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  1. U.S. releases plan for Alaska endangered beluga whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | CBC News

    A U.S. federal plan for the recovery of an endangered Alaska beluga whale calls for a reduction in threats of high concern while scientists try to pinpoint what has kept the population from growing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday announced its recovery plan for Cook Inlet beluga whales, a population listed as endangered since 2008.

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  2. Baptism by ice: Alaskans make annual plunge into frigid lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | CBC News

    Lynn Kennington with Alaska Regional Hospital holds his nose as he takes part in a polar plunge fundraiser at Goose Lake Saturday in Anchorage, Alaska. More than a thousand people in Alaska dressed up as elves or in other elaborate costumes, while some stripped down to barely anything to take part in a polar plunge.

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  3. 'Different and unique': Cruise ship that sailed Northwest Passage stops in P.E.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | CBC News

    Crystal Serenity makes a stop in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, on its way through the Northwest Passage. The cruise ship will be stopping in Charlottetown this week.

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  4. Alaska marijuana sales close, pending opening of test labsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | CBC News

    The biggest remaining obstacle is waiting for labs to test the raw product. Two labs have been licensed by the state, both in Anchorage.

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  5. Many Alaskans unhappy with amount of yearly dividend chequesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | CBC News

    The Alaska governor's decision to shrink the amount of the annual dividend cheques that go to nearly every Alaskan resident is not sitting well with everybody, but Quamaundya Elliott, 21, isn't complaining too loudly. 'You know, it's OK.

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  6. 'Token Yankee' shares in Yukon's royal fascinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | CBC News

    Nancy Lesh, right, seen in Whitehorse on Tuesday along with sisters Cathy and Kristin Innes-Taylor, says her fascination with the Royal Family dates back to 1957, when she penned a letter to the monarch. Briar Stewart is a senior reporter with CBC News.

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  7. Out of the wild: Police chase bear through Anchorage, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | CBC News

    A still from video posted to Facebook by the Anchorage Police Department. The video has been viewed more than a million times.

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  8. Winnipegger shares Arctic history, information, aboard Crystal Serenity cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | CBC News

    Margaret Burtelli is no stranger to Canada's north, so it would seem taking a luxury cruise through the Northwest Passage wouldn't be the worth the weeks of travel though the cold, desolate waters or the hefty price tag. But the Winnipeg archeologist, who worked in the Arctic for more than three decades, wasn't there for the sleek, sexy boutiques or to wear expensive, glamorous outfits.

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  9. Sachs Harbour, N.W.T., welcomes first cruise ship in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | CBC News

    A Zodiac full of cruise ship passengers arrives on the shores of Sachs Harbour. The Quark Expeditions ship can be seen in the background.

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  10. Northerm door and window manufacturing company expands Yukon operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | CBC News

    Whitehorse-based RAB Energy is consolidating its door and window manufacturing operations into the Yukon, creating around 20 new jobs, according to company president Paul Gruner. Gruner said the company has been manufacturing its energy efficient windows and doors in both Anchorage, Alaska, and Whitehorse.

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  11. Rash of unsolved homicides puts people on edge in Anchorage, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | CBC News

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, Yegor Christman walks his dog, Toby, near a police car at Valley of the Moon Park where two people were found dead last weekend in Anchorage, Alaska. The double homicide is among nine unsolved cases this year in which people have been found dead in Anchorage parks, trails and on isolated streets.

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  12. Dancers, bannock and tea rolled out, as Crystal Serenity cruise ship sails into N.W.T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | CBC News

    The Crystal Serenity cruise ship sailed into Ulukhaktok on Friday afternoon, bringing with it about 1,000 passengers and 600 crew. The Crystal Serenity cruise ship sailed into the hamlet of 400 people on Friday afternoon, bringing with it about 1,000 passengers and 600 crew.

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  13. Researchers using high-tech, scientific tools rewrite the bird booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | CBC News

    A whimbrel from Canada's boreal forest outfitted with a high-tech satellite transceiver was recently tracked through a hurricane on its migration from the northern woods to South America. Scientists had been following it for days - a whimbrel from Canada's boreal forest outfitted with a high-tech satellite transceiver and on its migration from the northern woods to South America.

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  14. Vancouver Maritime Museum joining largest ship to sail Northwest PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | CBC News

    The cruise ship Crystal Serenity is shown in a handout photo. It will become the largest ship to transit the legendary Northwest Passage.

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  15. Saskatoon woman inspired by Texas 4000 bike journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | CBC News

    From a previous tour which including a ride through Saskatchewan, the Texas 4000 is a 70-day cycling journey to raise money for cancer research, treatment and support. The riders will be back in the province for the 2016 trek with events set for Sunday in Saskatoon.

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  16. Arctic Fibre says takeover by Alaskan company won't affect plans for Nunavut broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | CBC News

    The project to bring high-speed internet to Nunavut via a cable running along the Northwest Passage will go ahead as planned despite a recent takeover by an American company, says Michael Cunningham, CEO of Arctic Fibre. The Toronto-based company planned to build a nearly 16,000 kilometre submarine fibre optic cable connecting Asia to Europe.

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  17. Arctic rescue fears loom as cruise ship readies to sail Northwest PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | CBC News

    As a large cruise ship gets ready to sail the Northwest Passage this summer, there are safety concerns about how prepared the Canadian Coast Guard would be should something go wrong. The mammoth Crystal Serenity cruise ship will make its inaugural 32-day voyage through the waters in August , with about 1,000 passengers and more than 600 crew on board.

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  18. Cruise ship set to sail Northwest Passage prompts safety, environmental concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | CBC News

    This summer, Aug. 16, 2016 to be exact, the Crystal Serenity cruise ship will make its inaugural voyage through the Northwest Passage. About 1,000 passengers and more than 600 crew will be aboard the 253-metre long cruise ship.

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