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DevolutioncomplicatesformingnationalparkFirstNationnegotiatorswork-ingtoestablishtheThaideneNenenationalparknearLut-selKefacenewhurdleswithdevolution.Seepage2.AWG2018SouthSlaveversusBeaufortDeltaWiththeNWTscheduledtohostthe2018ArcticWinterGamestheSouthSlaveandBeaufortDeltaarelookingtomakehostbids.Seepage23.SunnyDayforaSkiLoppethoppersbaskinmildtemperaturesatYellowknifeskiraces.Seepage22.ArcticCouncilunpacksoilshippingregulationsTheArcticCouncilwillreviewinternationaloffshoreoilandshippingregulationsinantici-pationofincreasinginterestinNorthernwaters.Seepage9.RegulatorlinksoilsandsemissionstohealthissuesAnAlbertaEnergyRegulator-ledinquiryintotheimpactofoilsandsemissionshasmadealinktohealthproblemsinthePeaceRiverarea.Seepage8.Visitwww.norj.caAnationalawardwinningindependentnewspaperservingnorthernAlbertaandtheNorthwestTerritoriessince19771.00April82014Vol.37No.47PhotoNathalieHeiberg-HarrisonPublicdemandsparticipationinGNWTsplantodevolvethenevolveByMEAGANWOHLBERGResidentsintheNorthwestTerritoriesarepushingforafullpublicreviewofthede-volutionbillspassedoverthelastmonthnowthatthedevo-lutioneffectivedateofApr.1hascomeandgone.PremierBobMcLeodprom-isedalegislativereviewofthe10devolutionbillsrecentlypassedintheHousefollowingconcernthattheApr.1dead-lineprecludedthelegislationfromundergoingtheregularprocesswhichprovidesforpubliccomment.WhileofficialsfromtheGNWTcouldnotyetsaywhattheprocessandschedulewouldlooklikeforthereviewoth-ersoutsidethegovernmentarealreadymobilizingtheircaseforspecicchangestomanyofthebills.KevinOReillyofAlterna-tivesNorthsentalettertothepremierlastweekaskingfordetailsonthepromisedde-volvethenevolveprocessandprovidingcommentaryonseveralofthebillswhichmir-rorpiecesoffederallegislationinplacepriortodevolution.Werecognizethattheresbeenawholebunchofdevo-lutionbillspassedinthelastsittingoftheassemblyvir-tuallyallofwhichdidntgothroughanykindofpublicreview...IthinktherewasonlythreeorfourbillsthatwereavailableandthentheyallsortofgotcrammedthroughinthelastdaysofthesittingOReillysaid.AccordingtoWeledehMLABobBromleysimilarconcernshavebeencomingfromhisconstituents.Thebillsinquestionincludeactsonreindeerarchaeologi-calsitestheSurfaceRightsBoardpetroleumresourcesNWTlandswatersandoilandgasoperationsamongothers.Thoughafewweretabledintimetoallowtheregularreviewprocesstotakeplaceincludingafullreviewbycom-mitteeandapublichearingthemajorityweredelayedbylast-minuteroyalassentgiventothefederaldevolutionactwhichcouldhaveimpactedterritoriallegislation.MeganHolsappleseniorcommunicationsofcerfortheGNWTdepartmentoftheExecutivesaidlinkstoallthedevolutionbillsarenowonlineandopenforpubliccomment.BecausethelegislationwasjustveryrecentlypassedHolsapplesaidthegovern-mentisstillworkingouthowareviewwouldorcouldtakeplacebutsaidthedepartmentwillinvestigatethetypeandamountofpublicinterestoverthenextsixmonthstodeter-minehowextensivethere-viewprocesswillbe.Werestillinearlyearlydayssowekindofwanttogaugethescopeoftheinterest.Wehaveaprocessfordoingallofourlegislativereviewsanditcanbeverytechnicaloritcantakealongtimeshesaid.Ifwhatwereseeingisjustalotofquestionsonhowsomethingworksthoseareeasilyanswered.Wejustneedtoseewhattheresponseisatthispoint.Shesaidpublicfeedbackonthedevolutionbillslikeallterritoriallegislationiswel-comeandencouraged.Itsquitenormalforustobelookingatlegislationandseeinghowwecanimproveitshesaid.Publicfeedbackissoimportant.Wereapublicgov-ernment.Weneedpeoplewhoareinterestedinpubliclegisla-tiontobelettingusknowwhattheywanttoseeinourlaws.SeePubliconpage3.KeenanCarpenterleadstheInuvikDrummersandDancersinfrontofapackedhouseatEastThreeSchoolFridaynighttokickoffthe57thMuskratJamboreewithaperformanceattheopeningceremonies.Theannualspringfestivalsawhundredscelebratethewonderfullywarmtemperatures.Seepage13.April82014Vo 2TuesdayApril82014NEWSBRIEFSHwy.63constructionmovesnorthofFortMcMurrayAlbertaTransportationiswarningofminordelaysonthehighwaynorthofFortMcMurraynowthattwinningcon-structiononHwy.63hasbegunjustnorthoftheTaigaNovaintersection.ConstructionlaunchednorthofthecityonApr.2andisexpectedtorununtilmid-Mayascrewswidentheexistingsouthboundlanesforroughly1kminordertocontinueworkonthe150-millionParsonsCreekInterchange.Oncethesouthboundpavingiscompletetraf-cwillbedivertedontothenewlaneswhilethenorthboundlanesarewidened.The1-billionHwy.63twinningprojecthasbeeninprogresssince2005andisslatedforcompletionDominionDiamondsprotsdropforthirdconsecutivequarterToronto-basedpreciousgemcompanyDominionDiamondsisreportingaprotlossforthethirdconsecutivequarterin2013.ThecompanywhichownsEkatiandDiavikdia-mondminesandrecentlymovedtheirseniormanagementheadquarterstoYellowknifereportedtoshareholdersa7.8-millionlossor0.09ashareinthelastquarteroflastyear.Thecompanysaysinitialnumbersshowroughdia-mondpricesroseinearly2014andthemarketisexpectedtocontinueimproving.InNovemberDominionDiamondssubmittedaproposaltoexpanditsEkatiminebydrillingtwonewkimberlitepipestoreplacethecurrentoneswhichwillbeexhaustedby2019.Theapplicationisunderreview.FortChipewyanwinterroadclosesgravelweightrestrictionsbeginAsofApr.8thewinterroadfromFortSmithtoFortChipewyanthroughWoodBuffaloNationalParkisclosedtoalltrafcforthespringsummerandfallseasonaccordingtotheRegionalMunicipalityofWoodBuffalo.Thewinterroadwasoriginallylimitedtolighttrafcunder5000kgonApr.6butwarmertemperaturesontheweekendspedupmeltingonthedeltaandforcedthemunicipalitytoclosetheroadentirelybyTuesday.Aweightrestrictionof75percentofthelegalloadlimitonallgravelroadsinthemu-nicipalityisscheduledforApr.14topreventroaddamage.DevolutioncouldposechallengetoformingnationalparkByMEAGANWOHLBERGWithresponsibilityforcrownlandchanginghandslastweekthroughdevolutionFirstNationnegotiatorswork-ingtoestablishtheThaideneNenenationalparknearLutselKenowhaveanextrapartytopleasebeforetheprotectedareacanbecreated.TheterritorialgovernmentinheritedadministrativecontroloverthepubliclandsaroundtheEastArmofGreatSlaveLakethathavebeenundernegotia-tionbetweenParksCanadaandtheLutselKeDeneFirstNationLKDFNfor30yearsonApr.1.FederalandFirstNationne-gotiatorshadnearlysealedthedealonthecreationofthena-tionalparkbutthejurisdictionalshufehascreatedanaddedchallengefortheparksforma-tionduetoGNWTconcernsabouttheparkssizemeasuringmorethan33500square-km.WhiletheGNWThasyettoengagewithLKDFNinanyinterest-basednegotiationsconversationshavetakenplaceoverthelastyearinanticipa-tionofdevolutionwhereintheGNWThasexpressedconcernabouttheboundariesoftheparkandthelegislationthatwillprotectitaccordingtoStephenEllisamemberofthenegotiatingteamforLKDFN.TheGNWTsbeenquiteclearthatpartofthereasonfordevolutionwastoincreaseterritorialjurisdictionoverlandandresourcesandany-thingthatscapturedwithinanationalparkreserveisde-nitelynotunderterritorialju-risdictionEllissaid.ThoughofcialswiththeGNWTsaidthefederalgov-ernmentretainstherighttoexpropriatewhateverlandtheywantfortheparkEllissaiditislikelytheGNWTwillhavetosupportwhatevernalboundaryisdrawnupfortheparktobeapproved.WhattheGNWThasclearlyarticulatedbothtotheFirstNa-tionandcertainlytoCanadais1WesupportthecreationofThaideneNenenationalparkreserve2Wethinkthecurrentareaofinterestistoobig-per-hapsevenmuchtoobigand3wedbequiteinterestedinanationalparkreserveofsmallersizewithwhattheyrecallingabuttingterritorialconservationtoolsprotectingotheraspectsofThaideneNene.EllissaidtheGNWThasyettolayoutdetailsonitspreferredlegalframeworkfortheproposedparkwhichcouldincludesomethinglikeazonearoundasmallerna-tionalparkareaincorporatingterritorialparkslegislation.Iftheyrewillingtodobet-terthanwhatthefedswilldoanduseNorthernwaysofdoingthingstrueindigenouspart-nershipscareandrespectforThoughtheoriginallandwithdrawalfortheproposedparkexpiredonMar.31thisyearatwo-yearextensionwasgrantedbythefederalgovernmentandmirroredbytheGNWTprotect-ingtheareauntilApr.12016.Amineralandenergyre-sourceassessmentwasdonefortheproposedparkreservein2013thedetailsofwhichshowedmostfeasibledepositslayoutsideorontheboundaryoftheproposedparkthoughsomepocketsofgoldcopperanduraniumcouldbeprospec-tive.Hydrocarbonpotentialwasdismissedentirely.Thendingsshowedmostoftheareasviableresourcepotentialtobelocatedinthe10environmentetc.thenwerehappytotalkbutiftheGNWTsonlytalkingaboutmuchdimin-ishedprotectionandincreasedcabinetcontrolasopposedtoFirstNationpartnershipthenthatwouldcertainlygivetheFirstNationafairamountofpauseEllissaid.ParksCanadaandLKDFNhaveagreedtoaco-managementarrangementfortheparkwhichhousessensitivewatershedscariboucalvinggroundsandsacredculturalsites.Thetwopartiessignedadraftestablish-mentagreementinFebruary2013andthefederalgovern-mentisnowinconsultationwiththeNorthwestTerritoryMtisNationwhosetraditionalterri-toryoverlapsthatofLKDFNsabouttheparkscreation.square-kmareaaroundGah-choKue-thesiteofanewlyapproveddiamondmine-lo-catedjustoutsideoforontheproposedparkboundaryTheresprobablynotahugeamountofcontentiousmineraldepositswithintheboundaryrightnowthatweneedtoworryaboutEllissaidaddingthatthenationalparkitselfwillbeaneconomicdriverfortheterritory.EllissaidhehopestheFirstNationandGNWTcancometoanagreementontheboundarywithinayear.IthinkwecancomeupwithaboundarythatworksforthemworksforCanadaworksfortheFirstNationitsjustaretheywillingtogothereandmakeadecisiononthishesaid.IthinkwecancomeupwithaboundarythatworksforthemworksforCanadaworksfortheFirstNation.StephenEllisLutselKeDeneFirstNationPoliticsDevolutionPhotoBobWilsonNEWSBRIEFSHwy.63constructionmovesnorthofFortMcMurrayAlbertaTransportationiswarningofminordelaysonthehighwaynorthofFortMcMurraynowthattwinningcon-structiononHwy.63hasbegunjustnorthoftheTaigaNovaintersection.ConstructionlaunchednorthofthecityonApr.2andisexpectedtorununtilmid-Mayascrewswidentheexistingsouthboundlanesforroughly1kminordertocon-tinueworkonthe150-millionParsonsCreekInterchange.Oncethesouthboundpavingiscompletetrafcwillbedi-vertedontothenewlaneswhilethenorthboundlanesarewidened.The1-billionHwy.63twinningprojecthasbeeninprogresssince2005andisslatedforcompletionin2016.DominionDiamondsprotsdropforthirdconsecutivequarterToronto-basedpreciousgemcompanyDominionDiamondsisreportingaprotlossforthethirdconsecutivequarterin2013.ThecompanywhichownsEkatiandDiavikdia-mondminesandrecentlymoveditsseniormanagementheadquarterstoYellowknifereportedtoshareholdersa7.8-millionlossor0.09ashareinthelastquarteroflastyear.Thecompanysaysinitialnumbersshowroughdia-mondpricesroseinearly2014andthemarketisexpectedtocontinueimproving.InNovemberDominionDiamondssubmittedaproposaltoexpanditsEkatiminebydrillingtwonewkimberlitepipestoreplacethecurrentoneswhichwillbeexhaustedby2019.Theapplicationisunderreview.FortChipewyanwinterroadclosesgravelweightrestrictionsbeginAsofApr.8thewinterroadfromFortSmithtoFortChipewyanthroughWoodBuffaloNationalParkisclosedtoalltrafcforthespringsummerandfallseasonaccordingtotheRegionalMunicipalityofWoodBuffalo.Thewinterroadwasoriginallylimitedtolighttrafcunder5000kgonApr.6butwarmertemperaturesontheweekendspedupmeltingonthedeltaandforcedthemunicipalitytoclosetheroadentirelybyTuesday.Aweightrestrictionof75percentofthelegalloadlimitonallgravelroadsinthemu-nicipalityisscheduledforApr.14topreventroaddamage.QUALITYUSEDVEHICLESCheckouttherestofourstockatwww.highlevelmotorproducts.com2008FORDF150KINGRANCHLeather.Loaded.Stock4TK1651A118400KMWas23995NOW21495ONLY21495ONLY189952011BUICKREGALCXLTURBOLeather.Loaded.Stock3RG1505A96400KMWas21995NOW18995DevolutioncouldposechallengetoformingnationalparkNegotiatorsfortheLutselKeDeneFirstNationsaythetransferoflandfromthefederaltotheterritorialgovernmentcoulddelaythecreationoftheThaideneNenenationalparkreservearoundtheEastArmofGreatSlaveLake.PoliticsDevolution 