Hannah Paulson

Freelance journalist

Hannah Paulson is a reporter from the Northwest Territories. She grew up in Gameti, Yellowknife, and Liidlii Kue.

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What does a just recovery look like? N.W.T. youth advocates have an idea

Our Time Yellowknife's day of action is hoping to spur conversation about a "just recovery" in the N.W.T.

Aurora College transition to university shouldn't just be 'refurbishment,' city says

As the N.W.T. eyes Aurora College to become its first polytechnic university, Yellowknife's city council worries that the transition lacks ambition and could become a missed opportunity for the North.

Get to know the candidates for Gwich'in Tribal Council deputy grand chief

The Gwich’in Tribal Council will elect a new deputy grand chief on Sept. 3. Kristine McLeod and Richard Nerysoo are both vying for the spot.

Get to know the candidates vying to be the Gwich'in Tribal Council's next grand chief

After one term at the helm of the Gwich'in Tribal Council, Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan will pass on her responsibilities as grand chief to one of two candidates in the upcoming Sept. 3 election: Kenny Smith or Richard John Blake.

After decade of lobbying, Salt River First Nation getting $16.8M for infrastructure

On Monday, Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller announced the federal government would be committing funding toward sewer, water and roadway infrastructure needed to build new homes. 

Youth organize hand games tournament in Fort Providence, navigating pandemic restrictions

Over the course of the pandemic, some Indigenous communities have struggled to rekindle a sense of normalcy and tradition.

Woman allowed to stay in log house at centre of family dispute in Tuktoyaktuk

A judge has decided, at least for now, who will live in the house that once belonged to local businessman Eddie Gruben.

Addictions, mental health top of mind at Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłı̨chǫ citizens raised key concerns with leadership at this week's annual assembly. Some brought up issues to do with unaffordable housing and access to education along with tourism related to the upcoming Tłı̨chǫ​​​​​​​ all-season road. 

Collapsed Arctic ice shelf adds 'exclamation point' to dire climate trends, say scientists

The loss of the St. Patrick's Bay ice caps, located on Ellesmere Island, is a warning that "everything is changing up there," says scientist Mark Serreze.

Dehcho leaders say pandemic intensifies food insecurity, but inspires solutions

As countries across the globe grapple with stressed food supply chains due to COVID-19-related shut-downs, some communities in the Northwest Territories are seeing potential for more local food production.

Fort Simpson flood scare re-sparks conversation about riverbank erosion

With water levels at the Mackenzie River threatening a flood for Fort Simpson residents this spring, a conversation is brewing about the health of the riverbank, and how to protect nearby properties.