Yellowknife

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...