Growing Gardens in Norman Wells

The crops are growing in Norman Wells! The Inspiring Commercial Agriculture Conference ended yesterday at the Tree of Peace. Community members from all across the NWT came together to promote commercial agriculture. Norman Wells…


GNWT Looking to Legalize Medical Marijuana

The GNWT is considering legalizing medical marijuana. Minister of Health and Social Services commented on the hot topic at this week’s legislative assembly. This comes on the heels of Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart applying…



Indigenous Leaders push to stop Site C dam

Site C Dam, Pipelines and Cop 22. Indigenous leaders are pushing to have their say in more projects across the nation and climate change internationally. Dene National Chief Bill Erasmus, who is meeting in…


City of Yellowknife tackles homelessness

Last Friday the city of Yellowknife released 11 recommendations on how to tackle the homelessness issue in the city. These suggestions came from a working group that came together weekly over the summer to…


Tlicho Government Offering Wolf Harvester Training

The Tlicho government is offering a Wolf Harvester training program. Manager of Lands Protection Sjoerd Van Der Wielen explains… Traditionally dene trappers received four hundred and fifty dollars but a well handled pelt will…


Rare footage of Bowhead whales caught with drones

Arctic Researchers were able to obtain rare drone footage of one of Canada’s largest marine mammals, the Bowhead whale. This footage was obtained by WWF Canada, of the whales, which are the longest living…


Drug Arrests in Fort Simpson

Two individuals from Alberta are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Graham Cochrane and Laura Hicks from Devon Alberta were arrested in Fort Simpson on Sunday, October…


RCMP and Coroner Investigating Death

The investigation continues into the death of a 33 year old man that happened in Yellowknife over the weekend. According to an RCMP press release and reports from the public, the man was severely…


STEAM Horizon Awards

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation has launched a new awards program for Canadian youth that are pursuing a post-secondary education in science, technology, engineering, arts and math, called the STEAM Horizon…