3TuesdayApril82014ENVIRONMENTALWRITINGMeaganWohlberg1stAND2ndplaceallowed3entriesBESTPHOTOESSAYMeaganWohlberg3rdplaceWewereonceagainoneofthemostrecognizednewspapersatthenationalcommunitynewspaperawardsthisyear.HereiswhatwecameoutwithSPORTSCOVERAGE1stplaceOUTSTANDINGREPORTERINITIATIVEMeaganWohlberg2ndplaceBESTWEBSITE2ndplaceBESTFEATUREPHOTOPaulBannister3rdplaceBLUERIBBONAWARDforoverallexcellencePublicfeedbackonbillsalreadysubmittedContinuedfrompage1.AlternativesNorthwhichhasalreadymadeasubmis-sionwantstoseespecicchangesmadetothelegisla-tionnowthatitisunderter-ritorialcontroltoimproveuponpastproblemswithfederallaws.Wevedonealotofcom-plainingabouthowthefedsmanagedourlandsandre-sourcesovertheyearsandnowthatwevegotcontrolofithowarewegoingtodothatanydifferentlyOReillyasked.ForinstancewhenitcomestotheNWTLandsActandPetroleumResourcesActOReillywouldliketoseeseveralchangesmade.Wethinkthereareanum-berofthingsinthelegislationthatwaspassedthatclearlycouldandshouldbeimproveduponthingslikemandatoryrequirementsforfinancialsecuritymandatoryrequire-mentsforclosureplansper-hapsrethinkingthefreeentrysystemwhenitcomestomin-eralstakinghesaid.UndertheLandsActcab-inethasthepowertoallowdeveloperstoavoidputtingupnancialsecuritieswhichOReillysaysisnotinthepublicinterest.ThenewlawsalsomakeacabinetministerresponsibleforoilandgasregulationwhichOReillysaidshouldnothavebeendonewithoutpublicinput.WeareofthermviewthatoilandgasdecisionsandmanagementshouldbetakenoutofthepoliticalrealmandplacedwithanindependentboardAlternativesNorthsuggestsinitssubmission.OReillysaidhewantstheopportunitytobeabletobringthoseconcernstocommitteethroughafullpublichearingprocessandtoalsohavethepublicbein-cludedintheplannedpolicyreviewaimedataligninglandmanagementpoliciestoensuretheyreectNorthernprinciples.Wereworriedthatitmightberatcheteddowntosometypeofinternalreviewandthatsnotap-propriateOReillysaid.Thatsnotwhatthepre-mierhascommittedtointheHousewhenthesebillswerebeingmarchedthrough.WevedonealotofcomplainingabouthowthefedsmanagedourlandsandresourcesovertheyearsandnowthatwevegotcontrolofithowarewegoingtodothatanydifferentlyKevinOReillyAlternativesNorthPoliticsDevolutionGNWTmarksDevolutionDaytransferofpowerByJACKDANYLCHUKDespiterelegatingApr.1tothestatusofjustanotherdayattheofcetheterrito-rialgovernmentfoundwaystomarkthearrivalofdevolu-tionandthetransferofpowerfromOttawatopoliticiansintheNorthwestTerritoriesafterall.Resourceroyaltiesloomlargeinthegovernmentsrea-sonsforpushingdevolutionforwardandDaveRamsayministerofIndustryTour-ismandInvestmentturnedtherstmineralclaimintoamediaevent.TodayisacomingofagefortheterritoryRamsayproclaimedasLouCov-ellopast-presidentoftheNWTandYukonCham-berofMinesturnedoverachequefor937.50forthreemineralclaimson3758hect-aresabout350kmnorthofYellowknife.Wehaveourhandstodayrmlyonthecontrolsofen-vironmentandresourcede-velopmentintheTerritoriessaidRamsaywhowillheadthenewregulatorreplacingthelandandwaterboardsthathaveoverseenresourceextractionprojectsintheNorthwestTerritories.PremierBobMcLeodmarkedApr.1withapressreleaseextollingthevirtuesofdevolutionwhichhesaidmakesNorthernersrespon-siblefordecisionsthatwerepreviouslymadeinOttawa.DespiteexpressionsofdiscontentwithdevolutionamongAboriginalleadersMcLeodsaidthenewInter-governmentalCouncilwillensureourenvironmentisprotectedandoureconomyisstrong.NewterritoriallegislationthatcameintoeffecttodaygivestheGNWTtheauthor-ityforinspectionsenforce-mentandleasingonterrito-riallands.TheGNWTwillnowmanageandregulatethedevelopmentofmineralsoilandgasMcLeodsaiddeclaringWearenowincontrolofourownfuture.LastWednesdayMcLeodwelcomed130newterritorialgovernmentemployeesatabriefceremonyintheGreatHalloftheLegislativeAssembly.YouhaveanopportunitytobecomepartofourcomingsuccesssaidMcLeodwhoservedinthefederalandter-ritorialpublicservicebeforeenteringpoliticallife.Ourgovernmentworkedhardfordevolution.Wewantedtomakesuretherewasaseam-lesstransitionweneededtotransferthecorporateknowl-edgethatmadeprogramswork.Thatmeantmakingsureasmanystaffaspossiblecameovertoourgovernment.Almost100percentofformerAboriginalandNorthernAffairsCanadaemployeeswhoreceivedjoboffersfromtheterrito-rialgovernmentacceptedthemMcLeodsaid.Thisspeakstoourgov-ernmentspreparationandyourcommitmenttoservingthepeopleoftheNorthwestTerritorieshesaidatthewelcomingceremony.PhotoJackDanylchukPremierBobMcLeodwelcomesmorethan100newemployeeswholeftthefederalpublicservicetojointheranksofthegovernmentoftheNorthwestTerritoriesataninformalceremonyintheGreatHalloftheLegislaturelastWednesday.PoliticsDevolution FortSmithHayRiverWEATHERYellowknifeInuvik4TuesdayApril82014TheNorthernJournalisanindependentnewspapercoveringnewsandeventsinthewesternArcticandnorthernAlberta.VisittheJournalonlineatwww.norj.caAnzacAtikamegBrownvaleCadotteLakeChardChatehColdLakeConklinDriftpileDufeldEdmontonEnildaEnochFortChipewyanFortMcKayFortMcMurrayFortVermilionFrogLakeGlenevisGoodshLakeGrandePrairieGrouardHighLevelHighPrairieHytheJohndOrPrairieAvailableinAlbertaatAklavikBehchokoColvilleLakeDelineEaglePlainsEkatiDiamondMinesEnterpriseFortGoodHopeFortLiardFortMcPhersonFortProvidenceFortResolutionFortSimpsonFortSmithGametiHayRiverInuvikJeanMarieRiverLutselKeNahanniButteNormanWellsPaulatukTheNorthernJournalisavailableinthefollowingNWTcommunitiesSachsHarbourTroutLakeTsiigehtchicTuktoyaktukTulitaUlukhaktokWekwetiWhaTiWrigleyYellowknifeKehewinKinusoLacLaBicheMorinvillePeaceRiverRedEarthCreekSaddleLakeSlaveLakeSt.PaulValleyviewWabasca2013CCNABLUERIBBONCANADIANCOMMUNITYNEWSPAPERAWARD2013CMCAAUDITEDAdvertisingDeadlinesDisplayaddeadlineisThursdayat400p.m.ClassiedaddeadlineisThursdayat500p.m.Emailadsnorj.caSubscriptionRates867872-3000PricesincludeGST.47.25inFortSmith52.50elsewhereinCanada105intheUSAoverseas164.30.LetterstotheEditorPolicyTheNorthernJournalwelcomesletterstotheeditor.Lettersmustbesignedandincludeaphonenumbersotheauthorcanbeveried.Nameswillbewithheldonrequestinspecialcircumstanceswherethereasonsaredeterminedtobevalid.TheJournalreservestherighttoeditlettersforlengthlibelclarityandtaste.Opinionsexpressedinlettersandcolumnsarenotnecessarilythoseofthepublisheroreditor.PublishedweeklybyCascadePublishingLtd.PrintedonrecyclednewsprintwithvegetableinkatWainwrightStarChronicle.PublisherManagingEditorDonJaque867-872-3000ext.21donnorj.caEditor...........................MeaganWohlberg867-872-3000ext.24newsnorj.caReporter..............................MariaChurch867-872-3000ext.25reporternorj.caComptroller...........................DixiePenner867-872-3000ext.23dixnorj.caAdvertising....................JoshuaJorgensen867-872-3000ext.15salesnorj.caGarrettDerrah867-872-3000ext.10adsnorj.caAdministration................JeremyTurcotte867-872-3000ext.26adminnorj.caProductionGraphics.......SandraJaque867-872-3000ext.22sandranorj.caPaulBannister867-872-3000ext.27graphicsnorj.caAnnaSierra867-872-3000ext.20designnorj.caWeeklyNormsHigh1CLow-10CWeeklyNormsHigh-2CLow-13CWeeklyNormsHigh-9CLow-20CWeeklyNormsHigh4CLow-9CEDITORIALStephenHarperall-powerfulStephenHarperrunsCanadasgov-ernmentsystemwithanironhand.HispartywithitssolidmajoritydominatesParliament.DuringhissevenyearsinpowerHarperhastakenadvantageofSenateappointmentssohisConserva-tivescontrolthatbranchofsobersecondthoughtaswell.HisownMPscomplainthatinCanadasversionofanexecutivebranchthePMOPrimeMinistersof-cestaffhavefartoomuchpowerandinuence.Thejudiciaryistheremain-ingbastionHarperdoesnotrun-butheisworkingonthat.Effortstoappointsympatheticjudgestocourtsacrossthecountryareongoing.Democracieswithbuiltinchecksandbalancesarestructuredsothatnooneleadercanevertakecompletecontrol.Typicallyonebranchofgov-ernmenthasavetoovertheothersothattheyhavetoworktogether.Some-howthathasbrokendownovertimeinCanada.StephenHarperhastakenadvantageconsolidatedpowerandisre-makingCanadainhisconser-vativeimage.HaveyouwatchedtheConservativeattackadsagainstJustinTrudeauHeisdepictedassleazyapersonofpoorjudgementbyinferencesomeonewhodoesnothavemuchintellectualcapacity-certainlynotprimeministermaterial.Trudeauisgrow-inginpopularityandhasbeenidentiedbytheConservativesastheirnumberonethreat.WilltheirattempttodiscredithimworkTheyarealreadycampaigningforanelectionthatis18monthsaway.IfJackLaytonhadnotbeensocruellyremovedfromthescenebycancerthoseadswouldbeabouthim.Hewouldbethebigthreat.LaytonhadtheleadershipofCanadainhissights.His106seats-themosteverfortheNDPthemostwomentheyoungestMPsofanypartysolidinQuebec-allsocommendable.Hecon-solidatedtheMaritimesandmadeinroadsintoWesternCanada.Hewasonaroll.Harperhasbeendoggedbycontro-versyandgrowingnumbersofanoftenangrypublicareastoundedbythewayhemanhandlesParliamentaghastathisagendaagainsttheenvironment.Laytonwouldhavelookedlikeasaintnexttohim-theonealwayssmilingpositivetheotherfrumpyandcontrolling.ItmaybethatrecentpollsinhisfavourdonotreectthepopularityofTrudeauasmuchastheydotheCanadianpublicsconcernaboutHarpersslicinganddicingWhowillbethenextPrimeMinisterways.Ifthepublicisgrowingunhappywithhimanti-TrudeauadsbytheConserva-tivesmightbackre.Iftheirpollingdropsfurtheritwillbeverybadnews-forthem.CanadianswillgotothepollstoelectanewprimeministeronMondayOct.192015ayearandahalffromnowyetthereisalreadyexcitementabouttheprospectsoftheloomingbattle.Thecampaignhasalreadybegun.WeCana-diansloveourpolitics.IfafederalelectionwerecalledtodaywhodoyouthinkwouldwinandhowthenwouldthepartiesstackupintheHouseofCommonsGiventhelayofthecur-rentpoliticallandscapeaminorityCon-servativegovernmentwouldlikelyresult.TheConservativeshavebeeninpowersince2006andaregettinglonginthetooth.Theyhavebeenhurttoooftenfromwithinandtheirauraofrighteousnessandentitle-mentisnotunlikethatoftheLiberalswhentheyweregiventheoldheave-hobyCa-nadianssevenyearsago.Iftheydontturnaroundthegrowingoppositiontheyhavethemosttolose.WhatofthechancesoftheNewDem-ocratsunderTomMulcairHeisrelent-lesslyferventasanoppositionleaderhisMPshavebeenstalwartperformersanddevoidofcontroversybuthehastoshowthathispartyismorethansimplydenedintermsofwhattheConservativesarenot.HeisseenasstodgybyCanadians.Ifheistobethefutureprimeministerhehastoloosenupandshowheandhispartyhaveavisionworthvotingfor.ThereisgoodreasonwhytheConser-vativesaresoworriedaboutTrudeau.Heistheoneleaderthathaspopularappealtheonlybrightlightamongthethree.Withonly34seatsinparliamentandnowheretogobutuphehastoprovehimself.ThewaitforthatamongCanadiansisalmostaudible.WhatwouldourcountryendupwithVerylikelyembattledandreducedConser-vativerankstheNDPstrugglingtomain-tainitscurrentstrengthandasurgebytheLiberals.WiththethreepartiescloseinsizeandtheConservativesslightlyintheleadwewouldgetaminoritygovernment.Itisnotabadprospect.Therearesomereallybenecialthingsabouthavingaminoritygovernment.TheConserva-tiveswouldbereinedinforonenolon-gerabletodominateforcedtoworkwithotherparties-thewayparliamentaryde-mocracyshouldbe.TheLiberalswouldbeinstrivingmodeanemergingforcepoisedmuchastheNDPwasaftertheelectionin2011.Itallhasgreatpossibilities.Anythingwouldbebetterthantherancourandoppressive-nessthatcharacterizeourgovernmentnow.Wecansurelydobetterthanthat.PhotosCraigYeoBrigetteDePapetheformerroguepagewhomadeheadlineswithherStopHarpersigninParliamentin2011wasinYellowknifeontheweekendleadingaworkshoponcreativeandeffectivegrassrootsactivism.TheeventssponsoredbytheNWTCouncilofCanadiansincludedaspeakingengagementonFridaynightatNorthernUnitedPlacewhereDePapespokeaboutwaystostimulatesocialandpolticialchange. 