Luke Carroll

Luke Carroll is a journalist with CBC North who has worked in both print and radio in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario. Luke is originally from Brockville, Ont., and moved to Yellowknife in May 2020. He can be reached at luke.carroll@cbc.ca.

Latest from Luke Carroll

Fish were cut, tea was boiled, culture was shared: Yellowknife hosts Indigenous Summer Games

The 2022 Indigenous Summer Games wrapped up on July 3, as participants from across the North left with medals and memories.

Yukon wildfire near Klondike Highway leads to evacuation alert for Stewart Crossing

A rapidly growing wildfire near the Klondike Highway and a separate cluster of fires near Ethel Lake have resulted in an evacuation alert being issued for Stewart Crossing.

Whitehorse Superstore limiting number of essential item purchases due to highway closure

The Whitehorse Superstore announced on Facebook it would be limiting the number of purchases customers can make on essential products after the Alaska Highway closed.

Most of N.W.T. under extreme fire danger, wildfire still burning near Wrigley

Nearly the entire N.W.T. is, or will be, under extreme fire danger, as hot and dry temperatures continue into next week.

Alaska Highway closed north of Liard Hot Springs after road destroyed by washout

The Alaska Highway is closed to traffic in both directions roughly 125 kilometres north of the Liard Hot Springs after a section of the road was destroyed by pooling water.

Environment Canada issues heat warning for Beaufort Delta, Sahtú

Environment Canada is issuing a heat warning for the Beaufort Delta and Sahtú as temperatures are expected to reach 29 C. 

Rain in N.W.T. helping manage Wrigley wildfire, Yukon sees 21 more fires in 24 hours

There's relief among community members in Wrigley, N.W.T. after rain dampened a nearby wildfire threatening the community.

Tsiigehtchic ferry fully reopens as water levels subside and N.W.T. gov't takes the reins again

Lawrence Norbert of Tsiigehtchic, N.W.T., said he and other residents were getting concerned in mid-June when the ferry connecting the hamlet to other communities had still not opened. 

Hay River flood repairs, mitigation estimated to cost over $50 million

The town of Hay River is estimating the cost of repairing the town to be over $50 million.

100s gather to learn, eat and dance at Yellowknife multicultural festival

This is the third year of the event which started in 2019 but was interrupted by COVID-19. The space was filled with booths showcasing cultures from across the world.

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