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The West Block - New powers for the Northwest Territories

Sun, Feb 3: NWT Premier Bob McLeod on negotiating new powers and control over natural resources. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca
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Sun, Feb 3: NWT Premier Bob McLeod on negotiating new powers and control over natural resources. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca

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Unearthed: The Fracking Facade (2012)

Unearthed: The Fracking Facade (2012) | NWT News | Scoop.it
24 minutes | A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world: "With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are...
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"...A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world:
"With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are no documented cases that hydraulic fracturing ('fracking') has lead to the contamination of groundwater."
Brought to you by the team behind the upcoming South African feature documentary, Un•earthed, that is investigating natural gas development and the controversial method of extraction known as "fracking" from a global perspective. Should South Africa and other countries drill down?...."

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Nunatsiaq News on Twitter

Nunatsiaq News on Twitter | NWT News | Scoop.it
RIP: George Braden, 2nd premier of the Northwest Territories, 1980 to 1984, died May 25 at 65 of gastric cancer. pic.twitter.com/PyrM9lXtLv
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RIP: George Braden, 2nd premier of the Northwest Territories, 1980 to 1984,
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N.W.T. morel pickers poised for boreal bonanza - Globalnews.ca

N.W.T. morel pickers poised for boreal bonanza - Globalnews.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories government has been promoting the morel harvest for months as a fleeting but lucrative opportunity in the bush, suggesting hundreds of dollars a day are there literally for the picking.
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Are morel pickers more trouble than they're worth for NWT? - CBC.ca

Are morel pickers more trouble than they're worth for NWT? - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
This year's morel mushroom harvest could be worth as much as $10 million, but how much of that money will fall into Northerners pockets? And what's being done to keep tabs on pickers from outside the territory?
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Fort Yukon Goes Solar

Fort Yukon Goes Solar | NWT News | Scoop.it
Solar panels on Ft. Yukon Tribal Hall. CREDIT DAVID PELUNIS-MESSIER / TCC Ft. Yukon recently began operating a solar electric project. The system is testing integration of the energy source into the power grid of an isolated northern community.
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Cartase on Twitter

Cartase on Twitter | NWT News | Scoop.it
CANADA VIrginia Falls, Nahanni National Parks, Northwest Territories. pic.twitter.com/W0D7OLzkh0
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VIrginia Falls, Nahanni National Parks, Northwest Territories
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Infographic: Changes in Food Bank Use in Canada | The Homeless Hub

Infographic: Changes in Food Bank Use in Canada | The Homeless Hub | NWT News | Scoop.it
RT @CWP_CSP: Food bank usage notably higher in #Nunavut, #Yukon & Northwest Territories, a combined 247% since 2008 http://t.co/Wqx9UQnAk9
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RT @CWP_CSP: Food bank usage notably higher in #Nunavut, #Yukon & Northwest Territories, a combined 247% since 2008 http://t.co/Wqx9UQnAk9
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Northwest Territories landscape very close to Inuvik

Northwest Territories landscape very close to Inuvik | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Mackenzie Delta is frozen for the winter. Descending to YEV (i.e. Inuvik). October 27, 2014 at 12:40pm MDT (NWT Time).
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jeanpolfus:Aurora over Tulit’a, Northwest Territories on March... | スタアニアンテナ

jeanpolfus:Aurora over Tulit’a, Northwest Territories on March... | スタアニアンテナ | NWT News | Scoop.it
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White Girl: Moving On Up into the domain of the “Eaters of Raw Meat.” Coppermine

White Girl:  Moving On Up into the domain of the “Eaters of Raw Meat.” Coppermine | NWT News | Scoop.it

We will be moving yet again. This move will take us to the Arctic Ocean and into the domain of the “Eaters of Raw Meat.” Coppermine, which is now called Kugluktuk, is located on the Coronation Gulf, part of the Northwest Passage.