5TuesdayApril82014TheSaltRiverFirstNationSRFNhasformallyaskedtheTownofFortSmithtohelpfunditsband-runhomelesssheltersayingthefacilitywhichisopentoallmembersofthecommunitycouldclosewithoutassistance.SaltRiverasksforhelpwithhomelessshelterEvelynBenwellYestheyshouldhelphope-fullytheydontshutdowncmonpeopleidontlikehearingofotherswhohavetoputuptentsinthebusharoundherethetownshoulddosomethingandhelpemout.TommyClarkeTheyshouldhelpNorthernJournal2014JoinusonlineLikeNorthernJournalonFacebookandgettheweeklynewsdeliveredtoyourfeed15YearsAgo...TheGreatDivideNunavutwasofciallybornmidnightMar.311999asreworksfromeasttowestjoinedwavesofauroraborealisintheskytolightthousandsofcoldcelebra-torsunderafullmidnightmoon.AstherstreworkswentoffamassivefrozenborderdescendedupontheCanadianNorthsplittingtheterritoryofNunavutfromitsformerpartnertheNorthwestTerritories.IssueApril6199920YearsAgo...HayRivergrouphomecontractrevokedAnindependentinvestigationintotheterminationofHayRiversgrouphomecontractwiththeGNWThasbeenorderedbytheministerofSocialServicesafterallegationsthedepartmentrevokedthecontractwith-outpropercause.Whowillconducttheinvestigationisnotknownatthistime.IssueApril6199430YearsAgo...FedsboostcollegeplansNWTEducationMinisterDennisPattersonsaysafederalgranttoThebachaCollegeisawindfall.TheMinistertoldTheJournalthatEmploymentMinisterJohnRobertshasapprovedarequestfor1.7milliontobeusedtodevelopanadditiontotheTradesComplex.IssueApril51984ARCHIVESFACEBOOKFEEDBACKLETTERCOLUMNWhiteGirlVillageofWidowsPart3of3ByDAWNKOSTELNIKThisisastoryofthatcir-clethisstoryneedstobetoldagaininthisdayandatthistime.FortFranklinislocatedonGreatBearLakeacrossfromaplacethatex-istsnomoreinstructurebutlivesonadarkshadowinthewaterandtheshandthephysicalbodiesofthesur-vivors.Spiritsroamhumanmemoriesandliveaswelldontrepeattheterrordontrepeattheterroriswhis-peredintheearsofthosewhowilllisten.Onepersoncanmakeadifference.From1942until1960SombaKethemoneyplacePortRadiumwasaminingtown.MenfromNormanandFranklinworkedascooliespackingburlapsacksofura-niumontheirbacks.TheuraniumwasbeingshippedrstbybargedowntheBearandMackenzieRiversandthentruckedtoourSouth-ernneighboursintheU.S.fortheManhattanProject.ItwasoneoftheU.S.sse-cretoperationswithCanadaandthepeopleoftheNorthunknowinglyprovidingabasisfortheirplot.TheDenecalledtheuraniummoneyrock.Around1990itwasdis-closedtothepeopleoftheVillageofWidowsthattheuraniumhadbeenusedtoconstructtwoatomicbombs.TheVillageofWidowsisalsoknownasFortFranklinNWTCanadaandnowDe-line.FortNormanandFortFranklinarevillageswoventogetherbyboneandblood.Onevillageissistertotheotherwithacombinationoffamilymembersfam-ilymembersthataredyingfromcancer.UraniumhasbeendumpedintothecrystalclearwatersofGreatBearLakeandtravelsitscoursethroughhumanbodiesna-tiveandwhite.Whiteun-dergrounduraniumminerssuffertheconsequencesofcanceraswell.UnknowntomostNorthernersthesewhiteminersreturnedsouthtotheirfamiliesandalsodied.Aninquestintothiswildernessofdeathwascalled.Adelegationofsixel-derstravelsfromFortNor-mantoHiroshimaJapan.Acelebrationofpeaceisobservedontheanniver-saryofthedroppingoftheatomicbombs.Anes-timated220000peoplewerekilledwhentheU.S.droppedtheiratomicbombsonAug.61945onHiro-shimaandthenonAug.91945onNagasaki.Resid-ualestimatesofdeathandsicknesscannotbetalliedasitcontinuestothisday.Thisisdestructionthatcan-notbereverseditcannotbecleanedup.Thisde-structionseepsintoMotherEarthpoisonsherheartandcontaminatesourveryes-sencethewater.HowcanwelivewithoutwaterDuringtheinquestintotheplagueofcancerintheSahturegiontheDenelearnedthattheuraniumthemenpackedontheirbacksandsomehaddiedforwasinfacttheuraniumthatwentintothebombsthattheU.S.constructedtodestroythepeopleofHiroshimaandNagasakiinJapanTheManhattanProject.SixElderstravelfromalittlevillageintheNWT.Therstorecarriersortheirrep-resentativesoftheuraniumthatwentintothebombsmeetwiththerstpeopleofJapanonwhomtheatomicbombsweredropped.Theyhavecometosaythattheyaresorry.ADenewomanwasheardtosayWearegoodpeoplewehopethatblamewontbeputonusbecausewehadnoknowl-edgeaboutallthathappenedinthewar.OurfriendPaulBatonachiefandElderofFortNor-manwasoneofthemem-bersofthisdelegation.Hewasasurvivingorecarrier.MybrothersKurtisandJohnarehisgodsons.Onceinalifetimeweareluckytoen-counterpersonsofgreatness.PaulBatonwasgreatness.Iamhonouredtohaveknownhim.Mashi.P.S.WithoutchoicetheatomicbombsweredroppedbytheU.S.onHiroshimaandNagasaki.Bychoicecountriesoftheworldnowconstructnuclearsites.Whydowecommerciallyfishthemouthsofspawn-ingriversWhydoweconstructnuclearsitesonearthquakefaultsWhydowebelievethatweareGodwhendocumentedhistoryglaresbacktostatethatwearesillylittlebeingswhenfacedwiththewrathofMotherEarthandhersis-terMotherNatureWewillnotwinbyre-peatingmistakes.Wecannotkeepsoilingournestwedonothaveareplacementnest.Allacrossthisplanetwearesmartandcompassionatepeoplewecandothis.Thisistheonlyhomewehavewehavetodothis.NowarnonukesnofrackingEditorWeareplanningtosendateamofhumanrightsexpertspoliticalandcommunityadvocatestoVenezuela.ThecrisisinVenezuelaisapproachingthethreemonthmarkandweneedtoholdPresidentMaduroandhisgroupofthugsaccountable.InCanadaweCana-dianParliamentonMarch27wereabletopassaCanadiansforVenezuelademocracyLovenatureunanimousdecisioncall-ingonMadurotostoptheviolenceagainstthepeopleofVenezuela.IampleasedtoannouncethateffectiveimmediatelyIhaveacceptedandagreedtoheadtheG20HumanRightsorganizationastheirchairperson.Areportwillhavetobewrittenandthenpre-sentedtotheUnitedNationsHumanRightsCouncilinGenevaholdingMaduroresponsibleforhisactionsinVenezuelasimilartowhatwehaddoneforSriLanka.PleaseaskyourfriendsandfamilytosigntheePe-titionandsendaMessagetotheG20leadersintheworldtosupportouren-gagementofUNHRCwww.httpg20humanrights.comvenezuelaThankyouHon.JimKarygiannisEditorsnoteNotevery-oneinCanadaagreeswiththisapproach.SomefeelitisinterferenceinVen-ezuelasleftwingrevo-lution.Seehttpvene-zuelanalysis.comdonate.JimKarygiannisisaLib-eralMemberofParliamentfromOntario.Herecentlyannouncedhisresignationafter26yearsinParlia-mentandwillrunforTo-rontocitycouncil.httpwww.karygiannismp.comTheNatureConservancyofCanadaisinvitingCa-nadianstocontributetoprotectinglocalsensitivenaturalareas.Arecentpollfound94percentofCanadiansvalueprotectednaturalareasclosetowheretheylivewith91percentusingthemforpersonalenjoyment.ConservationVolunteerswasestablishedasahands-oneducationalvolunteerprogramthatpromotesconservationsuccesses.Itengagesnatureenthusiastsintheorganizationson-the-groundworkhostingawide-rangeofoutdooreventsfromcoasttocoast.PasteventshaveincludedcountingrarespecieslikebluebirdsinBritishColum-biaremovinginvasivespe-ciessurveyingwaterfowlpopulationscleaningupshorelinesandimprovinghikingtrails.www.con-servationvolunteers.ca TexasoilspillaconcernforwhoopingcranesEnvironmentWildlife6TuesdayApril82014BroughttoyoubyTheNWTCreeLanguageProgramAboriginalLanguageMonthwasahugesuccessnimamapahkweskanihkewekwaNowmymotherisbakingbannock.WonbyVernLepinewiyawawohkamapetawmaskihkiyTheirgrandmotherbroughtmedicine.WonbyPatBurkewehkacchikimowawsisipahpowaposHaveyouevereatenduckorrabbitWonbyMeaganWohlbergnicahkosnihtaepiminawasiwMysisterisagoodcook.NowinnerCongratulationstothecontestwinnersByMARIACHURCHAnadvocacygroupfortheprotectionofendangeredwhoopingcranessaysitsveryconcernedabouttheimpactsofatankerspillinTexasthatresultedin168000gallonsofoilbeingdumpedintoGalvestonBaylessthan300kmfromwherethebirdsoverwinter.Oilglobsaslargeasbas-ketballsbeganwashinguponMatagordaIslandlastweekanareaoftheAransasNa-tionalWildlifeRefugewherewhoopingcranesspendthewinterseasonbeforehead-ingtotheirnorthernbreed-inggroundsinWoodBuffaloNationalPark.AsizeableoperationhasbeenlaunchedbytheUSCoastGuardtocleanupthespillwhichhappenedonMar.22whenanoiltankercollidedwithanothershipinthebaybutsomeareexpress-ingconcernthattheeffectsofthecleanupcouldbedev-astatingtothefragilecranepopulationinthemiddleofmigration.ChesterMcConnelloneoftheadvocatesbehindFriendsoftheWildWhoop-ersFOTWWtoldTheJournalhisconcernstemsfromwhatheseesasalackofconcernforthecranesandotherendangeredspeciesbythecleanupcrew.Theintensivecleanupef-fortsweredoingthejobforotherneedsassociatedwiththebeachesandwerenottooconcernedaboutwild-lifehesaid.FOTWWalongwithotherconservationgroupsmadesignicantnoiseafterhearingreportsofheavyequipmentandmachinerybeingusedearlyinthecleanupprocess.Lastweektheiroutcrymadesomeheadwaywhenitwascon-rmedthatcleanupcrewswillswitchtohandtoolsandequip-mentthathasalighttouchinareassensitivetowildlife.AsoftodayourconcernshavesubsidedabitMcCon-nellsaidinanemailFriday.LessonstobelearnedThewhoopingcranesarecurrentlyinthemiddleofastaggeredmigrationperiodthatwilleventuallyseetheentirepopulationleaveTexasandmakeitswaythroughtheUStotheirsummerhomeinWoodBuffalo.Accordingtoobserversaround25percentofthepopulationhasalreadybegunmigration.WhileimmediateconcernaboutthesafetyofwhoopingcraneshaseasedMcConnellsaiditsimportantforlead-ersandpoliticianstoreectonhowtheywillrespondtofutureemergencyenviron-mentalthreats.Thoseofusinterestedinwhoopingcraneshavebeenconcernedformanyyearsthatsomethinglikethisoilspillwouldoccur.ThereismuchboattrafcthatgoesimmediatelybytheAransasNationalWildlifeRefuge.Anyofthesevesselsloadedwithoilchemicalsetc.areaseriousthreathesaid.Plansneedtobedevel-opedspecificallyfortheAransasRefugevicinitytorespondtoanyfutureemer-gencies.Equipmentandsup-pliesneedtobeoncallsoimmediateattentioncanbedirectedtoanyfuturecatas-trophenearAransasRefuge.ReportsfromUSmedialastweekconrmedthathun-dredsofbirdswerekilledbyoilfromtheGalvestonspillaclosecallfortheendangeredwhoopingcranepopulationoflessthan300.ThewhoopingcranesthatuseAransasaretheonlywildockremainingontheplanet.Theyarethecrownjewelsandallothereffortstorestorewhoopingcranesinotherlo-cationsaredependentonthesebirdsMcConnellsaid.PhotoPettyOfcer3rdClassCarlosVegaCrewmembersworktoremoveoilonthebeachesoftheNationalSeashoreParkonApr.1followingtheGalvestonBayoilspillinTexas.Whoopingcraneadvocatesexpressedconcernafterhearingreportsofheavymachinerybeingusedinthecleanupeffort. CNRLpipelinebreachspillsoilnearSlaveLakeSpilliscompanystenthincidentthisyearinAlbertaOilsandsemissionslinkedtohealthproblemsregulatorEnvironmentOilsandsEnvironmentOilSpill7TuesdayApril82014PhotoJean-PhilippeMarquisPhotocourtesyofCNRLByMEAGANWOHLBERGTheAlbertaEnergyRegula-torAERisonceagaininves-tigatinganincidentinvolvingoilcompanyCanadianNatu-ralResourcesLtd.CNRLinnorthernAlbertafollowingapipelineleaknearSlaveLakethatspilled70000litresofcrudeandwastewater.ThecompanystenthincidentthisyearthepipelinebreachwasreportedonWednesdaywhentheleakwasfound.AccordingtoCNRLspokespersonZoeAdding-tonthespillwascomposedof1750litresofoiland68250litresofprocessedwater.Thecompanyisinvesti-gatingthecauseoftheleakwhichwastheresultofanonsitepipefailureandleakedforlessthanthreehours.AlltheuidiscontainedandtheoilhasbeenfullyByMEAGANWOHLBERGEvictedlandownersawait-ingacourtdecisiononthefateofoilsandsoperationsneartheirpropertiesinthePeaceRiverareareceivedadifferentvictorylastweekwithndingsfromaregulator-ledinquirylinkingoilsandsemissionstohealthproblems.TheAlbertaEnergyRegu-latorAERreleaseditsreportlastweekfollowingapublicin-vestigationintothecomplaintsofresidentsinthePeaceRiverareawhoallegethatodoursandemissionsfromnearbyinsituoperationsarecausingasuiteofhealthproblemsandhaveforcedseveralfamiliesfromtheirhomes.ThereportfoundthatodourscausedbytheheavyoiloperationsinthePeaceRiverareadohavethepo-tentialtocausesomeofthehealthsymptomsex-hibitedbyresidentswhohavecomplainedofnau-searespiratoryproblemsheadachesdizzinessskinrashesnosebleedsandothersymptomswhichtheysayarecausedbyemissionsfromnearbyheatedbitu-menstoragetanks.TheAERencouragedfur-therstudiestodeterminewhattheconnectioncouldbebetweenemissionsandthehealthproblemsandrecom-mendedthatAlbertaHealthlinklocalphysicianswithen-vironmentalhealthspecialists.Initsreportbasedoneightdaysofpublichearingstheregulatorputforth20recommendationsfocusedoneliminatingodoursandemissionstothegreat-estextentpossibleaskingcompaniestostopventingandcaptureproducedgaswithvapourrecoveryunitswithinthenextfourmonths.Operationalchangesmustbeimplementedintheareatoeliminateventingreducearingandultimatelycon-serveallproducedgaswherefeasiblethereportstates.Callingthecurrentregula-toryframeworkineffectiveatmanaginghydrocarbonodoursandemissionsinthePeaceRiverareatheAERrecommendsestablishingalocalizedregulatoryap-proachtoheavyoildevel-opmentgiventheuniquegeologyandlargevolumeofodourcomplaintsfromarearesidentsandupdat-ingtheexistingregulationstoincludeenforcementac-tionsforaringandvent-ingforoff-leasehydrocar-bonodours.TheAERalsorecommendsinitiatingaregionalairqual-itymonitoringprogramtoverifyimprovedairqualityandprovidestakeholderswithrelevantandplainlan-guagedata.Whileoilandgasdevel-opmenthasbeenoccurringinthePeaceRiverareasincethe1950stheAERnotesitwasnotuntilthelastdecadethattechno-logicaladvanceshavebeenmadetoaddressodourandemissionproblems.DespiteeffortsbycompaniestoresolvetheproblemstheAERnotesthecomplaintshavecontinued.Ithopestherecommendedmeasureshelpquellthosecomplaints.Lookingforwardthepaneliscondentthatthenecessaryworkwillbeun-dertakentoaddresstherec-ommendationsinthisreportandthattheproposedmea-sureswillhelpresolvemanyoftheconcernsofthearearesidentsthereportstates.AlainLabrecqueoneoftheresidentswhomovedhisfamilyfromtheareaafterexperiencingnegativehealthimpactssaidthereportisveryencouragingandastepintherightdirectioninndingsolutionsforthelandownersbutworriesitleavesthedooropenforcontinuedinactiononthepartofcompanies.Despitecallingfortotaleliminationofventingout-sideofemergencysitua-tionstheAERsrecom-mendationsallowforaringtocontinueatalimitof3percentoftheannualop-erationtimewhereasmostresidentsarecompletelyop-posedtoaring.ImpleasedwiththesupportfromtheAERLabrecquesaid.Butitstillleavesopennessforthenearfuturehere...Wewereneverinsupportofhavingthesevapoursared.Ifyoucanimagineitsasmallsmallareathatwouldhave23ares.Companiesareaskedtoconductfeasibilitystudiesintooptionsandtimelinesforcon-servinggasbyOct.31afterwhichtimetheAERwillre-quireoperatorstoimplementappropriateconservationplans.Labrecquesaidthisallow-ancecouldletcompaniesoffthehookanddoesntsolveproblemsforfamiliesstilllivinginthearea.Thefeasibilitystudyisalittlebittroublingbecauseitsshowingthedoororthewayoutiftheycanproveitsnotfeasibleoreconom-icallyviableforthemhesaid.Theresbeennorec-ommendationstodoany-thingimmediatelyforthesefamilies.Nobodysbeenhelpedatallasfaraswhattodonow.Itstillcouldbeuptoafewyearsawaybythetimethesefeasibilitystudiestakeplace...andthencomeupwithaplantocon-servethesevapourswithoutaring.ThereportnotedthatShellcurrentlyconservesmostofthegasfromitscoldandthermaloperationsandthatBaytexhascommittedtoin-stallingtherequiredpipe-linesforgasconservation.LabrecqueandhiscousinBriantookBaytexEnergytocourtlastmonthdemand-ingtheoilcompanyhaltitsbitumenproductionintheRenoeldneartheirprop-ertiesuntilthehealthcom-plaintsandventingissuescouldbeaddressed.ThetrialwasheldinPeaceRiverlastmonthandade-cisionhasyettobemadeontherequestforaninjunction.recoveredAddingtonsaid.Thespillwasonleaseandnotnearanypeoplewaterorwildlife.AccordingtoGreenpeacethecompanyhashadnearlytwiceasmanyincidentsinAlbertaasanyothercom-panyoverthelastdecade.CNRLiscurrentlybattlingaseriesofundergroundleaksatitsPrimroseoilsandssitenearColdLakewherebitumenhasbeenunstoppablyoozingtothesurfaceformorethan10monthsatfourseparatesites.Morethan11000barrelsofoilhavecometothesurfaceandaround6300collected.ThoughtheAERinvestiga-tionintotheleaksisongoingthecompanyattributestheleakstowell-borefailures.AnadditionalleakatthePrimrosesiteinJanuarysaw27000litresofbitumenbreachacementwellcasingandseepintoanadjacentrocklayerthoughnooilcametothesurface.CNRLrecentlyrequestedpermissiontorestartproduc-tionatitsPrimrosesitewhichhasbeensuspendedsincelastJunewhentheleakswerediscoveredbutwasturneddownbytheAER.Thecompanyalsocameunderrefromtheprovin-cialgovernmentlastmonthforreleasinghydrogensul-phidegasfromitsHorizonupgraderfacilitynearFortMcMurraylastAugustandisnowfacing11charges.Alltheuidiscontainedandtheoilhasbeenfullyrecovered.Thespillwasonleaseandnotnearanypeoplewaterorwildlife.ZoeAddingtonCanadianNaturalResourcesLtd.BitumenoozesfromthegroundatCNRLsPrimrosesitenearColdLakeinaseparatebutongoingoilspillincidentinAlberta.Thecompanyhasreported10incidentsinoneyear.AnewreportbytheAlbertaEnegyRegulatorsaysemissionsfromheatedbitumenstoragetanksinthePeaceRiverareacouldberesponsibleforresidentshealthproblemsfollowingapublicinquiryintoodoursandemissionsintheregion. 8TuesdayApril82014cascadegraphicsWemayhavechangedourlookbutwestillofferallthequalityproductsandservicesyouareusedtoplusmore.NewmeasurescounterthawingNorthernpermafrostByMEAGANWOHLBERGTheimpactsofperma-frostdegradationandclimatechangeoninfrastructureintheNortharebeingcounteredbyasetofnewstandardsdesignedtohelppreservethelongevityofbuildingsthroughbetterconstructionandadaptationpractices.ThestandardscurrentlybeingdevelopedbytheCSAGrouparepartofajointinitiativebytheStandardsCouncilofCanadaandAb-originalAffairsandNorth-ernDevelopmentCanadatoaddresstheeffectsofclimatechangeonnewinfrastructureaswellasretrotsmainte-nanceandrepairstoexistinginfrastructureintheNorth.Since2012fourstan-dardshavebeendevelopedmeanttodealwiththevul-nerabilitiescreatedbyper-mafrostdegradationalongwithchangesintemperaturesandprecipitationwhichhaveledtoheaviersnowfallandsubsequentlygreaterloadsonstructures.Theresalotofinforma-tionouttherebuttheresnotonedocumentyoucanrefertoforeachoneofthesedif-ferentsubjectmatterssaidMarkBraiterseniorprojectmanagerwiththeCSAGroup.Theresalotofinforma-tiononpermafrosttheresactuallylessinformationonthermosyphonsandforsnowloadstheresevenlessinformationsurprisinglyespeciallyforwhatshap-peningupintheNorth.Sothereisalotofinformationbutthiswillbethersttimewhereyoucangotoastandalonedocumentandgetev-erythingthatyouneedonthatsubject.Theneweststandardwhichcameoutlastmonthandisundergoingpublicre-viewprovidesbestpracticesthatcomplementexistingbuildingcodestoassistindeterminingoptionsforcon-servingpermafrostremedi-atingimpactedbuildingsandassessingandmonitoringthestateofpermafrostbeneathbuildings.Thestandardidentiesnu-merousmitigationtechniquestomaintainpermafrostandremediatepermafrostdegra-dationfocusingonshadingdrainageandgradinggroundcoverandsnowmanagementandprovidessolutionsforbuildingfoundationsfromimprovingventilationorin-sulationusingmechanizedrefrigerationthermosyphontechnologyortotalfounda-tionreplacement.OtherstandardsfacilitatetheuseofthermosyphonsforbuildingsinpermafrostregionsmanagingchangingsnowloadrisksintheNorthandcommunitydrainagesystemplanningdesignandmaintenanceinCanadasNortherncommunities.ThefocusofthestandardsarechosenbyanadvisorycommitteecomposedofrepresentativesfromeachNorthernterritoryandeachstandardisdevelopedbyaround10subjectmatterexpertsinseparatework-inggroups.Thenewstandardsguide-linesandbuildingcodemod-elswillbeusedtodriveprac-ticalresponsesintheNorthfollowingtheirpublication.Thoughthedisseminationoftheinformationhasyettobecoordinatedeachjurisdic-tionisawaretheprojectisnearingcompletion.Therststandardonther-mosyphonsissettobepub-lishedattheendofAugustfollowedbytheotherthreebyMarch2015atthelatest.Workisalsobeginningonafthstandardidentiedbythetechnicalcommit-teeinYellowknifeonsitecharacterization.Thisstandardwilllookatbeforeyoubuildsome-thingupNorthyouneedtobeveryawareofthelandyourebuildingonintermsofwhethertherespermafrostornotandthecompositionofthesoilBraiterexplained.OncethestandardsarepublishedtheywillbeavailablefreeofchargeontheCSAwebsite.WiththeamountofpositivefeedbackreceivedfromgovernmentbuildingmanufacturersandAboriginalcommunitiesthusfarBraiterisexpectingthestandardswillbewellusedratherthansitonashelfandhopefullyllagapinbuild-ingstandardswhichtendtofocusonthesouth.ThereisquiteaneedforthistypeofworkupNorthhesaid.Thestandardsareavail-ableforviewingandpubliccommentonlineathttppublicreview.csa.caEnvironmentPermafrostBeforeyoubuildsomethingupNorthyouneedtobeveryawareofthelandyourebuildingonintermsofwhethertherespermafrostornotandthecompositionofthesoil.MarkBraiterCSAGroupRadiatorswithchillersonleftareinstalledaspartoftheatloopthermosyphonfoundationduringconstructionoftheBeaufortDeltaHospitalinInuvik.ThehospitalisoneofseveralgovernmentbuildingsinInuvikfeaturingthermosyphontechnologywhichaidsinpreventingpermafrostdegradationandthesubsequentdamagetoinfrastructure.PhotoI.HolubecConsultingInc. EnvironmentArctic9TuesdayApril82014ArcticCouncilreviewsinternationaloffshoreoildrillingshippingregulationsByMEAGANWOHLBERGItsamassivetaskbuttheArcticCouncilisinthethroesofunpackingtheinternationalcommunityscurrentoffshorepetroleumdrillingandshippingregula-tionstoensureproperrulesexistforacomingwaveofdrillingandtransporta-tioniniceladenNorthernwaters.WesternArcticMPDen-nisBevingtonwhoattendedtheplenarysessionsoftheArcticCouncilsseniorof-cialsmeetinginYellowknifelatelastmonthsaidthereisanenormousamountofworkbeingundertakenbythecouncilsworkinggroupswhosemainfocusrightnowismarineoilpol-lutionprevention.Whattheyredoingistheyvecreatedamatrixofregulationsotheyveexam-inedalltheregulationsthatexistnowamongdifferentcountriesandtheyretry-ingtoworkthatintoahybridinternationalinstrumentBevingtonsaid.MuchoftheworkcamefromevaluationsofBPsDeepwaterHorizonblow-outintheGulfofMexicoin2010thelargestmarineoilaccidentinhistory.Beving-tonsaidthemistakesmadeinthatpreventablespillwereextrapolatedbythestudyintoanArcticenvironmenttoconsiderthecomplicationsthatcouldariseifsimilareventsweretotranspireinNorthernwaterswithdif-ferentweatherandwaterconditions.Itwasaprettyrevealingdocumentabouthowdif-cultitisgoingtobetodotheworkintheArcticandhowincrediblywell-trainedandwell-equippedanyofthesecrewsthatmightbeworkinguptherewillhavetobehowcarefullytheyllhavetobemonitoredandhowrigor-ouslytheyllhavetofollowproceduresBevingtonsaid.TheyseehowinanormalenvironmentthesethingsstarttofallapartandtheyreconcernedaroundwhatwouldhappeninanArcticenvironment.WhileArcticoffshoredrillinghasbeendonesuc-cessfullyandsafelyinju-risdictionssuchasNorwayforyearstherstdrillinginice-lledwaterswasjustre-centlydoneforthersttimebyRussia.ItisanewfrontierthatBevingtonsaysiscauseforconcernbecauseoftheaddedcomplexitiesoftheterrain.Nomatterhowgoodtherulesareifyoucantobeytherulestheyrenogoodhesaid.Apartfrompollutionpre-ventionworkisunderwaytocompleteapolarship-pingcodeundertheleadoftheInternationalMaritimeOrganizationwhichwantstocompletethecodethisyearandseeitcomeintoforcewithinthenexttwotothreeyears.Thestandardswouldin-cludeshipdesignandcon-structionshipsystemsandequipmentandtrainingformaritimecrews.Inordertodothistheyneednewtechnologytheyneedtheshipbuildingindus-trytoupgradeandinnovatesoithastopervadethroughtheindustryBevingtonsaid.Theyidentifyalltheseareaswherequiteobviouslythestandardmaritimeregu-lationsarenotgoingtobegoodenough.ApartfrompreparingforanincreaseinArcticpetro-leumproductionanditsac-companyingenvironmentalrisksBevingtonsaidwork-inggroupsofthecouncilareactivelyworkingonbiodiver-sityassessmentsandcontri-butionstoclimatechangesuchasblackcarbonandmethaneemissions.HesaidtheArcticCoun-cilhasbecomeanimpor-tantforumfordiscussingclimatechangeoutsideoftheUNsConferenceofthePartiesCOPprocesswhichhesayshasnotbeeneffectivelyaddressingtheissues.Bevingtonsmaincon-cernwiththecouncilitselfisthatitisperhapsbecom-ingstretchedtoothinasitattemptstotakeonthishugebodyofresearchandpolicy-making.Whilethecouncilcallsontheeffortsofawidenetworkofscientistsandpolicymakersfromallofitseightmemberstatesthereareonlyfouremployeesinthesecretariatcoordinatingtheworkload.Somecountrieswerewonderingwhetherwecouldhandlethisvolumeofworkhesaid.TheresalotofworkgoingonbutforthecoordinationofallthatandmakingallthatcometogetherIdontthinkthestructureisanywherenearwhereithastobe.Ithinkitshouldbemuchlargerasengagedasitcanbewithalloftheseseriousissuesthattheydealwith.ThenextmeetingoftheseniorofcialsoftheArcticCouncilissetforthisOcto-berinWhitehorse.CamillaZoe-ChocolateaTlichomemberoftheArcticAthabaskanCouncilspeaksduringoneoftheArcticCouncilmeetingsinYellowknifeinMarch.PhotocourtesyofArcticCouncilArcticEconomicCounciltopromotebusinessinNorthByMEAGANWOHLBERGSeniorofficialswiththeArcticCouncilhavesignedoffonthecreationofanewcircumpolareconomicagencyaimedatfacilitatingregionaleconomicgrowthintheNorth.ArcticCouncilmemberstatesmovedforwardwiththeestablishmentoftheArc-ticEconomicCouncilduringtheirmeetingsinYellowknifeattheendofMarchthesec-ondgatheringtotakeplacesinceCanadaassumeditstwo-yearchairmanship.TheinitiativeputforthbyCanadainitsrstmomentsaschairwasrstapprovedinKirunalastMayandaninternationaltaskforcewassetuptodevelopacircum-polarbusinessforumwithrepresentationfromalleightArcticCouncilmemberstates.Overthepastsevenmonthsthatfocushasshiftedtocre-atingapermanentcouncil.TherstmeetingoftheeconomiccouncilexpectedtoreportdirectlytotheArc-ticCouncilwillbecoordi-natedbyArcticCouncilchairLeonaAglukkaq.BothAglukkaqandthede-partmentofForeignAffairsTradeandDevelopmentde-clinedrequestsforcommentstatingthatdetailswouldbereleasedinduecourse.AccordingtoabriefingnotedistributedattheArc-ticCouncilmeetingswhichwereclosedtothepublicandmediatheoverallaimofthepermanenteconomiccoun-cilistofostersustainabledevelopmentincludingeco-nomicgrowthenvironmentalprotectionandsocialdevelop-mentintheArcticregion.ThenotestatesthatthegroupwillstrengthentheArc-ticCouncilbyenhancingre-gionaleconomiccooperationfacilitatebusinessopportuni-tiestradeandinvestmentintheArcticandmaximizethepo-tentialforeconomicactivitiestopositivelyimpactNortherncommunitieswhileprotectingtheenvironment.TheeconomiccouncilmayputforwardproposalsandreportstotheArcticCouncilandtheArcticCouncilmayproposeareasoffocusfortheeconomiccounciltoconsider.EachArcticmemberstateandthesixindigenousperma-nentparticipantsoftheArcticCouncilhavetwomonthstonominatethreerepresenta-tivestoattendtheeconomiccouncilsrstmeetingthoughfuturemeetingswillallowin-dustrytoparticipate.Inthefuturethemember-shipoftheAECwillnotbelimitedtosuchnominationsandmayacceptself-nomina-tionsfromtheArcticbusinesscommunitythenotestates.Themaximumsizeofthegroupgovernancestructureandactivitiesareyettobedeter-mined.Adateforitsrstmeet-inghasyettobeannounced.Itissupposedtobecom-pletelyindependentsoitsnotgoingtobefundedthroughtheArcticCouncilWesternArcticMPDennisBevingtonwhoattendedthetwodaysofmeetingsinYellowknifetoldTheJournal.Itsgoingtobeself-appointedhoweverthatssupposedtoworkandfundedbytheparticipantsItakeit.Bevingtonsaidthecreationoftheeconomiccouncilisaconcernforhimbecauseithasthepotentialtoovershadowtheenvironmentalbackboneoftheorganization.Economicsquiteobvi-ouslyislargerthansimplybusinesssoevenonthatpar-ticularsubjectbusinesscantbetheonlyoneinputtingintotheeconomics.Theycanhaveasayinitbutwhatweneedtodoisgetthroughalltheis-suesthatweredealingwithattheArcticCouncilrightnowwhicharelinkedtoenviron-mentalissueshesaid.Yestheresgoingtobeeco-nomicactivitybutwecantlettheeconomicactivitygetaheadoftheenvironmentalactivity.Theenvironmentalactivityhasbeenthemainfocusthepri-orityitemandwedontwanttoseeitswitchedtohavingtheeconomicsbethepriorityitem.Thatisaswitchthatwillputalotatrisk.PhotoJackDanylchukSeniorArcticCouncilofcialsenjoyamusicalperformanceatYellowknifesSnowcastleonMar.26.PoliticsArcticCouncil 10TuesdayApril82014ByMARIACHURCHTheLiberalandNDPfed-eralpartieshavechosentheircandidatesfortheFortMcMur-ray-Athabascaby-electionandwillbejoiningtheridingsrstLibertariancandidateandoneoftwoConservativenomineesintherunning.Aby-electionwascalledinJanuaryfortheFortMcMur-ray-AthabascaridingwhichrepresentsnortheasternAl-bertafromLacLaBichetoFitzgeraldontheNWTborderafterformerConservativeMPBrianJeanannouncedhissud-denresignationfrompolitics.WiththefederalelectionscheduledforOctober2015thechosenMPwillholdtheseatforjustoverayearbe-forethenextrace.Adatehasnotbeensetfortheby-electionbutwiththreeotherby-electionstobeheldinCanadatheFortMcMur-ray-AthabascavotewillbeheldbeforetheendofJune.LiberalandNDPcandidatesannouncedLiberalnomineeKyleHar-riethabeatoutcontenderChrisFletttowinthepartycandi-dacylastweekfollowingtheannouncementthatLoriMc-DanielwillberunningastheNDPscandidate.BothHarriethaandMcDan-ielacknowledgethattheridingisaConservativestrongholdwithmorethanhalfacenturyofConservativeMPrepresenta-tionbutsayitstimeforchange.Itsprettyclearthatafter57yearsofrepresentingnorth-easternAlbertastraightthattheConservativepartytakesthisregionforgrantedHar-riethatoldTheJournal.Itsmyimpressionthatpeoplefeelitistimeforachange.HarriethaaformerLiberalstafferonParliamentHillsaidmuchofhiscampaignisfo-cusedonensuringthefederalgovernmentfundsinfrastruc-tureintheregionwhichhesaidhasseenunacceptablylowtransfersconsideringtherapidpopulationgrowthandeconomicdevelopmentoverthelastseveralyears.McDanielaheavyhauleratSuncorEnergyandahealthandsafetyrepresentativeforthelocalunionsaidheremploymentintheoilsandsindustrymeansshewouldbringaworkersperspectivetofederalpolitics.ImabigvoiceandImaveryhardworkerforthepeo-ple.Everydaythatsmylifetryingtomakepeopleslivesbetteratworkinthecommu-nityandintheareashesaid.McDanielsaiddevelop-mentoftheoilsandswillbeafocusofhercampaignwhichshesaidrequiresanebalancebetweenpromotingresourcedevelopmentandensuringresponsibleenviron-mentalandsafetyregulations.ConservativestovoteoncandidateTheConservativepartycan-didacyisstillupintheairwithavotescheduledforlateApriltopickbetweennomineesDavidYurdigaandArlanDelisle.Yurdigahasbeenacoun-cillorreeveanddeputyreeveforAthabascaCountyforthepastsixyearsandsaidhispas-sionandfamiliaritywiththecommunityishisstrength.Ihavearealgoodunder-standingofthewholeregionandIthinkIcandothebestfortheconstituentsbyunder-standingtheuniquenessofeachcommunityhesaidaddingthatifchosenasthecandidatehisfocuswillbeonincreasingfundingtomunicipalitiesandtosocialservices.Aformernationallugeath-letejourneymanelectricianEdsontowncouncillorandlawyerDelislesaidhisdiversebackgroundhasgivenhimabroadrangeofskillstobringtotheelection.AsacandidateDelislesaiditisparamountthathebeaccessibletothepeopleandthathispoliticalfocusreecttheirwishes.LibertarianthrowshishatinTimMoenareghterandfreelancedocumentarianworkinginFortMcMurrayrecentlyaddedanotherhattohisrepertoirebyenter-ingintotheworldoffederalpoliticsastheridingsrst-everLibertariancandidate.Moensaidhispoliticalmes-sagecanbecondensedintoasnappyinternetmemethatstatesIwantgaymarriedcou-plestobeabletoprotecttheirmarijuanaplantswithguns.ItsjusttheprinciplesthatthiscountryandtheUSwerebasedontheideathatyouownyourselfthatpeopleshouldntuseforceagainstyouyoushouldnthityoushouldntstealyoushouldntmurderyoushouldntrapeandyoushouldntdothesethingsevenifyoucallyourselfgovernment.Youdontgetextrarightsifyouareingovernmenthesaid.MoensaidtheAthabascaregionisfulloflike-mindedindividualsmanyofwhomareworkinghardinanindus-trythatispaintedbymain-streammediaasMordorandhismessageoflibertyhasbeenresonatingmorethanheeverimagined.IfelectedMoensaidhislackoftiestoafederalpartymeanshecanbethevoicethatshakesupthesystem.Hispoliticaltargetswouldincludeslashingprovincialequalizationpaymentsde-creasinggovernmentcontrolonsocialissuesandestab-lishinglandownershipforFirstNations.CandidateschosenforFortMacby-electionFirst-everLibertarianjoinsthefederalpoliticalracePoliticsFederalPhotocourtesyofDavidYurdigaPhotocourtesyofArlanDelislePhotocourtesyofTimMoenPhotocourtesyofLoriMcDanielPhotocourtesyofKyleHarriethaLiberalcandidateKyleHarriethasaysitstimeforthe57-yearConservativestrongholdinFortMcMurraytoend.LoriMcDanielmeetswithNDPMPfortheWesternArcticDennisBevingtonfollowingherannouncementtorunastheNDPcandidateintheFortMcMurrayby-election.TimMoenalong-timepoliticalactivisthasthrownhishatinastheridingsrst-everLibertariancandidate.LawyerandformernationallugeathleteArlanDelislewillbemakinghiscasetorunastheConservativecandidateintheby-electionatapartyvotetobeheldinlateApril.AftersixyearsinmunicipalpoliticsConservativenomineeDavidYurdigaisalsolookingfortheConservativecandidacy. HealthWellnessCancer11TuesdayApril82014FortChipewyanDogRaceswereheldMarch2223201410DOG1stplace-RolandCampbell2ndplace-DavidCampbell3rdplace-CameronMacdonald4thplace-DannySavic6DOG1stplace-MatthewPoitras2ndplace-DavidCampbell3rdplace-RolandCampbell4thplace-ArchieCardinal5thplace-CameronMacdonaldCongratulationstothealltheracersThankstoallthesponsorsMikisewCreeFirstNationTeckFrontierSuncorJapanCanadaOilSandsLimitedStevensCompanyAthabascaTribalCouncilFirstNationsInsuranceServicesFortChipewyanFishingDerbyCommitteeFortChipewyanHistoricalSocietyMikisewTrappersLTDPartnershipNorthwesternAirLeaseNorthernStoresMcMurrayAviationNuneeHealthBoardSocietyThankstoallthevolunteersRichardSmokeyLadouceurLindsayMonkChrisJolyLeeLadouceurCameronMacdonaldJocelynMartenTrudyGillisMistyMartenMargaretFlettVillebrunJasonStrakaQueenieGreyGuillaumeBodyGeorgeSloanWhiteknifeRolandCampbellDavidCampbellSpecialthankstothecookswhohelpedwiththecanteenandpotlucksupperandalldoghandlers.Ifweforgotanyonepleaseacceptourapologies.ByMARIACHURCHMasonMartyaGrade1studentatElizabethMtisSettlementSchoolnearColdLakeAlta.wasdiagnosedinlateJanuarywithWilmstumour-anextremelyrarekidneycanceralmostexclu-sivelyfoundinchildren.Onedayhealthyandac-tiveathomeandthenextinahospitalinEdmontondealingwithafrighteningdiagnosisMartysyounglifewasswiftlyturnedup-sidedown.Backhomenewsofhisdi-agnosisspreadlikewildreinthesmallnorthernAlbertacommunity.Wewerereallyalljusttakenaback.Youresofear-fulandscaredatthatpointDavidAngerprincipalofElizabethsharedwithTheJournal.Whathappenednextwasanunprecedentedoutpour-ingofsupportforMartyandhisfamily.Donationsstartedowinginfromthecom-munitytoassistthefamilyintravellingbackandforthtoEdmontonforMartystreatment.PeoplejustreallywantedtohelpandthebestwaytohelpistodosomethingAngersaid.Acommunityauctionwasquicklyorganizedwherecloseto10000wasraisedforthefamily.Becauseoftheseverityofthecancerdoctorsactedswiftlyontheyoungboystreatmentplanandsched-uledhimforchemotherapyradiationandthensurgerytoremovethekidneyaffectedbythetumor.LastweekwasMartysrsttimebackinschoolaftermonthsoftreatmentandhewasoodedwithnothingbutlovefromstudentsandstaff.Hesjusthappytobehereandwehavetobecarefulwiththekidsbecausetheyarealloverhim.Everybodyisjustsohappytoseehim.Itsreallyservedtobringourschoolcommunitycloserto-getherAngersaid.TheprincipaldescribedMartyasahigh-energyyouthwithsomespunk.Hewantstobeinvolvedandhewantstoriparoundsoitsbeenhardforhimtoslowdownandtakeiteasyhesaid.Nowthatthetumourisre-movedMartyhasmorefree-domtorunaroundagainbuttreatmentisunfortunatelynotoverfortheyoungsterwhoisscheduledformoreroundsofchemoandradiationsoon.HesgotalongroadaheadforsureAngersaid.SchooldistrictcomestogetherNewsofMartysghtwithcancercontinuedtospreadwhilehewasintreatmentanditwasntlongbeforeotherschoolsinNorthlandSchoolDivisionfeltacalltoaction.TheConklinKidsDoCareClubatConklinCommunitySchoolwasoneofthersttolearnaboutMartyandspear-headedanefforttoencour-ageallNorthlandschoolstosendhimwellwishes.AthabascaDeltaCom-munitySchoolinFortChipewyanheardthecallandwastednotimeinan-swering.TheschoolsentMartyagiantgetwellsooncardaboxofgiftsandadonationofcloseto1000raisedthroughabakesale.HecamebacktoschoolandherearethesekidsfromfarawaywhoarethinkingofhimanditwasjustsonicetobeabletowelcomehimbackinthatwayAngersaid.Hismomanddadbothcontinuetobereallyoverwhelmed.Martyalsoreceivedhun-dredsofValentinesDaycardsfromNorthlandschools.TohearofallthesekidsthinkingabouthimisprettyspecialAngersaid.AilingNorthlandstudentfloodedwithsupportSchoolsacrossnorthernAlbertaraisefundsforcancertreatmentPhotoDavidAngerMasonMartyaGrade1studentatElizabethMtisSettlementSchoolnearColdLakewhoissufferingfromcancerholdsupgiftshewasgivenbystudentsfromAthabascaDeltaCommunitySchoolinFortChipewyan. ArtsCultureCultureMonth12TuesdayApril82014FortSmithstudentsinvitecommunityfortasteofcultureByMARIACHURCHPipinghotstewbannockonastickandmapletreatsweresomeofthetastyeatsonthemenuatPaulWil-liamKaeserhighschoolinFortSmithlastweekduringaneventcelebratingcultureandlanguage.ThehighschoolflungopenitsdoorsafterschoolThursdayandwelcomedthewholecommunitytochilloutwiththemoutsidewheretentswereerectedwoodfireswereburningandtraditionalgameswereinfullforce.ThecelebratoryeventwasputonbythehighschoolsteachersandstafftomarkAprilascultureandlan-guagemonth.TheNorthernLifeMu-seumandCulturalCentreprovidedadoseofthesweetstuffbysettingupasugarshackwhiletheGNWTbroughtthegoodsforban-nockonastick.Parentsofthehighschoolerswereencour-agedtoattendwiththeirchildrenasaprecursortoparent-teacherinterviewsheldlaterthatevening.PhotosMariaChurchFromleftAiriyannaKakfwiTeyannaKakfwiandDanielleKochonwaitpatientlyastheirbannockonastickcooksoveranopenreinfrontofPWKhighschoolThursday.Bannockwasoneofmanytreatsofferedtothosewhocameouttohelpthehighschoolcelebratecultureandlanguage.StudentSadieMcMahonisdishedupahotbowlofstew.PWKhighschoolstudentsteamupagainsttheteachersinNortherngamesheldaspartoftheculturalcelebrations.FinnlayRutherford-SimonisinastickysituationwithhermaplesugaronastickabouttofallbutmomLorilendsahelpinghandbeforeshedropsthesweettreat. 