Kate Kyle

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

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'Problem' bear terrorizes couple at remote N.W.T. lake

A grizzly bear that terrorized a couple for roughly 12 hours on a remote lake in the Northwest Territories was known to be a problem, according to a territorial wildlife officer.

RCMP investigating Yellowknife internet outage, believes it's 'senseless vandalism'

The outage lasted roughly 10 hours, impacting long distance calls, cellphones, TV and internet services. The communities of Whati and Behchoko were also affected.
In Depth

'You're not alone': New program helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own

The program aims to help N.W.T. youth in foster care, or those who have just aged out, prepare for their future by teaching them life skills.

Japan scopes out future Arctic research in Cambridge Bay

Members of Japan’s National Institute of Polar Research held meetings in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, this week to share information about its past and future research projects.

N.W.T. man sentenced to 5 years for sexually assaulting girls

Joshua Desjarlais received a five-year sentence for having sex with three teenage girls at his Yellowknife apartment in September 2017.

Lutselk'e launches community search to recover two missing travellers

Lutselk’e leads community search to locate Cammy Boucher, 23, and Jake Gully, 28, since they went missing in May.

'We are not just a small bit player': National Inuit organization launches climate change strategy

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami is releasing a national climate change strategy this afternoon in Inuvik, N.W.T., that aims to help Inuit adapt and thrive in a time of rapid warming, and become leaders in developing climate policy and research.

N.W.T. judge quashes Aboriginal custom adoption decision for B.C. family

The commissioner who registered the adoption in the N.W.T. didn’t know the child was not living with the foster family in Yellowknife or that they were under the care of B.C.’s director of child, family and community services.

'He was really kind, a gentle boy': Family of missing snowmobiler hopes for his return

Jake Gully of Fort Good Hope went missing with Samuel and Cammy Boucher. Samuel Boucher's body was found in open water last Monday.

New Yellowknife mosque and community centre to be built after long wait

The current mosque will be replaced by a multi-purpose facility that includes a prayer hall, youth recreation hall, a library and an Islamic school.

Common respiratory virus up in N.W.T., says territory's top doctor

Cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are up 16 per cent compared to the five-year average for N.W.T. residents.

Winter drilling program planned for Courageous Lake gold project

After a several year hiatus Seabridge Gold is back further exploring its Courageous Lake Project in the Northwest Territories this winter.

'A window into our history': Kitikmeot drum dance book a new tool for language preservation

People from across the Kitikmeot region are using a new drum dance song book to relearn their traditional language and songs of their ancestors.
FEATURE

'I can't do this on my own': Returning from rehab in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut

Three women have come to rely on each other after completing a unique treatment program in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. But they're also grappling with pressures and relapses in a small community.

Toenails, saliva and urine could answer questions about Giant Mine's toxic legacy

About 200 people in Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilo have given toenail clippings, urine and saliva samples to researchers for a new study, which will measure how much arsenic is in their body.