Search and Rescue Exercises in NWT

Canadian armed forces are conducting their annual search and rescue exercises all week long throughout the NWT. On Wednesday, September 21st, the Canadian Armed Forces invited CKLB to take part in a mock scenario…


Breastfeeding Study in the Delta

A Historian from the University of Alberta is conducting a study on what impacts mother’s choice on breastfeeding their infants. The study is looking at women in the Delta and Researcher Liza Piper is…



“Sun at Midnight” Premiering in Fort McPherson

The Sun at Midnight is making it’s premiere in Fort McPherson this Sunday. Set in the Mackenzie Delta,  the film tells the story of an unusual  friendship between a Gwich’in hunter played by Duane Howard, who’s  obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd, and a teenage  rebel  played by Devery…



Dene Nation Protests Pipeline

The Dene Nation is coming together to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Dene National Chief Bill Erasmus was joined by a small group of people…


Eight Charged with Trafficking

Eight people have been arrested for the trafficking of fentanyl and other illegal drugs. This is the second wave of arrests in Yellowknife after a traffic stop and eleven search warrants took place in…


Cree Women Found Dead in BC

The body of a young Cree women who went missing five months ago has been found. Twenty seven year old Deanna Desjarlais was found late last week in a small forest near Surrey, British…


Armed Forces Arrive in NWT

The Canadian Armed Forces have arrived in the NWT. A national search and rescue exercise is taking place until Saturday, September 14th in Yellowknife. Search and Rescue exercises will include medical, marine and aerial…


Fentanyl Found in Kugluktuk

One community member in Kugluktuk, Nunavut is in custody after police recovered a small amount of stolen Fentanyl. Four vials of the heavy duty pain medication were first reported as stolen last Wednesday from…



Timber Kings Rebuilding Liidlii Kue Log Teepee

For nearly 30 years the Papal Teepee was a major landmark in Liidlii Kue. Chief Gerry Antoine says the First Nation will have the largest wooden teepee in the continent to help generate tourism…


Use of Force Questioned in Fort Simpson

A Questionable use of force in Fort Simpson.   Community members and their mayor witnessed an altercation between an intoxicated man and an RCMP officer near the community’s school and rec centre last Friday….


Sport North Funding Decreases

For the last three years, Sport North has been providing financial support with a budget of $1.9 Million annually that was distributed to approximately 30 sports organisations across the NWT. As of April 1st,…