Michael Hugall

Michael Hugall is a reporter for CBC in Yellowknife.

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N.W.T. scientist's research could help protect against chemotherapy side-effects

Dr. Gopinath Sutendra of Yellowknife says a new discovery could mean people with a heart condition undergoing chemotherapy will not have to stop treatment.

N.W.T. gov't upping reward for wolves hunted in designated area

The Enhanced North Slave Wolf Harvest pilot project launches this year. It designates a wolf management area where hunters can hunt animals and return them to the N.W.T. government rewards of up to $1,650.

Inuvik drone-for-hire group could double in size by spring

The Inuvialuit region drone company is set to expand with more trained pilots.

N.W.T. sending its first archery team to Canada Winter Games

Archery was named an official sport in the Canada Winter Games in 1977. This is the first time athletes will represent the Northwest Territories.

Yellowknife vape shop owner vying to open N.W.T.'s first private pot shop

Austin Robertson, the owner of VapouRevolution in Yellowknife, says he is in talks with the Northwest Territories Liquor and Cannabis Commission about possibly becoming the first private pot retailer in the territory.

UNW 'trying to bluff' with strike threats and it's not working, says expert

'I really have this sense that maybe the union leadership and the membership aren't quite on the same side when it comes to how strongly they are objecting to the employer's last proposal,' said Kenneth Thornicroft.

'Uncommon': reports of 2 wolves in town of Norman Wells

Renewable resource officers in the community received four separate calls in 48 hours from Sunday to Monday.

N.W.T community leaders seek clarity on how to enforce cannabis laws

'We really have to educate ourselves first before we deal with or take any action to the community,' said the mayor of Paulatuk, Raymond Ruben Sr.

Victim of fatal snowmobile crash near Yellowknife identified as father of twins

Sgt. Jeffrey Lindsay of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group was a father of two boys. He died in a snowmobile accident on Reid Lake, Saturday.

Northwest Territories considers following prairie trend for mandatory truck driver training

The N.W.T. government has proposed new mandatory training for some Northwest Territories truck drivers, something that could increase fees for customers, according to a local business owner.

Yellowknife residents join in country-wide protest for Indigenous rights

The protest which included about 30 people in Yellowknife was part of country-wide demonstrations by supporters of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation in British Columbia.

Chamber of mines voices industry concerns to Yellowknife city council

The City of Yellowknife was updated on the state of the territory's mining industry during a Governance and Priorities Committee meeting on Monday afternoon.

N.W.T. francophone superintendent named to Canadian Top 10 list

The accolade was passed down by the Association de la presse Francophone who cited Careen’s persistence in rebuilding and opening the new Ecole Allain St-Cyr school as the reason she was given the honour.

Michael McLeod named N.W.T. Liberal candidate in this fall's federal election

Liberal MP for the Northwest Territories Michael McLeod has been acclaimed as the party's candidate for the upcoming federal election, multiple sources have confirmed to CBC.

'We need something:' Yellowknife councillor calls for downtown business district

Last year, Twist and Shout, The Cellar, Bootlegger The Source and other stores and restaurants either closed or moved out of downtown because owners said it was too difficult to operate.