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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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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...

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...

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...

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...
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Ronan Seeley – Yellowknifer in the NHL

Considering he'd been working towards it for most of his life, draft night for a Yellowknife native Ronan Seeley looked remarkably low key. Ronan wasn't even watching at the time his name was called, he...

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...

Sarah Kalnay-Watson — Yellowknifer on set

Listen here:If you’re hoping to make it in the movie industry, most people would probably head for the glitz and glamour of New York or Los Angeles.But one Yellowknifer was able to get her...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

Totally Arctic Wrestling

What started off In Inuvik as two guys wanting to be Pro-Wrestlers slowly turned into the north's premiere wrestling federation. This is the story of Totally Arctic Wrestling"Totally Arctic Wrestling was an idea...

Robyn Scott: Northern Artist

For This True North Tale I sat down with local Yellowknife Teacher and Artist Robyn Scott, She talked to me about her art process and what she loves about it, She told me how...

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...

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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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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

Marcel Marin – Yellowknife musher

Listen here:Marcel Marin is a local musher who's trying to keep dog sledding going in the territory, even amid COVID-19.Marin is one of the organizers of the Underdog 100, a 100-mile dog race here...

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