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#NWT #artists, #musicians face off against #fracking

#NWT #artists, #musicians face off against #fracking | NWT News | Scoop.it
Yellowknife resident Charlotte Overvold grew up playing with her family at Whitebeach Point on the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, where her uncle taught her an important lesson at the age of six.
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New water monitoring agreement between Canada and the Northwest Territories - Canada NewsWire (press release)

New water monitoring agreement between Canada and the Northwest Territories
Canada NewsWire (press release)
OTTAWA, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq and the Honourable J.
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Giant Lake Trout & Arctic Grayling in the Northwest Territories 3-Day Fishing Starting at $2,595

Giant Lake Trout & Arctic Grayling in the Northwest Territories 3-Day Fishing Starting at $2,595 | NWT News | Scoop.it
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Live from #Yellowknife #NWT #OldTownGlassworks @DanaSuppose

Live from #Yellowknife #NWT #OldTownGlassworks @DanaSuppose | NWT News | Scoop.it

Dana Sipos @DanaSuppose Live #YZF #NWT #OldTownGlassworks 8pm Mtn @Northern_Clips #Periscope http://ow.ly/i/buQZF pic.twitter.com/ks2wVkehSH

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Battle brewing over power in t... - My Yellowknife Now

Battle brewing over power in t... - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The provision of power to northern homes is becoming the subject of a bitter political dispute in the Northwest Territories. Back in December last year, Hay River decided not to renew Northland Uti...
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Wandering Fox

A fox wanders by at Prelude Lake Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada. Shot in May 2015. Music: "Easy Lemon (30 second)" Kevin MacLeod ...
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Question on Nurtrition North program

May 27, 2015 Mr. Dennis Bevington MP Northwest Territories: Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General has shown that the nutrition north criteria are not fair or ...
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Random Stuff — jeanpolfus: The quieter you become, the more...

Random Stuff — jeanpolfus: The quieter you become, the more... | NWT News | Scoop.it
jeanpolfus: “ The quieter you become, the more you can hear. Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. ”
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Northwest Territories Looking at Another Record-Breaking Summer of Forest Fires | VICE | Canada

Northwest Territories Looking at Another Record-Breaking Summer of Forest Fires  | VICE | Canada | NWT News | Scoop.it
Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off.
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dave king sur Twitter

dave king sur Twitter | NWT News | Scoop.it
@TonyStewart It's cold in The Northwest Territories also Tony !! But only -32 today !! pic.twitter.com/T0cgMbPstY
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Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440

Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440 | NWT News | Scoop.it
Cim Smyth arrived in Kotzebue early Easter morning, winning the 2015 Kobuk 440 sled dog race. In the early hours of Easter morning, the first mushers arrived into Kotzebue at the end of the Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
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Wood Buffalo National Park selling front row seats to #whooping #cranes’ #nesting area

Wood Buffalo National Park selling front row seats to #whooping #cranes’ #nesting area | NWT News | Scoop.it
For the first time ever, bird enthusiasts and conservationists are invited to enter the nesting grounds of the endangered whooping crane this year, thanks to new programming from Parks Canada.
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Massive drop expected in #NWT mineral exploration spending

Massive drop expected in #NWT mineral exploration spending | NWT News | Scoop.it
After defying a downward trend in declining mineral investment across Canada last year, the Northwest Territories is likely to be hit hard with a massive drop in exploration spending in 2015, according to gloomy new projections from the federal...
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Health in the #NWT: We get a D-minus but we're not complaining - My Yellowknife Now

Health in the #NWT: We get a D-minus but we're not complaining - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories gets a D-minus rating for health in a new Canada-wide report – but the territory’s residents say they’re fine. Despite the D-minus, ...
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2nd NWT mother demands traditional name for daughter - CBC.ca

2nd NWT mother demands traditional name for daughter - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
A second mother from the Northwest Territories says she also had to change the spelling of her daughter's name after the vital statistics office wouldn't allow her to use a glottal stop, part of her traditional aboriginal language.
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