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Whitehorse saw warmest November in 40 years The average temperture last month in Yukon was -4.4 C, a full five degrees higher than what's normal for November. But Environment Canada says colder times are coming.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Buffalo Airways awarded contract to operate N.W.T.'s new water bomber fleet Buffalo Airways has won the contract to operate eight new aircraft that will help battle and hopefully slow down forest fires in the Northwest Territories.
CBC.ca | 13 hours ago | comment? | recommend
RCMP investigating after threat called into Air Tindi All of Air Tindi's planes landed safely Friday after a threat was called into the airline. Police are investigating, but the details of the threat have not yet been released.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pangnirtung latest Nunavut community with confirmed whooping cough case Pangnirtung has become the ninth Nunavut community affected by the territory's outbreak of whooping cough, according to Nunavut's health department.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse RCMP investigate drive-by bear spray incident downtown Police say some people reported being hit by bear spray from a passing vehicle, near the Salvation Army shelter. One woman was treated in hospital.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Replace broken streetlights, Kwanlin Dn FN tells ATCO With the darkest days of winter approaching, the Kwanlin Dn First Nation is asking for better lighting, saying it's a matter of community safety.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A 'very rare' sentence: no jail time for Inuvik hairdresser after drug possession guilty plea An Inuvik hairdresser was sentenced to three years probation on Thursday after pleading guilty to two counts of possession for purpose of drug trafficking.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mop it up: Canadian North uses manual method to de-ice planes in Cape Dorset A low-tech version of airplane de-icing left some passengers shocked in Cape Dorset, Nunavut this week, but the airline says the method is approved and safe.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Deepak International, owners lose $4.5 million lawsuit to financiers A business behind a troubled attempt to revive Yellowknife's diamond cutting and polishing industry may have been dealt a fatal blow, as a judge ruled that Deepak International and its owners owe a Bay Street financing firm $4.5 million.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon's Minto Mine looks to bring back laid off workers Yukon's only operating hard rock mine wants to resume open pit operations in the new year, which would see the return of dozens of workers who were laid off in October.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend