Northern Canada

10 Remote National Parks You Need to Visit at Least Once in Your Lifetime

No matter a country’s size, almost every one has designated some territory within its borders as a national park in order to portray, but also …

National Parks

Town approves paving at Rec Centre

Town council has approved a $300,000 capital project to pave the back and side parking lot at the Rec Centre. Council is hoping to quickly have a …

PAVE

09-18: NEWS: Rollout of Nunavik’s cellular service faces delay

NEWS: Nunavik September 18, 2018 - 3:30 pm<p>Rollout of Nunavik’s cellular service faces delay<p>In other KRG news: cost-of-living agreement will have to …

Protected Areas

Mom says N.W.T. government still forcing Indigenous people to reclaim 'colonized version' of their names

As the Northwest Territories government says it plans to waive fees for residential school survivors and their families to reclaim their Indigenous …

Indigenous Peoples

Nunavut youth train like police

Four Nunavut teenagers have a better idea of what it’s like to be a police officer after spending five days training at the RCMP Depot in Regina. …

Nunavut

Yellowknife man frustrated with police handling of assault report

A man in Yellowknife who called the police to report an assault says he's upset with how officers handled the incident.<p>On Friday night, George …

Jigsaw Puzzles

09-18: NEWS: Nunavut community continues crackdown on ATV mayhem

NEWS: Nunavut September 18, 2018 - 2:30 pm<p>Nunavut community continues crackdown on ATV mayhem<p>Rankin Inlet bylaw officials and RCMP hand out tickets, …

Nunavut

Indigenous man in Northern Canada waiting for territorial government to waive name change fees

The Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) government is delaying waiving fees for Indigenous people that want to legally change their names back to their …

The Arctic

NEIGHBOURLY NEWS: Aurora College launches 50th anniversary celebrations

Thebacha/Fort Smith On Sept. 13, Aurora College launched its 50th anniversary celebrations, and unveiled a new anniversary logo. The logo was …

Jet Stream

'Stopped him in his tracks': Outrage after ex-pro hockey player kills grizzly

A former professional hockey player is facing a backlash after he posted photos of a massive dead grizzly bear he hunted in Yukon. Tim Brent, who was …

Grizzly Bear

09-18: NEWS: Police investigate early morning Nunavik fire

NEWS: Nunavik September 18, 2018 - 8:25 am<p>Police investigate early morning Nunavik fire<p>Blaze destroys youth protection office in Kuujjuaq<p>Quebec …

Employment

ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rex Nelson's rankings after 4 weeks

No. 1 North Little Rock is making high school football in Arkansas look good with wins over top programs from Oklahoma, Louisiana and Tennessee in …

High School Football

Maxime maxes out right with new party

Parliament is back in session, so I have my daily dose of entertainment with the shenanigans of question period. While there are several issues that …

Trans Mountain Pipeline

Warming oceans help and hinder polar cruise sailings

When it comes to polar cruising, climate change giveth and climate change taketh away.<p>Expedition cruises are suddenly hot products, none more so than …

Panama Canal

Diesel fuel from derailed locomotive in northern Manitoba leaks into river, clean-up underway

A train that derailed in northern Manitoba on Saturday that killed a railway worker is leaking diesel fuel into the Metishto River.<p>Manitoba Sustainable Development says the fuel is from one of the locomotives.<p>The province says spill recovery equipment is being used to clean up the fuel at the site …

Canadian News

Moving Pictures from the Permafrost

During construction of a new Dawson City rec center in 1978, a backhoe unearthed 533 newsreels and feature films dating from 1903 to 1929, many of …

Liberal View

A small seed can cause big problems for Yukon pets, says Whitehorse veterinarian

The All Paws Veterinary Clinic in Whitehorse is busy this time of year treating one to two patients a day with foxtail seeds stuck in their ears or …

Pets

Special Justice Appointed to Hear Issue 1 Challenge

A Fort Smith circuit court judge has been appointed to fill in for state Supreme Court Chief Dan Kemp in deciding a challenge to a proposed …

Asa Hutchinson

Hay River Fall Fair makes successful return

The Hay River Fall Fair made a successful return on Sept. 8 after a three-year absence. Jill Morse, one of the main organizers of the event, said the …

Northwest Territories

Mauyak, 37-Year-Old Beluga Whale at Shedd Aquarium, is Pregnant

Shedd Aquarium is preparing for a new – and very large – resident.<p>Mauyak, a 37-year-old beluga whale at the aquarium, is pregnant and expected to …

Beluga Whales

09-18: NEWS: Western Nunavut community to vote on opening up alcohol access

NEWS: Nunavut September 18, 2018 - 9:30 am<p>Western Nunavut community to vote on opening up alcohol access<p>Kugluktuk residents will decide whether or …

Nunavut

Sheep hunters stranded near Atlin rescued after cold night in mountain cave

Hunting a mountain sheep in the North is bound to be memorable for any hunter.<p>Chad Girardin of Whitehorse and his nephew Matthew Westley from Atlin, …

Northern Canada

Big changes coming to town council

To state the obvious, Hay River Town Council is in for some big changes. When nominations closed on Sept. 17 for next month’s municipal elections, it …

Northwest Territories

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting

September 18, 2018 — Each year, ITK works with ArcticNet to ensure that Inuit are well represented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting. We bring …

Inuit

City developing complaints policy

Residents with a gripe related to municipal services or employees may soon be able to file official complaints with the city.<p>The municipal government …

Municipal Government

K'atl'odeeche First Nation rejects plan to manage $28.3M 'cows and plows' agreement

The K'atl'odeeche First Nation (KFN) near Hay River, N.W.T. has officially rejected a proposed management plan of a $28.3 million agricultural …

Cows

Inuit groups host Celebrate Life event on Parliament Hill | The Compass

OTTAWA, ONT.<p>ONTARIO<p>CANADA<p>Mitch White of Nain was among a group of Inuit who gathered at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sept. 10 to recognize World …

World Suicide Prevention Day

NEWS BRIEFS: Current council stays 'til November

The current town council will stay in place until the beginning of November, even though a municipal election is set for Oct. 15. At the Sept. 11 …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Riverfront development height limits set out

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>City Planner Mike Ellis<p>The River’s Edge Partnership could get the 20-metre height limit officials are seeking for its …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Days Inn fined as a result of fire code violations

Whitehorse's Days Inn will have to pay a $1,500 fine for fire code violations, a judge determined in Yukon Territorial court Tuesday.<p>The hotel …

Emergency Medicine