An online jigging contest created in Fort McPherson has become one of the NWT's most dazzling displays of ingenuity, fun, and spirit in the face of a pandemic.
PositionEmelie was a Cabin Radio reporter in 2019 and 2020 and is a freelancer contributor.
JoinedJuly 15, 2019
Cabin Radio journalist July 2019-February 2020 and freelance contributor.
The Canadian Championship Dog Derby, a centrepiece of the NWT's dog mushing calendar, fought long and hard to go ahead as scheduled. It has admitted defeat.
Not all tourists have checked out of Yellowknife yet, so we checked in with tour operators. How are they handling the pandemic and the few remaining visitors?
Paying family or friends to care for seniors and people with disabilities could become standard, a seniors' advocate said, as a pilot began in NWT communities.
Edmonton will keep the Eskimos name after what the team said was two years of research. Leaders in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region agreed with the decision.
Criticizing the state of NWT education, the Dene Nation – continuing to seek a greater role in northern public policy – plans to hold its own education summit.