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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Smoke from N.W.T. fires reaches Saskatchewan, Manitoba

Smoke hovers in the sky near Kakisa, N.W.T. The community of about 50 people was evacuated for a week as fires raged.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Correction from Source/Media Advisory: Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay...

On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, will make an announcement on Wednesday about festivals in the Northwest Territories.

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Minister Findlay Meets With Yellowknife Businesses to Highlight the...

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, today took part in a roundtable with business owners in Yellowknife to obtain their feedback on the Government of Canada's measures to reduce red tape for small and medium-sized businesses.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBC News

Sinkhole opens on Yellowknife's Forrest Drive

City crews in Yellowknife scrambled to fill in a 2-metre deep sinkhole that appeared on Forrest Drive near Burwash Drive around 9:30 a.m. The hole, about two metres deep and 1.5 metres square, appeared at approximately 9:30 a.m. Crews have since filled in the area with gravel.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

CBC News

'What am I doing up here?' The social impacts of mining jobs

Some women in the Northwest Territories say the social impacts of mines on families and spouses don't get enough attention.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Tyhee Gold Agrees to Acquire Majority Stake in Sutter Gold Mining Inc.-Sutter to Restructure Debt

Sutter currently holds a number of precious metals properties in California, USA, including the permitted Lincoln underground mine near Sutter Creek, California, as well as a new, permitted processing facility, located near the entrance to the Lincoln Mine.

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Related Topix: Sutter Creek, CA, Canada

CBC News

Yellowknife bike lanes under construction on 52 Avenue

Construction has begun in Yellowknife on new bike lanes along 52 Avenue, but some people living along that street are worried about safety when the new lanes open.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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First Air flight attendants reject more concessions, file for conciliation

"We consulted our members in Yellowknife, Edmonton, Iqaluit and Ottawa, and they clearly said no to more concessions," said Ken Smith, president of the First Air Component of CUPE.

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CBC News

N.W.T. experiencing one of its worst forest fire seasons

A wildfire is burning one kilometre from the Taltson hydro plant in N.W.T.'s South Slave region.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada

Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Williams Creek Gold Limited Releases Q1 Financial Statements and...

These financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards .

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBC News

Yellowknife Super Bingo pays out $100,000

Super Bingo took over the Yellowknife Multiplex on Saturday. People were lined up into the street in order to have a chance to win some of the $100,000 in prize money.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Horizon

Armenia and Canada: A trading work in progress

Further enhancing trade with Canada has been on my radar since the first day I arrived in Canada.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Canada,

Thu Jun 26, 2014

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Williams Creek Gold Announces Changes to Its Management and Board of Directors

Mr. Wyant tendered his resignation to the Company, which was accepted by the board of directors on June 25, 2014.

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BayStreet.ca

Westhaven Ventures Forges Ahead In British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 26, 2014 / Lest investors fail to recognize that the current economic environment is a carbon copy of the year 2000, when technology companies were flying high on flimsy and unprofitable business models, and mining companies were anathema, Westhaven Ventures continues to plow forward with active exploration ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Terrax Commences Drilling at Barney Shear Zone, Yellowknife City Gold Project

Drilling continues at the Barney Shear Zone, which is widely recognized in industry publications and historic reports as the northern continuation of the gold mineralized shear system that hosted the past-producing high-grade Con and Giant gold mines in Yellowknife.

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Wheat City joins initiative to combat youth homelessness

Mary-Jane McKitterick, national co-ordinator for Mobilizing Local Capacity, speaks as Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire, left, Brandon East NDP MLA Drew Caldwell and Mayor Shari Decter Hirst listen during Tuesday's city hall press conference.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

CBC News

Ottawa limits temporary foreign workers in Nunavut, N.W.T.

Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment, announced major changes to the temporary foreign worker program in Ottawa on Friday.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

PM Harper names new bosses for CanNor, Environment Canada

Patrick Borbey, the outgoing president of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, in August 2013.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

AndhraNews

Boxxer Updates Property Status

Boxxer Gold Corp. : Boxxer is pleased to provide an update on certain recent corporate transactions involving the status of its properties.

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CBC News

Flaming raven starts forest fire, cuts power to Yellowknife

The fire and power outage happened when a raven hit a hydro transmission tower near the Bluefish dam.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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