Kaila Jefferd-Moore

Reporter/Intern

Kaila Jefferd-Moore is originally from Inuvik, Northwest Territories and currently reporting as an intern with CBC North, based out of Yellowknife. She's a journalism student at the University of King's College in Nova Scotia.

Latest from Kaila Jefferd-Moore

Here's what you need to know as carbon tax takes effect in Yukon

The Yukon government's version of the federally mandated carbon tax came into effect on Monday. Here's how it's expected to effect emissions - and people's pocketbooks - in Yukon.
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Dene artist paints celebration of Yellowknife's multicultural identity

The mural was designed to reflect Yellowknife's multicultural community, based on suggestions from the public.

N.W.T. First Nations, federal gov't team up to protect 'breadbasket' of Dehcho region

Edehzhie will be jointly managed by both the Dehcho First Nations and the Canadian Wildlife Services. It will be both a Dehcho Protected Area and a National Wildlife Area.

Behchoko man sentenced to 18 months for alcohol-fuelled home invasion

Jacob Smith-Lafferty, 21, pleaded guilty in February 2017, to breaking and entering into a Behchoko home with the intent to commit a crime.

Yellowknife Filipino group says it's not associated with canvassers selling chocolate bars

The Philippine Cultural Association of Yellowknife said it isn't affiliated with the Filipino fundraisers around town. They've received upwards of 10 complaints about the fundraising.

Jet fuel shortage in Norman Wells disrupts flights in the Sahtu

Imperial Oil, the only fuel supplier for Norman Wells, says a recent shipment of fuel wasn't usable for commercial flights.
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Young immigrants break bannock with Dene elders in Yellowknife

Students who immigrated to Yellowknife in the past three years had the chance to spend an afternoon with elders to learn more about the culture of their new community.

Gwich'in language centre's move to Inuvik includes new digital archive centre

The Gwich’in Tribal Council language centre's new digital archive project will create a database for Gwich'in to access and learn the language and culture.

Virginia Falls reopened to public after bears cause 4-day closure

The bears were attracted to a moose carcass in the area. Parks Canada wildlife monitors went into the park to remove the carcass and other attractants. The temporary closure left some tourists stuck in Fort Simpson, while others had to abandon their scheduled tours altogether.

'Help continue our language': Alaskan Inuit dialect added to Facebook

The option to switch your language is only available on a computer, not mobile devices, but language revivalists are excited about the inclusion of their Indigenous language to the popular social media site.

Yellowknife woman says she made more than 20 phone calls to try and report fire

It’s unclear why multiple emergency phone lines weren’t working earlier this week. The City of Yellowknife says it will have more information today on what happened and what they’re doing about it.

Tsiigehtchic, N.W.T. votes to lift booze ban

A vote held on June 11 asked Tsiigehtchic residents if they wanted to keep their alcohol ban. According to the NWT Liquor Licensing Board, council has to have another community-wide vote with a majority in favour, in order to consider lifting the ban.

A vacant lot no more? Ecology North asks Yellowknifers to send in their ideas for a pop-up park

Ecology North and the City of Yellowknife are going to build a pop-up park in downtown Yellowknife, bringing greenery and building a social environment to the urban core

Knowledge is power: Inuvik learns from Alaskan wind energy project

Two University of Alberta graduate students presented "lessons learned" from Alaska wind energy project with Inuvik residents.

Is the colonel coming home? KFC, Taco Bell, Starbucks could be coming to Yellowknife

KFC kicked the bucket back in August 2015 after 47 years of serving fried chicken to Yellowknifers.