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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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

Bullock’s Bistro – A star Yellowknife attraction

Bullock's Bistro is Yellowknife's most famous restaurant, situated in a historical landmark building in Old Town, and serving up delicious fresh fish from Great Slave Lake. In 2006, Bullocks was voted the best fish...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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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