Cabin Corner

Cabin Corner

Ollie's daily news summary: reports and interviews from across the Northwest Territories, Canada, and the world. Watch live at 7pm weekdays on Cabin Radio's Facebook page.... Show More

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June 18, 2020 24 min
Cabin Corner heads out to summer hiatus.
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June 17, 2020 22 min
Fentanyl is back in the NWT, RCMP warn, plus parents are told to expect rapid shifts from classrooms to distance learning and back for students this fall.
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June 16, 2020 23 min
Two NWT diamond mines opened up a new legal battle, while the availability of cremation in the territory is a step closer.
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June 15, 2020 21 min
Yellowknife raises more than $25,000 for a family whose home burned down, while there are new rebates for NWT purchasers of electric vehicles.
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June 12, 2020 58 min
A special edition as we provide live coverage of the NWT's move into phase two and changes to travel restrictions.
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June 11, 2020 29 min
The NWT issues its first charge under its pandemic public health orders, and a Yellowknife doctor runs for the leadership of the federal Green Party.
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June 10, 2020 26 min
Ollie examines the NWT government's decision to change its travel restrictions to avoid a Charter challenge.
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June 9, 2020 28 min
Premier Caroline Cochrane says any Canadian can come into the NWT as long as they self-isolate, and tourists are welcome. The health minister says it's "not a free-for-all" at the border and "leisure travel is prohibited." Who's right? Who knows!
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June 8, 2020 23 min
Some parents ask for demolition of a Yellowknife school to be postponed to free up more classroom space this fall if pandemic restrictions remain in place.
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June 4, 2020 39 min
The NWT's director of child and family services and the Foster Family Coalition's executive director join Ollie to look at how children and foster caregivers are being helped through the pandemic. Plus RCMP provide a second, more detailed account of how a dog ended up being shot in downtown Yellowknife.
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June 3, 2020 31 min
The owners of a dog shot by Yellowknife police give their side of the story, plus Ollie is joined by Sara Chorostkowski to look at how the NWT government is helping vulnerable people during the pandemic.
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June 2, 2020 24 min
Aurora College says it'll offer full refunds to anyone dissatisfied with its distance learning programs this fall – plus an epic tale involving a vintage plane and 16 sled dogs.
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June 1, 2020 21 min
The winner of the NWT's $55-million jackpot comes forward.
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May 29, 2020 22 min
A motion to remove Katrina Nokleby from cabinet is abruptly withdrawn, bringing to an end a two-day political whirlwind. Here's what we know.
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May 28, 2020 47 min
What's the latest on the cleanup of one of Canada's most contaminated sites? In a special show sponsored by the Giant Mine Oversight Board, board chair Dr Kathy Racher talks Ollie through a new report.
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May 27, 2020 25 min
Some MLAs are trying to have Minister Katrina Nokleby removed from cabinet, but nobody will explain why.
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May 26, 2020 25 min
Aurora College prepares for more distance learning this fall, Yellowknife plans creative ways to get restaurants and retailers out in the open, and a contest involving your pets and famous art.
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May 25, 2020 34 min
Andrea Brown, the NWT health authority's territorial manager of mental health and addictions, joins Ollie to take questions about mental health during the pandemic.
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May 22, 2020 28 min
What Dominion's potential sale means for Ekati and Diavik, plus setting up a small farm in Yellowknife.
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May 21, 2020 26 min
Tonight: who says you can't salvage at the dump?
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