13TuesdayApril82014InuvikcelebratesspringwithMuskratJamboreeByNATHALIEHEIBERG-HARRISONThe57thAnnualMusk-ratJamboreekickedoffinInuviklastFridaywithafeastandcrowningofthisyearskingandqueen-JustinFrostandMarandaBlake.TheInuvikDrummersandDancerslatertooktothestageatEastThreeSchool.Theirperformancewasfol-lowedbyjivingandlimbocontestswhichranlateintothenight.Eventsbeganattheriverthenextdayandincludedthe15thAnnualMuskratJamboreeMastersOpenDogRacecommunitygamesandcrosscountrysnow-mobileraces.Eventssloweddownaround700p.m.fora20000TVbingoandpickedbackupafterwardforanoldtimedancefea-turingtheDeltaGoodTimeBand.ResidentspackedbackintotheEastThreeSchoolgymnasiumandwerejiggingwellintothemorning.Sundayincludedmorecommunitygamesdownattheriversnowshoeracesopenclasstrackracesandalivelytalentshowforafullhouseattheschool.Mondaysschedulein-cludedthe17thAnnualIsaacSimonMemorialDogRacemorecommunitygamesatrapperskillseventandtheopenclass50-miletrackrace.The57thannualjambo-reewasorganizedbythe2014MuskratJamboreecommitteeandcountlessvolunteers.Itwasdedicatedtotheemergencywarmingshelter.Morethan100InuvikresidentstaketotheiceroadlastSundaytowatchthereindeerherdcrossingnearBar-CabouthalfwaytoTuktoyaktuk.TheherdismovedintotheMackenzieDeltaeveryyearbylocalreindeerharvestersandthisyearresidentswereencouragedtocomewatch.TheherdcrossedtheInuvik-Tuktoyaktukiceroadaround100p.m.Dogmusherscompeteinthe15thAnnualMuskratJamboreeMastersOpenDogRaceSaturdayafternoonontheMackenzieRiverinInuvik.PlankwalkparticipantstrynottofallastheyracearoundtheicyriversiteSaturdayafternoon.DarbyBlaketakespartintheopenclasscross-countryskidooraceSaturdayeveninginInuvik.IsaacLennietookhomerstplacefollowedcloselybyJimmyKalinekandTristanKendoGreenlandenjoysthefestivitiesdownattheriversiteoftheannualMuskratJamboreeinInuvik.Temperaturesroseto9degreesonSaturdaytothedelightofjamboreeparticipants.ArtsCultureSpringFestivalsPhotosNathalieHeiberg-HarrisonPhotoNathalieHeiberg-Harrison 14TuesdayApril82014ByMEAGANWOHLBERGNorthernultra-marathonrunnerBradCaribouLegsFirthbeganhis1200kmjourneybyfootfromInu-viktoWhitehorselastweektopresentYukonPremierDarrellPasloskiwithlettersfrompeopleacrossthePeelwatershedopposedtothegovernmentsnewlanduseplanfortheregion.EscortedbyasupportvehicledrivenbyGwichinTribalCouncilpresidentRobertA.AlexiehimselftheInuvik-bornrunnerlefthishometownonApr.2withhisdogTrixiemakingittoTsiigehtchicbyThursdayCaribouLegsbegins1200-kmruntoprotectthePeelwherethecommunityheldafeastinhishonourandFortMcPhersonbyFridaynight.AsofMondayafternoonFirthwasenroutetoEaglePlainsintheYukonthoughstillusingFortMcPhersonashisbasecamp.Ifeelupforthechal-lengehewroteonhisface-bookpageMondaymorning.MybodyisrechargedandprimedformoremountainroadrunningAspotGPSdeviceismap-pinghisprogressonlineinrealtimesoavidfollowerscantrackhisadvanceinadditiontotheenthusiasticdailyupdatesFirthispostingonhisCaribouLegsface-bookpage.Ateachcommunityheispickingupmorelettersaswellassomeyouthfulcom-panyfortherun.Hewasjoinedby15year-oldJaredBlakefreshfromtheArcticWinterGamesinAlaskaonhiswayoutofTsiigehtchicandhadanotheryouthJo-sephKayfromInuvikescorthimtotheInuvikairport.OutsideofFortMcPher-sonhewasgreetedbytheentireHanthornfamilywhoranintotownwithhimwherehewaswelcomedbyalargepartofthecommunity.Hewasalsogiventhespe-cialgiftofOlympianSharonFirthsuorescentyellowcross-countryskiracingbibwhichsheworeinSarajevo.Thebibhasa2ndlifeItkeepsmesafeanddisplaysapowerfulmessageThankyouSharonFirthwroteonhisfacebookpage.Firthannouncedhisintenttohand-delivermessagesfrompeoplethroughouttheNWTsideofthePeelwater-shedshortlyaftertheYukonGovernmentremovedthestakingbanandputforthitscontroversiallanduseplanforthepreviouslyun-touched68000-squarekmlandmass.Hesaidheisconcernedabouttheimpactsofminingandoilandgasdevelopmentonhisancestralterritory.Whilethelanduseplan-ningcommissionhadrec-ommended80percentoftheareabeprotectedfromindustrialdevelopmentbasedonyearsofconsultationwithcommunitiesonboththeYukonandNWTsidesofthewatershedtheYukonGovernmentputforwarditsownplanrecommendingtheopposite29percentprotec-tionand71percentopenfordevelopment.Therunnerintendstoar-riveinWhitehorsebyApr.22wherehewillreadthelettersaloudoutsideoftheYukonLegislaturebuildingatapub-licgatheringbeforehandingthemofftothepremier.FirthplanstotraveltoVan-couverafterthejourneyisoverbeforerunningallthewayfromtheWestCoastbacktoInuviktoraisena-tionalawarenessaboutthePeelwatershed.TofollowFirthonhisjour-neybyGPSvisithttpshare.ndmespot.comsharedfacesviewspots.jspglId0i38OkaafP2mIBW4pdkqGZI7Bz1kTQQNYIfeelupforthechallengeMybodyisrechargedandprimedformoremountainroadrunningBradCaribouLegsFirthPhotosRobertA.AlexieEnvironmentWatershedsCaribouLegsisgiftedwithaProtectthePeelcakeatacommunityfeastinTsiigehtchic.JosephKayayouthfromInuvikhelpstosendCaribouLegsoffontherstmorningofhisrun.CaribouLegsandhistrustydogTrixiearejoinedbyJaredBlake15ontheruntoFortMcPherson. 15TuesdayApril820142014BombardierRecreationalProductsInc.BRP.Allrightsreserved.andtheBRPlogoaretrademarksofBRPoritsafliates.ThisofferisvalidinCanadaatparticipatingSki-Doodealersonthepurchaseofa2015Ski-DoosnowmobileorderedduringtheSpringFeverpromotionbetweenMarch72014andApril222014.Unitsusedforracingareexcludedfromthisoffer.Upto4-yearBumper-to-BumperwarrantyConsumerspurchasinga2015SummitorFreeridemodelareentitledtoreceivea4-yearBRPlimitedwarranty.Consumerspurchasinganyother2015modelareentitledtoreceivea3-yearBRPlimitedwarranty.SubjecttotheexclusionslimitationsofliabilitiesandallothertermsandconditionsofBRPsstandardlimitedwarrantycontractincludingwithoutlimitationtheexclusionsofdamagescausedbyabuseabnormaluseorneglect.Promotionsaresubjecttoterminationorchangeatanytimewithoutnotice.SeeyourparticipatingSki-Doodealerforalldetails.Offermaynotbeassignedtradedsoldorcombinedwithanyotherofferunlessexpresslystatedherein.Offervoidwhererestrictedorotherwiseprohibitedbylaw.BRPreservestherightatanytimetodiscontinueorchangespecicationspricesdesignsfeaturesmodelsorequipmentwithoutincurringanyobligation.AlwaysconsultyoursnowmobiledealerwhenselectingasnowmobileforyourparticularneedsandcarefullyreadandpayspecialattentiontoyourOperatorsGuideSafetyVideoSafetyHandbookandtothesafetylabellingonyoursnowmobile.Alwaysrideresponsiblyandsafely.Alwayswearappropriateclothingincludingahelmet.Alwaysobserveapplicablelocallawsandregulations.Dontdrinkanddrive.1107897SPRINGORDERYOURSLEDFROMMONSTERANDGETA300IN-STORECREDIT926MACKENZIEHIGHWAYHAYRIVERNTX0E0R3Phone867-874-2771TollFree1-866-327-0717Fax888-405-8395GoMonsterorGoHome.AbetterwintertireFromleftDustinHutchinsonandDarrenSchafferofYellowknifeshowofftheircustomizedstuddedracingtireswhichSchaffersayssticklikegluetothesnowiceracingcoursebuiltonVeeLakethiswinter.Thepairbuiltthetiresbydrilling236boltsintoordinarytiresandthensharpeningthem.Achemicalsealantstopsairleaks.PhotoBillBradenArtsCultureMusicByMARIACHURCHWhenitcomestohismusicguitaristBryceYoungbornandraisedinFortSmithisanemotionalguyandisnotafraidtoadmitit.Musichesaysisanex-pressionofemotion.Forthe24year-oldwhorsttaughthimselftoplaytheguitarat14andhasbeenjammingawaywithhisyoungerbrothereversincewordsdontreallycoverwhatmusicmeanstohim.SomepeoplereallyknowhowtosellthemselvesandgetthepointacrossofwhattheyaretryingtosaybutImSearchlightnarrowsinonFortSmithmusicianBryceYounginrunningforCBCsbestnewCanadianartistjusttryingtoletthemusicdothetalkinghesharedinaninterviewwithTheJour-nallastweek.WhilehehasstruggledtodenehissoundYoungsaidheonceheardsimilarmusicdescribedassteelstringneo-acousticguitar.Usingallareasoftheinstru-mentincludingtheguitarbodyhecreatesmusicbytappingslappingandpick-ingthestrings.Theresultisauniqueinstrumentalsoundscapecompletewithbassandharmony.TheresalotofemotioninitInd.Youdontreallyneedlyricstogetthatfeelingdrawnoutofyouhesaid.ReachinganationalaudienceYoungrecentlyenteredhimselfasanartistonSearch-lightanonlinecontestthroughCBCMusicandCBCRadioOnethataskspeopletovoteforCanadasbestnewartist.HissongWithinAMidnightDreamhasmadehimaregionalnalistfortheYellowknifearea.YoungsaidheenteredonawhimbutwasamazedathowquicklytheFortSmithcommunityralliedtosupporthimbysharingthecontestonlinethroughsocialmediafeedslikeFacebookanden-couragingoneanothertovoteforhim.IdbelyingifIsaiditdidnthitmeinthetouchyfeelyhesaid.Thatshowitworksthoughweallcometogether.IfhewinsthecontestYoungwillreceivenosmallamountofmoneytogoto-wardmusicequipmentaswellasstudiotimearecord-ingwithCBCMusicandmostimportantlynationalrecognitionforhismusic.Younghashadsomeprettyexcitingmusicaldebutsinthepastincludingaperfor-manceatFolkontheRocksinYellowknifeandscoringagigtoplaymusicforthepopularAPTNTVshowDeneAJourney.Makinganameforyour-selfasayoungmusicianistoughhesaidbutnoharderintheNorththananywhereelse.WithYouTubeandtheinternetandstuffitsprob-ablyalittlebiteasiernowbutanywhereitstoughtobeamusicianIthinkYoungsaid.YoungcurrentlyworksforEkatiDiamondMinewhichallowshimtoworkforweeksatatimeandthenspendweeksathomeinFortSmith.Thebestpartofbeinghomeishisproximitytona-turehesaid.Theresthepeacefulnessandthequiettherocksandthepowerofthewater.Itsabeautifultown.Ittookmealongtimetoadmitthathesaid.IcantbeinsidefortoolongnoworIgocrazy.Whileperformingandplayingmusicforalivingisadreamhecantquiteletgooftheyoungartistsaidhesnotunrealisticwhenitcomestohismusicalfuture.IdliketosayIdlivethedreammakemusicforalivingbutrealisticallyIdontseeithappening.ImjustascomfortableandhappyplayingmusicwithfriendsorbymyselfthanIwouldbeperformingandplayinglive.Imnotreallyworriedaboutit.AslongasImstillplayingmusicthatsallthatmatterstomehesaid.VotingforCBCsSearch-lightstartedonMar.24andeachregionsseminalistswereannouncedonApr.7.TovoteforYoungintheseminalsgoonlinetohttpmusic.cbc.caSearchlightPhotoMariaChurchFortSmithsBryceYoungisaseminalistintheCBCsSearchlightcontesttondCanadasfavouritenewartist. IndustryAboriginalBusiness16TuesdayApril82014BuffaloExpressAIRToll-free1800465-3168salesbuffaloairexpress.comwww.buffaloairexpress.comSuperService-JustthewayyoulikeitSuperService-JustthewayyoulikeitTheNWTsLARGESTcouriercompany.Overnightdoor-to-doorservice.Yellowknife-867873-2084HayRiver-867874-3307Edmonton-780455-9283ByJACKDANYLCHUKAyearafterNunasiCorp.tooktherststepstowardrestructuringbycuttinglooseunprotablesubsid-iariesandmovingitshead-quartersoutofYellowknifetheInuitbirthrightcorpora-tionmadeonemoremovelastweek.InajointannouncementwiththeInuvialuitDevel-opmentCorp.IDCNunasiannouncedlastweekthatithadsoldits50percentin-terestinNorTerratoIDCforanundisclosedsumputtingpaidtoaninvestmentthatinrecentyearswasasourceofnancialpain.NorTerradoesnotissueaseparatenancialstatementbuttheInuvialuitRegionalCorp.IRCannualreportfor2012-themostrecentavailable-showsthatNor-Terrapostedalossof7.2millionin2011andturnedaprotof3.1millionin2012.Itsaccumulatedde-citdroppedto8.5millionfrom12.7milliontheyearprevious.FinancialreturnspostedonNunasishomepageshowNunasiCorp.capsyearofrestructuringwithsaleofNorTerrainteresttoInuvialuitpartnersthecompanylost10.6mil-lionin20105.6millionin2011andshowedaprotof4.3millionin2012whiletheIRClost18.4millionin2011andshowedaprotof17.5millionin2012.WilfWilcoxformerchairmanofNunasiandNorTerrasaiditwasthedemandforcashtopropupNorTerrasubsidiariesCa-nadianNorthandNorthernTransportationCompanyLtd.thatprovidedpartoftheimpetustorestruc-tureNunasibeforeits40thanniversary.AneedtomakeNunasimoreresponsivetothecompet-inginterestsofthreeregionaldevelopmentcorporationsformedafterterritorialdivi-sionin1993alsocameintoplayWilcoxsaid.CanadianNorthcompeteswithQikiqtaniFirstAvia-tionandSakkuFirstAvia-tiontwojoint-ventureenti-tiessetupbetweenregionalInuitdevelopmentcorpo-rationsandtheMakivik-ownedFirstAir.Nunasibeganrestruc-turinginearly2013withthesaleofSecureCheckwhichspecializedinsafetysecurityandscreeningsup-portforremoteprojectsandNunavutInsurance.TheGenesisGroupAcademyofLearningandFrobuildanIqaluithardwareventurewereshuttered.LastAugustNunasicloseditscorporateofceinYellow-knifemovingitsnanceandoperationstoOttawaandseniormanagementpositionsandcom-municationsofcertoIqaluit.NunasiandIDCtogetherareshareholdersoftwoothercompaniestheNationalAb-originalServicesCompanyandPanArcticInuitLogistics.NunasiCorp.hasannouncedthesaleofits50percentstakeinNorTerrawhichownshalfoftheairlineCanadianNorthtotheInuvialuitRegionalCorp.PhotoRussavia