Editorial: Looking back at 2018 in Inuvik

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This year was one for the books — for Canada and the world in general but also for our tiny (but bustling) town in the Western Arctic. From Inuvik’s first pride parade to the town’s 60th anniversary celebrations, the revival of a cancer support group and the hospital’s landmark baby-friendly designation, this year has been...
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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.