NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Asian-Canadian Frontline Workers Face Rampant Discrimination: Report

Asian-Canadian Frontline Workers Face Rampant Discrimination: Report

By Fernando Arce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Chinese-Canadian frontline workers are largely employed in low-wage and high-risk sectors and work long hours, which increases their vulnerability to health risks due to the pandemic and socio-economic exploitation and marginalization, a new report has found. The Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter (CCNCTO) released the 53-page report on Sept. 1 as a way to reflect “demands…

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No gas in Fort Providence as community loses power

No gas in Fort Providence as community loses power

By Sarah Sibley, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Fort Providence’s Big River and Snowshoe Inn gas stations lost power on Friday, warning drivers the community was unable to provide fuel. Linda Croft, the Big River gas station’s acting manager, told Cabin Radio an incident involving a truck damaging a power line caused a community-wide blackout at around 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The Snowshoe…

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