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Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 fatal Alaska crash Pilot error, an air company's culture and its lack of a formal safety program were behind a fatal crash that killed nine people two years ago on a sightseeing flight in Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
2 sentenced to 5 years for role in 'sophisticated' Yellowknife drug ring Brittany Dube worked for Jerrie's Delivery Service, which police say was a front for drug delivery. It operated using a 'dial-a-dope' phone hotline that averaged two ounces in crack cocaine sales a day.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Freezers are full after a record year for bison hunting in Yukon 201 bison were harvested between September and March. 'It helps us maintain the population and not allow the population to grow any further,' said biologist Tom Jung.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Health board tells residents to 'stay vigilant' as 6 cases of TB reported in Kuujjuaq Six cases of active tuberculosis in Kuujjuaq, Que., have been reported over the past four months, bringing the total number of cases in Nunavik to 16 since the start of the year, according to the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse RCMP, Kwanlin Dn to address recent deaths in city Police and First Nation representatives are hosting a news conference at 1 p.m PT. It comes as police investigate two homicides and another suspicious death that happened in Whitehorse this month.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In 29th year, funding woes won't stop Inuvik's Great Northern Arts Festival Inuvik's Great Northern Arts Festival is forging ahead with its 29th annual summer event, despite another year of funding woes.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New sports funding for Yukon athletes aiming for the Olympics A new Northern Exploration and Sport Development Fund will help athletes compete for their dreams of being on the world stage.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Not worth the risk': Yellowknife councillors agree to keep dispatch services in-house As the Northwest Territories gets ready to roll out a 911 service, Yellowknife councillors say it's imperative local emergency dispatch services remain within the municipality.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Defence expert says Kugluktuk sex offender at 'considerable risk' to reoffend Noel Avadluk, who has more than 40 convictions under his belt and has been deemed a borderline psychopath, could be declared a dangerous offender.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. gov't has working group, but no clear answers, on legal marijuana The federal government has left many of the details for the planned legalization of marijuana up to the provincial and territorial governments.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend