Thomas Berger, whose Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry created a new standard of consultation involving Indigenous northerners, has passed away. He was 88.
David Searle, a lawyer and politician said to have been instrumental in bringing a representative, fully elected government to the NWT, has passed away.
Friends of the late Charles Elgoyhen are to hold a celebration of his life at Yellowknife's Raven Pub on Sunday, January 31.
"He leaves behind a legacy that will last forever." Paul Delorey, the former Hay River North MLA and Speaker of the House, has passed away at the age of 71.
Newton Wong, longtime operator of a Yellowknife grocery store among other businesses, has passed away at the age of 89 in Edmonton. He had contracted Covid-19.
Billy Moore, his white suit and his wig were the heart and soul of Inuvik.
Now, he's being remembered in a way he would have cherished: an Elvis contest.
Edward Lennie (Inglangasuk), a respected Beaufort Delta Elder, passed away. He was recognized nationally for his role as "the father of northern games."
Canadian aviation legend Max Ward, who got his start as a bush pilot in the Northwest Territories and founded the airline Wardair, has died at the age of 98.
Maureen Tonge, a Yellowknife teacher diagnosed with a brain tumour at the start of 2019, passed away peacefully on Monday morning – World Teachers' Day.
Matthew Tremblett, a Yellowknife resident who helped establish a Brain Tumour Walk in the city to raise awareness of his condition, has passed away.
Keith Krueger, a pilot who spent decades flying in the NWT, was fondly remembered after his passing in an air crash south of Edmonton on Friday.
Robin Mercer-Sproule, a trailblazing athlete in the North remembered as "the sweetest, kindest person you'll meet," has passed away at the age of 56.