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Spill at De Beers mine allegedly breached the Environmental Protection Act
De Beers Snap Lake mine tank The company appeared in an N.W.T. court this week. Court documents show it's being charged with breaching regulations involving storage tank systems for petroleum products and allied petroleum products.
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Yukon reports new COVID-19 case not linked to Watson Lake
CHINA-HEALTH/WENZHOU Yukon is reporting one new case of COVID-19, which is not linked the cluster of cases in Watson Lake.
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N.W.T. portion of Dempster Highway to temporarily close this year
Dempster Highway The stretch between kilometre 1 and 14.2 of Highway 8 will shut down once ferries stop operating for the season, according to a news release from the Northwest Territories government Thursday morning.
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Wolverine spotted on Yellowknife's Con Road, Dagenais Drive
Wolverine Miranda Beck’s dad has trapped hundreds of wolverines in his life, but the one they spotted yesterday on Con Road was the first she’d seen alive.
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Northwestel delays offer of unlimited internet packages
Northwestel satellite dish in Kugaaruk, Nunavut The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) told Northwestel that it needed more time to consider the company’s unlimited internet application, according to a Twitter post from the company on Thursday.
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28 N.W.T. organizations split $1M anti-poverty fund
Inuvik Youth Centre The successful proposals aim to reduce poverty through a number of initiatives including supporting food security, early childhood development and on-the-land activities.
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N.W.T. presents implementation plan for Aurora College to become university
Aurora College Fort Smith The government of the Northwest Territories released its implementation plan on Thursday, to transform Aurora College into a polytechnic university by 2025.
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Mining on wetlands debated at Yukon Water Board hearing
Indian River First Nations and placer miners disagree over how much harm is done to the environment when wetlands are dug up for mining. The issue was before the Yukon Water Board this week.
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Iqaluit man charged with attempted murder
rcmp cruiser Eliyah Jonah, 46, of Iqaluit, was charged with attempted murder and forcible confinement following an investigation into an apparent stabbing Tuesday night. He will appear in court Nov. 17.
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Nunavut extends its public health emergency for 2 more weeks
Health Minister George Hickes The Nunavut government has extended its public health emergency for another two weeks, until mid-November.
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