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Wildfire 'unlikely' to reach Sambaa K'e, N.W.T., in next 24 hours 
N.W.T. Fire A day of rain and favourable winds have kept the raging wildfire near Sambaa K’e, N.W.T., to about 10 kilometres from the community. 
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Wrecked vehicles a growing eyesore alongside Yukon highways, MLA says
Abandoned vehicles Yukon The number of crashed-out cars and trucks strewn about ditches up and down Yukon highways is growing — and one MLA says it's time the government cleans them up.
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Yukon presents implementation plan for MMIWG2S+ strategy
The Yukon Advisory Committee A Yukon group focused on missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit-plus people has presented an implementation plan for the territory's MMIWG2S+ strategy.
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Return begins for those who fled the Kátł'odeeche First Nation 3 weeks ago
April Martel People who live at the Kátł'odeeche First Nation in the N.W.T. are beginning to return home, more than three weeks after an evacuation because of wildfire.
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Trudeau Foundation effort to move sexual harassment lawsuit could sink the case, argues lawyer
Cherry Smiley/Stephen Kakfwi A lawyer says the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation's attempt to move a sexual harassment case to Quebec is an effort to delay the proceedings and end the lawsuit. The case involves former N.W.T. premier Stephen Kakfwi.
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New research shows Arctic could see ice-free summers by 2030
Boater in Eclipse Sound, Pond Inlet A paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature has concluded that northern waters could be open for months at a time as early as 2030, even if humanity manages to drastically scale back its greenhouse gas emissions.
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Yukon government workers ratify new tentative agreement
Yukon coat of arms Yukon Employees Union members have ratified a new collective agreement with the territorial government. Workers will see raises totaling 10.5 per cent over the three-year deal, with nurses and midwives in line for even larger pay hikes.
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N.W.T. wildfire eats up 25 per cent more land, still 10km away from Sambaa K'e
June 5 Sat Images Sambaa K'e Fire A wildfire burning out of control near Sambaa K'e, N.W.T., has consumed another 50,000 hectares of land — but it's still 10 kilometres away from the fly-in community at its closest point. 
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Family in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, wants work near gravesite to stop
Adele Kumaruaq Angidlik A family in Rankin Inlet wants the hamlet to stop digging at a sand pit outside the community because they worry it's getting too close to where their family member is buried.
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Near disaster averted after unattended fires extinguished on popular Yellowknife trail
Frame Lake fire A fire on a popular Yellowknife trail near a residential neighborhood was a near disaster after it spread to a tree. The incident raises questions around deterring illegal fires and what the plan would be if one spread within the city limits.
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