Jenna Dulewich

Current affairs reporter

Jenna Dulewich is a journalist with CBC North. She joined the team in Yellowknife in 2020, after a career in print journalism in southern Alberta. In 2017, she was awarded Excellence in Rural Reporting from News Media Canada for her reporting on the lack of emergency shelters in rural Alberta. In 2020, she won the Emerging Indigenous Journalist Award from the Canadian Association of Journalists.

Latest from Jenna Dulewich

Feedback at open forum slams N.W.T. Arts Strategy

"Overall it reads as a permission slip for the GNWT to keep on keeping on not changing much,” said local arts advocate Sarah Swan to a territorial standing committee Thursday.

N.W.T. MLAs support motion to forgive elders' mortgage and rental debt

Applause was heard throughout the legislature Wednesday afternoon as the motion introduced by Monfwi MLA Jane Weyallon Armstrong was passed with support from all regular MLAs present.

Benefit agreements with N.W.T. mines need stronger language, enforcement mechanisms, report finds

A recent review looking at socio-economic agreements between the Government of the Northwest Territories and the three active diamond mines found "best efforts" are being made to advance goals of the agreements but the documents need updating to maximize benefits. 

N.W.T. aims to hit targets for wolf collaring program while calls to end the practice continue

Part of a project to track wolf numbers and migratory patterns in the Northwest Territories, the goal is to get 30 wolves collared, but since the project launched in 2020, success in hitting the target number has been low.

Inuvik's SAO says pool could open in late February at the earliest

The Inuvik pool, which has been closed since March 2020, looks to be opening in the near future, according to the town's SAO.  

Yellowknife man charged with cocaine trafficking asks judge to return seized money for lawyer fees

A Yellowknife man facing cocaine trafficking charges has applied to use seized cash to pay for a lawyer.

Mortgage debt adds to woes for Whatì, N.W.T., woman in an overcrowded house

In addition to the stress of living in a three-bedroom home with 12 people, Jacqueline Williah has another problem — a huge mortgage debt she didn't know about until her former husband died.

12 people under 1 roof: How an N.W.T. family is experiencing the territory's housing crisis

When Jacqueline Williah moved into her two-bedroom house in Whatì, N.W.T., in the 90s, she never imagined 12 people would be living in it one day.

Snowy sidewalks and streets leave people in Yellowknife stranded

Hazardous sidewalk and road conditions in Yellowknife create a non-accessible city for those with mobility issues during the snowy months.

Yellowknife business owners offer mixed views on potential renewed call for indoor masking

Indoor masking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the flu has been recommended in the N.W.T. since pandemic restrictions were lifted April 1.