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Nominations for Minister’s Culture and Heritage Awards open

Nominations for the Minister's Culture and Heritage Awards are now open. The awards, run by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, are chosen...

New kiosks showcase overlooked parts of YK’s history

Six new information kiosks are being set-up around Yellowknife, with the aim of giving greater recognition to the city’s Indigenous history. The four-sided kiosks feature...

YK comic performs for live audience at festival

Over the past few months, Jade Halcyon has become more accustomed to performing to her plants than in front of an audience. “Comedy is really...

Fort Smith photographers explore relationship with land in new book

A pair of photographers from Fort Smith are shedding light on life in the North in a new book Karl Johnston and Thomas Koidhis are...

Ptarmigan Ptheatrics gearing up for spring musical

Ptarmigan Ptheatrics is getting ready for its yearly show. The local community theatre puts on a show every spring, and this year's production will be...

Yellowknife’s first Pop-Up Park now open

Yellowknife's first Pop-Up Park is now officially open.   In less than two months, a formerly empty lot between the Gold Range Hotel and the Raven Nightclub...

Federal government investing over $400K for projects to help advance Indigenous women

The Minister of Status of Women, Maryam Monsef, was in Yellowknife today to make a funding announcement. Minister Monsef announced today that the federal government is...

Queerlesque finds venue for 2018 show

With just 12 days to go, Queerlesque has found a venue for its 2018 show "Queerlesque is an annual cabaret show comprised of local dancers, singers,...

Art just a stone’s throw away, thanks to mother-daughter duo

If you like to hike in and around Yellowknife, you may have noticed some colourfully painted rocks scattered around the city. A new Facebook group...

Health Canada launches cannabis education campaign at Folk on the Rocks

With roughly three months until cannabis becomes legal nation-wide, the Government of Canada has launched a campaign to educate Canadian youth. If you were at Folk...

Ptarmicon returns for sixth year

Ptarmicon is returning to Yellowknife this weekend. Ptarmicon is the world's northernmost nerd culture convention says board member and organizer Olivier Fortin. "It's basically a celebration of...

Pop-up park winners announced

Ecology North announced the winners of the Yellowknife Pop-Up Park Ideas Competition yesterday. Public voting for five winning ideas ended last week. The five winners are...

Yellowknife-born artist holding pop-up sale

A Yellowknife-born traditional Native artist is returning to her hometown this week. Caroline Blechert says her project, Creations for Continuity, is about carrying on Northern...

Pop-up park competition ends today

Today is the last day to vote on ideas for Yellowknife's first pop-up park. The city of Yellowknife and Ecology North launched the pop-up park...

Hay River artist’s work on display at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

The work of a Hay River artist is now on display at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The exhibit, Ingrained Landmarks, features woodblock relief...

Artists holding “sidewalk” meetings on transformer box designs

The City of Yellowknife is continuing a public art initiative to have transformer boxes decorated by local artists, for the third consecutive year. “Our partnership...

Queerlesque searching for venue

Queerlesque is looking for a venue for their 2018 show, which will be held in August. Queerlesque is a queer cabaret show featuring performances from...

Local burlesque company aims to help Queerlesque 2018 create dream venue

The recently founded performance company Parkas & Pasties will be holding a fundraiser on the Canada Day weekend to help local LGBTQ+ production Queerlesque build...

Pop-up park competition launches today

Ecology North and the City of Yellowknife launched a pop-up park competition today. The competition "aims to transform empty lots in the downtown core into...

Music contest aims to engage young voters

Elections NWT have launched a youth engagement project in the form of a music contest. The contest and workshop will be led by the Northwest...
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