The federal government is dedicating $1 million to NWT sexual health group Foxy to help prevent sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections.
PositionCaitrin is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter with a focus on the Dehcho region and the NWT's housing crisis.
JoinedJanuary 30, 2022
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The federal and territorial governments announced $500,000 that allows five NWT family violence shelters to expand their crisis hotline services.
One-off payments of $750 are being made available to Hay River evacuees who lost employment income through fleeing a nearby wildfire, the GNWT said.
"It's totally normalized. I struggle with that." Sharon Allen, who lost her daughter to an impaired driver, wants to change the NWT's attitude to drunk driving.
Fire bans are popping up across the NWT. The latest are in Yellowknife's Fred Henne and Yellowknife River parks. Here's a list of recent announcements.
Friday is day five for wildfire evacuees in Yellowknife, with no sign of going home soon. The strain is being felt by pet owners, for whom options are limited.