A United Nations body that monitors some of the world's greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country's largest national park, including plans to release treated oilsands tailings into its watershed.
Ottawa and Northwest Territories are in discussions with a large American charity about permanent funding for a program that puts First Nations people in charge of looking after parks and other conservation areas on their traditional lands.
Prince Charles says he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were departing Canada with "heavy hearts" and a deeper understanding of residential schools after their royal visit wrapped in the Northwest Territories.
Last year's floods threw ice chunks the size of small cars onto people's front lawns in Fort Simpson, N.W.T. Senior administrative officer Kevin Corrigan predicts that eventually, everyone will have to move off-island.
Yukon's premier says he and the other two premiers of Canada's northern territories met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the national defence minister on Monday to discuss Arctic sovereignty and security in light of the war in Ukraine.
A top United States government official says there are plenty of issues to keep like-minded Arctic nations together after Russia's invasion of Ukraine forced seven of them to pause their participation in the international body that looks after the region.