Arctic forecast for the 2016-17 winter season

With an unseasonably warm winter temperatures last winter, lower polar ice levels and the cusp of winter upon us, northerners are wondering what is in store for this cold season. Last winter we were…



Fentanyl Bust in Yellowknife

RCMP have confirmed that Fentanyl is the substance that was found at a residence on Borden Drive. Police resources from British Columbia and Alberta assisted the NWT RCMP Federal Investigations Unit with the execution…


Norman Wells Drug Bust

The Norman Wells RCMP have seized a large quantity of drugs on November 22nd. The according to a press release, The police conducted an investigation into illegal drugs being brought into the community and…




Opioid Overdoses Motivate RCMP Investigation

RCMP are investigating reports of an unknown powder substance on Borden Drive in Yellowknife but no arrests have been made. A GNWT public health advisory says that there were a number of near fatal…




RCMP Warns Residents of an Email Scam

The Federal Investigation Unit of the Northwest Territories RCMP is warning residents of an on going email scam that was reported in Yellowknife. The email is said to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency…



Abernethy Announces Opioid Task Group

The GNWT is preparing an emergency response team to deal with the increase of Fentanyl and other Opioids. Health and Social Services Minister Glen Abernethy says that a NWT Opioid Misuse and Overdose Task…


Giant Mine Rabbits Tested For Arsenic

Rabbits living around Giant Mine are being tested for arsenic. Carl Williams, a trapper and harvester, is sending the rabbits to the University of Saskatchewan. “I just snare them and they want them not…