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NWT government approves De Beers' Snap Lake mine water license changes - Water Technology Online

NWT government approves De Beers' Snap Lake mine water license changes - Water Technology Online | NWT News | Scoop.it
Aboriginal groups in the Northwest Territories are disappointed over a decision to approve a change that will almost triple the permitted level of TDS.
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NWT's first transition home for youth opening in Yellowknife - CBC.ca

NWT's first transition home for youth opening in Yellowknife - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories’ first transition home for homeless youth officially opens today in downtown Yellowknife.
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going down Lady Evelyn Falls in Northwest Territories.

going down Lady Evelyn Falls in Northwest Territories.

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'Night Moves' brings new light to the shadows of Canada's North @richardvancamp @rabbleca

'Night Moves' brings new light to the shadows of Canada's North  @richardvancamp @rabbleca | NWT News | Scoop.it

"I'm drawn to the underside of the Northwest Territories… That's where the juice is for me.”- @richardvancamp http://t.co/vsSV0tWtGZ #canlit

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'Night Moves' brings new light to the shadows of Canada's North  @richardvancamp @rabbleca

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Premier of #NWT, the Honourable Bob McLeod announced a contribution in the amount of $25,000

Premier of #NWT, the Honourable Bob McLeod announced a contribution in the amount of $25,000 | NWT News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2015- UNHCR thanks the Government of New Brunswick, Northwest Territories and Ontario for their unprecedented contributions to the Syrian refugee crisis.
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On 11 September 2015, the Premier of Northwest Territories, the Honourable Bob McLeod announced a contribution in the amount of $ 25 thousand Canadian dollars as an immediate response to the Syrian crisis.

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Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada | All About Travel

Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada | All About Travel | NWT News | Scoop.it
Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada http://t.co/H1r5bwdqSy
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David Radcliffe spouse of former ‪#‎NWT‬ MLA (and #Con Party candidate) Sandy Lee is being called a racist

David Radcliffe spouse of former ‪#‎NWT‬ MLA (and #Con Party candidate) Sandy Lee is being called a racist | NWT News | Scoop.it
"A Yellowknife Catholic School Board official is being called a racist, after comments made on social media.
David Radcliffe is the board's aboriginal activities coordinator.
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Canada's Ekati and Diavik Diamond Mines

Canadamark. Integrity and heritage assured. The light of the land. In the sub-arctic tundra, one of the most remote places on earth. From deep beneath Canada's ...
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Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling

Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling | NWT News | Scoop.it
Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling

The issue of Shell's offshore drilling has split Alaska's Inupiaq community in half, and both sides mourn the loss of this unity.
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New NWT student financial assistance benefits: what you need to know

Students who are undecided about moving or returning to the NWT have a host of new incentives to lure them back and keep them in the territory, starting this fall.
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A bush pilot's view of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

A bush pilot's view of Wrangell-St.Elias National Park A National Park Service video lets you see the nation's largest national park through the eyes of one of its bush pilots, a man who grew up homesteading in the park and began flying in its backcountry...
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NWT's Thaidene Nene park plan leaves 25% of area open to development - CBC.ca

NWT's Thaidene Nene park plan leaves 25% of area open to development - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The N.W.T. government's plan for Thaidene Nene park near Lutsel K'e would leave almost a quarter of the area open to development, a proposal that's being "reluctantly accepted" by the local First Nation.
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Yellowknife takes NWT to court for more political power - My Yellowknife Now

Yellowknife takes NWT to court for more political power - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The City of Yellowknife will head to the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories to argue for fairer representation in the territorial legislature. The city has been looking at legal action for ...
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NWT gov't announces 3 early childhood development pilot projects - CBC.ca

NWT gov't announces 3 early childhood development pilot projects - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories government is implementing pilot projects across the territory, aiming to help address gaps in early childhood development in small communities.
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New map shows clear picture of domestic violence in NWT - CBC.ca

New map shows clear picture of domestic violence in NWT - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
A new map is providing a clear picture of domestic violence in the Northwest Territories, and in many cases it’s clear there are no places for women to go.
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Researchers aiming to identify, eliminate intimate partner violence in NWT

Researchers aiming to identify, eliminate intimate partner violence in NWT | NWT News | Scoop.it
A research project created to identify and address challenges of intimate partner violence in the Northwest Territories is headed into its fifth and final year, and the results aren’t pretty.
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No injuries after Buffalo Airways plane crashes in Northwest Territories - Globalnews.ca

No injuries after Buffalo Airways plane crashes in Northwest Territories - Globalnews.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
Transportation Safety Board spokesman Chris Krepski says the Buffalo Airways plane was en route this morning from Yellowknife to Norman Wells, N.W.T., when it experienced engine failure.
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No injuries after Buffalo Airways plane crashes in Northwest Territories

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Northwest territories association of architects debuts architectural awards – canadian architect | Fastest pitch

northwest territories association of architects launches inaugural architectural awards programThe Northwest Territories Association of Architects invites all
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Rally Against Fracking in the NWT

Rally Against Fracking in the NWT | NWT News | Scoop.it
Rally Against Fracking in the NWT Fracking Action North (FAN) is a coalition of NWT organizations, including Alternatives North, Ecology North, the NWT Chapter Council of Canadians, Canadian Physicians for the Environment, and individuals/citizens...
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Urban aboriginal women making 'strong gains' in employment, report says

Urban aboriginal women making 'strong gains' in employment, report says | NWT News | Scoop.it
A new study says urban aboriginal women are the only demographic in Canada to see an increase in employment rates since 2007.
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Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in increasingly hot water

Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in increasingly hot water The annual State of the Climate report delves into the details of already reported record-smashing warmth globally in 2014, giving special attention to the world's oceans. July...
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Photos: Talkeetna archaeological dig

Photos: Talkeetna archaeological dig High school students help out on an archaeological dig across the street from the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station during the first two weeks of July 2015 in Talkeetna. July 19, 2015...
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Is Arctic sea ice more resilient than scientists thought? Yes and no.

Is Arctic sea ice more resilient than scientists thought? Yes and no. | NWT News | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice volume increased a surprising amount during the cool summer of 2013, but researchers say if overall temperatures continue rising, ice will melt in the long run.
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Fort Good Hope nuns retire after two decades in NWT - CBC.ca

Fort Good Hope nuns retire after two decades in NWT - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
What started as a one year assignment turned in to nearly two decades in the North for sister Joan Liss, who is retiring along with Sister Pauline Girodat.
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Don't let MacKenzie River Basin deals slow to a trickle - The Globe and Mail

Don't let MacKenzie River Basin deals slow to a trickle - The Globe and Mail | NWT News | Scoop.it
Western provinces need to move quickly to ensure the waters in the entire basin are protected
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