Alice Twa

Reporter

Alice Twa is a born and raised Yellowknifer. She is currently working at CBC North before heading to journalism school in the fall of 2021.

Latest from Alice Twa

Designs unveiled for mural project celebrating strong people and communities

The murals have been designed by six groups mixed with Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth and professional Indigenous artists. There will be a mural painting festival in the last two weeks of August.

Cooperation the focus as Arctic Council chair transfers to Russia

Delegates for the Arctic Council gave their support to Russia as the nation assumes the chair of a council driven to tackle climate change, to uplift Indigenous voices in decision-making and protect the health of the Arctic.

Iceland to pass chair of Arctic Council to Russia

Ministers, delegates and representative will discuss the accomplishments of the Icelandic chair and are expected to sign the council's first ever strategic plan.

Some N.J. Macpherson parents ready to send their children back to school Monday

Rob Warburton is a parent of two kids in Yellowknife's N.J. Macpherson School and had to isolate with his family because of the COVID-19 outbreak. 'I'm comfortable sending my kids back,' he told CBC.

'It is far worse than I thought': N.W.T. communities down river brace for flooding

After seeing the impact of flooding in Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River, communities in the Sahtu and Beaufort Delta are preparing for when breakup hits them.

N.W.T. students got a visit that was out of this world

Students in Weledeh Catholic School along with schools in the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu got a visit from Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen on Thursday after being the lucky winner for the N.W.T. in the Junior Astronauts contest

As Music Space closes, Yellowknife musicians wonder what comes next

Mary Kelly's Music Space closing will be a loss for lots of artists and music teachers. "For me, its raised a question," says Kerry Wheler. "I feel like it should be a public institution rather than an entrepreneurial project."
NWT Housing Crisis

Communities across the N.W.T. are taking the housing crisis into their own hands

CBC spoke to community leaders across the N.W.T. about their different approaches to tackling the housing crisis in the territory.

Federal and territorial politicians address housing and tourism funding in the 2021 budget

Federal Minister of Northern Affairs Daniel Vandal, the Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek and N.W.T. Member of Parliament McLeod addressed what the budget can offer for the North after meeting with Indigenous partners, territorial partners and small businesses and tourism industry representatives Friday.

Highway mapping project between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk nearly complete

Using a drone, the team took thousands of images of the Northwest Territories highway between Tuktoyaktuk and Inuvik over two weeks in late July to early August of 2019.

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