Thomas Rohner


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.

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Security at Nunavut's isolation hubs contributed to stress, tension, gov't emails show

Security at the isolation hubs set up by the Government of Nunavut in southern Canada has caused Nunavummiut significant distress, according to more than 1,600 pages of internal emails and documents obtained from the territorial government.

Illegal searches continued at Nunavut isolation hubs, despite gov't protests, emails show

Security guards at Nunavut’s isolation hubs conducted illegal and unconstitutional searches of Nunavummiut’s bags up to five months after the hubs began operations, according to internal government emails obtained by CBC.

Vulnerable Inuk man left homeless as public guardian argues it is not responsible for housing

An Iqaluit man under the protection of Nunavut's public guardian is being forced into homelessness while government officials struggle to figure out how to help him and who should pay for that help, according to a case at the Nunavut Court of Justice. 

Nunavut mining companies defend environmental management despite stiff criticism

Nunavut and Canadian governments, Inuit, community and non-profit organizations say the working groups tasked with getting consensus on how to manage mines' environmental impacts have numerous issues.

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 rejected by Kivalliq organizations

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.