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  • Health Canada is ordering all citronella-based bug sprays off the shelves by the end of December because of "the absence of adequate safety data." CBCHealth Canada pulling last of citronella-based bug sprays
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 5:00 AM

    Health Canada is pulling the last citronella-based bug sprays off the shelves by December because of “the absence of adequate safety data.” The move has left scientists who advised Health Canada on the issue, befuddled by the phase-out. So are many consumers who prefer natural bug sprays.

  • Noel Avadluk has been convicted of sexually assaulting a Yellowknife woman, but not guilty of attempting to suffocate her. CBCYellowknife jury convicts Nunavut man of sexual assault
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 9:02 PM

    Forty-one year old Noel Avadluk was found guilty of sexual assault, but not guilty of attempting to suffocate his victim. A date for sentencing has not been set yet.

  • Yukon Mounties get doused Friday at an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. CBCYukon Mounties don red serge for dousing with ice water
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 8:30 PM

    Ten Yukon RCMP officers raised $1,000 for the ALS ice bucket challenge by putting on their ceremonial uniforms and being drenched with ice and Yukon River water.

  • Inuvik bylaw constable Sean Cairns shows off the electronic sign that's getting a lot of attention. David ThurtonSpeedy drivers in Inuvik get gentle reminder to slow down
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 5:43 PM

    The town of Inuvik has bought an electronic sign that displays the speed of oncoming vehicles in hopes of slowing traffic and even saving lives.

  • N.W.T.’s Bluenose-East, Bathurst caribou in ‘alarming’ declineN.W.T.’s Bluenose-East, Bathurst caribou in ‘alarming’ decline
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 2:23 PM

    A June survey of the Northwest Territories’ barren ground caribou calving grounds suggest both the Bluenose-East and the Bathurst caribou herds ‘are declining at an alarming rate.’

  • Anthony John McKay poses with his nephew and two young children in front of their home on the Salt River First Nation in Fort Smith, N.W.T. McKay says he originally signed a tenancy agreement for the property, but the band council unexpectedly gave it to him last year. Now they want it back. Courtesy Anthony John McKayFamily faces eviction from a home they thought they owned
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 10:10 AM

    The chief of the Salt River First Nation in Fort Smith, N.W.T., has given a family of five until 6 p.m. tonight to vacate their home. Anthony John McKay was once a tenant of the First Nation, but he says the band council gave him the house last year, and has no right to take it back.

  • Noel Avadluk has been convicted of sexually assaulting a Yellowknife woman, but not guilty of attempting to suffocate her. CBCKugluktuk man denies Yellowknife sex assault charge
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 9:00 AM

    Noel Avadluk Jr., who is representing himself in court this week, told the judge and jury he had consensual sex with the complainant at her Yellowknife apartment more than two years ago.

  • Noel Avadluk arrives at the Yellowknife courthouse where he's defending himself on a sexual assault charge. CBCKugluktuk man denies Yellowknife sex assault denies charge
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 9:00 AM

    Noel Avadluk Jr., who is representing himself in court this week, told the judge and jury he had consensual sex with the complainant at her Yellowknife apartment more than two years ago.

  • In Iqaluit, many cab drivers with Nunavut Caribou Cabs are from abroad. They've had people from Egypt, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Somalia and Jordan. Finding it was hard to get staff, the owner decided to look for immigrants who were having a hard time finding jobs in southern Canada.Iqaluit cabbies still waiting for $7 fares
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-29 8:16 AM

    Cab companies in Iqaluit are still pressing to move fares from $6 to $7, but last night the city's taxi review board tossed the matter back to city council.

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