NWT

PTSD in northern communities

When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) we think about war veterans. Raymond Pidzamecky spoke with us about PTSD and our indigenous communities in the north. PTSD is the result of multiple traumas…



Search and Rescue Teams Find Family of 5

Search and Rescue teams found a missing family travelling from Yellowknife to Lutsel k’e. The family was on Ethan Island, which is on Great Slave Lake, almost at their destination before running out of gas. The group…


Peel River Ferry Suspended

The Abraham Francis ferry which crosses the Peel River near Fort McPherson has been suspended due to high water levels. CKLB’s news reporter Mark got in touch with Joseph at the Nihtat Gwich’in Council…


Morel Mushroom Season

Morel mushrooms continue to attract pickers from across the world to the Northwest Territories. Morel mushrooms grow well in areas that were burnt in previous years forest fires. Especially in forests where pine trees…


Edzo-Akaitcho Animated Movie

In Behchoko, Northwest Territories, an animated movie is getting produced. The movie is telling the story of how Edzo and Akaitcho made peace after years of war. Manager of Cultural practices at the Tlicho…


Celena Hoeve wins silver medal

At the Western Canada Games earlier this month in NWT’s Celena Hoeve won a silver medal in the event – Balance Beam. The event is part gymnastics. She was about 2 and a half…


Missing 16 year old girl

16 yr old Kiana Eht-Chillay is reported missing from High Level, Alberta. She has been described as 5’6”, Black short hair, Aboriginal. A RCMP news release says she is believed to be in Hay…


What services does the community need?

In Behchoko, a community wide survey was conducted to find out what citizen’s want. The survey asked the public what programs and services they would like to see. With help from the friendship centre,…


Team North takes on the rest of Canada:

The three northern territories have partnered up to create Team North, who are playing in a AAA midget hockey tournament this week in Mississauga, Ontario. The Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon pooled together their…




Northern Housing Study

  Sen. Lillian Dyck comments on Northern Housing Study April 22nd 2016 Ashley Anthony   A group of Senators from the Standing Senate committee on aboriginal peoples are touring through Nunavut right now discussing…


Winter road update:

The Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Transportation announced this morning on Twitter that the Liard crossing to Fort Simpson & Mackenzie crossing is closing for the season. Both crossing will close at 6pm…