Avery Zingel


Avery Zingel is a reporter with CBC North in Yellowknife. She is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism and Political Science. Email her at avery.zingel@cbc.ca or follow her on Twitter @averyzingel.

Latest from Avery Zingel

'Sorely needed' Inuit TV makes Inuktut, Inuit cultural programming more accessible

The co-CEO of Inuit TV said the channel, which is now available on Shaw TV, will soon be available on Bell and on an online app.

Inuvik Huskies back on the ice for all-Indigenous Fred Sasakamoose hockey tournament

The Inuvik Huskies are back in action for the first time in 25 years, reviving a team started up by their parents to promote local sport.

West Point First Nation's oldest house dragged by floodwaters

The chief of West Point First Nation says floodwaters have moved the oldest house in the community far from its original placing. It's one among many structures damaged or moved by the flood.

Fuel contamination the next concern in flood-ravaged Hay River, N.W.T.

Janice Moore, who lives along the West Channel, is worried about fuel contamination after intense flooding in Hay River, N.W.T., left multiple fuel containers strewn about her property. "You can smell the diesel smell and fuel smell," she said.

Dan Marion remembered for his contribution to community and Tłı̨chǫ region

Daniel Marion passed away May 12 after a life of dedicating himself to the communities he lived in, especially in the N.W.T.'s Tłı̨chǫ region, and advocating for housing, economic development and Indigenous rights.

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's visit highlights Nunavik's cultural vibrancy

Mary Simon's five-day trip through Nunavik was a homecoming, with a return to her birthplace, Kangiqsualujjuaq, and visits to Kuujjuaq and Inukjuak.

What N.W.T.'s Smoking Hills could tell us about Mars

Researchers say a rock formation in the Inuvialuit region could explain how the mineral jarosite forms in Martian environments, and explain how Mars may be more habitable than previously thought.

Flood evacuees from Hay River and Kátł'odeeche welcomed in Yellowknife

Flood evacuees from Hay River and Kátł'odeeche First Nation are trickling into the Yellowknife multiplex, where they can register as evacuees and find places to shelter with their families and pets while they wait for a safe return to their communities.

Ice begins to move at Jean Marie River, N.W.T., which remains under flood watch

The N.W.T.'s Jean Marie River First Nation alerted community members at 3 p.m. that ice on Jean Marie Creek at the river junction is beginning to move downstream to the Mackenzie River. A 24-hour flood watch launched Monday remains in effect.

'Hard to up and leave your home': More Hay River residents prepare to flee rising water

The chief of K'atl'odeeche First Nation in Hay River, N.W.T., wants residents to move to high ground before flood waters get worse. Residents of Paradise Valley are surveying the damage to their homes and businesses.