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Northwest Territories News

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Inuvik to get new air terminal with $42 million announced by federal, territorial gov'ts The $42 million project will replace the communitys aging air terminal, supporting economic recovery, while also adapting to climate change, says N.W.T.,'s liberal MP Michael McLeod.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Air Canada to resume passenger flights to Yellowknife next week The airline says flights to Yellowknife will resume next week, after months of suspended service, with three weekly express flights to Calgary.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Class action alleging RCMP abuse of Indigenous people in Northern Canada certified A lawsuit alleging RCMP systematically brutalized Indigenous people in Northern Canada can proceed as a class action despite objections from the government, the Federal Court ruled on Wednesday.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon's active COVID-19 case count ticks up again Yukon officials gave an update on COVID-19 Wednesday morning, as the territory deals with an outbreak involving "widespread" infection.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
2021 Yukon River Quest cancelled due to rising water levels, safety concerns This year'sYukon River Quest a 715-kilometre journey from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon was cancelled Tuesday, hours before it was scheduled to start on Wednesday.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse applauded as a bike-friendly city Whitehorses network of mountain biking trails and separated, paved bike paths that are regularly maintained stood out to judges, says Subha Ramanathan, the manager of Bicycle Friendly Communities.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nunavut MP wants to see more Indigenous people elected next term While Mumilaaq Qaqqaaq's negative experiences in Parliament have been garnering attention nationwide, she says her public situation ultimately serves as a magnifying glass on issues that Indigenous Peoples face too often in Canada.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Highway 1 near N.W.T.-Alberta border down to 1 lane after road floods A section of Highway 1 just north of the Northwest Territories-Alberta border is reduced to one lane after it was excavated to deal with excess water. A 3.5-metre wide trench was dug across the road to assist with drainage of the flooded area, according t
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
8 new COVID-19 cases announced in Yukon, but active case count down from Monday There are now 92 active COVID-19 cases in Yukon as eight new cases were announced Tuesday evening. Thats down from the 100 active cases last night and the 112 as of Tuesday morning.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. teachers' association and territorial government reach tentative agreement The Northwest Territories Teachers Association and the Northwest Territoriesgovernmenthave reached a tentative agreement, those details are sparse.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2021 11:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend