Axe-wielding man faces multiple charges

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Police have charged a 29-year-old man accused of brandishing an axe and banging on doors in the 300 block in Iqaluit early Feb. 6. The RCMP arrived in the area and witnessed a man with the axe. Police say they advised the man that he was under arrest. The accused allegedly walked toward the police...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.