Alyssa Mosher

Journalist, CBC North

Alyssa Mosher is a video journalist and newsreader for CBC North based in Yellowknife. She's worked in the newsroom for six years as a reporter, current affairs producer, web writer, and radio and television host. She majored in journalism at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, where she also worked with the CBC New Brunswick team. To get in touch with Alyssa, email

Latest from Alyssa Mosher

Baffinland must reduce ore dust blowing onto ice near Milne Inlet: report

In its latest report on the Mary River mine, the Nunavut Impact Review Board says Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation has improved the amount of dust emitted from the site's crusher facility, but needs to better manage the dispersion of the dust.

Hay River highrise owner defends absence, 6 months after fire

The owner of a high rise apartment building in Hay River, N.W.T., said 'there was nothing I could have provided' tenants in the aftermath of a fire that displaced about 150 people.

Northerners remember René Fumoleau's love and dedication to the Dene

Fumoleau, originally from France, was a priest, photographer and writer, who spent most of his life in the Northwest Territories. He died on Tuesday at the age of 93. 

Nursing shortage at Yellowknife obstetrics unit leads to workplace complaint, appeal

The manager of approximately 90 nurses at Stanton Territorial Hospital is appealing a conduct committee's decision to restrict her from any leadership, managerial or supervisory nursing roles after the committee found she failed to adequately staff the obstetrics unit during two shifts last year. 

Archivists poring over 75,000 hours of traditional stories collected by CBC

Seventeen people are archiving 75,000 hours of recorded stories, all collected over six decades by the CBC in Gwich'in, Inuvialuktun, Tlicho, North Slavey, South Slavey, Denesuline Yatie, Cree and Inuktitut.

Cambridge Bay parents shaken after boy gets stuck in deep ice crevasse

The chair of the Cambridge Bay Childcare Society plans to improve its rules about field trips after a preschooler got stuck nearly two metres down a crevasse in the ice on Tuesday.

N.W.T. team wins CBC's 'hackathon' with innovative audio tool

Three young professionals and technology experts living in Yellowknife won CBC’s 'hackathon,' a contest that calls on people from across the country to improve CBC's digital tools - in just 20 hours.

'Maybe this would have never happened,' says Gameti, N.W.T., family ahead of testifying at MMIWG hearings

Nearly nine years later, Alice Black's family continues to grieve for the loss of their sister, daughter, mother and friend and question what could have been done to possibly prevent her death.

Land claims regions aren't 'protected areas,' says former minister to Premier McLeod

A former N.W.T. environment minister says Premier Bob McLeod shouldn't classify land that's part of final or ongoing land claim agreements as unavailable for development.

Inuvik wind farm part of latest N.W.T. plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Part of the territorial government's plan is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions created by diesel-generated electricity by 25 per cent by 2030.

Lloyd Thrasher sentenced to 11 months for threatening RCMP officer, breaking and entering

Thrasher has a lengthy criminal record, including a conviction for stabbing a woman’s pet pug to death in 2011.

'The boss' in Yellowknife 'dial-a-dope' drug operation reaches plea deal with Crown

A Yellowknife man who ran a drug-selling operation in the Northwest Territories and Calgary has pleaded guilty to two related charges, including possessing and conspiring to traffic cocaine.

12-year-old's LGBTQ history project 1st of its kind in national youth program

McKenzy Flowers, who identifies within the LGBTQ community and has same-sex parents, is one of six students in the N.W.T. who was chosen for the Young Citizens program.

'I feel very honoured': Fort Providence's Margaret Thom new commissioner of N.W.T.

Margaret Thom - a respected counselor, educator and volunteer - has been appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Yellowknifer running 150-km race to raise money to buy sports bras, sneakers for women's society

This will be the longest run for Bree Denning, who's hoping to make physical activities such as yoga and running more accessible to everyone. 'It can be really prohibitive,' she says.