Historica Canada films Kenojuak Ashevak Heritage Minute

Inuk artist Kenojuak Ashevak’s legacy is being celebrated in a Heritage Minute film to be released in 2016. Ashevak was born in Baffin Island and heavily influenced by the landscapes around Cape Dorset. Historica Canada filmed the feature…



Shell halts 80,000-barrel-a-day oilsands project

The company cited a lack of pipeline infrastructure and low price of oil. By: Avery Zingel Royal Dutch Shell Canada announced that it will stop the construction of an oil project near Peace River, Alberta,…




Liberals end a near-decade of Conservative rule

For the first time in Canadian history, a party that once held a meagre 36 seats has reinvented itself to form a majority government. In a landslide election, the Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau has…





Federal candidates spar at last night’s CBC debate

All four federal candidates shared their election promises at the CBC Northwest Territories debate yesterday. NDP candidate Dennis Bevington, Conservative candidate Floyd Roland, Green Party candidate John Moore, and Liberal candidate Michael McLeod attended the debate. The debate saw an…





Minister gives awards for preserving NWT culture

This week, Minister of Education and Culture Jackson Lafferty gave out awards recognizing individuals who promote and preserve northern culture. As northerners, “hunting and trapping, artwork and craftmanship, and traditional values and languages are all…