Cabin Radio's daily news summary: reports and interviews from across the Northwest Territories, Canada, and the world.
May 14, 2021: Other Communities Prepare for Flooding
While Fort Simpson deals with its current state of flooding and waits for the Mackenzie River to break, some Sahtu communities are preparing for breakup to happen near them. Also, Fort Liard has a new mayor and an NWT resident has won a Sobey Art Award. Sarah Sibley hosts.
May 13, 2021: Donations to Fort Simpson
Cabin Radio heads to Fort Simpson with donations for flooding evacuees, and Fort Good Hope prepares for possible flooding as the Mackenzie River breaks up. Plus, Gwich'in Elder Sarah Jerome is appointed to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board. Meaghan Brackenbury hosts.
May 12, 2021: North Slave Schools Reopen
Schools in the North Slave will reopen May 17, nurses at Stanton Territorial Hospital raise workplace concerns, and Flavour Trader closes after five years of business. Plus, the federal government has plans to build two new ice-breakers. Meaghan Brackenbury hosts.
May 11, 2021: Fundraising for Flooding Victims
NWT residents and communities are trying to do their part to help the Dehcho communities affected by severe flooding, new mental health supports aimed to help parents talk to their kids during the pandemic have been released, and the first all-female flight crew board a specific North-Wright Air flight. Also, a pair of Hay River men save two dogs during river breakup. Sarah Sibley hosts.
May 10, 2021: Dehcho Floods
Flooding in the Dehcho region has left Jean Marie River and Fort Simpson dealing with the impacts of it, public health officials give an update on Covid-19 and how the NJ Macpherson School outbreak may have started, and the Dene Nation urges people to get vaccinated. Sarah Sibley hosts.
May 7, 2021: Census Season
The 2021 Canadian census is underway, and Behchokǫ̀ is vaccinating as many residents as possible. Plus, the first NWT got his Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 shot. Meaghan Brackenbury hosts.