Northwest Territories News
RCMP crack down on road safety during long weekend RCMP across the north are using the Victoria Day long weekend as a time to remind people about road safety. It's part of a plan to make Canada's roads the safest in the world by 2015.
CBC.ca | 19 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse ski hill could be sustainable, says consultant A recreation consultant says Whitehorse's Mount Sima ski hill could be sustainable if operation costs are reduced, but the facility will still need funding from government.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iqaluit man faces firearms charges David Kunuk, 41, has been charged with careless use of a firearm, improper use of a firearm and resisting arrest.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sahtu board issues draft conditions for fracking project The Sahtu Land and Water Board has decided not to send a controversial drilling exploration project near Norman Wells, N.W.T., to an environmental assessment.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eaglet hatches on Whitehorse nest cam An eaglet has hatched in the Millennium Trail bald eagle nest in Whitehorse.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Caribou numbers plummet on Baffin Island: survey New results from a caribou survey on south Baffin Island confirm what many have been saying: the animals have largely disappeared from the region.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, digs out from record snowfall The accumulated snowfall during Rankin Inlet's May 14-16 blizzard may have broken records for the area.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 7:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High Arctic research station saved by new funding Canada's northernmost research lab won't have to shut down after all and will be able to resume year-round operations, with the help of a new grant from the federal government.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nunavut MLAs call for audit of Nutrition North Nunavut MLAs voted in favour Thursday of a motion calling on the auditor general of Canada to audit the Nutrition North program.
CBC.ca | May 17, 2013 6:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend