Kate Powell, Fort Resolution school principal, passes away
Kate Powell’s death was confirmed on Sunday afternoon. She died peacefully at her home on Friday, having been diagnosed with cancer in 2017.
Last updated on November 21, 2018 at 9:24am
Birchbark, a new type of school for the NWT, set to launch
The school – dubbed a “community-based alternative education program” – expects to take up to 15 students as it begins a three-year pilot.
Aurora College, set to ban smoking, plans for legal cannabis
The colleges hopes to join at least 26 other Canadian post-secondary institutions in banning smoking on school property.
Build university in Centre Square Mall, says Yellowknife MLA
Cory Vanthuyne is calling for the city’s next mayor to investigate replacing the downtown Centre Square Mall with a university campus.
As university looms, Yellowknife and Fort Smith prepare their cases
Yellowknife and Fort Smith are battling to host a university in their communities following a report’s recommendation that the NWT build one.
City of Yellowknife wholeheartedly backs university proposal
The City of Yellowknife enthusiastically embraced a report proposing the creation of a new polytechnic university based in the community.