The NWT's housing agency is backing away from development of plans for each community, saying that work is now better led by Indigenous groups.
PositionCaitrin is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter with a focus on the Dehcho region and the NWT's housing crisis.
JoinedJanuary 30, 2022
Local Journalism Initiative reporter, Dehcho and housing. Contact Caitrin
An obscure council of NWT leaders – a "money and access club," as one MLA calls it – is at the centre of a dispute between the GNWT and Dehcho First Nations.
"He just wants to build up Nahanni Butte in every way." Band manager Soham Srimani won three awards in a month for his work running the small Dehcho community.
“Yellowknife has the worst ratio of dog owners to places that don’t allow dogs." Do pet ownership rules for tenants in the NWT's capital need to change?
Normally, the store sells boats, snow machines and generators. But then a friend's farm was hit by a flood, and now Yellowknife's Polar Tech is a potato dealer.
Yellowknife's public housing now has expensive private security, a stopgap masking a system that experts fear is falling apart. What's really going on?