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In the N.W.T. government, discussions on transparency are held behind closed doors MLAs are talking about increasing government transparency but, in the tradition of the legislature, those discussions are being held behind closed doors. | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Out of time': Scientists sound alarm ahead of White House Arctic meeting Experts are urging participants at the first White House Arctic Science Ministerial meeting in Washington, to take immediate steps to mitigate drastic climate change impacts in the Arctic. | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. government endorses Deline's caribou plan, with caveats The N.W.T. government has broadly endorsed a community-based caribou management plan put forward by Deline, although it disagrees about the total number of animals to be harvested. | 14 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Carbon tax first heated issue of Yukon election campaign Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski has not yet called this fall's election, but the political parties are already in full campaign mode, waging a heated and bitter battle over a carbon tax. | 15 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ceremony in Yellowknife tonight to mark deaths of 2 young Northerners On the second anniversary of Faye Grandjambes death, her family and friends will gather Tuesday night to remember the 30-year-old. They'll also honour Mark Lynn, a young man from Dettah who died this summer. | 17 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Inuit organizations to intervene in Supreme Court seismic testing appeal Three Inuit organizations have been granted intervenor status in the upcoming appeal to Canadas Supreme Court over seismic testing in Davis Strait and Baffin Bay. | 19 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon's royal carver: First Nations artist makes gift for Prince William Keith Wolfe Smarch of Carcross is no stranger to the British royal family: in 2001, he presented a carved mask to Prince Charles in Yukon. On Wednesday, he'll meet Prince William. 'Maybe he can say hi to his father for me.' | 19 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tuk mayor pens letter of concern about 'insufficient' barge recovery The mayor of Tuktoyaktuk is sounding off about the efforts, or lack thereof, to recover a grounded barge about 25 kilometres north of the community and he says it's a warning that they're not prepared for disasters at sea. | 20 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Royals to begin Yukon visit with cultural celebration Prince William and Kate are being promised a healthy dose of Yukon history and Indigenous culture during their 24-hour Yukon visit, which begins this evening. | Sep 27, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lutsel K'e Dene School to reopen after mould discovery, says government email Lutsel K'e Dene School, evacuated earlier this month due to mould, will be inhabitable again by 'no later than Tues October 11,' according to an email from N.W.T. government. | Sep 27, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend