Territories

  • Ryan Leef handcuffs, puts vandal under citizen arrest
    Ryan Leef handcuffs, puts vandal under citizen arrest CBC - 6 hours ago

    A Whitehorse woman says she was apprehended by Yukon's Conservative candidate late at night by a roadside where she was defacing his campaign signs. Carrie Boles says … More »Ryan Leef handcuffs, puts vandal under citizen arrest

    Ryan Leef handcuffs, puts vandal under citizen arrest

    A Whitehorse woman says she was apprehended by Yukon's Conservative candidate late at night by a roadside where she was defacing his campaign signs. Carrie Boles says she had destroyed about half a dozen Ryan Leef election signs when the politician, dressed in camouflage, came out of the trees with another man dressed …

  • Yellowknife RCMP lay charges after string of drug busts CBC - 8 hours ago

    Yellowknife RCMP have charged eight people after a string of drug busts in the city Tuesday, where officers arrested 16 people and seized drugs at three separate residences. … More »Yellowknife RCMP lay charges after string of drug busts

    Yellowknife RCMP have charged eight people after a string of drug busts in the city Tuesday, where officers arrested 16 people and seized drugs at three separate residences. Seven men and one woman are now facing a slew of drug charges, including trafficking cocaine and marijuana. RCMP say the seizure included more than …

  • Nunavut says new muskox rules reflect science, Inuit knowledge
    Nunavut says new muskox rules reflect science, Inuit knowled … CBC - 10 hours ago

    The Nunavut Government has changed some of its muskox regulations, including shifting the boundaries for management zones and changing the total allowable harvests for … More »Nunavut says new muskox rules reflect science, Inuit knowled …

    Nunavut says new muskox rules reflect science, Inuit knowledge

    The Nunavut Government has changed some of its muskox regulations, including shifting the boundaries for management zones and changing the total allowable harvests for muskoxen in some parts of the territory. 

  • Creditors vote to accept 11.5 cents on the dollar after Yukon … The Canadian Press - 10 hours ago

    WHITEHORSE - The majority of companies owed money by the Yukon Zinc Corp. have voted to accept a restructuring plan that will see some creditors receive 11.5 cents on … More »Creditors vote to accept 11.5 cents on the dollar after Yukon …

    WHITEHORSE - The majority of companies owed money by the Yukon Zinc Corp. have voted to accept a restructuring plan that will see some creditors receive 11.5 cents on every dollar.

  • N.W.T. avoids power rate hike with $29.7M to cover diesel costs
    N.W.T. avoids power rate hike with $29.7M to cover diesel co … CBC - 10 hours ago

    The Government of the Northwest Territories says it will provide $29.7 million to the Northwest Territories Power Corporation this year to prevent an increase to power … More »N.W.T. avoids power rate hike with $29.7M to cover diesel co …

    N.W.T. avoids power rate hike with $29.7M to cover diesel costs

    The Government of the Northwest Territories says it will provide $29.7 million to the Northwest Territories Power Corporation this year to prevent an increase to power rates in the territory due to low water. ​McLeod made a similar announcement last September, when he said the territorial government would borrow $20 million to …

  • Personal items found near Yellowknife belonged to missing Japanese … The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago

    RCMP say personal items found in the woods outside Yellowknife belonged to a Japanese tourist who disappeared from the area last fall. Atsumi Yoshikubo, who was 45, … More »Personal items found near Yellowknife belonged to missing Japanese …

    RCMP say personal items found in the woods outside Yellowknife belonged to a Japanese tourist who disappeared from the area last fall. Atsumi Yoshikubo, who was 45, was last seen Oct. 22, 2014, as she walked along a highway north of the city. A few weeks later, RCMP said she planned to disappear into the wilderness and …

  • Atsumi Yoshikubo's belongings found with human remains near … CBC - 11 hours ago

    Yellowknife RCMP have confirmed that items found in the woods along with human remains on Monday belonged to Atsumi Yoshikubo, a tourist from Japan who went missing from … More »Atsumi Yoshikubo's belongings found with human remains near …

    Yellowknife RCMP have confirmed that items found in the woods along with human remains on Monday belonged to Atsumi Yoshikubo, a tourist from Japan who went missing from the city last fall. The remains were found Monday evening off the old stretch of Highway 4 near Yellowknife. Police say tests still need to be done on …

  • Northwestel hopes to fix slow internet in Yellowknife by tonight
    Northwestel hopes to fix slow internet in Yellowknife by ton … CBC - 11 hours ago

    Northwestel says it hopes to fix a problem that's causing on-again-off-again slow internet service for as many as 500 cable internet customers in Yellowknife by tonight. … More »Northwestel hopes to fix slow internet in Yellowknife by ton …

    Northwestel hopes to fix slow internet in Yellowknife by tonight

    Northwestel says it hopes to fix a problem that's causing on-again-off-again slow internet service for as many as 500 cable internet customers in Yellowknife by tonight. "It was really the accumulating of those situations that started to twig us onto the fact that we had a wider issue," said Paul Gillard, Northwestel's …

  • Yukon Zinc creditors vote 'Yes' to restructuring plan
    Yukon Zinc creditors vote 'Yes' to restructuring pla … CBC - 13 hours ago

    Yukon Zinc creditors voted Wednesday to accept a new restructuring plan following a townhall meeting held by the company earlier this week.  More »Yukon Zinc creditors vote 'Yes' to restructuring pla …

    Yukon Zinc creditors vote 'Yes' to restructuring plan

    Yukon Zinc creditors voted Wednesday to accept a new restructuring plan following a townhall meeting held by the company earlier this week. 

  • Whitehorse man found dead near Miles Canyon
    Whitehorse man found dead near Miles Canyon CBC - 13 hours ago

    A body found near Whitehorse's Miles Canyon Tuesday evening is believed to be that of Christopher Brisson, a Whitehorse man who was reported missing last week. Whitehorse … More »Whitehorse man found dead near Miles Canyon

    Whitehorse man found dead near Miles Canyon

    A body found near Whitehorse's Miles Canyon Tuesday evening is believed to be that of Christopher Brisson, a Whitehorse man who was reported missing last week. Whitehorse RCMP responded to a call that a body had been found on Sept. 1, at approximately 4 p.m. The response caused the Miles Canyon Road to be closed for a …

  • 'Beautiful' chinook salmon at Whitehorse fish ladder

    The Whitehorse fish ladder is now closed for another season, which has officials assessing the kind of salmon run it's been this year. There were 1,461 chinook salmon counted, making their way up the fish ladder, around the Whitehorse dam, en route upriver to their spawning grounds, by the time the ladder closed for the …

  • Iqaluit RCMP are looking for two males who reportedly stole money and liquor from the city's First Air cargo building early Tuesday morning.

  • Aside from the filling, this week the pastry team from Calgary's Fairmont Palliser recreated a massive birthday cake that the hotel made more than 80 years ago for Senator Patrick Burns. On Sept. 1, 1905, the Canadian Parliament passed the Alberta Act, which created the province of Alberta from the former Northwest Territories. …

  • Six Mile River Resort, Pine Valley Bakery tired of water issues

    Meanwhile on the Alaska Highway 100 kilometres south of Beaver Creek, Olivier and Mylène Le Diuzet continue to battle with the territorial government over water potability issues. In 2014, an initial inspection of Pine Valley Bakery and Lodge found that everything was fine, Olivier Le Diuzet told the CBC previously. Despite usual …

  • Bruno Simpson, an N.W.T. man who broke into a home and sexually assaulted a teenager, was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday in Northwest Territories Supreme Court. Simpson, an aboriginal man from a community in the Tlicho region, pleaded guilty to the charge of break and enter with the intent to commit sexual …

  • In addition to the federal election, Iqaluit residents will also vote for mayor and city council on October 19, and the city's chief electoral officer is reminding any would-be candidates to get their nomination forms in. The election, which is the same day as the municipal election for the neighbouring territorial capital …

  • Yellowknife approves plans for Explorer Hotel expansion

    Yellowknife's hotel war is heating up as the city has approved plans by Touchstone Holdings to add 72 rooms plus a banquet hall to The Explorer Hotel. The approval comes as construction on a rival hotel — located right next door to The Explorer — continues at a brisk pace. The new, eight-storey wing of The Explorer Hotel …

  • Vote to End Poverty rally wants homelessness in federal election spotlight

    A small group held a rally in Whitehorse on Tuesday to try to bring poverty to the forefront of this year's federal election campaign. The event was organized by the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, which said it's seen an increase in food bank use, shelter use and other markers of poverty. The rally coincided with the kickoff …

  • N.W.T. election: Online voter registration to run until Nov. 4

    Voters in the Northwest Territories can once again register online to vote in the territorial election on Nov. 23. "We did have online registration in 2011, but the interactive voter lookup is a new feature," said N.W.T. Chief Electoral Officer Nicole Latour. "If they've had a move and it reflects their old address for …

  • Yellowknife RCMP seize drugs, firearms in 3 raids

    Yellowknife RCMP say 16 people were arrested and drugs seized in raids on three separate residences Tuesday.