journey by snowshoe that will take them to Chisasibi, Quebec, over the course of a month.
CBC.ca | Feb 6, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend