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Inuvik Greenhouse Introduces Garden Boxes

  In the theme of sustainability this week we are talking about a new initiative from the Inuvik Community Greenhouse. They are now offering residents the opportunity to purchase a weekly box of fresh…


Winter road update:

  The Dettah ice road is now closed for the season. The Department of Transportation announced this last night. They say the extreme warm weather caused the sudden closure. The Dettah ice road is…



Ecology North Earth Week Celebration

  Monday, April 18 is earth Week!!!   And to celebrate, CKLB spoke with Ecology North, a charitable, non-profit organization based in Yellowknife, who is hosting a number of events all week to celebrate!…


Cruising through the Arctic Passage

1 2 3 4 5 6 Cruising through the Arctic Passage April 15 2016 By Mark Hadlari As more cruise ships are aiming to make their way through the Arctic Passage, comes the opportunity…


Caribou management controversial amongst Tłı̨chǫ

  Tłı̨chǫ elders and hunters speak at Wek’èezhìı caribou hearing April 14, 2016 By: Avery Zingel Last week in Behchoko, Tłı̨chǫ people gathered for a hearing on managing the Bluenose East herd. The Tłı̨chǫ Government and…




The Fight Against Northern Climate Change

Andrew Spring, a PhD Candidate at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, has been coming to the Northwest Territories to work with small communities to bring sustainable energy and provide conversational ways to supply food…


Women’s advocates on partner violence in the North

Women’s advocates on partner violence in the North April 13th 2016 by Avery Zingel Following an incident of intimate partner violence in the North, CKLB’s Avery Zingel spoke with women’s advocates about obstacles facing…


Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur

    Part of the Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur program, the fur and hide procurement program, provided almost a million dollars to hunters and trappers in the Northwest Territories in 2015. These are the…




WWF Canada Announces Renewable Energy Alliance

WWF Canada Announces Renewable Energy Alliance Friday, April 8th, 2016 By Brandon Maher “We need to bring our whole way of looking at arctic oil and gas into the modern age…the system that’s in…