Avery Zingel

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Avery Zingel is a reporter with CBC North in Yellowknife. She is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism and Political Science. Email her at avery.zingel@cbc.ca or follow her on Twitter @averyzingel.

Latest from Avery Zingel

Det'on Cho signs agreement to run operations at N.W.T. rare earths mine

In what could be a Canadian first, an N.W.T. first nation has signed an agreement to run mining operations on a project in their own traditional territory.

Here's how N.W.T. MLAs, auditor general's office reacted to foster parents' horror stories

Caitlin Cleveland, the chair of the Committee on Social Development, says she'll prioritize the first-hand accounts of families in the foster care system.

N.W.T. sees 29 name changes after waiving fees to reclaim Indigenous names

After the N.W.T. waived fees for reclaiming Indigenous names and correcting historical errors, 29 people have made applications. One woman who paid out of pocket, before it was free, says it's an important personal choice.

Dene prophet's cabin vandalized in Deline

Community members in Deline, N.W.T., are reacting to news that Dene prophet ɂehtsǝ́o Louis Ayah's cabin has been vandalized.

Canada unlikely to see long-term benefits of U.S. rare earth deal

A new agreement signed between the U.S. and Canada is more likely to materialize benefits for research than economic benefits from mining and production, says one expert in rare earth minerals.

Yellowknife NYE fireworks lit in memory of pyrotechnics master, Kate Dooley

Kate Dooley did fireworks displays around Yellowknife for 15 years. After her passing this December, her crewmates and friends memorialized her at Yellowknife's New Year's Eve fireworks show.

N.W.T. youth demand cross-party support for Canadian Green New Deal

Youth from Our Time Yellowknife called on N.W.T. Liberal MP Michael McLeod to support an NDP initiative to get Green New Deal legislation in Canada.

Yellowknife photographer promotes plus-size body positivity online

Kaila Walton is part of a growing movement of people pushing for representation of a diversity of women's bodies on social media.

North West Company reverses decision to stop buying fur

After criticism, The North West Company has decided it will continue purchasing fur from trappers at its Northern stores across Canada.
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Minnesotan man recalls grizzly attack in Nunavut in memoir

On a ridge alone, Alex Messenger survived a grizzly attack. His first memoir details that attack and the rescue that followed.

Yellowknife administrator says plan to end Indigenous Relations job not final

After being criticized for sunsetting the federally-funded Indigenous Relations Advisor position, the city's top administrator says it could look elsewhere for funding.

Smudge the salad-hating cat is a seal now thanks to Inuk memer

Greenlandic music producer Aqqalu Berthelsen "Inukified" the Woman Yelling at a Cat meme.

7-month sentence for N.W.T. man guilty of breaching release conditions

An N.W.T. judge sentenced a man to seven months for drinking and being near young girls after his conditional release for a 2016 sexual assault.

Dehcho chief wants office for Edéhzhíe Protected Area in his N.W.T. community

Deh Gah Got'ie Chief Xavier Canadien says his community needs the jobs that an office for the recently created Edéhzhíe Protected Area would provide.

Lutselk'e man says he saw a grizzly bear near Yellowknife

A man from Lutselk'e, N.W.T., says that he spotted grizzly tracks near a popular recreation area near Yellowknife.