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Wildfire near Yellowknife created its own weather and spawned a stormcloud that sent smoke 10 km into the air

Believe it or not, the colossal clouds that towered over Yellowknife Tuesday evening were pretty average-sized — for a wildfire-generated thunderstorm.But make no mistake, experts say: such storms are an extreme weather event that...

Goose hunters in Nunavut asked to report odd bird behaviour in case it's avian flu

The current strain of avian flu that's circulating in Canada hasn't reached Nunavut yet, but scientists want hunters in the territory to report any sick birds they see.Jennifer Provencher, a research scientist with Environment...

Iqaluit woman's comic book explores the monsters within us

There's something profound about exploring the good side of "bad" characters — their perspectives, their motivations — that compels Olivia Akeeshoo Chislett to draw.The Iqaluit artist and teacher is getting ready for the publication of...

Northern premiers say Russia's war jeopardizes Arctic Council's work to keep peace in the North

The premiers of Canada's three territories say Russia's invasion of Ukraine threatens the work of an international council that promotes peace in the Arctic.In letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dated a March 2,...

As NORAD jets train over the Arctic, experts say it's time to revamp aging northern defence systems

Arctic security experts say gaps in Northern defence technology could leave Canada vulnerable to an attack — and it's time for the federal government to make good on its promise to modernize northern defence...

Here's what Alberta's vote on Daylight Saving Time means for the N.W.T.

Albertans learn Tuesday whether a majority of them want to adopt Daylight Saving Time permanently, and the Northwest Territories is poised to follow suit if that's the case.Department of Justice spokesperson Ngan Trinh said in an email...

What Canada's 4 main political parties have promised for the North

From climate change to northern sovereignty to Indigenous rights, Canada's political parties all have something to say about the future of northern communities.We combed through each party's platform to dig out the promises that...

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