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Government to pledge $400 million for transport projects in Canada's North

The National Trade Corridors Fund will dedicate $2 billion over 11 years to beef up Canadian trade infrastructure, including up to $400 million for transportation initiatives in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends

Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017. In the first eight months of 2018, the number of visitors fell 10 per cent from the same period in 2017.

Paulatuk man builds ice rink in his yard to keep kids safe

Richard Ruben Sr. didn't want his kids to play hockey on the pond near town because he was worried about wild animals. So he built an ice rink instead.

Rex Murphy says petition to uninvite him to speak in Whitehorse is 'silly'

Rex Murphy’s keynote address at the Yukon Geoscience Forum went ahead Saturday afternoon despite a small protest and a petition to have him uninvited.

Happy as a pig in paper: New recycling program keeps Hay River livestock warm

A simple recycling program that insulates farm animals during the winter is showing how a northern agricultural community is doing its part when waste-reduction programs fall short, or don’t exist.

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