Juanita Taylor

Juanita Taylor is Senior Reporter for The National in the North. Juanita joined CBC North in 2008 and comes from Rankin Inlet and Arviat in Nunavut.

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In Depth

'Vivid' memories persist of Korean Air Flight 085, Whitehorse's scare on 9/11

Korean Air Flight 085 was en route to New York City from South Korea with more than 200 passengers and crew on board when it was diverted to Whitehorse on 9/11. A false alarm that the plane had been hijacked forced the city into panic mode.
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'Sewing is therapy': Why this Nunavut mom sews clothes for her kids

The Taloyoak, Nunavut, mother of three (with one more child on the way) had a brush with social media celebrity after creating a stunning puuq, or Mother Hubbard parka, for her daughter Tunnuq, who is turning two next month.

Arviat shows appreciation for doctor who stayed through COVID-19 outbreak

A locum doctor who worked in Arviat, Nunavut, through an outbreak of COVID-19 in that community got a big send-off recently, when local residents organized a show of appreciation as he headed home to B.C.

Northern First Nation sees new housing strategy as a way to 'take back sovereignty'

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation is looking to tap a $60 million national fund to build affordable, efficient housing for its members.

How a tweet led Ryan Reynolds to donate parkas to this Nunavut community

A simple tweet asking for school supplies led to another tweet that got the attention of Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds and a donation of 300 Canada Goose parkas and other winter wear for children in Arctic Bay.

Treasure trove of Inuit art found in rundown Detroit house

The new owners of a dilapidated house in Detroit, which had been sitting empty for years, found inside at least two dozen original and signed prints by Inuit artists.

N.W.T. chief coroner retiring after 35 years in public service

After 35 years in the public service, the N.W.T. chief coroner Cathy Menard is retiring and works her last day on Wednesday.

Northern musicians explore reconciliation through song in Gho-Bah project

A powerhouse collection of Northern musicians will take the stage in Yellowknife today, debuting a new project aimed at reconciliation on National Aboriginal Day.

Flight over Fort Liard: Canadian Arctic Aviation Tour takes off

Residents of Fort Liard will take in a thrilling air show Friday as the 2017 Canadian Arctic Aviation Tour gets underway.

N.W.T. woman unhappy after power corp. declines to pay $2K for damaged appliances

Susan Kaodloak won't be getting a dime from the Northwest Territories Power Corporation for appliances damaged during a power fluctuation last December.

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