Minister says university ‘won’t close down’ Fort Smith as residents protest
Caroline Cochrane insisted a proposed new university in Yellowknife “won’t close down” Fort Smith, even as the town’s mayor said more than 70 jobs could go.
Fort Smith demands public meeting over university plan
Fort Smith town councillor Kevin Smith said replacing Aurora College with a Yellowknife-based polytechnic university “would devastate our community.”
NWT sending 18 competitors to Skills Canada nationals
Eighteen competitors from across the Northwest Territories will take part in Skills Canada’s national competition in Edmonton on June 4 and 5. They’ll be part of a total field of…
Seven people enter the NWT’s Education Hall of Fame
The Northwest Territories’ Education Hall of Fame grew by seven people on Thursday. Did any of the new inductees teach you or your kids?
Strap yourselves in, the NWT’s probably getting a university
An independent report into Aurora College, published on Wednesday afternoon, said a polytechnic university should replace the college by 2024.
U of A wants YK campus, urges ‘fly-in’ academics to change
The University of Alberta’s School of Public Health launched a northern strategy in Yellowknife last week, saying academia must change its approach to the NWT.