Hannah Paulson


Hannah Paulson is a reporter from the Northwest Territories. She grew up in Gameti, Yellowknife, and Liidlii Kue.

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Demolition of Yellowknife's Giant Mine townsite stirs memories, and mixed emotions

The Giant Mine townsite just outside of Yellowknife will be demolished this summer. Some are sad to see the historic buildings go, while others say good riddance to the visual reminder of the harm the mine caused to the environment and surrounding Indigenous communities.

Feds pledge $2.6M for 10 housing units in Délı̨nę

The federal government is investing $2.6 million into 10 new affordable housing units in Délı̨nę. They're expected to be built by August, and will be primarily meant for elders, single women, people who struggle with mental health or addiction issues, and those who are experiencing homelessness. 

N.W.T. prosecution service leads new team for sexual assault

The Northwest Territories public prosecution office has launched a new team specializing in sexual assault cases. It is designed to better support victims of sexual violence through trauma-informed approaches.

New zoning bylaw may be 'missing piece' to ease Yellowknife's housing crunch

Vacancy rates in the N.W.T. capital are critically low, but future apartment projects alongside smaller, locally developed units, may offer a glimmer of hope.

Person treated for injuries to hand after bear attack near Fort Simpson, N.W.T.

The Nogha Enterprises employee was treated for injuries on their hand at the community’s health center and later released.

Hay River evacuees, anxious but grateful, settle in at Yellowknife's evacuation center

Evacuees from Hay River, N.W.T., and Kátł’odeeche First Nation continued to arrive in the territory’s capital Friday. At the evacuation center, they reflected on the past few days.

N.W.T. gov't matching up to $150K in donations for flood relief, says minister

The territorial government is partnering with the United Way to raise money for flood victims, according to minister Shane Thompson. “We're very supportive and we're trying to help the community the best we can,” he said.

Flood risk in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., 'officially over,' emergency group declares

Fort Simpson, N.W.T., will avoid flooding this spring, according to the Emergency Management Organization.

Tension high as water rises in Fort Liard, holds steady in Fort Simpson

Water levels are quickly rising in Fort Liard, N.W.T., as of Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, Fort Simpson is seeing fluctuating water levels as the ice ebbs and flows, but still below the threshold for concern.

Fort Simpson, N.W.T., under 48-hour precautionary flood notice, ice shifting near Jean Marie River

There are signs that river breakup may be imminent in Fort Simpson, according to the village of Fort Simpson. Meanwhile, Jean Marie Creek has started to shift and a 24-hour flood watch has begun in Jean Marie River.