Environment



Pope supports Indigenous Land Rights

Pope Francis insisted yesterday that indigenous people must give consent before any economic activity affecting their traditional territory can take place. Speaking in Spanish, Francis said the need to protect Indigenous territories was “especially…


Potential for northern solar energy

Sergio Marchi, President of the Canadian Electricity Association, highlighted the potential for northern solar energy, while being in Yellowknife yesterday. “New technology is always more expensive at the front end and as you go…




MacKay Lake still closed to caribou hunting

The caribou hunting traffic at MacKay Lake is cooling off. Environment and Natural Resources Manager of Wildlife Adrian Lizotte said the department and co-management partners made the call to close the area on Friday….


Mackay Lake Closed to Hunting

Environment and Natural Resources is closing the MacKay Lake area to hunting, as the Bathurst Caribou herd has entered the area. “The onus is on the hunters to be aware of the mobile zone…