MtisCouncilpresidentacclaimedinFortSmithKenHudsonwillservenaltwo-yeartermbeforeretiringWhatipartakesinrst-everNorthernresilienceproject17TuesdayApril82014ByMARIACHURCHKenHudsonwillonceagainserveasheadoftheFortSmithMtisCouncilafterrunninguncontestedforthecouncilspresidencyduringthebiennialelectiononMar.29.Electionswerealsoheldforthecouncilsvicepresi-dentboardmemberssec-retarytreasurerandelderandyouthrepresentativesallofwhomwillservetwo-yearterms.Inapoolofninecandi-datesforsixboardposi-tionsLynnNapier-BuckleyandMaryEllenPichewerenewlyelectedwhileAllenHeronGordonPischingerVanceSandersonandJoshTordiffwerereelectedtotheboard.EarlEvanswasonceagainvotedinastheelderrepresentativeforthecoun-cilandJeremyBeamishwaselectedastheyouthrepresentative.DarylLoutitaformerboardmemberwaselectedasvicepresidentandBettyVillebrunwasvotedinassecretarytreasurer.PoliticsAboriginalPresidentsayslasttermWhileheislookingfor-wardtooverseeingseveralnewprogramsandinitia-tivesoverthenexttwoyearsHudsontoldTheJournalthiswillbehislasttermaspresidentoftheFortSmithMtisCouncil.Ivebeentherealongtime.FifteenyearsIvebeentheresince1999asthepresidentHudsonsaid.Imkindoflook-ingforwardtorelaxing.ImbuildingacabinoutinthebushmywifeandIandjustlookingforwardtoretiring.The64year-oldsaidhespleasedwiththecoun-cilslatestinitiativesinthecommunityincludingthemuch-praisedpilotprogramTAASTEorTime-honouredAboriginalActionsSustain-ingTraditionalEatingthatprovidesfreshmeatandshtoeldersinFortSmithandthesurroundingarea.Hudsonsaidthepro-gramwhichisfundedbyagrantfromtheGNWTdepartmentofHealthandSocialServiceshasbeengarneringinterestfromsurroundingcommuni-tiessinceitwaslaunchedlastfall.IgotoHayRiverandpeoplearetalkingtomepeoplefromFortResap-proachmeandaskhowtheycangetthesameprogram.IkeeprepeatingthatitsapilotprojectsohopefullyonceweproveitsbeensuccessfulitwillbedoneacrosstheNorthonabig-gerscalehesaid.Thepilotprogramin-cludesaplantobuildagreenhousefacilityattheNorthernLightsSpe-cialCareHomeandsup-portforyouthon-the-landactivities.TheyouthaspectoftheprogramhasbeentakenonbyGordMcSwainandSandersonwhorecentlyledagroupoffiveyouthintothebushtosnarerabbits.WhiletheprogramsfundingdrieduponApr.1thecouncilwillcontinuedistributingmeatorderedoverthelastfewmonthsandwillstartbuildingthecarehomesgreenhouseinthespring.ItsnotuptoustosayitisgoingtocontinuebutthesuccessoftheprogramiscertainlythereasfarasFortSmithisconcernedHudsonsaid.CounciltobuildrentalhomesTheMtisCouncilhasalsobeenworkingonalong-termplantodeveloprentalhousesinFortSmithcapitalizingonthehighdemandforrentalpropertiesinthecommunity.Thecouncilrecentlypur-chasedsixlandplotsnearthetrailercourtandplanstobuildtwohouseseachyearstartingthisspring.Hudsonsaidthecoun-cilwillbetakingonthecarpentryworkinternallywhileallotheraspectsofconstructionwillbecon-tractedouttolocalbusi-nessesinFortSmith.Youneedaplumberandyouneedelectricianssoitsgoodforthecommunityforustoemploypeopleandbuylumberandallthatotherstuffhesaid.PhotoMariaChurchAcclaimedFortSmithMtisCouncilpresidentKenHudsonsaysthisishislastterm.EnvironmentDisasterPreparednessByMARIACHURCHThecommunityofWhatiisfeelingalittlemoresecureandreadytorollwiththepunchesafterreceivingtheresultsfromitsparticipationintherst-everNorthernRuralDisasterResilienceProject.ForthesmallTlichocom-munitysoontobedirectlyaffectedbythedevelopmentofFortuneMineralsNICOminedevelopingaresiliencetochangecouldntcomeanysooner.YouvegotapeopleherethathavebeenonthelandinthisareaforhundredsofyearsLarryBarransenioradministrativeofcerwiththegovernmentofWhatitoldTheJournal.Theyhaveawayofdeal-ingwiththingsthattheter-ritorialgovernmentorthecommunitygovernmentmightsayThisisthewayitshouldbedonebuttheculturalnormwillsayNowedontdoitthatway.Theresiliencyplanstepsbackabitandlooksatthatbiggerpicturehesaid.DevelopedbyprofessorsfromRoyalRoadsUniversitythecommunityresilienceprojectusesaweb-basedquestionnairetoolthatas-sessesacommunitysprepa-rationtorespondtodisastersbyfactoringinuniquecul-turalnormsandexpectations.EricBusseya30-yearNorthernerandretiredterri-torialdirectorofemergencymanagementwasbehindbringingthepilotprojecttoWhati.BackedbytheCentrefortheNorthBusseybroughttheideatoWhatischiefandcouncilwhereitwasagreedtheywouldbecometherstcommunityintheNorthtoparticipateandactasamodelforadaptingthetooltouniqueNorthernculturesandchallenges.TheprocessbeganinFeb-ruaryof2013whenBusseyalongwithRobinCoxanassociateprofessorfromRoyalRoadsUniversitymetwiththeleadersofWhatiandthecommunitytoconductthequestionnaire.Usingtheirresponsesthetoolcalculatedmultiplewaysthecommunitycanprepareforscenariosthatwerehigh-lightedasofconcerntoWhati.Busseysaidresiliencecanrefertopreparednessforanarrayofsituationsincludingnaturaldisastersfromenvi-ronmentalchangesduetoglobalwarmingandhuman-madedisastersfromindus-trialincidentssuchasoilorchemicalspills.Academicresearchintheeldshowsthatacommunitythatisresilienttoanykindofshockorchangecanberesil-ienttorecoveringfromadi-sasteraswellhesaid.BarransaidtheresiliencyprojectwasalsobenecialbecauseitforcedtheWhatigovernmenttoreassessandreorganizeitscurrentemer-gencyplans.Oneoftheadvantagesofgoingthroughthisresil-iencyprocesswastoseenotonlyhowresilientthecom-munitywasbutatthesametimelookatalltheplansthathavebeenoatingoutiniso-lationofoneanotherandseewhatwasrequiredtobringeverythingintoalignwithoneanotherhesaid.Afteramorethanyear-longprocesscrunchingthedatafromthequestionnaireBusseyandCoxwerebackinWhatiinMarchtopresentthedraftcopyoftheresiliencydocumenttothecommunity.Barransaidtheadministra-tionwillnowlookatcreatingave-yearstrategicimple-mentationplanforthesug-gestionsandgoalsidentiedintheresiliencydocument.Academicresearchintheeldshowsthatacommunitythatisresilienttoanykindofshockorchangecanberesilienttorecoveringfromadisasteraswell.EricBusseyWhaticommunityresilienceprojectPhotoEricBusseyTheresilienceprojectdraftispresentedtothecommunityofWhatiinMarch. 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EMPLOYMENTTENDERSANDLEGALNOTICES19TuesdayApril82014201InDIVERSITYAWARDINNOVTioNSTDIVERSITYJORNALPROFLESINEMPLOYMENTOPPORTUNITYLABOURERSUMMERSTUDENTFortSmithNTUnderthegeneralsupervisionoftheManagerOperationMaintenanceyoucontributetotheloaderforkliftoperationshippingreceivingandotherrelateddutiesthatarefoundinatypicalQualificationsHighSchooleducationandSalaryRangeClosingdate12345Extendthereachofyourprintad.IntroducingcareeradsonlineCallformoredetails1-800-282-6903ext235DoorsOpenApril28 20TuesdayApril82014FollowingthedevolutionopubliclandandresourcesromtheederalgovernmenttotheGNWTonApril1thereisonenewGNWTdepartmenttheDepartmentoLands.TwoexistingdepartmentsIndustryTourismandInvestmentITIandEnvironmentandNaturalResourcesENRhaveassumedadditionalresponsibilitiesandtheresponsibilityorCommissionersLandhasmovedromMACAtothenewDepartmentoLands.DepartmentoLandsMunicipalandCommunityAairsMACAMandateThemandateotheDepartmentoLandsistomanageadministerandplanorthesustainableuseopubliclandintheNorthwestTerritoriesinaairandtransparentmannerthatrefectstheinterestsothepeopleotheNorthwestTerritories.ChangesThisisanewGNWTdepartment.MostotheAboriginalAairsandNorthernDevelopmentCanadaAANDCstawithlandresponsibilitiesinYellowknieandtheregionshavebeentranserredtothenewDepartmentoLands.GNWTstaromMACAsLandAdministrationDivisionandsupportstaromotherGNWTdepartmentsandAANDCalsomovedtotheDepartmentoLands.ResponsibilitiesTheDepartmentoLandswillberesponsibleorthemanagementandadministrationoallpubliclandsintheNorthwestTerritoriesonbothCommissionersandTerritoriallandsincludingAdministrationandmanagementopubliclandslandinventoriesleasesdispositionsvaluationsurveyapplicationsmappingLandusesustainabilitystandardsguidelinesandpoliciesLanduseinitiativesProjectassessmentsLanduseplanningincludingregionallanduseplansLanduseadministrationincludingpermittingandsecuritiesComplianceandenorcementolanduseincludinginspectionsInormaticssharedservicecentresupportingtheDepartmentoIndustryTourismandInvestmenttheDepartmentoEnvironmentandNaturalResourcesandtheDepartmentoLandsGeneralInquiries-PleasecontacttheSystemNavigatorAkeypointofcontactforclientstoensuretheyareabletoaccessprogramsservicesandinformationabouttheDepartmentofLandseffectively.Location1stFloorGalleryBuilding492352ndStreetYellowkniePhone867765-6727orTollFree1-888-NWT-LAND1-888-698-5263EmailLandsgov.nt.caYellowknieHeadquartersGNWTDepartmentoLands1stFloorGalleryBuilding492352ndStreetBox1320YellowknieNTPhone867765-6727orTollFree1-888-NWT-LAND1-888-698-5263EmailLandsgov.nt.caLandsAdministrationTerritorialLandsUnit1stFloorGalleryBuilding492352ndStreetPhone867765-6701EmailNWTLandsgov.nt.caCommissionersLandUnitNorthwestelTower5thFloorPhone867920-6284Fax867920-6156NorthSlaveRegion140BristolAvenueBox1320YellowknieNTPhone867765-6648Beauort-DeltaRegion86DuckLakeRoadBagService1InuvikNTPhone867777-2090SahtuRegion31ForestryDriveCartrolsBuildingBox126NormanWellsNTPhone867587-2011Fax867587-2928DehchoRegionCurrentlocationApril1May5NahendehBuilding2ndFloorBox150FortSimpsonNTPhone867695-6733Fax867695-2615Post-May5thLocation980298thAveECEServiceCentre2ndFloorFortSimpsonNTPhone867695-6733Fax867695-2615SouthSlaveRegionFortSmithOfce136SimpsonStreetEvergreenBuildingBox658FortSmithNTPhone867872-4343Fax867872-3472SouthSlaveRegionHayRiverOfceSuite20341CapitalDriveGovernmentoCanadaBuildingHayRiverNTPhone867874-6995Fax867874-2460MandateTheDepartmentoMunicipalandCommunityAairsMACAsupportscapableaccountableandsel-directedcommunitygovernmentsprovidingasaesustainableandhealthyenvironmentorcommunityresidents.ThedepartmentsmissionistoworkwithcommunitygovernmentsandotherpartnersinsupportingcommunityresidentsandbuildingcapacityatthelocalgovernmentleveltoprovideprogramsthatimprovethequalityolieorNWTresidents.ChangesMACAsLandAdministrationDivisionadministersCommissionersLandcommunityplanninglandpurchasespropertyassessmentslanddevelopmentsurveyandmappingandsupportscommunityinrastructure.AterdevolutionthenewDepartmentoLandswillberesponsibleorCommissionersLandandtheLandsAdministrationDivisionstaromMACAwilltransertotheDepartmentoLands.MACAwillretainresponsibilityorpropertyassessmentandcommunityplanning.ContactFormoreinormationabouthowdevolutionwillaectMACApleasecontactDavidMaguireCommunicationsandWebAdvisorat920-3092ordavid_maguiregov.nt.ca.Post-DevolutionChangesattheGovernmentotheNorthwestTerritoriesGNWT 21TuesdayApril82014 SportsRecreationCross-CountrySkiing22TuesdayApril82014ByMARIACHURCHSmilingwaspracticallymandatoryatthe36than-nualYellowknifeSkiLoppetYellowknifeloppetwelcomeshundredsundersunSundayashundredsofavidcross-countryskierswhoworkedupasweatontheicytrailswerewelcomedbackwithacupofhotchocolateandasteamingbowlofchili.SponsoredbyNorthwestelthisyearsloppetgaveskierstheoptionofa25or15-kmroutethattookthesnow-happypar-ticipantsnorthofthecityontheBertMockfordtrailcrossingVeeLakeJacksonLakeandasfarasBantingLake.Temperatureswereun-usuallywarmfortheskiershoveringaround-15andsunnyformostoftheday.Morethan300participantscameoutfortheclassicskievent.PhotosBillBradenTheRayfamilywithKiranintheleadandGeoffpullingSulainthesledsetsoutontheloppet.LaaraBannerpullsherbundled-updaughterAnnikaonthetrail.TheTrueNorthRotaryClubhelpsoutattheloppetbyservinguphotchocolateandchili.FromleftRotariansGailCyrMarilynRobakMikeKalnayHilaryJonesandCameronBuddo.AskierintheYellowknifeLoppetsetsoffpastthestartline.Morethan300cross-countryskierstakepartintheannualYellowknifeLoppetthisyearthattookskiersnorthofthecityfor25or15kmontheBertMockfordtrail.ThesunshinesdownonagroupofskiersheadingdowntheBertMockfordtrail. 23TuesdayApril82014Pleaseleaveamessageat872-5543fordetails.WESCLEANNORTHERNSALESLTD.Billieisachubbyweelady.ButjustlookatherIsntshepre-ciousIfyoubroughtherhomeshedbesohappyandgiveyoucuddles.LTD.BRIEFSSPORTSSportNorthopensupnominationsforannualawardsTheNWTsSportNorthFederationhasissuedacallfornominationsfortheannualSportNorthawardsheldeachyeartohighlighttheterritorysgrowingsporttalentandthosewhohelpathletesalongtheway.TheawardswillbegivenoutatabanquetheldinYellow-knifeonMay25.ThedeadlinetonominatesomeoneisApr.15.Forawarddetailsandtosubmitanomina-tiongoonlinetohttpssportnorth.comour-programssport-north-annual-awardsNWTathletenishessecondoverallinnationalskicompetitionFortMcPhersoncross-countryskierAnnahHanthornendedhercompetitiveskiseasononahighnoteafterherperformanceatanationalcompetitionineasternCanadalandedheratop10nishineveryevent.Hanthornat-tendedtheHaywoodSkiNationalsheldinCornerBrookNd.inmid-Marchwheresheskiedagainstsomeofthebestcross-countryathletesinthecountry.SuccesswassweetfortheNWTskierwhowasnotlongagorecover-ingfromatornligamentinheranklethatpreventedherfromcompetingattheCanadianEasternChampionshipsinFebruary.Hanthornmorethanredeemedherselfatna-tionalsbyreceivingthreebronzemedalsandasecondplaceoverallaggregateawardforherage.PhotoNWTSkiDivisionByMARIACHURCHWiththe2018ArcticWin-terGamesAWGsscheduledtotakeplaceintheNWTandYellowknifenolongerintherunningtohosttheterrito-ryslargestregionalcentresareheadingfull-forceintoacompetitiontowinthehostbid.HayRiverandFortSmithhaveannouncedtheyareteaminguptoproduceafor-malbidfortheSouthSlavere-gionwhiletheTownofInuvikwiththehelpofAklavikFortMcPhersonandTuktoyaktukarehotontheirheelsformingabidfortheBeaufortDelta.Bothregionssentrepre-sentativestotheAWGsinFairbankslastmonthtomeetwiththeAWGInternationalCommitteeandgetanideaofwhatitwilltaketohosttheweek-longcircumpolarsportscompetition.Representativestouredbehindthesceneswithorga-nizerstoglimpsetheinnerworkingsofareaslikefoodservicesaccommodationsmedicalfacilitiestranspor-tationandsecurity.WhiletheNWThashostedseveralsuccessfulAWGsinthepastmostrecentlyin2008the2018gameswillmarkthersttimethegameswillbehostedoutsideofYellowknifesince1978whenHayRiverjoinedupwithPinePoint.RegionsmaketheircaseIntheSouthSlaveFortSmithandHayRiverarecom-ingatthebidprocesswithawealthofsport-hostingex-perienceandcanlearnfromtheirunsuccessfulbidtohosttheAWGsin2008JanieHo-bartpresidentoftheTheba-chaChamberofCommercetoldTheJournal.Hobartsaidbetweenthetwocommunitiestheyhavethepeoplepowerandinfra-structuretohostthegamesbutitwillbeamatterofsell-ingittotheAWGcommitteewhichwilltakeanarmyofpassionatepeople.AWG2018SouthSlaveversusBeaufortDeltaSportsRecreationArcticWinterGamesItsaboutthesporttheathletesandthecultureandthatsreallywhatwewanttodo.WewanttomakesureeverybodyhasareallygoodtimeandthateverybodycomesawayandsaysWowthatwasareallygoodgamesIhadalotoffun.MayorBradBrakeTownofFortSmithYouvegotalotofpeo-pleinthiscommunitythathavebeeninvolvedinArcticWinterGamesasorganizersasregionalcoordinatorsascoachesandmissionstaff.Icanlookaroundandname20peoplethathavebeenhighlyinvolvedwithAWGovertheyearssothesearethepeoplethatweshouldbetappingintoshesaid.HobartsaidthebidwillneedtoemphasizetheuniquetwisttheSouthSlavecanputonthegamestocreateawel-comingandimpressionableexperiencefortheinterna-tionalathletes.SimilartacticsarebeingemployedfurthernorthwhereInuvikMayorFloydRolandoneoftheBeaufortDeltasAWGbiddelegationinAlaskasaidtheirmainsellingpointwillbetoputtheArcticbackintheAWG.FromtheresearchwevedonetheArcticWinterGameshaveneverbeenheldnorthoftheArcticCircleRolandsaid.Wethinkwecanpullthisoffandmakeitoneheckofagamesthatpeoplewillrememberforalongtime.RolandsaidbetweenthefourmajorcommunitiesintheBeau-fortDeltatheyhavetheneces-saryinfrastructuretohostthegamesthoughtransportationviaairlineswillbenecessarytogetathletestotheirdestina-tionswithintheAWGcommit-teesmandatedcommutetimeof90minutes.TransportationdetailsareoneofmanyitemstheBeau-fortDeltasbidcommitteewillbeironingoutoverthenextfewmonths.Fundingwillbeanotherlargeissue.Itwillbeahugetaskforany-oneintheNorthtodosomethinglikethisoutsideofthecapitalslikeWhitehorselikeYellow-knife.EvenforIqaluititsachallengebecauseofthesheersizeofthegamesRolandsaid.TheGNWTdepartmentofMunicipalandCommunityAttheendofthedayBrakesaidtherealmotivationiscommunitypride.Itsaboutthesporttheathletesandthecultureandthatsreallywhatwewanttodo.WewanttomakesureeverybodyhasareallygoodtimeandthateverybodycomesawayandsaysWowthatwasareallygoodgamesIhadalotoffunhesaid.PhotocourtesyofBradBrakePhotocourtesyofFloydRolandInuvikandAklavikmayorsFloydRolandandCharlieFurlongvisittheAWGsinFairbanksAlaskalastmonth.FortSmithmayorBradBrakegivesathumbsupwiththeAWGFairbanksmascot.AffairsdoesprovidefundingforhostingtheAWGsbutthatamountiscappedandtheremainingfundsmustberaisedthroughcorporatesponsorshipandcommunityfundraisingefforts.BradBrakemayorofFortSmithsaidthelocaleconomicbenetofhostingthegamesiswellworththecost.Itsahugeeconomicbene-ttothecommunity.Yourho-telsarebusyyourstoresarebusyandyourgrocerystores-practicallyanybusinessintownwillbenetfromithesaidaddingthatformerhostcommunitieshaveestimatedtheamountofmoneyinfusedintotheireconomywasashighas8-12million. 24TuesdayApril82014KerrySetzerSalesLeasingDonnaLeeJungkindVehicleRVSalesLorrainePetersonFleetManagerSpencerKingDealerPrincipalSteveMollSalesManagerMattMorseSalesLeasingKinglandFordSalesLtd.922MackenzieHighwayHayRiverNTPhone867-874-7700.TollFree1-800-661-0716.Fax867-874-7716Emailsaleskinglandford.comwww.kinglandford.comwww.kinglandsaleshr.comTinaMelvinSalesLeasingCallTinatodayforPre-approval1-800-661-07162014F-150SUPERCREWXLT4X45.0Lpermonthfor24monthswith2100downorequivalenttrade.LEASEFORONLY3981.49LAPRPURCHASEFROM331998250OFFERINCLUDESINMANUFACTURERREBATESAND1765FREIGHTANDAIRTAX10.6L100km27MPGHWY15.0L100km19MPGCITYbi-weeklyfor72monthswith2100downorequivalenttrade.WesternEditionPackageincludesReverseCameraTailgateStepSyncFogLampsRemoteStartBlackPlatformRunningBoardsSUPERCABXLT4x4Westernedition2014F-2505750OFFERINCLUDESINMANUFACTURERREBATESAND1765FREIGHTANDAIRTAX.PURCHASEFINANCEFORONLYOROWNFORONLY3026.09APR41449EngineBlockHeaterAirConditioningTrailerSwayControlCargoBoxTie-DownsFail-SafeEngineCoolingSystemSUPERCABXLT4X45.0L2014F-1508250OFFERINCLUDESINMANUFACTURERREBATESAND1765FREIGHTANDAIRTAX.OWNFORONLY3069910.6L100km27MPGHWY15.0L100km19MPGCITYWISEBUYERSREADTHELEGALCOPYVehiclesmaybeshownwithoptionalequipment.Dealermaysellorleaseorless.Limitedtimeoers.Oersonlyvalidatparticipatingdealers.Retailoersmaybecancelledorchangedatanytimewithoutnotice.Dealerorderortransermayberequiredasinventorymayvarybydealer.SeeyourFordDealerorcompletedetailsorcalltheFordCustomerRelationshipCentreat1-800-565-3673.ForactoryordersacustomermayeithertakeadvantageoeligibleFordretailcustomerpromotionalincentivesoersavailableatthetimeovehicleactoryorderortimeovehicledeliverybutnotbothorcombinationsthereo.RetailoersnotcombinablewithanyCPAGPCorDailyRentalincentivestheCommercialUptProgramortheCommercialFleetIncentiveProgramCFIP.OervalidromMarch12014toApril302014theProgramPeriod.ReceiveCAD1000towardsselectFordCustomtruckaccessoriesexcludingactory-installedaccessoriesoptionsAccessoryieswiththepurchaseorleaseoanew20132014FordF-150excludingRaptororSuperDutyexcludingChassisCabseachanEligibleVehicledeliveredoractoryorderedduringtheProgramPeriodtheOer.OerissubjecttovehicleandAccessoryavailability.OerisnotredeemableorcashandcanonlybeappliedtowardseligibleAccessories.AnyunusedportionsotheOerareoreited.Onlyone1oermaybeappliedtowardsthepurchaseorleaseoone1EligibleVehicle.Purchaseanew2014F-150SuperCabXLT4x4with5.0Lengine2014F-250SuperCabXLT4x4WesternEditionwithpowerseatsor3069941449aferManuacturerRebateo82505750isdeducted.TaxespayableonullamountopurchasepriceafertotalManuacturerRebatehasbeendeducted.Oersincludereightandairtaxo1765butexcludeoptionaleaturesadministrationandregistrationeesadministrationeesmayvarybydealeruelllchargeandallapplicabletaxes.ManuacturerRebatesarenotcombinablewithanyeetconsumerincentives.UntilApril302014receive6.09annualpercentagerateAPRpurchasenancingona2014F-250SuperCabXLT4x4WesternEditionwithpowerseatsoramaximumo72monthstoqualiedretailcustomersonapprovedcreditOACromFordCredit.NotallbuyerswillqualiyorthelowestAPRpayment.Purchasenancingmonthlypaymentis654thesumotwelve12monthlypaymentsdividedby26periodsgivespayeeabi-weeklypaymento302withadownpaymento2100orequivalenttrade-in.Costoborrowingis7724.57orAPRo6.09andtotaltoberepaidis47073.57.OerincludesaManuacturerRebateo5750andreightandairtaxo1765butexcludesoptionaleaturesadministrationandregistrationeesadministrationeesmayvarybydealeruelllchargeandallapplicabletaxes.TaxespayableonullamountopurchasepriceaferManuacturerRebatededucted.Bi-WeeklypaymentsareonlyavailableusingacustomerinitiatedPCInternetBankingorPhonePaysystemthroughthecustomersownbankioeredbythatnancialinstitution.Thecustomerisrequiredtosignamonthlypaymentcontractwitharstpaymentdateonemonthromthecontractdateandtoensurethatthetotalmonthlypaymentoccursbythepaymentduedate.Bi-weeklypaymentscanbemadebymakingpaymentsequivalenttothesumo12monthlypaymentsdividedby26bi-weeklyperiodseverytwoweekscommencingonthecontractdate.Dealermaysellorless.Oersvarybymodelandnotallcombinationswillapply.UntilApril302014leaseanew2014F-150SuperCrewXLT4x4with5.0Lengineandget1.49leaseannualpercentagerateLAPRnancingorupto24monthsonapprovedcreditOACromFordCredit.NotallbuyerswillqualiyorthelowestLAPRpayment.Leaseavehiclewithavalueo43814at1.49LAPRorupto24monthswith2100downorequivalenttradeinmonthlypaymentis398totalleaseobligationis11652andoptionalbuyoutis22345.Oerincludesmanuacturerrebateo8250andreightandairtaxo1765butexcludesoptionaleaturesadministrationandregistrationeesadministrationeesmayvarybydealeruelllchargeandallapplicabletaxes.Taxespayableonullamountoleasenancingpriceafermanuacturerrebatededucted.AdditionalpaymentsrequiredorPPSAregistrationsecuritydepositNSFeeswhereapplicableexcesswearandtearandlateees.Someconditionsandmileagerestrictionsapply.Excesskilometragecharges16perkmF-Seriesplusapplicabletaxes.Excesskilometragechargessubjecttochangeseeyourlocaldealerordetails.Estimateduelconsumptionratingsor2013F-1504x45.0LV86-speedautomatictransmission15.0L100k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