Thomas Rohner

Reporter

Thomas Rohner is a reporter based in Iqaluit, where he's lived for nearly six years. His special interests as a journalist include the criminal justice system and investigative reporting.

Latest from Thomas Rohner

Nunavut government, Kivalliq Wildlife Board team up to take closer look at caribou

Nunavut’s Department of Environment and the Kivalliq Wildlife Board are teaming up to take a closer look at the impacts the road for Meliadine Mine near Rankin Inlet is having on migrating caribou.

Nunavut mine's study on caribou roundly rejected

A scientific analysis commissioned by Agnico Eagle that found the mining road near Meliadine Mine in the Kivalliq region is having virtually no impact on migrating caribou is being roundly criticized by Nunavut agencies.

Nunavut woman killed abusive partner in self-defence, judge finds

A Nunavut woman who stabbed and killed her abusive partner has been acquitted of all charges after a judge found she acted in self-defence.

Federal announcements aim to address violence against Inuit women

Announcements by two federal agencies in the last two days aim to address the high rates of violence experienced by Inuit women.

Nunavut man convicted of murder says judge violated charter, language rights

An Inuk man says his charter and language rights were violated by a Nunavut judge during his 2016 homicide trial, according to documents filed with the Nunavut Court of Appeal.

Nunavut government introduces bill aimed at civilian oversight of RCMP

Nunavut RCMP could soon be subjected to civilian oversight for serious incidents, according to a bill introduced by Nunavut’s justice department in the most recent sitting of the legislature.

Report on why Nunavut RCMP struck Kinngait man with vehicle a 'betrayal': legal aid

An Ottawa Police Service investigation into why an Inuk man was struck by a Nunavut RCMP vehicle door during an arrest last spring raises more questions than it answers, the territory’s legal aid agency says.

Will body cams work as police say they're supposed to? Experts weigh in

Police body cameras hit the streets of Iqaluit on Monday as part of the RCMP’s national pilot project. But the debate on what benefits the cameras may offer is far from over, according to experts.

Do like Isla does and celebrate safely during the lockdown, Iqaluit mom says

This year for her birthday, three-year-old Isla Winter Qapuk Kirk went all out - she had a personal drive-in movie theatre created in Iqaluit for her family and friends.

CRTC launches survey aimed at Northwestel, northern telecommunications industry

The CRTC has launched a survey to hear Northerners thoughts and feelings about the telecommunications industry, in particular one big player: Northwestel.

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