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N.W.T., Nunavut premiers say they need time to digest federal offer on health care funding
N.W.T. Premier Caroline Cochrane Trudeau announced the federal government is ready to hike its health care spending by $46.2 billion in new spending over the next 10 years.
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Yellowknife workers to strike at midnight — or be locked out — union tells members
Yellowknife city hall stairs A bargaining update sent to some union workers Tuesday around 11 a.m., which CBC has obtained a copy of, states that the city has informed the union it is unable to budge on wages, "amongst other things."
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Yellowknife clubs hope for a deal as city, union enter final day of labour negotiations
Yellowknife's Ruth Inch Memorial Pool City workers are in a legal position to strike as of 8 a.m. Wednesday. If they don't reach a deal by midnight Tuesday night, the city is set to lock workers out before they can strike, triggering the closure of many city facilities and the shutdown of non-essential services and programs.
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Big to-do list as N.W.T. Legislative Assembly heads into one of its final sessions
N.W.T. Legislative Assembly There are still a few outstanding items left on the N.W.T. government’s to-do list, and with the clock ticking down to another election, MLAs will have to work hard and fast to get them done.
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Yukon University to offer courses for new program through Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce
Yukon University The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce spent last year asking local businesses what kind of training they wanted. The first classes will begin at Yukon University in March.
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Supreme Court of Canada hears appeal on Yukon First Nation's residency requirement
SCOC stock 20221128 The Supreme Court of Canada will hear appeals on Tuesday, centred on a Yukon First Nation's requirement that elected officials live on settlement land, and whether that requirement infringes the Charter rights of citizens living elsewhere.
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Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree
Que Lithium Division 20230205 Starting in 2025, approximately 15 heavy trucks a day will roar through the ancestral hunting grounds of the Nemaska Cree, carrying the thousands of tonnes of ore that Nemaska Lithium plans to mine.
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Nahanni Butte, N.W.T., explores potential for geothermal district heating
Nahɂą Dehé Dene Band Office The small First Nation in Nahanni Butte, N.W.T., is exploring the potential for a district heating system powered by geothermal energy, thanks to studies that show high potential for the power source in the area.
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Yukon, N.W.T. MPs say federal climbdown on firearms bill was 'the right thing to do'
Michael McLeod Brendan Hanley Last week, the federal government announced it was withdrawing the amendments. In interviews with CBC on Monday, the two MPs — both of whom are members of the Liberal Party — each claimed a role in that decision.
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Water service restored after shutdown prompted by sewage backup in the Legislature
Nunavut Legislative Assembly Iqaluit issued emergency water shutdown to parts of city after a sewer backed up into Legislative Assembly Monday. The water is back on, with residents asked to boil water before using it until further notice.
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