Katie Toth

Host/Reporter

When Katie Toth isn't hosting CBC North's weekend show, she is a multimedia journalist based in Yellowknife. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School in 2014, Toth's first full-time journalism job was at the historic Village Voice (RIP) in New York City. She has also contributed to National Public Radio, VICE and Motherboard.

Latest from Katie Toth

Woman fleeing violence struggling to get new public housing unit

A woman fleeing violence from her ex-husband is struggling to get a new public housing unit, an all too-common situation says the executive director of the N.W.T. YWCA.

Federal finance minister says N.W.T.'s isolation hubs are 'money well spent'

Federal finance minister Chrystia Freeland says the North is “uniquely vulnerable” to COVID-19, and the Northwest Territories' response is "a real success story ... so far.”

Federal fiscal update a missed opportunity, say northern environmentalists

Northern environmentalists say the federal government should do more to help the region hardest-hit by climate change to emerge from the pandemic with a greener economy.

Norman Wells responds to libel suit from former SAO

The mayor, SAO and former interim SAO of Norman Wells say in court filings responding to the defamation suit brought against them and the town by former SAO Catherine Mallon, that they they acted on the advice of their lawyers and with no ill will.

'I take back my power,' says N.W.T. survivor of New Year's Eve knife attack

An agreed-upon statement of facts says St. Croix yelled "you don't love me," and stabbed his ex with a steak knife until it broke.

NWT Pride dissolving, handing off responsibilities to Rainbow Coalition

Leaders of NWT Pride and the Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife say considering how small the LGBT population is in the territory, it makes more sense for one group to take the lead on things like the annual Pride festivities.

N.W.T. government proposes polytechnic university specializes in 4 fields

As Aurora College tries to reinvent itself and become a university, the territorial government has proposed the school focus much of its research and teaching on fields that centre the needs of industrial employers.

Rapid COVID-19 testing in N.W.T. still a work in progress, top doctor says

The Northwest Territories' chief public health officer says her office has started a "working group" with regional health authorities this month to figure out how to bring rapid testing to the territory to diagnose COVID-19. 

'Very difficult situation' after City of Yellowknife rejects day shelter plan

The government of the Northwest Territories is scrambling to find a safe place for Yellowknife’s homeless before winter — after Yellowknife's city council left bureaucrats in the cold.

More academic freedom proposed for N.W.T.'s Aurora College in government's latest report

A proposed governance model for the future of Aurora College says that when it becomes a university, the school should be arm's-length from the government and have academic freedom.

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