Emily Blake

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Majority of survey respondents vote to end seasonal time change in N.W.T.

The Northwest Territories is considering whether to end seasonal time changes after a survey suggested there's interest in the move.More than 87 per cent of 3,545 respondents said they are in favour of adopting a permanent...

'Beside myself': Renters struggle to find affordable housing in the North

Aurora Rose Gellenbeck has been living out of a hotel in Yellowknife for the past month because she hasn't been able to find anywhere suitable to rent.She's working two jobs but said she has...

'Our language is still here': Revitalizing Indigenous languages in the North

From legislative chambers to classrooms, and on the radio and TV, Indigenous languages are spoken and heard every day across the North thanks to dedicated elders, teachers, translators and broadcasters.Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, who has long...

Limited transportation infrastructure facing threats in the North

Andrew Arreak says travelling on the ice — the main highway in Canada's Arctic — provides access to the land and food, connects communities and is part of Inuit identity. But climate change is making...

'Big message': Northern delegates bring Indigenous, youth perspective to COP27

Carissa Waugh says her family hasn't been able to set up their fish nets like they used to due to declining salmon numbers in Yukon."With that we are losing our connection to our culture,"...

'I was really homesick': Some northern students travel far from home for high school

When Angelina Arrowmaker was ready to start high school in 2017, she and her mother packed their bags and flew 195 kilometres south to Yellowknife.They made the move because the school in Arrowmaker's home...

N.W.T. man among finalists in international astronomy photographer contest

A man from Yellowknife is gaining international recognition for a photo capturing a stunning display of dancing green aurora lights over the Cameron River.Fred Bailey was the only Canadian among the finalists in the...

Tłı̨chǫ reflect on legacy of Treaty 11 during 100-year celebrations

As some communities in the Northwest Territories gather to celebrate 100 years since Treaty 11 was signed, many Indigenous people are reflecting on what the historic agreement means today.The last of the numbered treaties...

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