Sima Sahar Zerehi

Sima Sahar Zerehi is a reporter with CBC North. She started her career in journalism with the ethnic press working for a Canadian-based Farsi language newspaper. Her CBC journey began as a regular commentator with CBC radio's Metro Morning. Since then she's worked with CBC in Montreal, Toronto and now Iqaluit.

Latest from Sima Sahar Zerehi

Stratford Festival stages play set in Arctic directed by an Inuk with Inuit cast

Next year's Stratford Festival season will include a play set in the Arctic, directed by an Inuk, starring Inuit actors.

Missing Whale Cove hunter found safe

George Ulurksit, who did not return from a hunting trip as expected Nov. 15, has been found safe and sound in a cabin northwest of the Nunavut hamlet.

Canadian North calls First Air codeshare drop a 'sudden, unilateral' decision

Canadian North president Steve Hankirk says he is "disappointed by First Air’s sudden, unilateral decision" to end the codeshare agreement between the two airlines.

Toronto researchers have a 'sweet' solution for killing E. coli in drinking water

Researchers from York University in Toronto have created a product that uses sugar to lure E. coli in drinking water into a deadly trap.

New hours, parcel pickup options at Iqaluit post office ahead of Christmas rush

Canada Post is gearing up for the increased volume of parcels during the holiday mailing season by expanding their service in Iqaluit.

Big win for Nunavut in 25th annual Atlantic Cup Speed Skating Championships

The Nunavut Speed Skating Association is coming home with huge smiles and seven medals from the 25th annual Atlantic Cup Speed Skating Championships in Charlottetown.

Trump's victory may be bad news in fight against climate change, says Inuit leader

The president of Canada’s national Inuit organization says Donald Trump’s victory is bad news for Inuit and advances made for joint work on climate change in the Arctic.

Iqaluit's hunters have a new community freezer

After a couple of decades of work, Iqaluit’s hunters and trappers association finally has a new community freezer for storing country food — now the hunters’ group is working with the city to figure out where it can be stored.

Order of Nunavut names 2016 recipients

Historian Louie Kamookak, artist Ellen Hamilton and entrepreneur Red Pedersen will be this year’s recipients of the Order of Nunavut in recognition for outstanding contributions to the cultural, social or economic well-being of the territory.
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'Still healing': Pond Inlet mother on losing 3 children and husband in tent fire

Pond Inlet's Nina Kautuq has endured a mother's worst nightmare — she lost three of her children and her husband to severe burn injuries after a camping accident in August 2015.

Justin Trudeau welcomes new Liberal government in Yukon

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is welcoming the new Liberal government in Yukon —​ signalling a spirit of renewed cooperation between the territorial and federal government.

Boil water advisory issued for Sanikiluaq, lifted for Whale Cove

A boil water advisory has been issued for Sanikiluaq as a precaution, says Nunavut's Department of Health, meanwhile a boil water advisory for Whale Cove has finally been lifted.

Nunavut's Inuit organizations gear up for Dec. 12 elections

Three Nunavut Inuit organizations — Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) — are getting ready for elections on Dec.12.

Canadian North cuts more flights on Iqaluit to Ottawa route this winter

Canadian North delivers more bad news to customers hoping to fly with the airline this winter by announcing the cancellation of more flights to its Ottawa-Iqaluit codeshare route this winter.

Tanya Tagaq teams up with Greenlandic mask dancer for 'incredibly intense' music video

The celebrated Inuk throat singer and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory have been friends and collaborators for years, and this fall they've showcased two projects dealing with the themes of reconciliation and retribution.