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  1. China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

    Local2.ca - Ontario 04.26 / 05:40 local2.ca
    BEIJING — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defence industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade r…
  2. Week of April 27

    Thesarniajournal.ca - Sarnia 04.26 / 05:15 thesarniajournal.ca
    What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca Thursday, April 27 Mental Health Luncheon Guest... Read more » The post Week of April 27 appeared first on The Sarnia J…
  3. New business a blend of fitness gym and health spa

    Thesarniajournal.ca - Sarnia 04.26 / 05:15 thesarniajournal.ca
    Cathy Dobson Stephen Norton says starting a second fitness venture wasn’t on his radar, but he couldn’t pass up a good business opportunity when he saw it. Norton has owned On Edge Fitness on Christina Street for nine years. Now he’s also owner of a new fitness spa called PURE at 1315 Michigan Ave. On... Read more » The post New business a blend of fitness gym and health spa appeared first on The Sarnia Journ…
  4. Point Edward Pacers geared up for new lacrosse season

    Thesarniajournal.ca - Sarnia 04.26 / 05:15 thesarniajournal.ca
    Journal Staff Another season of Point Edward Pacers lacrosse returns on April 28. The Junior B lacrosse club’s regular season kicks off in London against the Blue Devils, followed by the official home opener against the Elora Mohawks on April 29. The Pacers edged the Blue Devils 11-10 in a recent exhibition match. “Should be... Read more » The post Point Edward Pacers geared up for new lacrosse season appeared first on The Sarnia Jou…
  5. New rules making it easier for Sarnia to collect unpaid fines

    Thesarniajournal.ca - Sarnia 04.26 / 05:15 thesarniajournal.ca
    Cathy Dobson If you haven’t bothered to pay that old speeding ticket or building permit fee, be forewarned. Starting May 1, anyone who defaults on a provincial offence or municipal bylaw fines won’t be able to renew their vehicle licence plate until it’s paid. “We have been in favour of this and are happy to... Read more » The post New rules making it easier for Sarnia to collect unpaid fines appeared first on The Sarnia Journal…
  6. Surprising food bank donations also include escargot and a half-eaten jar of pickles

    Nugget.ca - Ontario 04.26 / 05:09 www.nugget.ca
    People are extremely generous when it comes to donating to food banks, but donating false teeth is a little over the…
  7. Splash pad on waterfront committee’s radar

    Nugget.ca - Ontario 04.26 / 05:09 www.nugget.ca
    North Bay's Downtown Waterfront Advisory Committee is recommending the city take a closer look at a proposed splash…
  8. 'It's not that common anymore,' employer says

    Nugget.ca - Ontario 04.26 / 04:49 www.nugget.ca
    James Bissonnette wants one thing in anyone he considers…
  1. Songs of Love: non-profit helping sick kids cope through personalized songs

    Globalnews.ca - Quebec 04.26 / 00:20 globalnews.ca
    There have been many studies that suggest music helps a patient's recovery. Now, one man has made it his life mission to put that theory to the…
  2. William in, Guillaume out: how baby names reflect changes in Quebec's values

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 04.26 / 00:19 www.cbc.ca
    Traditional names are losing out to unique ones, today's grandparents' names are becoming popular again, parents are experimenting with variations in spellings - or they're simply making new names…
  3. UPAC to launch internal investigation into Charest surveillance allegations

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 04.26 / 00:09 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Quebec’s anti-corruption squad is launching an internal investigation into allegations former premier Jean Charest and former Liberal fundraiser Marc Bibeau were placed under surveillance as recently as last y…
  4. Bob Dylan headlines 38th Montreal International Jazz Festival

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 04.25 / 22:45 www.cbc.ca
    Bob Dylan, King Crimson, The Four Tops, The O’Jays, Harlem Gospel Choir, Ravi Coltrane, The Bad Plus, Buika, Hudson, Somi and Tanya Tagaq are just a few of the big name acts headlining the summer f…
  5. 'Completely unreasonable': Quebec reacts to Trump's softwood lumber tariff

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 04.25 / 22:10 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    American President Donald Trump’s threats against the Canadian softwood lumber industry have been heard in Quebec and politic leaders and exporters are not h…
  6. Bell Centre and Saputo Stadium save millions in taxes

    Globalnews.ca - Quebec 04.25 / 21:57 globalnews.ca
    The Bell Centre and Saputo Stadium have had a significant decrease in taxes over the…
  7. Rawdon's massive sinkhole will take three months to repair

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 04.25 / 21:47 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    A massive chunk of a main Rawdon street disappeared on Tuesday morning, the second such sinkhole to open in the area in the last few…
  8. No hint of resignation in Andrew Potter's apology to McGill principal, board members

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 04.25 / 21:35 www.cbc.ca
    Emails obtained by CBC provide a timeline of events between the publication of Andrew Potter's controversial Maclean's article and the announcement, four days later, that he would step down from his…
  1. A new bike lane might be rolling onto Almon Street

    Thecoast.ca - Nova Scotia 04.26 / 05:07 www.thecoast.ca
    Halifax cyclists may get a new bike lane on Almon Street. And while Kelsey Lane, executive director of the Halifax Cycling Coalition is happy to see the cycling network expanding, she says the city needs to have safety precautions in place. “Here’s the thing,” Lane says, “it has to be more than just paint on the road, we need more than just a line on the pavement…There are some tricky pieces of Almon Street, particularly where it gets rather…
  2. Poet laureate heartened by council’s Cornwallis vote

    Thecoast.ca - Nova Scotia 04.26 / 05:07 www.thecoast.ca
    While Halifax Regional Council was debating the legacy of Edward Cornwallis on Tuesday afternoon, Rebecca Thomas was following along from the other side of the country. 
The municipality’s poet laureate is in Vancouver this week, competing in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam. So she wasn’t able to attend Tuesday’s council meeting, where it was approved 15-1 that a panel of experts should review how controversial founder Edward Cornwallis is commemorated on…
  3. Panel of experts to review use of Cornwallis name

    Thecoast.ca - Nova Scotia 04.26 / 05:07 www.thecoast.ca
    Halifax will finally get some truth and reconciliation on its controversial founder, Edward Cornwallis. On Tuesday, Regional Council voted 15-1 to assemble a panel of experts to review and recommend changes on how HRM commemorates Cornwallis. The motion from Halifax West Armdale councillor Shawn Cleary also asks for recommendations on how the city can better recognize the region’s 14,000 years of Indigenous heritage. “This motion is not about rewriting history or whose…
  4. ‘Going to be completely fabulous’: Tender awarded for Argyle and Grafton streetscape project

    Globalnews.ca - Nova Scotia 04.26 / 01:06 globalnews.ca
    The Downtown Halifax Business Commission's executive director says with shovels expected in the ground by June for the Argyle and Grafton Shared Streetscape Project – with the tender having been awarded Tuesday – the street will soon become Halifax's own "big outdoor caf…
  5. N.S. Natural Resources Minister Lloyd Hines defends spending as Guysborough warden

    Globalnews.ca - Nova Scotia 04.25 / 23:12 globalnews.ca
    Cabinet minister Lloyd Hines says he's "pleased" with an ombudsman's report into his spending habits as a county warden, that was critical of his expense…
  6. Cornwallis panel to be created for Halifax region

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 04.25 / 22:44 www.cbc.ca
    The panel will advise council on how best to remember Halifax's controversial founder and honour Indigenous…
  7. Driver charged with stunting in Inverness Co., say RCMP

    1015thehawk.com - Nova Scotia 04.25 / 22:07 www.1015thehawk.com
    Police say a man has been fined over $2,000 for excessive speeding in Inverness Co. They say that shortly after 10 a.m. Read…
  8. Antigonish mayor discusses town budget deliberations, accessibility committee

    1015thehawk.com - Nova Scotia 04.25 / 22:07 www.1015thehawk.com
    The mayor of Antigonish says town officials are in the preliminary stages of coming up with a budget for 2017-18. Laurie Boucher Read…
  1. Washroom worry: N.L. mom of autistic son wants gender-neutral bathrooms

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 04.26 / 01:05 www.cbc.ca
    A mom is calling for gender-neutral bathrooms as her 12-year-old autistic son needs assistance, and bringing him into the women's washroom isn't working as smoothly as it did when he was…
  2. ‘It has a significant potential impact’: Maritimers react to U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood imports

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 04.25 / 23:46 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    The United States is nailing Canada's lumber industry with hefty tariffs that will cost Canadians jobs and Americans…
  3. Uncertain future: New tariff will hurt N.B. sawmills' bottom line

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 04.25 / 23:11 www.cbc.ca
    New Brunswick sawmills are facing an uncertain future after the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump announced tariffs of almost 20 per cent on softwood lumber from the…
  4. ‘It has a significant potential impact on all our members’: Maritimers react to U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood import

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 04.25 / 23:02 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    The United States is nailing Canada's lumber industry with hefty tariffs that will cost Canadians jobs and Americans…
  5. 'Proud' Darksider biker fires back at Bathurst mayor for 'fearmongering'

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 04.25 / 22:44 www.cbc.ca
    A member of the Darksiders North Shore Motorcycle Club in Bathurst is firing back in response to Mayor Paolo Fongemie's calls Monday for the provincial government to introduce legislation banning biker clubs that are associated with criminal…
  6. Six dead at Halifax nursing home after outbreak of respiratory virus

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 04.25 / 22:32 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    An outbreak of respiratory illness has claimed six lives in a Nova Scotia nursing…
  7. 'She will die': Dementia patient, 87, facing move from hometown for long-term care

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 04.25 / 22:20 www.cbc.ca
    An 87-year-old woman with dementia is facing a long move from home, while Central Health lags behind on recommendations for new long-term care…
  8. Over 15,000 property owners appeal property tax bills

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 04.25 / 21:56 www.cbc.ca
    New Brunswick property owners who contested their tax assessment this year have swamped Service New Brunswick with challenges and may have to wait as long as next year for a review of their case, according to the…
  1. Pot zoning a concern for Chrest

    Brandonsun.com - Menitoba 04.26 / 04:36 www.brandonsun.com
    The specifics behind how marijuana’s legalization might affect the City of Brandon remain speculation at this point, but Mayor Rick Chrest clarified that he’s keen on tackling it with council as soon as possible. It’s important to get it right from the beginning,…
  2. City of Brandon issues reminder of pet licence requirement

    Brandonsun.com - Menitoba 04.26 / 04:15 www.brandonsun.com
    If you have a pet dog or cat, the City of Brandon reminds you that they need a licence. The Animal Control By-Law No. 5900 states that all such animals — whether they are considered to be indoor pets or not — must by accompanied by a valid licence authorized by the City of…
  3. Emergency crews rush to Winnipeg apartment building

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 04.26 / 03:23 globalnews.ca
    Multiple emergency vehicles responded to an apartment building on Stradbrook Avenue, just east of Donald Street Tuesday…
  4. RRC student paper projects mobile-focused future for news

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 04.26 / 02:38 www.cbc.ca
    The projections are in – the future of journalism is digital. That’s the outlook at Red River College where the student paper The Projector has moved to an online-only for…
  5. Elderly St. Boniface couple without mail delivery for six weeks in dispute with Canada Post

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 04.26 / 01:01 www.winnipegsun.com
    An elderly St. Boniface couple has been without mail delivery for six weeks following a dispute with Canada Post over their icy sidewalk. The ice has since melted away but mail delivery has not…
  6. Long-time trainer key to Portage Terriers success

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 04.26 / 00:43 globalnews.ca
    Running a successful hockey team takes experience. Luckily for the MJHL's Portage Terriers, Geno Romanow has more than 40 years of…
  7. Who’s number 2? Blue Bombers battle for backup QB set to begin

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 04.26 / 00:43 globalnews.ca
    After Matt Nichols the Blue Bombers' quarterback depth chart gets murky with Dominique Davis and Dan LeFevour both competing for the backup…
  8. St. Malo’s Travis Hamonic named finalist for NHL community award

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 04.26 / 00:43 globalnews.ca
    Travis Hamonic was named as one of two finalists for the NHL Foundation Player Award for community…
  1. YouTube star Lilly Singh on how to hustle like a 'bawse'

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 04.26 / 05:53 www.cbc.ca
    Singh has won a People's Choice Award, collaborated with Bill Gates and Michelle Obama and now has a new…
  2. Global BC wins prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence

    Globalnews.ca - British Columbia 04.26 / 05:32 globalnews.ca
    Global BC also claimed top prize in investigative reporting for Tanya Beja's work on exposing a $1.5-million mistake in the City of Vancouver's Rental 100…
  3. Bodacious! Reading Series at the Presentation House Theatre North Vancouver

    Monthly Reading Series of Spanking New Works by and about Women Presents the First Public Reading of the play: R & J BY BETH COLEMAN The year is 2051. Rose is alone at 108 and Jay is her android care-giver. Both battle to learn about love and what it means to be human. Directed by […] The post Bodacious! Reading Series at the Presentation House Theatre North Vancouver appeared first on North Vancouver,…
  4. Lack of revenue could sink anti-theft bicycle app used in B.C.

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 04.26 / 04:46 www.cbc.ca
    The U.S. company behind the bike registry used by police forces in B.C. to reunite cyclists with their stolen bikes is struggling to become sustainable, and without a revenue stream, it could go…
  5. MEC North Vancouver Bikefest at the Inter River Park North Vancouver

    RIDE. EAT. SLEEP. REPEAT. Winter is over soon and so it’s time to start thinking about what mountains to ride, roads to travel, century ride to enter, country to cross, or simply how to keep that 2017 New Year’s resolution to bike to work or school. Whatever your goal may be, MEC wants to help […] The post MEC North Vancouver Bikefest at the Inter River Park North Vancouver appeared first on North Vancouver,…
  6. No criminal charges in B.C. train derailment that left 3 dead

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 04.26 / 04:26 www.cbc.ca
    Two people were also hurt when the train derailed, spilling logs onto a five-person crew who had been on the…
  7. Surrey woman receives $4M ICBC settlement, including $100K for surrogacy fees

    Globalnews.ca - British Columbia 04.26 / 04:06 globalnews.ca
    Wilhelmson was awarded nearly $4 million in a recent B.C. Supreme Court decision. It included $100,000 for surrogacy costs, a ruling her lawyer said is a first in…
  8. And the winner is...

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 04.26 / 03:26 www.castanet.net
    A Kamloops author has won the UBC Okanagan 2017 Okanagan Short Story Contest. Karen Hofmann took first place for her short story “The Island.” Cliff Hatcher, also of Kamloops, placed second with "A Certain Way With Furniture” while Kelowna's Michael Griffin took third…
  1. P.E.I. goes online to address child psychiatrist shortage

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.26 / 00:19 www.cbc.ca
    P.E.I.'s Official Opposition raised concerns in the legislature Tuesday about a new program linking Island children electronically with psychiatrists on the…
  2. 'It will not be on the backs of Islanders': Delays laying electric cables won't cost P.E.I. taxpayers

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 23:33 www.cbc.ca
    Islanders will not be on the hook for any cost overruns associated with delays in laying new electric cables in the Northumberland Strait the province said Tuesday in the provincial legislature, as the Opposition accused government of mismanaging the huge…
  3. 'A happening spot': Summerside Rotary Library big hit

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 23:33 www.cbc.ca
    Summerside's new library is proving to be very popular, with more than 30,000 visits and more than 25,000 items…
  4. Islanders can now draw EI while in school

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 22:20 www.cbc.ca
    Islanders will now be able to draw Employment Insurance while attending post-secondary…
  5. Holland College offers free rent and more to tenants forced out by residence

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 21:35 www.cbc.ca
    A spokesperson for Holland College said tenants in the properties set to be demolished to make way for a new 4 story residence on the corner of Grafton and Cumberland Street won’t be i…
  6. $5M more to hire youth for green agriculture projects

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 20:26 www.cbc.ca
    A program that supports green projects on farms has been expanded — Ottawa is making $5 million dollars available nationally over the next two y…
  7. Parks Canada in P.E.I. preparing for a busy season

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 19:18 www.cbc.ca
    With free park passes this year, visitor numbers expected to be high, so Parks Canada adding extra beach patrols to protect enviornment and…
  8. Jenn Grant brings Paradise to Charlottetown this Thursday

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 04.25 / 18:55 www.cbc.ca
    P.E.I.-raised musician Jenn Grant is bringing Paradise to Charlottetown Thursday night at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall at Holland…
  1. Rookie Saskatchewan Rush defender turning heads with pinpoint shooting prowess

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 04.26 / 04:27 globalnews.ca
    Saskatchewan Rush rookie Matt Hossack is a defender by trade but this season he's showed a surprisingly precise scoring touch as…
  2. Lethbridge Hurricanes seize series lead in 3-1 victory over Regina Pats

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 04.26 / 04:26 www.cbc.ca
    The third game in back-and-forth series between the WHL's Hurricanes and Pats saw Lethbridge take the series lead on…
  3. U.S. 'loses trade ruling after trade ruling': Premier Wall on newest lumber dispute

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 04.26 / 04:05 www.cbc.ca
    There are approximately 3000 jobs in Saskatchewan's lumber industry which could feel the pinch when the U.S. imposes tariffs on lumber exports in the coming…
  4. 'I was wrong:' Sask. mayor apologizes for racial prejudices

    Newstalk650.com - Saskatchewan 04.26 / 01:47 newstalk650.com
    The mayor of Elbow, Saskatchewan is apologizing for how he thought of indigenous people in the past and hoping to make it right.   Rob Hundeby was in Saskatoon Tuesday afternoon to sign a memorandum of understanding with FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron. The goal is to push Elbow and the indigenous community towards reconciliation.   "While I was growing up, the ideology of what an indigenous person represents - or the stereotypes - became very clear," Hundeby said, noting examples of thinking of i…
  5. FSIN signs agreement with Elbow, Sask., pledging to eliminate racism in area

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 04.26 / 01:29 www.cbc.ca
    The mayor of Elbow, Sask., Rob Hundeby, has teamed up with the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations for a memorandum of understanding which pledges to eliminate racism and educate people on Indigenous…
  6. Yellow Grass homicide 'very personal' for Justice Minister Wyant

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 04.26 / 01:29 www.cbc.ca
    Sask. Justice Minister Gordon Wyant said he has instructed the ministry to develop a province-wide domestic violence strategy…
  7. “You don’t do this on a whim.” Converting to Catholicism in wake of Sask. school ruling

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 04.26 / 01:06 globalnews.ca
    Hundreds upon thousands of Saskatchewan families may have some big decisions ahead, if a court ruling delivered late last week is upheld. By June 2018, the province will no longer be allowed to fund non-catholic students attending separate schools. A decision the province says it will do everything in it’s power to roadblock since…
  8. Wall says Canada should be ready to act in softwood lumber dispute with U.S.

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 04.25 / 23:57 globalnews.ca
    Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says Canada needs to be prepared to act as the United States takes aggressive steps in the softwood lumber…
  1. Hundreds attend vigil for toddler found dead behind Edmonton church

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 04.26 / 04:46 www.cbc.ca
    Hundreds of people gathered at Good Shepherd Anglican Church on Tuesday to remember the life of a little boy whose body was abandoned there last…
  2. Wood Buffalo rejects Nexen's $19.6-million request for tax relief for non-operating upgrader

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 04.26 / 04:46 www.cbc.ca
    Wood Buffalo municipal council rejected Nexen Corp.'s request Tuesday for $19.6 million in municipal tax relief for its Long Lake upgrader, which has been closed since January 2016 when an explosion killed two…
  3. Banff's upcoming rail transportation hub a 'game-changer': mayor

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 04.26 / 04:26 www.cbc.ca
    Banff's historic rail lands are set to be transformed into a mass transportation hub for the…
  4. Hundreds attend vigil for toddler found slain near Edmonton church

    Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton 04.26 / 04:22 www.edmontonsun.com
    Parents tasked with explaining the horrific death of a toddler to their young children were among hundreds of people who gathered at a vigil Tuesday night in north…
  5. Court hears witness describe fatal theft at gas station

    Calgarysun.com - Calgary 04.26 / 04:22 www.calgarysun.com
    Maryam Rashidi angrily told a gas-and-dash thief he would have to pay for the fuel he took from the Centex station where she worked, an eyewitness testified Tuesday.But instead of complying with the cashier's demands that he pay the $113.23 bill, the driver of a pickup was able to shake her off the hood of his truck before driving over…
  6. Soldier killed, 3 others hurt in training exercise at CFB Wainwright

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 04.26 / 04:05 www.cbc.ca
    'Two of the soldiers have been treated and they're back with their units here in Wainwright. One other soldier is still in…
  7. Canadian soldier dies in ‘vehicle accident’ on Alberta base

    Newstalk770.com - Calgary 04.26 / 03:39 newstalk770.com
    A soldier based at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa in Ontario has died following a "vehicle accident" while training at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright…
  8. One mother hopes her family's anguish will spark conversations about Canada's fentanyl crisis

    Calgary.ctvnews.ca - Alberta 04.26 / 03:34 calgary.ctvnews.ca
    A Calgary mother is sharing her heartbreak after her son died from a suspected fentanyl overdose last…
  1. Girls hockey celebrated with Whitehorse jamboree

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 04.24 / 22:07 www.yukon-news.com
    It wasn’t about logging wins or crowning champions. It was about girls playing hockey and it was a h…
  2. Whitehorse company seeks permit for 2.7-mW wind farm on Haeckel Hill

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 04.24 / 22:07 www.yukon-news.com
    A wind turbine project proposed for Haeckel Hill opened to public commentary April…
  3. Community mourns as police treat McIntyre deaths as homicides

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 04.24 / 22:07 www.yukon-news.com
    Whitehorse RCMP are treating the death of two women as homicides after they were found at a residence in the McIntyre subdivision last…
  1. Triathlon, half-marathon set

    Hayriverhub.com - Northwest Territories 04.25 / 05:15 www.hayriverhub.com
    A new sports event is being planned for June in Hay River. It’s an as-yet-unnamed triathlon and half marathon. “There was a lot of talk about having a spring event and I actually had some calls from people out of town wondering if Hay River was doing a half-marathon or triathlon in the spring,” said…
  2. Reward still stands in arson case

    Hayriverhub.com - Northwest Territories 04.25 / 05:15 www.hayriverhub.com
    A Hay River man is not about to let an unsolved arson at his friends’ house be forgotten. Duane Mackie is continuing to offer a cash reward for information that leads to a conviction in the case, and other people have pledged more money to add to the total. No arrest has yet been made…
  3. The toughest race in the world

    Hayriverhub.com - Northwest Territories 04.24 / 20:04 www.hayriverhub.com
    There’s sports, and then there’s the kind of sports that Hay River native Ilona Gyapay does. That is extreme endurance cross-country skiing, like a race Gyapay recently entered for the first time in Greenland – and finished third in the women’s division. It’s called the Arctic Circle Race. “It’s been a goal of mine for […
  4. Photographer’s work on display in Yellowknife

    Hayriverhub.com - Northwest Territories 04.24 / 20:04 www.hayriverhub.com
    Adam Hill’s photos are well-known, especially those of the aurora borealis. One of his images is even featured on a coin commemorating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Despite that recognition, the Hay River photographer is still particularly excited about an exhibition of his work – Love, the Land: Photographs by Adam Hill – that recently [&#…
  5. Dene Nation annual assembly coming to Hay River Reserve

    Hayriverhub.com - Northwest Territories 04.24 / 20:04 www.hayriverhub.com
    For the first time in 11 years, the Dene National Assembly is coming to the Hay River Reserve. The 47th version of the assembly will take place from July 17 to 21. Chief Roy Fabian of K’atlodeeche First Nation (KFN) is pleased to see the assembly returning to the reserve. “The KFN is really proud…