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Working at Home Base YK

Listen here:After completing its rebrand Homebase YK is looking to expand its services and start anew into the future.Keira-Leigh Kameemalik who works with the youth center says giving kids someone who can listen to...

Laurie Sarkadi

Laurie Sarkadi is one of the many amazing artists that called the North home. To start off our True North Tale I asked Laurie how her musical journey got started,well I did play piano...

Dayna King — crosswalk commemoration

Listen here:So she had reposted it Yellowknife classified and I'd seen similar ones to it. And then I reposted it on my own feed and said I'd love to see it at hay river....

Chef Niki of Fishy People

For this true north tale I got to sit down with Chef Niki of Fishy People and we talked about Fishy People's new business venture down in Old Town, and how there are so...
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Tuktut Nogait National Park celebrates 25 years

On June 5th, Tuktut Nogait National Park will celebrate 25 years since the signing of its establishment agreement.Site manager Stephanie Yuill says the park is special because of the involvement the community had in...

The Rotary Park and Boardwalk

This is a True North Tale on the Rotary Park and Boardwalk, to start off the chat, here's the rotary President Wayne Guy with a bit of information on what Rotary isRotary is a...

Dr. Pertice Moffitt — teacher, leader, learner

Listen here:When Dr. Pertice Moffitt came to the north to start Aurora College’s nursing program; she thought she would be teaching her students.But she says the best part of her time working in the...

Marching in remembrance of residential school survivors

Listen here:November 11, lest we forget, every year we have a ceremony here, Lest we forget. But what it seems like in this country, when it comes to indigenous people. It's like, let's just...

Jeremy MacDonald and S**t I found Diving In YK

What started off as one guy's hobby soon turned into a Facebook page with over 3000 likes, and then it turned into a successful community TV show for this True North Tale I sat...

Sarah Jerome — preserving history

Listen here:The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada has a new member.Sarah Jerome, an elder with the Gwich’in Nation, who worked as an Indigenous knowledge educator to youth in the Inuvik region for...
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Trevor Sinclair

For This True North Tale I sat down with the drummer of local band The Housemen and president of Music NWT Trevor Sinclair for this True North Tale I'm talking to him about himself,...

Craig Taggart from the NWT SPCA

For this True North Tale. I sat down with Craig Taggart, the shelter manager, and dog trainer at the end NWT SPCA. And to start off our chat Craig tells me how he came...

Vickie Tompkins Northern Business Owner

For this True North Tale I had a chat with Vicki the owner of For Women Only. And For Men Only Vicki's been a northern business owner for two decades and the start offer...

Mermaid & Moon Boutique

For this True North Tale, I had a chat with Meredith McNulty, the owner of the Mermaid & Moon Boutique in Yellowknife. And to kick off the chat Meredith tells us how the store...

Wing Freak

For this true north tale, I sat down with Lawrence and Eric, the owners of Wing Freak, one of Yellowknife's, newest eateries. And to start off the chat, Eric tells me about their original...

We All Scream For Ice Cream

I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream for this True North Tale I sat down with Chef Robin Wasicuna who has hopes of bringing an ice cream trike to the north....
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Northern Artist: Leela Gilday

For this true north tale, I sat down with another great Northern artist, this time the Juno Award-winning Leela Gilday. We talk about her most recent Juno nominations, as well as what projects she's...

Leslie Allen on Food Rescue and The Food Rescue How-To Guide

Food Rescue is a nonprofit organization that operates in the NWT and they partner with organizations who donate food to them. And then they distribute that food to the people who need it for...

Skills Canada NWT Virtual Territorial Competition and Career Expo

Skills Canada NWT recently put together their Virtual Territorial competition and Career Expo and I got to sit down with the Executive Director of Skills Canada NWT Blake Moulton. And we talk about both...

Kyle Bayha — more to come

Kyle Bayha has worked at various mines in the NWT.As a Dene man from Deline, he has always been a minority on a mine site.That was until he started working at Nechalacho rare earth...

Caroline Cox — filming Arctic growers

Growing food in the Arctic Circle is not an easy task.But Director Caroline Cox’s new film “Food for the Rest of Us,” tells the story of people who are doing just that.“The High Arctic...

Chris Pedersen — a long return home

For Chris Pedersen, a geologist with Cheetah Resources, coming to work at the Nechalacho Rare earth metals mine felt like returning home.Pedersen was part of the initial crew that made the deposit discovery in...

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