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Latest data from Nunavut shows more tuberculosis cases in Pangnirtung New numbers from Nunavut's health department show that in the past three months, two more people have been diagnosed with active tuberculosis in Pangnirtung and 21 more people have been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis. | Nov 25, 2022 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jury in Nunavut coroner's inquest makes recommendations to government, RCMP A jury in a coroner's inquest that examined the suicide of a man following a standoff with police in Nunavut has recommended improving cultural and mental health supports and police containment measures during critical incidents. | Nov 25, 2022 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former N.W.T resident raises concerns about local economic benefit as construction of Sahtu access road begins Phase one of the Prohibition Creek Access Road will cost $25.5 million and was contracted to HRN Contracting Ltd. The company is registered under the Business Incentive Policy but has ties to non-N.W.T. businesses. | Nov 25, 2022 12:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expanding Rangers key to improving Arctic security, says former military commander If Canada wants to improve Arctic security and sovereignty, it should seriously consider providing more logistical support and military training to Canadian Rangers in the North, according to a former high-ranking military commander. | Nov 25, 2022 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police watchdog investigating fatal Yukon RCMP shooting in Whitehorse It a tweet posted at 4:17 p.m. Thursday,theAlberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) saidit had been directed to investigatean"officer-involved shooting causing death that occurred today in Whitehorse." | Nov 25, 2022 02:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rankin Inlet residents warned after dog suspected of carrying rabies euthanized Nunavuts Department of Health is warning Rankin Inlet residents who may have come in contact with a dog suspected of carrying rabies to get themselves examined by a nurse at the health centre. | Nov 25, 2022 12:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vote recount confirms Pauline Frost elected as next Vuntut Gwitchin chief The recount was completed Thursday afternoon after election results Monday night showed Frost just three votes in front of runner-up and former chief Bruce Charlie. | Nov 24, 2022 10:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 22 Indigenous women underwent forced sterilization in Quebec from 1980-2019: report A report released today confirms 22 cases of forced sterilization of Indigenous women inQuebecsince 1980, attributes the practiceto systemic racism, which the Quebec government has refused to acknowledge,and calls for it to end. | Nov 24, 2022 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
RCMP responding to 'ongoing incident' at Air North complex in Whitehorse Police offered few details in a news release issued just before 2 p.m. Thursday, only stating officers were on-scene "in the area of Condor Road" and asking "everyone to stay away from the area." | Nov 24, 2022 9:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nunavut gov't warns of 'temporary' shortage of children's pain medicine The territorial government officially warned of a temporary shortage of children's Advil and Tylenol this week. Pharmacist Chris Voss with the Northmart pharmacy in Iqaluit says he's been keeping children's pain medication behind the counter for the last | Nov 24, 2022 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend