Politics






46% Voter Turnout for NWT Hamlet Elections

Voters in the South Slave have elected more female councillors to Fort Resolution’s hamlet council. Brandie Miersch and Angela Mckay will serve a two year term on council along with Arthur Beck. Over in the Deh Cho Fort Providence there…


McLeod Pushes for Protection of ANWR

The Member of Parliament for the NWT raised the importance of habitat for the Porcupine Caribou Herd in Ottawa yesterday. “The Gwich’in people have traditionally relied on the Porcupine Caribou herd as a main…





Silver Strikes Gold in Yukon Election

To the Yukon where the Liberals are in and the conservative Yukon Party is out. Sandy Silver went from being the lone liberal in the previous assembly to becoming Premier designate last night, with his…


Voters Head to the Polls in Yukon

Yukoners are heading to the polls today. Since 2002 the territory has been governed by the conservative leaning Yukon Party. The opposition NDP and Liberals are both campaigning to put  a price on carbon, while Premier Darrell…