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'Startling' lack of progress made on Yukon housing and homelessness, says auditor general report
Downtown Whitehorse from above The latest report from the auditor general of Canada looks at what the Yukon government is doing to provide residents with access to suitable and affordable housing, through the Yukon Housing Corporation and the social services department.
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Indigenous calls for exemptions to Quebec's Bill 96 get louder
Cree students in northern Quebec Bill 96 will put a cap on the number of students who can attend English-language CEGEPS, as public colleges are called in Quebec, and put in place French-language requirements needed to graduate, among other measures.
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Yukon issues flood watch in Carmacks as Nordenskiold River spills over into properties
Carmacks The Government of Yukon has issued a flood watch in Carmacks because of high water levels on the Nordenskiold River that might rise even more given warmer temperatures and the "considerable" amount of snow that's left to melt.
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1 dead after house fire in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T.
Tuktoyaktuk fire RCMP have confirmed that someone lost their life following a house fire overnight in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T.
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Former Łutselk'e fishing guide pulls up nets on Great Slave Lake
Jerry Lockhart Jerry Lockhart drives onto the East Arm of Great Slave Lake in the N.W.T. every other day to check his nets. Watch him make a haul.
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'The system doesn't really work': Nunavut ATIPP watchdog slams GN in annual report
Graham Steele Nunavut's Information and Privacy Commissioner says the territorial government’s access to information system isn’t working.
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Yukon child advocate keeping a close eye on Jack Hulland Elementary School review, investigation
Annette King Annette King says she hasn't seen "any reports coming out of any investigations yet," but that it was "validating" for some of the youth who have approached her office to hear about the interim findings of a review ordered by the education department.
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Whitehorse's Gavin McKenna a 'special player,' says coach
Willie Desjardins Medicine Hat Tigers coach and general manager Willie Desjardins, who's worked with some of the best as a former NHL coach, calls Whitehorse's Gavin McKenna one of the "top players that I've ever worked with."
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Edward Lennie, 'Father of the Northern Games,' to enter Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Hans Lennie The late Edward Lennie, known widely as the 'Father of the Northern Games,' is being awarded the Order of Sport, Canada's highest honour. Lennie is being recognized as a renowned figure in traditional Arctic sports.
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Victim of historic assault questions transparency at Iqaluit City Hall
Jillian MacIsaac Jillian MacIsaac said when she learned that Iqaluit Mayor Kenny Bell had punched someone outside of a grocery store in Iqaluit last month, it took her back to the day Bell assaulted her in 2006.
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