Rose Danen


Rose Danen is a small-town reporter from Ontario. She loves telling stories about politics, social inequality, and small communities. She previously reported for CBC North in Yellowknife. She can be reached at

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In just a week, these youth from Hay River created their own mystery thriller film

A last minute camp idea led the youth group to create their own mystery thriller film about a cursed fiddle.

Yellowknife educators gear up for school year with Indigenous education day

Approximately 300 new and returning school staff from the Yellowknife Education District No. 1 gathered by the Yellowknife River on Thursday to take part in an Indigenous language education day.

N.W.T. school boards report adequate teacher supply, an outlier amid national teacher shortages

School boards in the N.W.T. say they expect to be fully staffed by the first day of school at the end of August, despite school boards across Canada reporting struggles to hire staff amidst teacher shortages.

Federal minister praises N.W.T. child-care plan progress, but local expert isn't as convinced

The federal minister of families, children and social development praised the “positive momentum” on child care during her visit to the N.W.T. this week. But her words contrast the concerns raised by one expert in the territory’s child-care sector.

Quick-thinking 8-year-old lauded by Yellowknife neighbours for calling 911 to report car fire

Grace-Ellen Beaulieu, 8, called 911 when she spotted a vehicle fire outside her bedroom window in Yellowknife. Her call is being credited for preventing the fire from spreading to the nearby apartment complex.

Residents report unusual conditions on Mackenzie River following Imperial Oil spill in Norman Wells, N.W.T.

Residents of Fort Good Hope say they’ve spotted what appears to be surface contaminants on the Mackenzie River after Imperial Oil reported a spill on Wednesday from a produced water line at its Norman Wells, N.W.T., operation.

Yellowknife Pride seeing huge crowds and sold out events

Yellowknife Pride is facing capacity limits as people show up to events in droves to celebrate and support the 2SLGBTQ+ community. "I'm just so excited that the community is as excited about what we planned as we are," said Chelsea Thacker.

Family, community mourn former Tłı̨chǫ chief Eddie Erasmus

Eddie Erasmus served as Tłı̨chǫ grand chief from 2011 to 2017. He passed away Friday at age 70 after a long fight with cancer.

Costumes, Beyblades, LARPing: Ptarmicon returns to Yellowknife

Ptarmicon 2022 was held at the Ed Jeske Arena in Yellowknife over the long weekend.

Délı̨nę, N.W.T., elects new chief and council

The Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government has elected Danny Gaudet as their newest chief. Gaudet beat out incumbent candidate Leeroy Andre by 29 votes.