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  • GNWT exempts new child benefit from NWT income

    GNWT exempts new child benefit from NWT income0

    Residents receiving increased Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) payments from the federal government won’t have to claim that money as income under the NWT Income Assistance program, Premier Bob McLeod said last week.

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  • White Girl: School’s out for summer

    White Girl: School’s out for summer0

    In the back of a station wagon, five kids pause in their bickering to push noses up against the long side window of the car. Dusk is creeping down the sharp mountain canyons, casting a rosy glow over the limestone and shale.

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  • NWT youth cruise the far North with Students on Ice

    NWT youth cruise the far North with Students on Ice0

    One Fort Smith high schooler will be trading part of his sunny summer in the South Slave for a two-week expedition in the High Arctic this week.

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  • NWT 101: Teachers get schooled in up-here education

    NWT 101: Teachers get schooled in up-here education0

    A new postsecondary course is exposing a pilot group of nine NWT teachers to a political, cultural and historical overview of the North with the goal of creating a more supportive learning environment in K-12 classrooms across the territory. The two-week intensive, which wrapped up this month at the Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research

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  • Off-season elf holds Christmas in July for homeless

    Off-season elf holds Christmas in July for homeless0

    For the third year running, one of Santa’s busiest elves is delivering presents to Yellowknife’s homeless population through a Christmas in July donation drive. Over the past several months, Yellowknife resident Renee Sanderson has been collecting monetary and clothing donations from people across the NWT and northern Alberta. On July 25, she and a handful

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  • Northland starting school year with $190K deficit

    Northland starting school year with $190K deficit0

    The Northland School Division (NSD), which serves primarily First Nation and Métis students in 24 schools in the Northern half of Alberta, is facing a deficit in its 2015-2016 budget, recently approved at a regular board meeting held on June 27. The budget presents revenues of $64,163,310 and expenses of $64,356,912, for a total deficit

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  • New NWT student financial assistance benefits:  what you need to know

    New NWT student financial assistance benefits: what you need to know0

    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. The territorial government is busy setting up its revamped student financial assistance program in time for Sept. 1, when thousands in new money will become

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