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

'Who gave the order?' Dene national chief, MLA want accountability for culture camp raid

On Sept. 13, ENR officers descended on Łutsel K'e Dene First Nation's cultural camp at Timber Bay, within the Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve and that has the community's MLA calling for a review and apology to ensure it never happens again.

CBC North searching for Denesųłıné Yatie host after 9 months off the air

Fort Resolution elder Robert Sayine says he is concerned about how long Denesųłıné Yatie, the CBC's Chipewyan language programming has been off the air. CBC North says the search has been long, and difficult but that the program will return.

'I just needed to do something': Tłı̨chǫ man volunteers in Ukraine to deliver aid

A Tłı̨chǫ man from Behchokǫ̀, N.W.T., says his military training prepared him to deliver aid in Ukraine, where he once taught English. John Rabesca has been transporting food, supplies and military equipment to Ukrainians affected by Russia's military invasion.

YKDFN pushes back against Tłı̨chǫ's call to be included in Yellowknife land acknowledgments

Ndilǫ Chief Fred Sangris says a request by the Tłı̨chǫ for the land acknowledgements in Yellowknife to recognize the area as being part of their traditional territory doesn't respect agreements between their nations, and undermines Akaitcho First Nations ongoing land claim negotiations.

Nunavut health minister calls survey a roadmap for recruiting nurses

Nunavut's health minister says a survey by the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut gives the department valuable insights for how it can hire and keep nurses in the territory.

After 3 years of remote pandemic learning, this N.W.T. student is back in class

For one Yellowknife youth, Monday marks the first day back in class since 2020. Ever since the middle of Grade 9, Riley Oldford has stayed at home for schooling to avoid the risk of COVID-19.

Scientists, First Nations in Dawson City dig deep into our future under climate change

At a climate change conference in Dawson City, scientists and First Nations are meeting face-to-face to understand the daily impact of climate change, and how thawing permafrost will influence the future of mining, land-use and climate adaptation.

Yukoner Madeline Boyd, 90, competes for the love of sport at Canada 55+ Games

Madeline Boyd is among 200 people from the Yukon who travelled to Kamloops to compete in the Canada 55+ Games. Boyd said sports have always been a major part of her life, and she'll keep on playing as long as she's able.

Yukon government releases draft housing plan in response to scathing auditor general report

The Yukon Government issued its response to criticisms by Canada's auditor general about how it handles homelessness and housing for vulnerable residents.

Canadian Rangers celebrate 75 years in their birthplace — Dawson City, Yukon

Canadian Rangers in Dawson City are being recognized for 75 years in the North.