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Canada joins international group of 22 countries to protect oceans
Orca Habitat Canada has joined an international group of nearly two dozen other countries working to protect the world's oceans. 
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People in Resolute asked to boil water before drinking
Boil water advisory Nunavut's Health Department is asking people in the hamlet of Resolute to boil water before drinking or cooking, starting Thursday night.
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After backlash over new sign, town hopeful Inuvik artists will get involved in future projects
Inuvik new sign design The Town of Inuvik is questioning how it can get more local artists involved in projects, after none applied to help design the community’s new welcome sign.
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Yellowknife COVID-19 isolation shelter receives $150K donation from Rio Tinto
Yellowknife Women’s Society COVID-19 isolation shelte The Yellowknife Women's Society's COVID-19 isolation shelter got a significant funding boost from the company that partly-owns and operates the territory’s Diavik diamond mine.
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Inuit TV coming to the North from new Inuktut-language broadcaster
hi-alethea-arnaquq-baril1 Nunavut is getting a new all-Inuktut TV channel this year. Inuit TV, which was announced on Nunavut Day, will have Inuktut programming in dialects from all Inuit regions, including Greenland.
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Whitehorse artist's milk jug dress aims to inspire people to find art in recycling
Leslie Leong Leslie Leong is hoping to inspire people to find art in their recycling. At this week’s 'Artist in the Window' at the Yukon Artists @ Work gallery in Whitehorse, Leong’s creating a dress out of milk jugs.
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Hateful words, diminished services: How racism rears its head for N.L.'s Indigenous people
Mary Janet Hill In Newfoundland and Labrador, Indigenous communities have struggled with racism for generations. CBC spoke to a cross-section of people from Innu, Inuit and Mi'kmaq communities. While their experiences vary, the effect on their lives is much the same. 
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Happy Nunavut Day! Here are some ways to celebrate virtually
Nunavut Man The territory is celebrating Nunavut Day this year as an official statutory holiday, but celebrations will be mostly online due to the pandemic.
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Whitehorse RCMP defend use of force in arrest of man allegedly wielding axe
Whitehorse RCMP arrest Whitehorse RCMP arrested a man on Monday who they say was wielding an axe, but the incident has raised allegations online of excessive police force.
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Yukon eyes possible move to stage three COVID-19 plan next month
hanley june 30 Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley says while details are still being finalized, stage three would set the stage for life in the Yukon under the COVID-19 until a vaccine is developed or treatment options improve. 
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