Emma Grunwald


Emma Grunwald is a reporter with CBC News in Yellowknife.

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Yellowknife man sentenced to 5 1/2 years for manslaughter in 2020 stabbing

Ahmed Mohamed was working as a cocaine trafficker in Yellowknife when a 29-year-old woman attempted to rob him. He stabbed her 13 times.

Paramedics from across the country complete training to work in N.W.T. health centres

Advanced Medical Solutions is working with the N.W.T. government to recruit, train and deploy paramedics in communities across the territory.

As power rates increase, Fort Smith should benefit from nearby Taltson dam, says former MP

A former N.W.T. MP and Fort Smith mayor says his community has always had lower rates because of its close proximity to the Taltson hydro system, and he doesn't want to give that up.

Yellowknife mulls plan to sell a parking lot for $1 to build 180 housing units

Real estate company Holloway Lodging made the pitch to Yellowknife city councillors on Monday. Most councillors were in support of their initial proposal, expressing hope that it could revitalize the downtown area.

N.W.T. school boards 'concerned' by shortage of substitute teachers

School board superintendents discuss the decline of substitute teachers in the Northwest Territories, the impact it may have on permanent staff, and their plan for addressing the problem.

Fort Smith leaders, residents protest N.W.T. power rate hikes at public hearing

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation is asking the N.W.T. Public Utilities Board to approve a range of rate hikes, but people in Fort Smith say rates in their community are increasing too rapidly and they want alternatives to be considered.

8 new houses arrive in Tulita, N.W.T.

Eight modular housing units arrived in Tulita earlier this week. The federal government spent $4.9 million dollars to bring the houses to the community, but the town’s mayor says more needs to be done.

Satellite that provides phone, internet to 8 NWT communities is shutting down

The satellite that 11 remote northern communities rely on for phone and internet services is losing its functionality three years earlier than expected. Northwestel says it's committed to keeping services running in those communities and is working on an alternative strategy. 

Sahtú leaders voice complaints over medical travellers being bumped from overbooked flights

The VP of the Tulita Land Corporation says that the N.W.T’s Medical travel service is ‘overbooking’ flights, causing many to miss necessary medical appointments.

NASA and German Aerospace Centre hold open house in Yellowknife

NASA and the German Aerospace Centre are both conducting research experiments on climate change in the North. They held an open house on Tuesday afternoon for people interested in learning about their projects.