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

Yellowknife school delays reopening by 2 days

N.J. Macpherson School plans to reopen to in-person learning on Wednesday instead of Monday because of how long it's been taking to get COVID-19 test results back; all staff and students at the school have to receive a negative test before returning to class.

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.

Dozens send letters to Dettah, N.W.T., students learning about geography, connection

It began as a way to get the students to write letters to each other and find a way to connect during the COVID-19 pandemic, but when Kaw Tay Whee School staff reached out to the public on Facebook, the response was huge. 

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.