Michael Hugall

Michael Hugall is a reporter for CBC in Yellowknife.

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N.W.T. scientist's research could help protect against chemotherapy side-effects

Dr. Gopinath Sutendra of Yellowknife says a new discovery could mean people with a heart condition undergoing chemotherapy will not have to stop treatment.

N.W.T. gov't upping reward for wolves hunted in designated area

The Enhanced North Slave Wolf Harvest pilot project launches this year. It designates a wolf management area where hunters can hunt animals and return them to the N.W.T. government rewards of up to $1,650.

Inuvik drone-for-hire group could double in size by spring

The Inuvialuit region drone company is set to expand with more trained pilots.

N.W.T. sending its first archery team to Canada Winter Games

Archery was named an official sport in the Canada Winter Games in 1977. This is the first time athletes will represent the Northwest Territories.

Yellowknife vape shop owner vying to open N.W.T.'s first private pot shop

Austin Robertson, the owner of VapouRevolution in Yellowknife, says he is in talks with the Northwest Territories Liquor and Cannabis Commission about possibly becoming the first private pot retailer in the territory.

UNW 'trying to bluff' with strike threats and it's not working, says expert

'I really have this sense that maybe the union leadership and the membership aren't quite on the same side when it comes to how strongly they are objecting to the employer's last proposal,' said Kenneth Thornicroft.

'Uncommon': reports of 2 wolves in town of Norman Wells

Renewable resource officers in the community received four separate calls in 48 hours from Sunday to Monday.

N.W.T community leaders seek clarity on how to enforce cannabis laws

'We really have to educate ourselves first before we deal with or take any action to the community,' said the mayor of Paulatuk, Raymond Ruben Sr.

Victim of fatal snowmobile crash near Yellowknife identified as father of twins

Sgt. Jeffrey Lindsay of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group was a father of two boys. He died in a snowmobile accident on Reid Lake, Saturday.

Northwest Territories considers following prairie trend for mandatory truck driver training

The N.W.T. government has proposed new mandatory training for some Northwest Territories truck drivers, something that could increase fees for customers, according to a local business owner.