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Sport North Funding Decreases

For the last three years, Sport North has been providing financial support with a budget of $1.9 Million annually that was distributed to approximately 30 sports organisations across the NWT. As of April 1st,…


Defence Minister Meets With Indigenous Leaders

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan met with Indigenous leaders to discuss the federal government’s defence policy review. Sajjan spoke with community members and national organisations on Wednesday at the Treaty 1 traditional territory in Winnipeg….


Power Restored in Wrigley

Light’s out in Wrigley. Most of the DehCho community of Wrigley had no electricity for over 18 hours. Community member Jay Horesay says while most landlines were also offline, people were getting concerned about…


Students Back to Class in LutselK’e

Last Friday was supposed to be the sod-turning ceremony for a new school in the works for LutselK’e.  However, when mould was discovered classes came to a screeching halt. The school is part of…



George Jones’ 85th Birthday

George Jones is arguably the greatest country singer of all time. His music was the core of what country music is about: heartache, loneliness and drinking the pain away. Today would have been George…


NWT and Yukon Receive Mini Clinics

Stockpiling for an emergency.  The NWT and Yukon now has two of Canada’s National Emergency Strategic Stockpile “Mini Clinics.” Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services Debbie Delancey says this can be deployed in…


Stewart Found Safe and Sound

A day after Fort McPherson RCMP scaled back their search for 37 year old Lanny Stewart, he was found on safe on Saturday. A video posted on Facebook by Karen Blake, shows an emotional…



Historic Week in Deline

History was made yesterday in Deline on Thursday, as of Midnight the charter community, the Déline First Nation, and the Déline Land Corporation were consolidated into the Déline Got’ine Government. Outgoing Chief Leonard Kenny…


Salmon flourishing in NWT rivers

The salmon population is booming in the Mackenzie and into the Liard River this year is triple the amounts usually seen and three weeks earlier than expected. Along with the increased amount of salmon,…


“Gwich’in United”

A united Gwich’in Tribal Council was the main product of last week’s general assembly in Inuvik.  The new executive’s swearing in ceremony was postponed a day out of respect for the passing of respected…


Bringing Generations Together at Kohdehdele

Youth in Fort Good Hope have a stronger sense of their culture and history. Betty Grandjambe is the language and culture coordinator for Kasho Gotine Community Council.  She brought youth and elders together for…


Building Northern Roads That Can Survive Climate Change

Funding continues to flow north for climate change research for roads.  The NWT Transportation Monitoring Program is entering it’s second phase. Transportation Minister Wally Schumann says its good to secure funding for the second…