Alyssa Mosher

Journalist, CBC North

Alyssa Mosher is a journalist for CBC North based in Yellowknife. She's worked in the newsroom for more than seven years as a reporter, 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

N.W.T. harvesters will get more training to kill wolves, help caribou population

The government of the Northwest Territories and the Tłı̨chǫ government are planning to give more training to people interested in harvesting wolves on the winter ranges of the Bathurst and Bluenose-East caribou herds. 

New security features for N.W.T. licences and IDs

The new features include more fine-line printing, raised printing, as well as invisible ink that can only be seen under an ultraviolet light.

All claims dismissed, board approves Giant Mine team's water licence

The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has dismissed the claims for compensation against the Giant Mine Remediation Project's plan to use the water and shoreline near the contaminated site, interrupting boat access and plans for a mining museum for roughly 10 years. 

Why music comforts us during trying times

Current and former N.W.T. musicians weigh in on the power of music, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

How non-resident mine workers are monitored for COVID-19 in N.W.T.— and other questions from you

During a live call-in show on The Trailbreaker Thursday morning, Dr. Kami Kandola answered the public's questions about mine workers, out-of-territory health-care workers, and daycares.

Check out that grizzly paw! Bear and cubs sighted on Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway

Kelly Ovayuk says he saw the bears on Monday near the first bridge on the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway.

N.W.T. deputy chief public health officer hired, 'task force' created to help enforce COVID-19 protocols

Conrad Baetz has been hired to lead approximately 30 staff to help enforce public health orders issued by chief public health officer Dr. Kami Kandola.

The how, why and when: N.W.T. government releases plan to hit 22 priorities in 4 years

The government of the Northwest Territories has released its 2019-23 mandate, which includes details about how and when the government plans to complete the 22 priorities established by the Legislative Assembly in October.

This woman wants more girls in the Arctic to have what they need for their periods

A woman from the Kitikmeot region in Nunavut is organizing to have packages of menstrual pads, tampons and underwear shipped to girls in the Arctic who can't afford to buy them.

Keepers of the Language: South Slavey is a lifelong gift for host of CBC's Dehcho Dene

Even though English became a part of Peter Hope's life, he never forgot how to speak South Slavey. Hope says growing up in Fort Simpson, nearly everyone spoke the language. 'It was a gift. It was there.'

Dezhatıé k'égendı́h ke: CBC k'eh Dehcho got'ı̨ı̨ k'ę́ę́ zhek'eh gondeh

Peter Móla zhatıé egodéhsháh kǫ́ kı́ Dehgáh got'ı̨ı̨ zhatıé edı̨ı̨tse ı́le. "Łı́ı́dlı̨ Kų́ę́ nezheh ekúh tł'a, gáhjene dene adezhǫ á dene k'ę́ę́ zhagogı̨́ndeh" Peter ndı. "T'ahsı́ı nechá t'áh naxegų́ų́lı̨ á ahthı́t'e, gots'ęh ká łáǫ́lı́ naxéh ɂı̨ı̨ɂǫ́ á aı̨t'é" Peter ndı.

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.