Liny Lamberink

Reporter/Editor

Liny Lamberink is a reporter for CBC North. She moved to Yellowknife in March 2021, after working as a reporter and newscaster in Ontario for five years. She can be reached at liny.lamberink@cbc.ca

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City of Iqaluit asks residents to conserve water as reservoir runs low

Amy Elgersma, Iqaluit’s chief administrative officer, said water levels at Lake Geraldine, the reservoir for the city’s potable water, are lower than the city would like them to be. 

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap up whirlwind visit to N.W.T.

The roughly six-hour trip to the N.W.T. brought Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, to a number of destinations in Dettah and Yellowknife. At the end of the day, Charles delivered a speech before a large crowd, where he thanked people for sharing their culture and spoke about the urgent need to fight climate change.

Plastic found inside Arctic char has Nunavut hunters fearing for local food sources

A hunter in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, says it's 'very scary' finding plastic inside the bellies of a fish that Inuit rely on as a source of food. A recent study, published in the journal Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, says plastic pollution in the Arctic comes from a mix of local and international sources.

Council finds no breach of conduct when Iqaluit mayor punched man outside grocery store

Iqaluit City Council says the city's mayor did not breach a code of conduct when he punched a man outside a grocery store — no explanation is being offered about how that decision was reached.

Iqaluit non-profit launches scholarship in memory of 'the girl with robots'

The Pinnguaq Association launched the Danielle Moore Scholarship to support young people interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and education. The 24-year-old Toronto woman "attracted a lot of love" from youth in Iqaluit before she died in a plane crash in 2019.

Nunavut government asks judge to throw out Inuktut education lawsuit

The Nunavut government has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. that accuses the territorial government of discriminating against Inuit by not offering education in Inuktut to the same degrees as English and French.

N.W.T. brings on more home energy auditors to address 'huge' backlog

The Arctic Energy Alliance had two people doing home energy audits before. Now, the territory's director of energy says it has four.

N.W.T carbon emissions down, but MLA says territory 'can't possibly meet' 2030 target

Greenhouse gas emissions in the N.W.T. are on a "downward trend," but Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly says there's no way it will reach its 2030 target.

Resource extraction in North needs tools to fight climate change: federal minister

Omar Alghabra, Canada's transportation minister, was in Yellowknife on Wednesday to tout a new critical minerals strategy for which the federal budget allocates $3.8 billion.

Hunters fear expedition's sunken truck is contaminating hunting grounds near Taloyoak, Nunavut

Leaders of a hunters and trappers association in Taloyoak, Nunavut, fear an Arctic expedition truck that sank in one of their prime hunting grounds is contaminating animals that are known to migrate through the area — including beluga whales, narwhals, seals, walruses and Arctic char.

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