Laurie Sarkadi is a reporter with CBC news in Yellowknife.
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Breaking up isn't hard to do, especially when ice is low on the Mackenzie River
Low water levels and thin ice along the Mackenzie River and Great Slave Lake have contributed to early spring breakups.
A tiny home solution to a big housing problem in this N.W.T. community
Tiny homes built with local lumber may be part of a solution to housing shortages in Jean Marie River, N.W.T.
N.W.T. premier will push Ottawa for greater military presence, more icebreakers in the North
N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod has a vision for the North's future that includes a larger military presence and expanded transportation infrastructure.
Hearings into Diavik's dumping plans expected at end of July
A plan to use old pits to contain mine tailings at the Diavik Diamond mine will be reviewed this summer.
Super green building could take root in Yellowknife
Ecology North and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation plan to build a Centre for Sustainability in the N.W.T. that they say would be the first carbon negative building in Canada.
Diavik Diamond Mine wants to dump mine waste into its pits
The Diavik Diamond Mine in the N.W.T. wants to radically change the way it deals with mine waste at Lac de Gras. The company has asked for an amendment to its water licence that would allow it to fill its three mined-out pits with processed kimberlite.