Amy Tucker


Amy Tucker is a digital reporter with CBC North. She can be reached at

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Why the Nuluujaat Land Guardians' counterclaim against Baffinland is unique in Canada

A legal case between Inuit protesters and a Nunavut-based mine is something of a rarity: a protest group is harnessing environmental legislation unique to Nunavut and the N.W.T. in its legal battle against Baffinland Iron Mines.

N.W.T. and Nunavut Chamber of Mines slams activist group that proposes gov't raise royalties

As the Northwest Territories government decides how it should change its royalties policy, two groups — the N.W.T. and Nunavut Chamber of Mines and social activist group Alternatives North — are butting heads over what they think should happen.

Nuluujaat Land Guardians countersue Baffinland, claim environmental damages

The Inuit protesters who formed a temporary blockade at Baffinland Iron Mine’s Mary River mine last year, have filed a statement of defence in a lawsuit launched against them by the company — and launched a counterclaim of their own. 

'A shared understanding': Northerners take in Pope's apology while looking to next steps

For Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the apology by Pope Francis on Monday to Indigenous people in Canada for the role the Catholic Church played in residential schools was a step in the right direction.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to visit N.W.T. for 1st time

The politician is holding a meet and greet at Yellownife's Rotary Centennial Park Tuesday evening

Lesley Paulette, the woman who helped carve the way for N.W.T. midwives, retires

Lesley Paulette has been a midwife in the N.W.T. since the early 1990s, and through her work, she played a major role in expanding midwifery in the territory.

Feds promise $414K to N.W.T. to install up to 72 electric car chargers

The Northwest Territories may eventually have significantly more electric vehicle charging stations.

Part of Dempster highway closed due to blizzard, June snow showers hit the North

The Dempster Highway, particularly near the Richardson Mountains, is under a blizzard warning. Meanwhile, Fort McPherson, N.W.T., and Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, each got dusted in snow.

N.W.T. gov't agreed to sell its tungsten mining project — and could make $15M from it

The territorial government stepped up to buy Mactung for $4.5 million in 2015. Mactung is one of the largest-known tungsten deposits outside of China. The private company buying the property will be paying $1.5 million upfront.

N.W.T. government not doing enough to treat, prevent addictions, says federal auditor

A report tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday said that despite promises, the territory and its three health and social services authorities hasn't done enough when it comes to prevention and addictions recovery services.