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It all started when the NWT finance minister suggested, in his last budget speech, that he would "investigate introducing a sugary drink tax" in 2018 to fight rising obesity and diabetes levels. Residents of the NWT already pay some the highest food costs in the country.
Everything is getting wetter and they're being forced from their habitat.
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More than half of all homeless dogs in Canada exist in the Northernmost parts of the provinces. Iqaluit is no different. The Iqaluit Humane Society (IHS) faces a lot of unique challenges -- it's not easy running one of the most isolated shelters in the world, with minimal staff, funding and resources.
The province has promised to investigate.
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A Calgary woman's ad promises to bring women to where "no man has gone before."
While the rest of Canada talks and talks about reducing reliance on fossil fuels, one town is actually doing it.
Formerly homeless mother says N.W.T. Income Support withheld her rental allowance due to overcrowding
As Canadians grapple with the legacy of residential schools, Jean Marie River is trying to commemorate the fact it doesn't have to.
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Yukon Premier Darren Pasloski says changes to how Statistics Canada calculates territorial spending are having unintended effects.
When it comes to poverty in this country, there is no question about it: our national government is failing. Latest estimates peg poverty at 4.8 million across the country. While some provinces and territories have stepped up to address poverty in their communities, the lack of political will and leadership in Ottawa has left premiers without adequate funding, guidance and metrics to properly tackle the issue.
The Dakhká Khwáan Dancers travelled 5,000 kilometres from Whitehorse to perform onstage at the Aboriginal Pavilion, as part of the 17-day Indigenous arts, culture and sports festival that ran parallel to the Pan Am Games.
YELLOWKNIFE - The Northwest Territories is bracing for another hot wildfire season as a new report details last year's record-breaking burns."It's grim," Environment Minister Michael Miltenberger said...