An inquest begins Monday into the death of Karen Lander, who was shot and killed by police in Yellowknife last year.
Iqaluit's undertaker says he's worried about how he'll deal with the dead, because he can no longer keep his hearse warm in the city's garage.
Systematic under-funding of child-welfare services on reserves means First Nations children today are essentially re-living the residential school nightmare that brought Canada so much shame, says the national chief of the country's largest aboriginal group.
Many are welcoming the above average temperatures in the province this winter — except those in Fort Chipewyan who say the unseasonably warm days are threatening to cut the northern community off from the rest of the Alberta.
Northern Scene will bring 250 established and emerging artists from Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavik and Nunavut to the Canada's capital to showcase their talents this spring.
Canadian TV director and cameraman John Driftmier, known for shooting TV documentary shows in extreme conditions — from the frigid Arctic in winter to sweltering jungles in tropical hotspots — has died at the age of 30.
Consumer costs in northern Canada rose at twice the rate as elsewhere in the country in the past year.
The U.S. Coast Guard has turned over its investigation of violations on a Royal Dutch Shell PLC Arctic drill ship to the Department of Justice, officials said Friday.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has shuffled his cabinet a week after accepting the resignation of John Duncan as aboriginal affairs minister, now putting New Brunswick MP Bernard Valcourt in that role.
The Merv Hardie ferry, though retired from the Fort Providence, N.W.T., crossing, may return to service on the Mackenzie River.
Benedict Corrigal, who is facing first- and second-degree murder charges after a double homicide in Hay River, N.W.T. last year, will be going to trial.
Billy Merkosak is charged with sexually assaulting several young people in the 1970s and 1980s.
A 42-year-old man has been fined after Cambridge Bay RCMP seized six 60 ounce bottles of vodka from his luggage at the community's airport.
Canadian Olympic wheelchair athlete Richard Peter has been visiting schoolchildren in Iqaluit with an inspirational message.
A Nunavut mother has been sentenced to five days in jail and probation of two years after counselling her teenage daughter to kill herself.
Businesses from all three of Canada's northern territories were honoured Thursday night at the first Frozen Globe Awards gala in Yellowknife.
Businesses, conservation groups and political parties are pushing Yukoners to submit comments before next Monday's consultation deadline on Yukon's Peel River Watershed plan.
Just 20 per cent of Canadian children have access to licensed daycares, leaving thousands of kids in unlicensed private facilities with no regulation or oversight.
A group of Yukoners concerned about oil and gas development continued their anti-fracking campaign this morning outside the Yukon legislature.
Yellowknives Dene says company did not do enough to incorporate traditional knowledge in its plans for its Nechalacho project.