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Feds announce long-awaited deepwater port for Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut
Nunavut Port 20210804 Infrastructure minister Catherine McKenna announced the $40 million project Wednesday at a news conference in Iqaluit as the federal government prepares for a possible election.
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Yukon schools to return to 'near normal' operations, says minister
Jeanie McLean Yukon schools will be back to "near normal" operations when classes resume later this month, says Education Minister Jeanie McLean.
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Most new N.W.T. syphilis cases are in people without adequate housing
N.W.T. Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Andy Delli-Pizzi Dr. Andy Delli-Pizzi says the majority of syphilis cases in a recent spike — about 60 per cent — are being found in people who don't have adequate housing. There have been 37 cases of syphilis reported this year.
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Nunavut Speaker Paul Quassa resigns from role as Aggu MLA
Paul Quassa Quassa's resignation, which will be effective as of Aug. 13, comes just shy of the end of his term, with Nunavut's general upcoming election scheduled for Oct. 25.
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COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: Over 62 per cent of First Nations and Inuit fully vaccinated
vaccine shot Over 62 percent of people aged 12 and up in First Nations and Inuit communities are now fully vaccinated, according to the latest data from Indigenous Services Canada.
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Report documents 'degrading' treatment of Indigenous women at Yukon and B.C. mines
Wolverine Mine A new report documenting the experiences of Indigenous women and women of colour at mining camps in Yukon and northern B.C., suggests women are often assigned low-paying, menial jobs at mines because of their gender — and it's those very roles that often compromise their personal safety. 
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Nunavut lays out its back-to-school plan for 2021-22
Aqsarniit Middle School Instead of the four stages used last school year, several factors will determine the pandemic's impact on school operations, including the status of COVID-19 in each community.
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Whitehorse student accused of sexual assault on Facebook files defamation lawsuit
Yukon court A student at F.H. Collins Secondary School who was falsely accused of sexual assault in a Facebook post earlier this year has filed a defamation lawsuit against the author of the post.
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Mask mandate, self-isolation after domestic travel, ends today in Yukon
Deanna White Some COVID-19 restrictions are lifted effective Wednesday, as new recommendations from the territory's chief medical officer of health kick in. Yukoners have mixed feelings.
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Survivor's memories of plane trip to N.W.T. residential school points to aviation's role in the system
Wardair Bristol airplane Yellowknife Ernie Bernhardt says a historic plane at the entrance into Yellowknife was the first plane he ever boarded — and it took him away from his home in Aklavik, N.W.T., to a residential school.
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