Yk MLA criticizes arts centre for postponing fire victims fundraiser

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Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green is criticizing the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre after the organization postponed a fundraising concert for victims of the Rockhill Apartments fire. The concert was supposed to take place Dec. 4 but NACC has cancelled that event, announcing Wednesday that it will now take place sometime next spring. “I am...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8295 and editorial@nnsl.com.