The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission is hoping to see more dedicated educational programming on basic cable packages. That’s exactly what the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation wants to provide in Nunavut.
Rod Wilson, who oversees Arctic Co-operative's 4,000 cable TV customers, says new CRTC pick-and-pay changes may work for digital subscribers in Iqaluit, but not analog customers in Nunavut communities.
A 74-year-old Whitehorse man arrested for disrupting Easter church services has been found unfit for trial and ordered to a psychiatric hospital. His court appointed lawyer says Hureau’s 4-month stay at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre shows the urgent need for alternatives to jail.
Last year, some regions saw their harshest winter in decades, with temperatures dropping into the –30s for months without relief. Will this year be any better? Perhaps, thanks partly to a phenomenon called El Nino.
The Yukon Government says it’s acting on the coroner's recommendations from the Cynthia Blackjack inquest, including doing a review of policies around the transfer of patients from community health centres to Whitehorse.