Kate Kyle

Kate Kyle is a reporter for CBC North based in Yellowknife. Find her on Twitter @_kate_kyle

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'I have the most beautiful room in the world': A look inside Yellowknife's COVID-19 isolation centre

The shelter opened on May 4, with funding from the territory's Department of Health and Social Services and contributions from Rio Tinto.

'I can be myself': Youth FASD support program expands in Yellowknife

A program created to help youth with FASD transition into adulthood in Yellowknife has proven to be a huge success, with a growing number of participants and a waiting list.

One hotel room, a toddler and a newborn: Cambridge Bay family finds joy during 'pretty crazy' quarantine

A family from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut — including a toddler and a newborn — found joy during 14 days of self-isolation in a Yellowknife hotel despite some challenges.

'We all end up crying': Couple at seniors' home celebrates 64th anniversary virtually with family

Family couldn't attend the celebration because Avens — A Community for Seniors is on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife seniors home increases preparedness to keep COVID-19 out, and morale up

A seniors centre in Yellowknife has ramped up efforts to keep COVID-19 out while attempting to keep morale high.

How one northern program is connecting with young men to curb domestic violence

Through role play, games and discussions they’re tackling subjects like domestic violence, consent, sexual health, and stereotypes of masculinity.

The long journey to safety: Northern women travel farthest to access domestic violence shelters

Rates of intimate partner violence in the North are among the highest in the country, and yet there are only 14 shelters total across all three territories.

How art is helping N.W.T. teens learn about drugs, alcohol and wellness

The Dope Experience is a $1-million, arts-based project that was developed by the territory's Health Department in consultation with youth and elders for the N.W.T.

Vuntut Gwitchin look to correct mismarked cultural sites in final land claim agreement

The Vuntut Gwitchin in northern Yukon say eight culturally significant sites were mismarked in their final agreement.

Surprise and confusion over replacement of Aurora College's president

The N.W.T. government announced Tuesday that Tom Weegar is no longer the college president or the associate deputy minister of post-secondary renewal.

Tlicho, N.W.T. govt's submit joint wolf management plan to support caribou recovery

A joint plan aimed at reducing the wolf population on the winter ranges of the dwindling Bluenose-East and Bathurst caribou herds includes increased incentives for hunters.

Where are the wolves? Satellite collaring planned for wolves on caribou winter range

Biologists in the N.W.T. are seeking permits to collar wolves on the central barrens. This project is the first to collar wolves that follow three threatened barren-ground caribou herds and track their moments simultaneously.

Yellowknife's new hospital is doing security differently

Last May, the N.W.T. Health and Social Services Authority introduced behavioural health workers to its psychiatric floor and emergency department. The new staff address patients' immediate needs and participate in activities.

Here's the backstory on this Inuvialuit parka left at an Edmonton thrift shop

A vintage sealskin parka that ended up being donated to an Edmonton thrift shop isn't a rare cultural relic, but it's an important piece of history from Ulukhaktok, N.W.T.

Feds return $430M to oil and gas companies ahead of Arctic offshore exploration ban

The federal government has returned $430 million in security deposits to oil and gas companies that committed to spend billions exploring the offshore in Canada’s Beaufort Sea four months before a ban on all exploration in the Arctic offshore.

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