Cabin Radio's daily news summary: reports and interviews from across the Northwest Territories, Canada, and the world.
October 20, 2020: Ambe Chenemu
Ambe Chenemu, president of a new, Black-led advocacy coalition in the NWT, sets out the coalition's plans and priorities. Plus Isis Essery and Rhiannon White describe their new children's book, I Love You More Than The North Is Vast. Ollie Williams hosts.
October 19, 2020: Northwestel's President
Curtis Shaw, Northwestel boss, discusses unlimited plans and the company's prices. Plus the latest on the three Covid-19 presumptive positives, Imperial Oil donates to the Sahtu for mental health, and the NWT Disabilities Council's fundraising challenges.
October 16, 2020: Covid-19 (Presumptively) Returns
Three new presumptive Covid-19 cases in the NWT, what next summer's wildfire season could look like, and Inuvialuit GIFs hit the interweb. Sarah Sibley hosts.
October 15, 2020: Trudeau's "virtual tour"
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a 'virtual tour' of the territories, including a stop at Cabin Radio. We ask him about the NWT's economy, protecting communities, and travel restrictions. Reporter Meaghan Brackenbury talks to the staff representative from the Ekati mine about how workers are feeling after hearing about the only bid to purchase the mine falling through. Sarah Sibley hosts.
October 14, 2020: Deputy Warden
The Deputy Warden of the women's correctional complex in Fort Smith, Janelle Minute, talks to Cabin Radio about the facility, its programming, and how it is navigating Covid-19 and safety. Animal care in the Northwest Territories can be very difficult to access. Dr Susan Kutz, a researcher from the University of Calgary talks about the implications of this. Sarah Sibley hosts.
October 13, 2020: Erosion in Tuktoyaktuk
Erosion is Tuktoyaktuk is hitting new extremes, Meaghan Brackenbury is in the studio to tell us more. National Coming Out Day was on October 11, Cabin Radio talks to the executive director of the Rainbow Coalition to talk about why this is important and what Yellowknife did. Sarah Sibley hosts.