Mackenzie Scott

Mackenzie Scott is a CBC North reporter based in Inuvik.

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Pair plans 120 km bike ride to honour Inuvik nurse, raise mental health awareness

A pair of cyclists from Inuvik, N.W.T., are planning a 120-kilometre ride on an ice road to Aklavik, in honour of Matt Hamilton, a local nurse who passed away in February.

'Once in a lifetime opportunity': Visitors welcomed back to Ivvavik National Park

After nearly two years of no visitors, Parks Canada will be welcoming local N.W.T. residents back to Ivvavik National Park.

Former Inuvik resident claims RCMP downplayed her report of sexual assault

Angie Snow says RCMP ignored or downplayed her allegations of childhood sexual assault.

N.W.T.'s Beaufort Delta gears up to host a pandemic-friendly Jamboree season

The events won't be the same as in previous years, with feasts and dances off the agenda in most places.

'Absolute elation': Beaufort Delta student wins prestigious scholarship

Kyran Alikamik and 28 other students across Canada were named Loran Scholars Thursday, which comes with an award of up to $100,000 for post-secondary education.

Workplace program revitalized for Ulukhaktok students

A workplace program is connecting students with work placements and providing more information about professional and educational opportunities that will help them pursue their career goals.

Inuvik's Western Arctic Research Centre receives $1.69M in funding for warehouse project

Aurora College has received $1.69 million towards a purpose-built steel warehouse for the Western Arctic Research Centre (WARC) in Inuvik.

Internet restored in Ulukhaktok as blizzard touches down

The internet was in and out for nearly eight days before Northwestel fixed the issue Thursday evening, the company confirmed.

Ulukhaktok without reliable internet for 8 days, worst residents have seen

The N.W.T. hamlet has been without reliable internet for eight days, and residents are struggling to pay for fuel and food as a blizzard approaches.

Students spread kindness in Ulukhaktok for Pink Shirt Day

It’s a professional development week for teachers in Ulukhaktok, N.W.T., but that doesn't mean they and their students didn’t still celebrate Pink Shirt Day.