Northwest Territories

► Adorable Fox Befriends Miners In Northwest Territories

HuffPost Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.25.2017 | Canada


N.W.T. Driver Stunned When Massive Black Wolves Appear For Daylight Chase

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.17.2017 | Canada

"Oh my God."

Bad Tax Idea Finds Its Way To The Northwest Territories

Patrick Luciani | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada Politics
Patrick Luciani

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.

Climate Change Is Making Life Really Hard For Northern Bison

The Canadian Press | Bob Weber | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada

Everything is getting wetter and they're being forced from their habitat.

What's It Like To Save Dogs In Iqaluit?

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Impact
Get Leashed Magazine

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.

Aboriginal Elder Dies After Stroke Misdiagnosed As Drunkenness

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada

The province has promised to investigate.

Wanted: Female Explorers On 'Hazardous Journey'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

A Calgary woman's ad promises to bring women to where "no man has gone before."

How This Tiny N.W.T. Town Is Leading The Way On Solar Energy

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Impact

While the rest of Canada talks and talks about reducing reliance on fossil fuels, one town is actually doing it.

N.W.T. Woman Says She Was Forced To Evict 2 Kids To Keep Her Home

CBC | Hilary Bird, CBC News | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada

Formerly homeless mother says N.W.T. Income Support withheld her rental allowance due to overcrowding

Territories Ask Feds To Reconsider Surprise Funding Cuts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Politics

Yukon Premier Darren Pasloski says changes to how Statistics Canada calculates territorial spending are having unintended effects.

How A N.W.T. Village Rejected Residential Schools, Built Its Own

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada

As Canadians grapple with the legacy of residential schools, Jean Marie River is trying to commemorate the fact it doesn't have to.

SDGs Put Federal Government on the Hot Seat for Poverty

Megan Hooft | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics
 Megan Hooft

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.

Yukon Dancers Sparkle at Panamania

Lisa Jackson | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Jackson

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.

Northwest Territories Braces For Another Bad Fire Season

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada

YELLOWKNIFE - The Northwest Territories is bracing for another hot wildfire season as a new report details last year's record-breaking burns."It's gri...

Member Of N.W.T Legislature Charged With Assault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2015 | Canada Politics

YELLOWKNIFE - A member of the Northwest Territories legislature has been charged with assault causing bodily harm.RCMP say Michael Nadli, who is 50, w...

Feds Appeal Injunction In NWT Resources Lawsuit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Politics

YELLOWKNIFE - The federal government is appealing an injunction blocking Ottawa's attempt to centralize control over resource development in the North...

NWT Won't Let Mom Register Baby Under Aboriginal Name

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada

Family can't get a health card for daughter, who has a traditional Chipewyan name

How to Recruit Employees to Canada's North

Deborah Nixon | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Business
Deborah Nixon

In interviews conducted by DPRA with Northern professionals, there were four key issues that were common to all situations: housing, access to training and development opportunities, limited access to services (in smaller communities), and social and lifestyle issues. What are some practical solutions for government employers?

Northwest Territory Hunter Dies After Grizzly Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada

NORMAN WELLS, - A hunter has been killed by a grizzly bear in the Northwest Territories.RCMP said they received a call Wednesday night about the attac...

Yellowknife Looks Like Beijing Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada

It has a population of around 20,000 people. This weekend it looked as polluted as a sprawling metropolis of millions. Yellowknife was blanketed w...

Hamlet Runs Up Multimillion-Dollar Deficit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Politics

FORT MCPHERSON, N.W.T. - The government of the Northwest Territories has dissolved the council in the community of Fort McPherson and has appointed an...

‘Tornadoes Of Fire' Linked To Climate Change

CBC | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada

Climate change is responsible for more frequent and larger forest fires, such as the ones now plaguing the Northwest Territories, says an Edmonton pro...

The Photos From The Fires In The Northwest Territories Are Apocalyptic

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada

The Northwest Territories is suffering through one of the worst summers for forest fires in decades and the photos are otherworldly. (Cr...

Bridging the Gaps in Cancer Care For First Peoples

Lee Fairclough | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Living
Lee Fairclough

So often we hear only about the lack of collaboration that exists across our country, but this is not the case here. These partners have committed to not only working together to address key cancer care issues with and for First Peoples, but also to track and measure the impact of the work together.

Alberta Oil Expertise Heading Up To The N.W.T.

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's energy regulator could be heading north to help the Northwest Territories manage its oilpatch.The territorial government has conf...