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.
Eddie Dillon, a longtime leader for Tuktoyaktuk and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, has passed away. He was praised for his strength and integrity.
"He really did so much." Les Rocher, one of Yellowknife's best-known landlords and land owners, passed away late on Thursday evening. He was 64 years old.
The City of Yellowknife will fly flags at half-mast for former mayor and NWT commissioner John Parker on the day of his memorial service, planned for April 18.
Former NWT commissioner John Parker, a leading political figure in the territory for decades, has passed away at the age of 91.
Tyler Mitchell was found deceased in Yellowknife last week. His family will host a celebration of his life at the city's Church of Christ on Thursday.