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Northwest Territories News

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Yellowknife welcomes more tourists from China Yellowknife has been a popular destination for Japanese tourists looking to take in the northern lights, and now it's attracting more and more people from China.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Competition Bureau to review First Air, Canadian North merger The federal Competition Bureau says it will undertake a review of the proposed merger between First Air and Canadian North. Meanwhile, northerners are wondering how the newly merged airline will affect their cost of living.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse man killed in snowmobile crash A Whitehorse man is dead following a snowmobile accident near Carcross on Friday.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Coral Harbour teachers to appear in court April 30 Three teachers in Coral Harbour, Nunavut are scheduled to appear before Justice Andrew Mahar on April 30 to speak to charges of unlawful possession of liquor in a dry community.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Racer bows out of Iqaluit-Kimmirut race to help competitor The youngest competitor to take part in this year's Iqaluit-Kimmirut snowmobile race dropped out to take a fellow competitor to the hospital. That racer is now recovering at home with family.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ice Wireless makes a pitch for northern 911 service An Inuvik-based telephone company says it can provide a better 911 service to rural communities than that proposed by NorthwesTel. Someone having a heart attack, for example, is not going to have the time to press 1 for this and 2 for that.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon hunt fails to trim growing bison population Yukon hunters say a longer bison season could help keep numbers down, after fewer animals than expected were killed in this years hunt.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
$14.5 million Teslin bridge repair tender cancelled The Yukon Government is defending its decision to postpone repairs to the Nisutlin Bay Bridge while it goes back to the First Nation and the community for consultations.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukons proposed whistleblower legislation weak: ombudsman Yukon Ombudsman, Diane McLeod-McKay, says proposed legislation offers no guarantees to workers who blow the whistle on wrongdoing.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Imperial oil must follow Sahtu rules, say feds, GNWT The federal and Northwest Territories governments are disputing Imperial Oils claims that its operations in Norman Wells, N.W.T are not subject to the Sahtu Land and Water Boards oversight.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend