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Corporal returns ‘home’ to command Mayo Detachment

January 9, 2018 Mayo, Yukon The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Yukon is pleased to announce the selection of a new Commander for Mayo Detachment. Following a selection process that included input from local partners, Corporal Robert Drapeau was chosen as the Detachment Commander for Mayo RCMP. Corporal Drapeau grew up in Mayo and is […]

by pmnationtalk on January 10, 201814 Views

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RCMP: Investigation Continues into the Death of 11 Year Old

An investigation continues by the ‘V’ Division Major Crimes Unit into the suspicious death of 11 Year old Ray Taparti JR “OJ”. The RCMP is renewing the request for public assistance for any information relating to this death. If you have information about this investigation, contact the Nunavut Major Crime Unit toll free at 1-844-370-7729 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201816 Views

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Baker Lake prepares to vote on alcohol access – Nunatsiaq Online

Public meeting ahead of Jan. 22 vote was to take place tonight January 09, 2018 If you live in Baker Lake and want to learn more about the upcoming liquor plebiscite in your community, make sure you attend an evening meeting on the upcoming vote. The Nunavut Liquor Commission had planned to hold public meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201813 Views

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A brief look at provincial approaches to recreational marijuana sales – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 8, 2018 Saskatchewan is the latest province to outline part of its plan for the sale of cannabis which is to be legalized across the country July 1. Here is a look at other provincial and territorial plans to date: _ British Columbia has set the age of consumption at 19. Retail […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201812 Views

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MMIWG inquiry reschedules Nunavut hearing for 2018 – Nunatsiaq Online

December 21, 2017 Commissioners will visit Rankin Inlet Feb. 20 to Feb. 22 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has rescheduled its community hearing in Rankin Inlet for February 2018, the inquiry announced on Wednesday. Inquiry staff will host their first official hearing in Nunavut from Feb. 20 to Feb. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 201716 Views

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Most Yukon murders remain unsolved for 2017 – CBC

8 people have been murdered in the territory this year, the most ever recorded by Statistics Canada Dec 20, 2017 The level of violence in Yukon has never been matched in records going back to 1961. Eight people have been murdered in Yukon this year. The Yukon Bureau of Statistics, compiling from Statistics Canada, says […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201724 Views

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MMIWG – Media Advisory: Rankin Inlet and Yellowknife Community Hearings

Wednesday December 20, 2017 Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls confirms dates for the following Public Community Hearings to begin the 2018 year: Yellowknife, NT Public Community Hearing – January 23 to 25, 2018 Rankin Inlet, NU Public Community Hearing – February 20 to 22, 2018 The public […]

by aanationtalk on December 20, 201729 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould Appoints Deputy Judges to the Territories

December 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced 17 appointments of Deputy Judges of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court of Yukon, and the Nunavut Court of Justice. ‎These appointees are all jurists of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201727 Views

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Suspicious death in Pelly Crossing confirmed to be a homicide

December 19, 2017 Pelly Crossing, Yukon On Monday, December 18th, an autopsy took place in Vancouver on the body of Derek Edwards, a 37-year-old First Nation man who died in Pelly Crossing on December 13th. Results from the autopsy have confirmed his death to be a homicide. If you have any information about the death of Mr. Edwards, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201713 Views

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Legal advocate takes up case of First Nations woman locked in Turkish prison – APTN

December 18, 2017 A Yukon woman from the Carcross First Nation who is currently in a Turkish prison now has a legal advocate fighting for her return to Canada. Tracy White has been in contact with the Canadian consulate in Turkey and is now getting briefed on the well being of the 38-year-old Charman Smith. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201713 Views

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