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Skills Canada NWT

A staple of many high school careers are the competitions put on by organizations like Skills Canada NWT, and for this TNT I sat down with Blake Moulton the executive director of Skills Canada...

The 50-50 Intersection Christmas Tree

The start of the Christmas season varies from person to person. For some it might be when Christmas songs get played in the local stores, others it might be when they start to see...

Fighting Covid – Big River Service Centre

Ice-road truckers who are supposed to be isolating have been trying to enter the Big River Service Centre.The gas station and restaurant is one of the few service stations on Highway 1 to Alberta. Usually...

Ryan Shank – ‘The Colonel Sanders of the North’

Lots of people have taken up new projects during the pandemic.Ryan Shanks' project earned him the nickname ‘The Colonel Sanders of the North.’ “I've lived here in town for about 12 years now before the...
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‘We have to just hope’: Hawa Dumbaya-Sesay

The NWT YWCA has sounded the alarm about the lack of affordable housing in Yellowknife and elsewhere in the territory.Hawa Dumbaya-Sesay, executive director of the YWCA NWT, says around 50 families are on the...

David Lovell: Growing Up In The North In The 1950’s

For this True North Tale I sat down with former Alderman and Mayor David Lovell and he told me what Yellowknife was like when he moved here in the fifties (1950's)"it was sort of...

Music NWT

The northern art scene has always been a helpful, collaborative space. And for this True North Tale, I sat down with Trevor Sinclair the President of Music NWT, Whose organization really helps foster that...

Big River Service Center

whether its been to fill up your car and check your tires before a long trip,Or to grab some snacks and refresh after a long journey Big River Service Center in Fort Providence"The...

The United Way NWT’s COVID-19 Committee

2020 has not been easy on anybody, and for this True North Tale I sat down with the chair of The United Way NWT's COVID-19 Committee. A committee whose hard work has already helped...

Michael Fatt

Michael Fatt arrived in Yellowknife in 2008.He moved into a tent behind the legislative assembly. Fatt would spend six years living homeless in Yellowknife, moving around between different locations.“I did alcohol and drugs — I...
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Lucas Wick – Trike rider, trike trader

Listen here:Tricycles are no longer just for kids.Local kid Lucas Wick is to trying to keep trikes alive.He started up a website, triketrader.ca, and is buying parts and renovating trikes. I don’t want the trikes...

Welcome to Pine Point – Gone but not forgotten

Welcome to Pine Point is a documentary made in 2010 by Mike Simons who lived in Yellowknife until the age of 10 and his creative partner Paul Shoebridge, known as The Goggles.Welcome to Pine...

Jamie Bastedo – Changing the climate conversation

Listen here:Climate change? Remember that?2019’s looming world disaster is still a major threat, despite the focus in the news shifting to a another life threatening phenomenon beginning with a C.But Yellowknife-based author and biologist...

Maggie Carson – Road to recovery

Her road to recovery has not been an easy one, but through the support of her family, her friends and the Yellowknife community, Maggie Carson has overcome every obstacle put in front of her.In...

Blachford Lake Lodge – A serene experience

Blachford Lake Lodge is located in the rugged wilderness of the NWT, in superb Aurora-watching country. Perched on a rock knoll overlooking Blachford Lake, it is only a half-hour bush-plane from the city of...

Norm Pottinger: Pigeon Racer

What started off as mere curiosity as a kid soon blossomed into a full hobby as an adult. This is a True North Tale on Norman Pottinger and Pigeon Racing.When i was a kid...
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Gourmet Cup Cafe

At its core Yellowknife is a working town, and the fuel for any working town is coffee. And for decades upon decades the Gourmet Cup Cafe has been serving up coffee to yellowknifers every...

Gastown expanding during a pandemic

Listen here:Most businesses are facing tough times at the moment, making cutbacks or closing all together.Few are expanding their operations.But Gastown in Yellowknife is an exception to that rule.Yellowknife city council recently just approved...

Tawna Brown — Globe-trotting photographer

Listen here:COVID-19 has disrupted many things this year.Travel has been one of the aspects of life most heavily impacted by the pandemic, with many countries shutting down their borders for lengthy periods.That threw a...

Ryan McCord and Bill Braden — telling the Snowcastle’s story

Listen here:One of the most iconic buildings in the Yellowknife skyline is only standing in the winter.And a new book, called The Snowcastle, is telling the story of the Snowking Festival’s star attraction.The book...

Tough times in the skies

The pandemic has had devastating impacts on a number of businesses.Especially airlines, who have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, leading to NWT flights being impacted.Air Canada announced they are suspending flights on...

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center Daring Lake Site

The territory is absolutely of amazing history that you can see, But what it is even more full of is the history you cannot see. And the people that unearth it are the great...

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