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Northwest Territories News

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Adka Cultural Festival: Call it a 'tent revival' For aboriginal artists raised in non-aboriginal families, the Adka festival is a chance at re-discovery: Adults reclaiming a culture that was denied them growing up.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Territories' curlers getting equal access to Brier and Tournament of Hearts Beginning in 2018 all three territories will be able to enter teams directly into the men's and women's national championships.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada Day in Yellowknife: 48 take special citizenship oath There's 48 new Canadian citizens in the N.W.T. today after a special citizenship ceremony, the centrepiece of Yellowknife's Canada Day festivities. Friends and families packed Somba K'e Civic Plaza to cheer on the new citizens as they took the oath and sa
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada Day in Whitehorse Two of the annual highlights of Canada Day in Whitehorse, the parade and the citizenship swearing in took place under sunny skies. Here are some photos.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What's happening in Nunavut for Canada Day Communities across Nunavut are hosting a range of events, from parades and barbecues to northern favourites such as Sculpin fishing contests and Inuktitut dancing.
CBC.ca | Jul 1, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Makibi Timilak death: Former Nunavut nurse calls on coroner to resign A former Nunavut nurse is calling on the territory's chief coroner to resign, alleging that the investigation into the death of a Cape Dorset baby three years ago was botched.
CBC.ca | Jul 1, 2015 12:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yellowknife files lawsuit against N.W.T. to get more MLAs On Monday, seven residents officially joined the city in filing an N.W.T. Supreme Court lawsuit against the territorial government to increase the number of MLAs representing the city.
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yellowknife files electoral boundaries lawsuit against N.W.T. On Monday, seven residents officially joined the city in filing an N.W.T. Supreme Court lawsuit against the territorial government. The case revolves around what the city has said is an under-representation of Yellowknife in the legislative assembly.
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Asian food store in Whitehorse closes A Whitehorse food store that caters to the Yukon Filipino community is closing down. The 'Asian Central Store' owner Ailene Gayangos says she can't compete with the large chain stores that are expanding their line of Asian foods.
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 11:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. mineral prospecting claims down so far in 2015 The Northwest Territories could be on its way to a record low year for mineral prospecting, as only 16 new claims have been recorded so far this year.
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend