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Consensus works, and the last thing the N.W.T. needs is party politics A vote by MLAs that saw one of their own removed from the Legislative Assembly would be unusual elsewhere in Canada, where party politics allows politicians to protect their own, writes David Wasylciw. | 4 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
International student enrolment in Canada took a hit from the pandemic. How Yukon University bounced back While COVID-19 has greatly affected post-secondary students and institutions across Canada, new research shows the pandemic has resulted in only a small decline in international student enrolments nationwide. | 5 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The future of the Ekati diamond mine may be underwater With the years ticking down on the future of two of the Northwest Territories's biggestmines, one owner says the life expectancy may be increased through the use of a new technology to the North - underwater remote mining. | 6 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Church of Sweden apologizes, embarks on reconciliation with Indigenous Smi people An apology service this week marked a major step forward for reconciliation in Sweden, where the Indigenous Smi people continue to fight for self-determination and recognition of past wrongs committed by church and state. | 8 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. reports zero new COVID-19 cases for first time in weeks This is the first time the territory recorded no new cases since Nov. 4. | 16 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Stanton obstetrics closure costly and preventable, MLAs say MLAs Katrina Nokleby and Lesa Semmler say the current obstetrics closure at Stanton Hospital could have been prevented had the health minister addressed concerns they've been highlighting for months. | 17 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
COVID-19 vaccinations for kids 5-11 begin Monday in Iqaluit, shortly after in other Nunavut communities Nunavut said it expects to receive doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine over the weekend and begin giving them to children in Iqaluit on Monday. A schedule for other communities will likely be released the same day. | 18 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon reports 13th death from COVID-19 Another Yukoner has died of COVID-19, health officials announced on Friday. | 19 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon gov't announces new funding for businesses, NGOs affected by COVID-19 restrictions Economic Development Minister Ranj Pillai announced two new COVID-19 relief programs to help businesses and NGOs affected by public health measures. | 20 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What financial supports N.W.T.ers might be entitled to for medical travel Medical travel will look different for each patient depending on their financial status, eligibility for Non-Insurable Health Benefits and Metis Health Benefits. Eligibility can't singularly be changed for families who are affected by the reduction of del | Nov 26, 2021 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend