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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...

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...
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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....

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...
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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...

Kyran Alikamik and The Loran Award

The Loran award is an incredible scholarship valued at $100,000. And it's given to people based on the evidence of character, commitment to service in the community and leadership potential. And for this True...

April Glaicar: Mixed Media Artist

The NWT is just chock full of interesting artists. And for this True North Tale, I got to sit down with another one. This is a True North Tale on April Glaicar a mixed...
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Susan Chaffee — girl guide

Listen here:When Susan Chaffee first travelled to Lutsel’ke, along the east arm of Great Slave Lake, she worked as a dishwasher at a remote tourist camp.But she had grander ambitions.She wanted to be the...

Tinsel town in the NWT?

Is Tinseltown coming to the NWT?The territorial government recently released a new strategy to boost the film industry in the NWT.The goal is to have a nationally competitive film industry by 2026.Supporting film won’t...

Stephen Richardson — headed to the Junos

Listen here:Stephen Richardson says his class was confused when he put on a video announcing the Juno nominees.“So they’re watching as Justin Bieber and the Weeknd and different things and they're like some of...

Susan Chaffee — award winning adult learner

Listen here:Despite being an accomplished guide, sewer and life-long learner, Susan Chaffee was surprised when she won the Inclusion NWT”s Adult Learner Literacy Award.I never expected anything like this to get a reward. That's...

A year of COVID-19

Listen here:Almost a year ago to the day, the NWT reported its first case of COVID-19.The first case was declared on March 21.Since then, 42 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the territory....
Caribou

How is it decided an animal is endangered?

Listen here:How is it decided an animal is endangered?Normally, it is done by referring to biological surveys.This reliance on Western science is the norm, according to Leon Andrew, the Chair of the Northwest Territories...

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