Kate Kyle

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

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Hybrid-powered electric cruise ship navigates Northwest Passage

A Norwegian company says it has navigated the first hybrid-powered cruise ship through the Northwest Passage using a combination of massive batteries and diesel engines.

N.W.T. deputy minister resigns after disparaging Facebook comments

Willard Hagen confirmed to CBC News he emailed his resignation to Premier Bob McLeod Wednesday afternoon.

Inuvialuit knowledge helps mariners choose wildlife-friendly routes in Western Arctic

Shipping through waters in the Western Arctic is expected to double over the next decade. The Inuvialuit Game Council and WWF-Canada want to make sure mariners can make smart choices when it comes to wildlife and harvesting areas.
Feature

'The only way to go forward': The home-grown addictions treatment program that works

The Nunavut government says plans are in motion to eventually offer similar 28-day land-based addictions healing camps in all of Nunavut's 3 regions.

A look inside the N.W.T.'s new women's jail

The new complex includes 23 beds, a ceremonial room, a room with a crib for mothers and their babies, a teaching kitchen, a large classroom and a backyard full of greenery.

Cambridge Bay camp helps teens make new connections

Young people in the Nunavut community are spending a week on the land connecting with elders and each other, while also learning life skills and discussing issues like addictions, bullying and suicide prevention.

Cambridge Bay swimmers left high and dry after community pool forced to close

The hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, has closed its community pool, citing hazardous conditions in need of repair.

Arctic wildfires breaking records, in numbers and emissions

More than 100 wildfires are burning across the Arctic in Siberia, Canada, Alaska and Greenland, breaking records for June and July in terms of numbers and emissions from them.

Yellowknife women waiting for water births at new Stanton hospital

Expecting mothers hoping for a water birth at the new Stanton Territorial Hospital are learning the new service hasn't been implemented yet, and there's no timeline for when the tubs will be available.

More smoke ahead, no significant growth of forest fire northwest of Yellowknife

A forest fire burning northwest of Yellowknife has not shown significant growth but more smoke is expected, say officials.

'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.