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Florida woman seeks mother's birth family in Northern Quebec A Florida woman is looking for answers about her mother's birth family. Amanda Willette hopes to give her mom closure by finding out if she was a child of the Sixties Scoop, and whether she was taken from a Cree family in Quebec. | 5 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whistle Bend 'rain garden' grows million dollar problem The 'rain garden' in Whitehorse's new Whistle Bend neighbourhood - intended as a retention and evaporation pond for storm run-off - has become choked with algae. | 6 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
De Beers unlikely to find buyer for Snap Lake mine, says analyst Groundwater problems, low diamond prices and a thinning crowd of diamond producers mean De Beers is 'very unlikely' to find a buyer for the N.W.T.s Snap Lake diamond mine before the company floods the mine later this year, says one diamond industry analys | 7 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iqaluit campers get a chance to experiment with science Young campers in Iqaluit had an unexpected visit from a group of scientists last week, who gave them a chance to experiment with robots, chemical reactions and music mixing software. | 9 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New $34M Cape Dorset school design to emphasize Inuit culture The Nunavut government is giving a first look of what it wants to see in the new Cape Dorset high school, which will replace the school that burned to the ground last fall. | 10 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Keeping watch over Bathurst caribou The monitors are gathering traditional knowledge research on the herd, trying to get a picture of its health and the land. They are documenting the effects of predators, insects and climate change on the dwindling herd. | 18 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Behchoko man faces charges after vehicle forced from road on Highway 3 A Behchoko, N.W.T., man is facing charges after a vehicle was followed and intentionally hit this morning on Highway 3. | 19 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
24 dogs seized from home in Inuvik, N.W.T. Protective Services for the Town of Inuvik seized 21 dogs from a single home on July 15th, an addition three dogs were capture on July 18th, and officials says five more dogs are still running free on the property. | 20 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pika-boo: Climate change threatens remote habitat of tiny rabbit relative A little-known mammal found only on the mountain tops of Alaska, Yukon and the Northwest Territories has been added to Canada's species at risk list as a species of special concern. | 20 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta investigators to look into how N.W.T. gov't handled Reid Lake fire The N.W.T. government has hired fire investigators from Alberta to look into what caused and how they subsequently handled a wildfire that closed a highway, forced evacuations and destroyed a fishing lodge. | 21 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend