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    'It's the worst way to lose a daughter,' says father of 14-year-old  murder victim in Inukjuak, Que.

    'It's the worst way to lose a daughter,' says father of 14-year-old murder victim in Inukjuak, Que.


    Jobie Epoo is struggling to understand how his daughter Bethany's killer, who was just shy of his 18th birthday at the time of her death, could be treated so leniently by the courts. The man, who can't be named, will serve six years in detention as a...

    Jobie Epoo is struggling to understand how his daughter Bethany's killer, who was just shy of his 18th birthday at the time of her death, could be treated so leniently by the courts. The man, who can't be named, will serve six years in detention as a young offender.

    OPINION | Downtown is the heart of Yellowknife, people just need to care about it

    OPINION | Downtown is the heart of Yellowknife, people just need to care about it


    While pushing for new life in vacant and unused spaces, and trying to improve the social issues, Rob Warburton says to remember to celebrate the successes...

    While pushing for new life in vacant and unused spaces, and trying to improve the social issues, Rob Warburton says to remember to celebrate the successes downtown.

    4 weeks, 500km, and 1 dog team: Iqaluit mushers complete epic spring trek

    4 weeks, 500km, and 1 dog team: Iqaluit mushers complete epic spring trek


    Jovan Simic and Victoria Perron recently finished a 500-kilometre, 27-day dog sled trek across the Arctic tundra. But they say the hardest part was coming back home to their day-to-day lives...

    Jovan Simic and Victoria Perron recently finished a 500-kilometre, 27-day dog sled trek across the Arctic tundra. But they say the hardest part was coming back home to their day-to-day lives in Iqaluit.

    Kaska elders say 'souga senla' for meal delivery program

    Kaska elders say 'souga senla' for meal delivery program


    'It means a lot to me,' said Hammond Dick, one of dozens of elders in Watson Lake, Yukon, who are receiving weekly deliveries of meals prepared in the local hospital...

    'It means a lot to me,' said Hammond Dick, one of dozens of elders in Watson Lake, Yukon, who are receiving weekly deliveries of meals prepared in the local hospital kitchen.

    Hugh Brody nailed white-Inuit relations in 1975 book — little has changed since

    Hugh Brody nailed white-Inuit relations in 1975 book — little has changed since


    Sara Minogue reviews Hugh Brody's book The People's Land, from 1975, comparing it to a more modern publication — a recent Facebook post that went viral, titled 'Dear white...

    Sara Minogue reviews Hugh Brody's book The People's Land, from 1975, comparing it to a more modern publication — a recent Facebook post that went viral, titled 'Dear white people.'

    Friends, bonding and a lot of grease at women's snowmobile repair course

    Friends, bonding and a lot of grease at women's snowmobile repair course


    The next time Megan Pizzo-Lyall’s snow machine breaks down while out on the land, she’ll know how to get her machine back up and running again thanks to a small engine repair course in Rankin...

    The next time Megan Pizzo-Lyall’s snow machine breaks down while out on the land, she’ll know how to get her machine back up and running again thanks to a small engine repair course in Rankin Inlet.

    From drop-out to master's student, Inuvik woman says 'stay in school'

    From drop-out to master's student, Inuvik woman says 'stay in school'


    Crystal Lennie now has a diploma and a bachelor's degree, and wants to be a deputy health minister. She calls education a 'lifelong...

    Crystal Lennie now has a diploma and a bachelor's degree, and wants to be a deputy health minister. She calls education a 'lifelong journey.'

    Lutselk'e innovation centre meant to help young people develop skills, spur economic development

    Lutselk'e innovation centre meant to help young people develop skills, spur economic development


    A corporation aims to help young residents of Lutselk'e, N.W.T., develop skills and better their own community through what’s called the Dene DreamMaker Innovation Centre. It opened in...

    A corporation aims to help young residents of Lutselk'e, N.W.T., develop skills and better their own community through what’s called the Dene DreamMaker Innovation Centre. It opened in February.

    Iqaluit bodybuilder follows her passion, wins gold

    Iqaluit bodybuilder follows her passion, wins gold


    Elle Joyce Sagadraca's dedication to bodybuilding led to a gold and silver medal win at a regional bikini competition in...

    Elle Joyce Sagadraca's dedication to bodybuilding led to a gold and silver medal win at a regional bikini competition in Ontario.

    Yellowknife journalist wins award for short story based on respected grandfather

    Yellowknife journalist wins award for short story based on respected grandfather


    Cullen Crozier wrote a short story in his grandfather's voice called The Duck Caller. It recently won Up Here magazine's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous creative...

    Cullen Crozier wrote a short story in his grandfather's voice called The Duck Caller. It recently won Up Here magazine's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous creative non-fiction.

    Yukon tourism, First Nations, geoscience get $8.3M funding boost

    Yukon tourism, First Nations, geoscience get $8.3M funding boost


    Money was announced on Thursday for 16 projects, including a boutique-style hotel in downtown Whitehorse, a feasibility study for solar power in Beaver Creek, and a project to increase tourists' access to local...

    Money was announced on Thursday for 16 projects, including a boutique-style hotel in downtown Whitehorse, a feasibility study for solar power in Beaver Creek, and a project to increase tourists' access to local food.

    Iqaluit can pump water from Apex River for 7 years: review board

    Iqaluit can pump water from Apex River for 7 years: review board


    The City of Iqaluit wants to extract as much as 500 million litres of water from the Apex River to Lake Geraldine between the months of July and October until...

    The City of Iqaluit wants to extract as much as 500 million litres of water from the Apex River to Lake Geraldine between the months of July and October until 2026.