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    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.

    Hay River highrise owner owed Canada Revenue Agency $500K

    Hay River highrise owner owed Canada Revenue Agency $500K


    According to court documents, in 2014 the Canada Revenue Agency got the legal authority to seize and sell off Harry Satdeo's assets in order to pay off $502,762.10 worth of income tax...

    According to court documents, in 2014 the Canada Revenue Agency got the legal authority to seize and sell off Harry Satdeo's assets in order to pay off $502,762.10 worth of income tax debt.

    Ottawa needs to 'walk the walk' on reconciliation, says Federal Court judge

    Ottawa needs to 'walk the walk' on reconciliation, says Federal Court judge


    Ottawa needs to ‘walk the walk’ on reconciliation, says a Federal Court judge in a ruling released Tuesday as part of an ongoing class action lawsuit launched by residential school day scholars and more than 100 First...

    Ottawa needs to ‘walk the walk’ on reconciliation, says a Federal Court judge in a ruling released Tuesday as part of an ongoing class action lawsuit launched by residential school day scholars and more than 100 First Nations.

    Indigenous women come forward with accounts of forced sterilization, says lawyer

    Indigenous women come forward with accounts of forced sterilization, says lawyer


    A Saskatchewan-based class action lawsuit filed for certification alleges coerced sterilization of Indigenous women is yielding reports from more than one hundred women across Canada who say they were sterilized without their...

    A Saskatchewan-based class action lawsuit filed for certification alleges coerced sterilization of Indigenous women is yielding reports from more than one hundred women across Canada who say they were sterilized without their consent.

    Yukon's 1st private pot retailer now open, in time for 4/20

    Yukon's 1st private pot retailer now open, in time for 4/20


    With retail licence now in hand, Triple J's Canna Space opened for business in downtown Whitehorse on Thursday...

    With retail licence now in hand, Triple J's Canna Space opened for business in downtown Whitehorse on Thursday morning.

    Nunavut man says heavy burden lifted after determining location of mother's grave

    Nunavut man says heavy burden lifted after determining location of mother's grave


    A federal database helping connect Inuit with family members lost under federal tuberculosis policies in the mid-20th century has helped Jack Anawak, a well-known former Nunavut politician, determine where his mother is...

    A federal database helping connect Inuit with family members lost under federal tuberculosis policies in the mid-20th century has helped Jack Anawak, a well-known former Nunavut politician, determine where his mother is buried.