Yellowknife

Are We Repeating Old Mistakes With the Oil Sands?

Dianne Saxe | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Politics
Dianne Saxe

The approved EA measures are very complex, and will include freezing in place the huge underground dumps of arsenic trioxide which pose the greatest health risk. It is likely to take 25 years to freeze it all. The freezing system will have to be actively operated, forever. The arsenic will stay poisonous -- it does not improve with time.

You Won't Find National Newspapers Here Anymore

CBC | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Business

National newspapers aren't available in Yellowknife anymore — the few stores that still shipped papers to the north stopped earlier this month,...

A Storm Lit The Sky On Fire In Yellowknife

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada

It looks like forests aren't the only thing on fire in Yellowknife lately. A thunderstorm mixed with clouds of smoke took over the sky in the city ...

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...

Massive Fireball Explodes Over Yellowknife

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada

A massive fireball exploded over Yellowknife early Thursday and was captured on camera. March 5, 2014 One of the brightest fireball I've seen toni...

Right To Play: The Indomitable Spirit Of Our Northern Neighbours

Martin Parnell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

Brad had spent twenty years battling addictions but the turning point came when he saw a poster for the 2005 BMO Vancouver Marathon. Not only did he run it but he came in 743 out of 5,000 athletes. Shortly before the article I was reading was published, Brad, whose running name is "Caribou Legs", had just finished an incredible ultra-run.

Harper To Mark End Of Devolution Talks In Yellowknife

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Politics

YELLOWKNIFE - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Yellowknife Monday to mark the end of talks granting province-like powers to the Northwest ...

The Feds Should Pony Up For Birth Control, Say Doctors

CBC | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Living

Doctors at the Canadian Medical Association's annual general meeting voted today in support of a motion asking the federal government to pay for birth...

Yellowknife Plane Hit With Bullet Mid-Air

CBC | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada

Police are investigating after they say a float plane in Yellowknife was hit with a bullet in mid-air on Sunday afternoon. Th...

Bureaucrat Gone Bad: Spree Included Vegas Vacation

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Aboriginal Affairs Department called in an auditor after one of its managers went on a wild, taxpayer-funded shopping spree, new document...

Bid For Province-Like Powers At Stake In Northwest Territories Election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Politics

YELLOWKNIFE - Voters in the Northwest Territories go to the polls today in an election crucial to a bid for province-like powers.The new government wi...

Yellowknife Crash Pilots ID'd

CBC | CBC | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada

Two pilots killed when the float plane they were flying crashed in Yellowknife have been identified. Pilot Trevor Jonasson and co-pilot Nicole Stac...

Float Plane Crashes On Yellowknife Street

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada

YELLOWKNIFE - Bystanders tried desperately to save the lives of two pilots Thursday after the bush plane they were flying crashed in an empty lot betw...

Arctic Airships: Aviator Signs First Deal

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2011 | Canada

The idea has been floating around for years, but a deal between a northern aviator and a British manufacturer could finally see giant airships sailing...

Plane Crash Victim Survived Previous Incident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada

HARBOUR MILLE, N.L. - A Newfoundland carpenter who died in a High Arctic jetliner crash was already frightened of the flights that took him to his nor...

Plane Crash Casts Pall On Harper Visit

CP | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The fatal crash of a jetliner in Resolute Bay on Saturday has cast a pall over Prime Minister Stephen Harper's annual Arctic tour scheduled f...

Survivors Sent To Ottawa Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada

RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut - One was a six-year-old granddaughter. One was returning to his Arctic job from his sister's Newfoundland funeral.One was the W...

Far North Crash Leaves 12 Dead

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2011 | Canada

RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut - Residents of a remote High Arctic hamlet and soldiers from nearby military exercises rushed to the scene of a deadly passenger...

12 Dead In Fiery Plane Crash Near Resolute Bay

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2011 | Canada

RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut - A First Air 737 crashed and caught fire in northern Nunavut Saturday, killing 12 people.Police say the jet, a 737-200, went do...

12 Dead In Fiery Plane Crash Near Resolute Bay

CP | Posted 10.20.2011 | Canada

RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut - Residents of a remote High Arctic hamlet and soldiers from nearby military exercises rushed to the scene of a deadly passenger...

William Misses The Net, Scores With Northern Crowd

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — YELLOWKNIFE - Prince William's courtship of Canada was taken up a notch Tuesday when he picked up a stick and tried his hand at...

What Will And Kate Should Really See In Yellowknife But Won't

The Huffington Post Canada | Katherine Laidlaw | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

After a fun-filled day in Prince Edward Island, William and Kate flew north to the land of the midnight sun. A crowd of a couple hundred turned out...