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Kevin Bolstad (Capturing the North)

There Is never a dull moment for artists here in the north, the scenery is enchanting and the experiences are never ending. For Kevin Bolstad, the northern beauty has inspired his work for more...

The Dancing Moose Cafe & Bayside Bed & Breakfast

For this True North Tale, I sat down with another amazing northern business owner, This time one of the owners of The Dancing Moose Cafe & Bayside Bed & Breakfast Debra Doody. She told...

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...

Qimmiq Kennels

For this True North Tale I sat down with the owner of Qimmiq Kennels, A lovely local business owner named Jo Kelly and she told me how the whole kennel got started."at one...
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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...

Séréna Jenna – Poetry…the truest form of language

14-year-old Yellowknife born Séréna Jenna started writing poetry when she was just 8 years old. Unlike every other student in her class, she took to it naturally which led her to continue pursuing it.Since...

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...

Deline (The birthplace of hockey in Canada)

To Canadians, hockey is more than just our national sport, for some of us, it is our lifeblood. In Deline, hockey is not just a sport that kids and adults play for fun, for...

Yellowknife Artist: Patrick Jacobson

For this True North Tale, I sat down with Patrick Jacobson a northern artist who has been strumming his guitar north of sixty for a few years now. He sat and told me how...

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...
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Yellowknife – An unmatched beauty

Yellowknife is one of the most beautiful places in the world and its appeal is never lost on both people who’ve lived here their whole lives, and people who’ve always dreamed to one day...

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....

Shawn Buckley – Showcasing Great Slave Lake

Shawn Buckley is a third generation fisherman and the owner and operator of Great Slave Lake Tours.He's Been fishing on all of Great Slave Lake for 28 years, but for him it’s more than...

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...

Wren Acorn (Forged in the North)

For a high end athlete here in the north, you don't get the same advantages as you would elsewhere, training is less geared toward specific individuals, meaning if you want to keep up with...

Northern Artists: The Housemen

For This True North Tale I sat down with a local band The Housemen, Their Bassist Allan Yeoman told me how Him, Trevor Sinclaire, and Jeff Sleno came together to form The Housemen"We...
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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...

Diamond Scavenger Hunts Are Forever

For a solid three months every week Yellowknifers would search the city for a chance at winning a free piece of diamond jewelry and for this True North Tale I sat down with one...

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...

Dettah COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Listen here:“We have a population where housing is an issue, and where families live, very close-knit and in close-quarters. And hence, it is important that, especially those who have a lot of underlying medical...

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...

15th Annual Stuff the Bus

There are many things that make the residents of Yellowknife great, supporting their neighbours in need is certainly one of them. This friendly city is full of charitable organizations and events throughout the year.One...

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